When vacationing to new destinations, where you stay is often as important as the location and the activities. As your home away from home for the week, accommodations should offer a place to rest your head at night, a comforting meal, as well as provide the opportunity to relax and unwind after a day spent exploring and discovering new surroundings. From boutique inns that exude Southern charm to cozy New England havens that put you in the midst of natural beauty, the premier properties featured on Sojourn tours have been meticulously selected to further immerse you in these beautiful locales. Below are just a few of the bucket list accommodations you’ll experience while on vacation with Sojourn.
Palm Springs’ Korakia Pensione is a romantically chic pensione with unique Mediterranean and Moroccan flare. Fire pits and heated pools offer the perfect end of day rejuvenation for tired legs. This iconic hotel also features antique, handmade furniture in every room and seeks to recreate the artistic ambiance of Palm Springs’ halcyon days.
Here is the Trip: California: Palm Springs & Joshua Tree National Park
Bodega Bay Lodge
Consistently rated as one of the best hotels on the Sonoma Coast, Bodega Bay Lodge rests upon a tranquil bluff overlooking the Pacific Coast. Furthermore, the Lodge has a complimentary wine reception daily, letting guests sample of Sonoma Valley’s most delicious local varietals. Dine at Drake’s Sonoma Coast Kitchen for locally sourced French-Japanese fusion delicacies, prepared fresh by Executive Chef Lloyd Norton.
Here is the Trip: California: Sonoma Wine Country & Coast
Prince of Wales Hotel
Alberta’s Prince of Wales Hotel, one of the most famous lodgings in Canada, looks upon Upper Water Lake and offers stunning panoramic views of Waterton Lakes National Park. Built by the Great Northern Railway in 1927, it is a historic railroad hotel and has since gained status as a National Historic Site of Canada. Enjoy the views from the hotel’s own Royal Stewart Dining Room, where you can try their special braised bison stew, a true Waterton inspired meal!
Here is the Trip: Glacier National Park & Waterton Lakes
Hacienda del Sol
Located in the heart of Tucson's Catalina Foothills, Hacienda del Sol is a secluded gem that prides itself on delivering an authentic Southwest Desert luxury oasis experience. Enter the famed gates and find vibrant desert botanicals, ornate, bubbling fountains, and infinity pool with views of surrounding mountains waiting for you. The Terraza Garden Patio & Lounge is a great place to grab a bite and drink while you enjoy their nightly live music.
Here is the Trip: Southern Arizona: Sonoran Desert & Saguaro National Park
French Quarter Inn
Charleston, South Carolina is known for its Southern hospitality, and the French Quarter Inn is no different. Situated in historic downtown Charleston, this boutique inn is the ultimate in Southern comfort and style designed to make guests feel as though they are right at home. Enjoy a flute of champagne upon your check in and make sure to stop in for their wine and cheese reception, held daily.
Here is the Trip: Savannah, GA to Charleston, SC
Inn at Shelburne Farms
Vermont’s Inn at Shelburne Farms may be the most unique of any hotel we stay at! This rustic hotel exudes historic Vermont character and makes every effort to preserve the tranquility of the area. There are no TVs, radios, or elevators here, allowing you to become fully immersed in this quintessential Vermont Inn based right on the shores of Lake Champlain. It doesn’t get more Vermont than the Inn’s own restaurant, which prides itself on its farm to table fare and sourcing all of their ingredients locally.
Here is the Trip: Vermont Fall Foliage
Bar Harbor Inn
The Bar Harbor Inn is world-renowned and historic Maine property that overlooks both Frenchman Bay and the Porcupine Islands. With oceanfront rooms available, this elegant inn is the perfect place to stay while exploring Maine’s signature rocky shorelines and the lush beauty of Acadia National Park. The Reading Room Restaurant, located onsite, has been making fresh lobster bisque daily since 1887, which is a must for anyone staying here!
Here is the Trip: Maine: Acadia National Park & Bar Harbor
Chatham Bars Inn
The quaint Chatham Bars Inn is a classic Cape Cod hotel, with its own private beach and three distinct restaurants that specialize in serving the day’s freshest seafood catches. The Stars restaurant is known for its delicious Cape Cod scallops, served with king trumpet mushrooms and a bacon-rosemary emulsion. This inn has been deemed as the “best hotel on Cape Cod” by Boston Magazine and is known for its charming, relaxed atmosphere in the restaurants or on the beach.
Here is the Trip: Cape Cod, Massachusetts