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Ayesha Curry Says These Are The Best Black-Owned Hotels Across The Country
As outside opens back up and people start traveling again domestically, you may be wondering what destinations to travel to first. How about planning a vacation centered around Black-owned hotels and accommodations?
The summer issue of Ayesha Curry’s lifestyle magazine, Sweet July, highlights independent Black-owned hotels nationwide. Here’s a list of 10 that you should book:
1. Oaks Bluffs Inn Martha's Vineyard
2. Ye Olde Manor House Elkhorn, Wisconsin
Ye Olde Manor House has eight guest rooms with private baths and an indoor heated pool.
When you drive onto its three landscaped acres, you will find a quiet, tree-shaded acreage that is the perfect spot for a short or long visit. It’s a perfect place for weddings, romantic getaways, reunions, retreats, and more.
3. Copper Door B&B Miami, Florida
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The Copper Door B&B was created by Miami-based couple Jamila Ross and Akino West. It’s located in the heart of Historic Overtown.
The brand focuses on an intimate experience for guests all while featuring chef-driven amenities and local goods.
4. La Maison Houston, Texas
5. Urban Cowboy Nashville, Tennessee
Awake to fresh fruits, pastries, yogurt, and other breakfast staples at this restored Southwestern-inspired, Victorian mansion in Nashville.
It features eight rooms with Instagram-worthy wallpaper, detailed woodwork, and a complimentary whiskey drink to savor upon arrival. Makes a great spot for cocktails with outdoor seating at the Public House.
6. Six Acres Bed & Breakfast Cincinnati, Ohio
Six Acres Bed & Breakfast Inn is a boutique family-owned hotel that preserves the Underground Railroad’s living history.
The house was built in the 1850s by abolitionist Zebulon Strong. It was one of the major “stations” along the Underground Railroad for Black people escaping slavery in the south.
7. Akwaaba DC Washington, DC
You can walk to The White House and visit all the patriotic wonders of the city, take the Metro two stops to the Washington Convention Center, or visit the museums on the mall, a casual stroll away.
8. The Lorca Shandaken, New York
Established in 2019, The Lorca is a community of thoughtfully redesigned Catskills homes in Shandaken, New York.
The property features a wooded valley with two contemporary cottages, a large cabin, a streamside house, a farmhouse, and more.
The Lorca is minutes from attractions like Hunter Mountain, Belleayre, and Phoenicia, along with top hiking and cycling destinations. We host periodic retreats, events, and art exhibitions.