Victorian Ways

Highlawn Inn

Highlawn Inn, 171 Market St.
Berkeley Springs, W.Va.
(888) 290-4163,

Cost: Accommodations at this tasteful Victorian inn run from $95 for a cozy, herb-garden-view nook in the main house to $210 for the super-private Bathkeeper’s Quarters with kitchen, parlor, whirlpool room and fireplace. A special seasonal overnight package for two includes a whirlpool room, trio of spa treatments and dinner gift certificate with limited complimentary wine or cocktails at a local hotspot—all for $435-$465.

Drive time: About three-and-a-half hours.

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The scoop: Highlawn is within walking distance of four of this historic mountain town’s five spas, which run the gamut from centuries-old, spring-fed Roman baths to posh, cutting-edge pampering palaces. There’s also hiking, horseback riding, boating and golfing at Cacapon Resort State Park.

Amenities: Innkeeper Sandra Kauffman’s gourmet breakfast (included with stay).

Don’t miss: Resident talent on display at the Ice House Artists’ Co-op gallery (Independence and Mercer streets, 304-258-2300, Antiquing on and around Fairfax Street.



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