Top 10 Grand Hotels in the U.S.

Nothing inspires like a historic property! Here are 10 grande dames of the hotel world, courtesy of the L.A. Times. We've included a story about each destination to inspire you.

1. Ahwahnee, Yosemite National Park, CA

2. Benbow Inn, Garberville, CA

3. Hay-Adams, Washington, D.C.

4. Hotel del Coronado, Coronado, CA

5. Langham Huntington, Pasadena, CA

6. Mission Inn, Riverside, CA

7. Old Faithful Inn, Yellowstone National Park, WY

8. The Peabody, Memphis, TN

9. The Sagamore, Bolton Landing, NY

10. Westin St. Francis, San Francisco, CA

Source: Los Angeles Times