Historic hotels of America travels could lead to summer long (maybe even into fall) road trips. Feel the luxury of train travel at one of the historic hotels in the central St. Louis area.

With many upgrades along the way, guests can rely on nuances to ease the tensions of travel with steam showers, jacuzzis, and spa tubs, in a luxurious and celebrated space.

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Take a step back in time and visit these historic hotels in America. Staying at one of these hotels will help guests to discover the history, culture and even secrets of the town or city.

Bienville House, Louisiana


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Bienville House first accepted hotel guests in 1835. It was named in appreciation of the founder of New Orleans, Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne, Sieur de Bienville.

Meticulously painted murals, grand furniture and the air of sophistication still stand at the Bienville House.

There are 83 rooms at this historic hotel of America, many of which have a view of the Mississippi River right from the wide and inviting windows. Try out the Penthouse Suite, available in a one and two-bedroom option.

Hamilton Hotel, Washington DC

First opened in 1922, Hamilton Hotel is located in Washington DC.

Most recently, this historic hotel has gone through a three-phase renovation producing updated inviting event spaces, luxury suites, and marble finishings.

Warm and vibrant colors decorate the stately Hamilton Hotel. Take a trip to DC and relax from the bustle in the voluminous, Diplomat Suite.

Green Park Inn, North Carolina


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Within months of its opening in the 1890’s, Green Park Inn in Blowing Rock, North Carolina gained a reputation for its mind-blowing hospitality.

Guests at the time had a complete bathroom in their rooms, water from the mountainside, a ballroom and even bowling alleys.

Today, guests can expect the same level of hospitality. Stay in the Victorian Suite and be treated to both a private jacuzzi and a claw-foot bathtub.

The Cliff House at Pikes Peak, Colorado


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First opened in the late 1800’s, The Cliff House at Pikes Peak, Colorado. The Cliff House has actually been open longer than Colorado has been a state.

The Cliff House at Pikes Peak, “pairs the glamour of a bygone era with the modern-day style, sophistication and services worthy of its AAA Four Diamond status.”

Book one of the Celebrity Suites and feel like one of the hotel’s famous guests. Ease the tensions of travel with their steam shower, or spa tub in their luxurious spaces.

St. Louis Union Station Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton


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One of the icons of the central St. Louis area, St. Louis Union Station Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton originally open in 1894.

Today, guests are privy to the sights of a 100-foot high waterfall and a 3-D light show at this historic hotel. “Guests will be swept away by the majestic Grand Hall, sweeping archways, gold-leaf detailing, mosaics, and art glass windows,” states the hotel’s website.

This castle of a historic hotel has rooms. Stay in the King Conductors Suite in the Clock Tower to enjoy the perfect design for work and sleep, luxurious appointments and of course, Hilton’s signature chocolate chip cookie.