The lure of striking it rich draws millions to American casinos and gambling destinations every year. Here are our faves.
Delamar Greenwich Harbor is an intimate, luxury waterfront hotel located just steps from the world-class shopping of Greenwich Avenue. Delamar’s exquisitely appointed interiors reflect the grandeur and intimacy of a lush Tuscan villa. Service at Delamar is gracious and serene. A complimentary glass of port or sherry awaits guests upon arrival, before they are escorted to their rooms.
Literary fans come from around the world to visit the home of beloved author Samuel Clemens, aka Mark Twain, a pen name he derived from the term used by Mississippi River pilots to indicate a water depth of two fathoms. “To us,” Twain said, “our house…had a heart, and a soul, and eyes to see us with…It was of us, and we were in its confidence, and lived in its grace and in the peace of its benediction.”
High on the hill overlooking the beautiful Connecticut River between Lyme and Haddam is the site of one of the most unique castles constructed as private residences in New England during the late 1880’s and early 1900’s. Gillette Castle was designed and built between 1914 and 1919 by William Gillette, an actor who gained fame and fortune for his early stage portrayals of Sherlock Holmes at the turn of the century.
Mystic is one of the Northeast’s most visited villages, primarily because of Mystic Seaport—the Museum of America and the Sea. America’s leading maritime museum, it houses the world’s largest collection of historic boats and ships.
Total relaxation is more satisfying when you achieve it in the lap of luxury. Here are our selections for the best resorts and spas in the U.S.