Hotels in Virginia

Drift off to sounds of nature in one of the Outfitters’ secluded riverfront cabins that sleep six; most have private hot tubs and decks with water views. Sign up for the dinner-and-canoe package and chow down on steaks char-grilled by an open campfire.

Try the delicious grilled cheese on buttermilk bread served at the Country Store’s lunch counter. If you happen to be there on a Sunday, don’t miss the brunch, which verges on gluttony: eggs Benedict, shrimp and oysters, stands of prime rib, and omelettes.

This Victorian-era house has been turned into a seven-room B&B that offers high tea in the afternoons.

Kids will thrill to the pool and playground at this verdant and rambling hotel with a laid-back atmosphere. Spacious suites with lofts and porches are a good value.

The Regency-style main inn dates from 1937, with a new Sylvia Sepielli spa; easily the area's most atmospheric hotel.

Richmond's most storied hotel, an 1895 Beaux-Arts property complete with porticoes and a clock tower, located in the heart of downtown.

Slumber in good conscience at the certified-green B&B, tucked in the hills near Floyd. The homey farmhouse has views of the garden and the rolling landscape beyond.

Centrally located in Old Town Alexandria, this Kimpton boutique hotel is less than a mile from major landmarks like the Lyceum and the Torpedo Factory Art Center. Behind a stately red-brick exterior, the hotel has 107 guest rooms furnished by acclaimed designer Vicente Wolf.

Chesapeake Bay resort offering a roster of outdoor activities, from kayaking to croquet. 

Contemporary 24-story tower with traditional interiors, across the Potomac from D.C. and connected to one of the area's best malls--a shopper's dream.

The Red Fox Inn evokes the charm of colonial Virginia with its 1728 stone building and period furnishings. Originally established as a tavern, the inn hosted such former guests as George Washington, General Jeb Stuart, John F. Kennedy, and Elizabeth Taylor.

This 1903 farmhouse has been decorated with period furnishings, and the expansive master baths have claw-foot soaking tubs.

The 18th-century houses and taverns scattered throughout the historic village are retrofitted with modern comforts, bathrooms chief among them.