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Top 10 Best Bed and Breakfasts in the United States

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In late 2003, BedandBreakfast.com launched the first web-based awards program for bed and breakfasts. After the more than 16,000 votes were tabluated, these inns earned a spot on the list of the 10 best inns in the United States.

1. Woolverton Inn

Stockton, New Jersey: Situated on 10 acres and surrounded by 300 more acres of farmland and forest, the Woolverton Inn is a wonderful getaway. The inn's 13 guest rooms and suites can be found just five minutes from New Hope, Pennsylvania.

2. Queen Anne Bed and Breakfast

Galveston, Texas: Southern Living, Texas Highways, Texas Parks and Wildlife, and the Houston Chronicle agree with the voters -- this six-room inn is fantastic.

3. Collingwood Inn

Ferndale, California: Pets can join their owners at this Victorian bed and breakfast which features four guest rooms. Collingwood Inn also won the award for "best breakfast."

4. Garth Woodside Mansion

Hannibal, Missouri: A Victorian estate resting on 36 acres, this mansion is filled with Mark Twain-era history. Eight rooms and one cottage are available for guests.

5. Empress of Little Rock

Little Rock, Arkansas: The only AAA four-diamond rated inn in the state, this Victorian mansion includes a secret card room in the turret and five guest rooms.

6. Cordials Bed and Breakfast

New Hope, Pennsylvania: Set right in the middle of New Hope, this inn is close to numerous four-star restaurants and quaint antique shops.

7. Eastman Inn

North Conway, New Hampshire: A Georgian colonial built in 1777, the Eastman Inn offers 14 guest rooms and award-winning gardens. It also won the award for "best hospitality."

8. Notchland Inn

Harts Location, New Hampshire: This 1860s granite mansion in the Mount Washington Valley offers seven rooms and five suites.

9. La Maison Marigny

New Orleans, Louisiana: The only bed and breakfast on Bourbon Street, the three-room La Maison Marigny is in the heart of New Orleans.

10. Mountain Thyme Bed and Breakfast Inn

Jessieville, Arkansas: This eight-room B&B also was named the "B&B/Inn with the Friendliest Innkeepers" in the Bed & Breakfast Journal's 2002 Book of Lists.

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