Nothing is as soothing as a bit of Southern Comfort, especially in the springtime. Here’s a look at charming BnB’s that are ideal for an indulgent spring break.
Spring Break is the ideal time to plan your escape, especially if you’re craving some warmer weather. Going below the Mason-Dixon line offers more sun and plenty of fun, and you won’t have to pay a fortune to enjoy a wealth of benefits and some true southern comfort.
Jekyll Island Club, Jekyll Island Georgia
Located on Jekyll Island off the coast of Georgia, Jekyll Island Club Hotel is a Victorian treasure with an illustrious past. At the turn of the century, it played host to luminaries such as J.P. Morgan, William Rockefeller, Vincent Astor, Joseph Pulitzer, and plenty more. Today, guests enjoy over 50 activities designed to help friends and family immerse themselves in everything this destination has to offer. From kayaking through the Golden Isles’ winding marshes and deep sea fishing, to educational trips to the Georgia Sea Turtle Center and historic tram tours, there is something for everyone. There are four unique golf courses surrounded by the shoreline and marshes, 20 miles of bicycle paths, tennis, bird watching and a variety of island events to choose from. Plus the State Park of Jekyll Island also provides numerous activities and events for all ages. From March 20 through May 26, guests receive 20% off accommodations Sunday to Thursday as part of a special spring rate. Taxes, state hotel-motel fee, and resort fee are extra. Certain restrictions apply.
Brampton Bed and Breakfast Inn, Chestertown, Maryland
Situated below the Mason-Dixon line, Brampton Bed and Breakfast Inn in Chestertown, MD is a charming B&B located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore in the breathtaking Chesapeake Bay region. Featuring 19th-century decor and well-appointed, spacious accommodations, guests savor the park-like view of the beautifully landscaped grounds as well as the full country gourmet breakfast served each morning and high tea enjoyed each afternoon in the formal dining room. Activities range from birding at the inn or the Eastern Neck Wildlife Refuge, biking, strolling the grounds and around Chester River, to small town shopping, dining at fabulous local restaurants, movie watching, relaxing by the fireplace and much more. During the month of March, the Spring Break Special makes a mini vacation a great big deal! With special rates starting at $147 per night, if you stay 3 nights – you only pay for 2 during any night of the week when you book online. This offer also includes the luxurious over-the-top cottages located onsite.
Rosehill Inn Bed & Breakfast, Wilmington, North Carolina
Nestled in the heart of the historic district in Wilmington, NC, three blocks from Cape Fear River and 20 minutes from the Atlantic Ocean’s breathtaking crystal waters, as well as the city’s finest dining, entertainment, and shopping, Rosehill Inn Bed & Breakfast is an elegant home built in 1848 that offers guests an ideal location and cozy accommodations. Rosehill is the oldest home in the historic district that is a B&B and was the home of Henry Bacon, architect of the Lincoln Memorial. Each of the six large, luxurious guestrooms feature a private bath with quality amenities and bedding, cable TV, high-speed internet access, reading materials and guide books, plus much more. They are individually decorated, appointed with period antiques in a setting of historic craftsmanship, and designed with comfort in mind. Each morning, a generous breakfast is served in the dining room that includes healthy homemade delights. Early morning coffee service is also available. With the inn’s Seasonal Specials, off season specials are enjoyed at off season rates. Guests who stay Friday and Saturday night, get Thursday OR Sunday night free as well as discounts for multi-night stays during the week, through the first week of April.
Iron Mountain Inn B&B, Butler Tennessee
It’s easy to unwind when you are on mountain time, and that’s why Iron Mountain Inn B&B in Butler, TN is an ideal spot for spring break. Nestled within spectacular natural surroundings next to the Cherokee National Forest, this B&B features hiking trails outside the back door; a koi pond full of hungry fish to feed; a comfy hammock for relaxing; a full breakfast that can be enjoyed indoors or out (weather permitting); the celebrated bottomless cookie jar with homemade chocolate chip cookies; and much more. With the Spring Forward Special, guests can enjoy mountain fresh air along with the inn’s signature “Pampering Perfected” service, and when they stay for at least two nights through March 21, the second night is half off. Among some of the numerous area attractions to enjoy range from golfing at Red Tail, boating on Watauga Lake and hiking a section of the Appalachian Trail, to following the Quilt Trail and attending live theater at the Barter.