Friday, October 17, 2014

Visit these castles without leaving the country...

Thornewood Castle
(Photo from
Thornewood Castle - Lakewood, Washington
Originally built in England over 500 years ago, this English castle was reassembled in Washington state.  Complete with a sunken garden, a neat place to visit without needing your passport!

Biltmore Estate - Asheville, North Carolina
Built over a hundred years ago by George Vanderbilt, this massive estate can be visited just for a day or does have an inn at which you can stay overnight.

The Chanler at Cliff Walk - Newport, Rhode Island
Castle Hotel & Spa
(Photo from TripAdvisor)
Over a hundred years old and host to a prior president, this is now a luxury hotel.

Keswick Hall - Keswick, Virginia
Updated in 1990 from a private estate to a hotel, this "country house hotel"maintains a lot of the original charm.

Castle Hotel & Spa - Tarrytown, New York
Just an hour drive from the hustle and bustle of New York City, this castle and it's expansive grounds are worth a visit.

Castle Hill Resort & Spa - Ludlow, Vermont
The first home to be wired for electricity in Vermont, this resort has a mix of modern amenities along with original details

Castle Marne
(Photo from Railroad Glory Days)
Stone Castle by the Sea (aka - Norumbega Inn) - Camden, Maine
Recently updated, this bed-and-breakfast has history along with some modern conveniences.

Castle Marne - Denver, Colorado
A fun (and reasonably priced) place to stay near downtown Denver. Even includes afternoon tea!

1 comment:

  1. There is a small castle in Castle Rock, Colorado, that has a fascinating history. Find out why Winston Churchill visited there!