Need a vacation but only have a weekend to spare? These B&Bs are the most relaxing, picturesque home away from homes you’ll find on either coast.
Forget all those standard Hyatt and Marriott hotels. There’s something about spending a weekend at a bed and breakfast that is simply enchanting. But the best B&Bs are usually a little ways off the beaten path, so For Her did a little leg work for you, and picked 10 of the most beautiful, well-reviewed B&Bs on both coasts. (Plus most are under $200 per night!) From a picturesque spot in Maine to a cozy home in Oregon, one of these bed and breakfasts is sure to be perfect for a family retreat, a husband and wife escape, or maybe even just you, if you feel like taking a solo road trip!
East coast gems
The Chalet of Canandaigua bed and breakfast
Rustic and gorgeous, the Chalet of Canandaigua is a luxurious retreat outside of the hustle and bustle of New York City. Peaceful, with easy access to wineries and walking trails (or try a combination of both with the Fingerlakes wine trails), this bed and breakfast is the perfect excuse to escape for a weekend. No matter what you’re interested in, whether that’s hunting for a new-but-old piece of décor on the Bloomfield Antique Mile antique shops or playing a round of golf with your husband, there’s something for everyone at this upstate location.
Suites from $205 per night
3770 NY-21, Canandaigua, NY; 585.394.9080; chaletbandb.com
Andon-Reid Inn bed and breakfast
A historic inn located in the heart of Western North Carolina, the Andon-Reid Inn bed and breakfast is serene and charming to say the least. With hardwood floors and spectacular views of the Smokey Mountains, the venue includes a delicious breakfast, as well as a special afternoon treat that can come back and enjoy after a busy day of exploring. Once you’re ready to see what North Carolina has to offer, head out for a hot air balloon tour or try whitewater rafting. If you want something a little less extreme, you can check out one of the wineries nearby and enjoy award-winning reds and small batch varieties.
Rooms from $155 per night
92 Daisy Ave, Waynesville, NC, 28786; 828.452.3089; andonreidinn.com
Belle Hearth bed and breakfast
Photo courtesy of Belle Hearth bed and breakfast
A cozy option that won’t cost you an arm and a leg, the Belle Hearth bed and breakfast offers four gorgeous accommodations that are perfect for you and your honey. Near the Shenandoah National Park and the Appalachian Trail, you can enjoy hiking, biking or just go for a drive and experience the scenery while listening to some of your favorite hits. If you’re a history buff, you’re in luck because the area has a multitude of Civil War battlefields, memorials and historic sites for you to check out.
Rooms from $105 per night
320 S. Wayne Ave, Waynesboro, VA, 22980; 540.943.1910; bellehearth.com
Kennebec Inn bed and breakfast
Explore the beautiful city of Bath with ease by staying at this iconic bed and breakfast. Close to three lighthouses and beaches, this spot is a great choice if you’re looking to spend some time on the water. Go kayaking or fishing or lounge by the pool or on the beach with a good book to experience all this B&B has to offer. If you’re looking for some indoor activities or it happens to rain, Bath has museums and historic sites a-plenty to keep you occupied. The best part about this B&B though is the food, hands-down. Rachel, your host and chef, makes amazing three-course breakfasts every day (served on pretty Blue Willow china), plus the property comes with an outdoor fire pit where you can prepare your own fresh caught seafood or have your own authentic New England lobster bake!
Rooms from $139 per night
696 High Street, Bath, Maine, ME 04530; 207.443.5324; kennebecinn.com
Captain Stannard House bed and breakfast country inn
Located in a historic sea captain’s home from the 1870s, the Captain Stannard House bed and breakfast is a classic, cozy B&B in lovely Connecticut. With a beach within walking distance, spending the day relaxing after a delicious two-course breakfast is just what you need after a hectic workweek. Local vineyards and checking out kitschy shops will only add to a romantic weekend away.
Rooms from $155 per night
138 S Main St., Westbrook, CT, 06498; 860.399.4634; stannardhouse.com
West coast hideaways
Fresh and modern, this B&B comes with amazing seaside views and a romantic atmosphere newlyweds will love. Take a deep breath in and surround yourself in comfort and the relaxing ocean breeze. When you want to hit the trails and explore, check out whale watching tours and take a walk on an enchanting stretch of coastline. The area offers fine dining and shopping to entertain you all weekend long and you will already be booking your next stay.
Rooms from $100 per night
35 Ellingson St., Depoe Bay, OR, 97341; 541.765.2140; channelhouse.com
Inn on Randolph
Experience the best of California Wine Country by escaping to this restored, luxurious inn. It’s a little pricier than most, but its beautiful landscape and terraces are some of the best in the area. The B&B also includes spa services, movie nights and complimentary wine from California’s prized vineyards. Close to downtown Napa, you can decide to spend the day relaxing or exploring (and either way you’re guaranteed to have a great stay).
Rooms from $389 per night
411 Randolph St., Napa, CA, 94559; 707.257.2886; innonrandolph.com
Shafer Baillie Mansion bed and breakfast
If you’re looking for elegant Tudor-style architecture and you want to stay in the city, look no further than this early 20th century mansion located in central Seattle. Offering lush grounds, a refurbished salon and a sunroom, this B&B has a rich history you’re guaranteed to fall in love with. A simple continental breakfast greets you every morning and it’s situated so close to some of the best attractions and restaurants in the city.
Rooms from $149 per night
907 145h Ave E, Seattle, WA, 98112; 206.322.4654; sbmansion.com
Seven Gables Inn
The address alone proves that this B&B is the real deal when it comes to the scenery. Complimentary wine and cheese and large windows give you a perfect excuse to stay in and read a book as you gaze through the glass at the ocean below. The perfect place to rekindle the romance, this inn offers antiques and shopping in nearby Monterey, in addition to access to a variety of galleries and museums to keep you occupied. Go sailing, golfing or simply relax and enjoy your stay at this historic inn.
Rooms from $229 per night
555 Ocean View Blvd., Pacific Grove, CA, 93950; 831.372.4341; thesevengablesinn.com
Alma de Sedona Inn
Escape to the Wild, Wild West and stop by the Alma de Sedona Inn. Located near Thunder Mountain, Chimney Rock, Coffee Pot Rock and Airport Mesa, just to name a few famous Western landmarks, the views are guaranteed to make your Instagram feed shine. Offering a fireplace, a seasonally heated pool, a hot tub, soothing gardens and serene escapes for meditation, this B&B is the perfect place to relax and recharge. Visit in the spring or fall to enjoy balmy temperatures and comfortable outdoor activities, like hiking and biking. Since there are more tourists this time of year, book in advance to make sure you get to see the sights of the charming town.
Rooms from $189 per night
50 Hozoni Dr., Sedona AZ, 86336; 928.282.2737; almadesedona.com
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