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Historic Inn at Saratoga Captures Sense of Place, Gracious Victorian Style

Historic Inn at Saratoga Captures Sense of Place, Gracious Victorian Style

  By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com   Saratoga Springs, one of America’s first tourist towns, has been drawing visitors since the 14th century when Native Americans discovered the mineral springs which still draw visitors today. But it is also…

Two Nights, One Day in Pittsburgh: Historic Omni William Penn Hotel Connects to City’s Proud Heritage

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com (I have come to Pittsburgh to join the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s Sojourn three-day, 120-mile bike tour on the Great Allegheny Passage. I only have two nights and one full day in the city, so…

One Day, Two Nights in Pittsburgh: From Grey to Green, A Proud City Revitalized

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Pittsburgh was at the crossroads, commanding a literal pivotal position in the struggle for control of New World colonies by France and England – the Keystone of the Frontier. George Washington surveyed from…

Historic Hotels of America to Select 2016 Awards of Excellence Winners from Among Finalists

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Historic Hotels of America® and Historic Hotels Worldwide®  will be announcing winners of the 2016 Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence at a Gala Dinner at The Royal Hawaiian, A Luxury Collection Resort (1927) in Honolulu, Hawaii on November…

Basin Harbor Club Marks 130 years as Luxury Summer Retreat on Lake Champlain, Vermont

  by Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate We come to the Basin Harbor Club by driving down a four-mile Vermont country road lined with classically picturesque farms. As we enter the grounds, we are overcome by the breath-taking beauty of…

Grand, Historic Loews Don CeSar, St. Pete Beach’s Famed ‘Pink Lady’, is Classic Beach Resort

by Karen Rubin In urgent need of some R&R? Cure it with a two-night/three day stay at Loews Don CeSar, not just a grand historic hotel, but a true beach resort with all the amenities and activities for a luxurious,…

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