Fall Escapes – Historic Getaways from Historic Hotels of America

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ — Crisp leaves, cool nights and cozy fires — all signs that summer is giving way to the magic of autumn. This fall, choose from nearly 60 relaxing or rejuvenating getaways from Historic Hotels of America. The fall specials and packages from Historic Hotels of America are featured at http://www.historichotels.org/fall_getaways

The following are selected samples.

Phoenix Park Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Experience the ultimate in hospitality and newly renovated guest rooms with this Fall Weekend package. Enjoy a pint of Guinness upon arrival and walk to the city’s museums and monuments. (Available October 5 through November 26, 2006, Thursday through Sunday; $109 per night, single or double occupancy.) Visit http://www.historichotels.org/hotel/38

Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, N.Y.

Relax, renew and refresh with this Autumn Spa-tacular package. Delight in your choice of a spa treatment or product, welcome amenity, 10% discount on additional spa service and use of fitness facilities. (Available midweek from September 4 through November 30, 2006; from $279 per person, per night, double occupancy, including three daily meals.) Visit http://www.historichotels.org/hotel/Mohonk_Mountain_House

Jekyll Island Club Hotel, Jekyll Island, Ga.

Tee off in style this fall at the historic Jekyll Island Club Hotel. The Birdie Golf package includes accommodations, 18 holes of golf with cart, full breakfast, taxes and gratuities. (Available through December 30, 2006; $139 per person, per night, double occupancy. Resort fee extra.) http://www.historichotels.org/hotel/53

Monmouth Plantation, Natchez, Miss.

Unwind in the tranquil setting of this great American landmark with the Historic Fall Getaway package. Escape with a round of croquet, a relaxing read in a hammock or a quiet stroll. Package includes hors d’oeuvres in the study, five-course candlelight dinner, tour of the main house and full Southern breakfast. (Available through September 30, 2006, Sunday through Thursday; $193 per person, double occupancy.) http://www.historichotels.org/hotel/90

Historic Hotels of America, a program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, has identified more than 200 hotels that have faithfully maintained their historic integrity, architecture and ambiance. To be selected for this prestigious program, a hotel must be at least 50 years old, listed in or eligible for the National Register of Historic Places or recognized as having historic significance. Reservations can be made though Historic Hotels of America http://www.historichotels.org/.

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