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A Cozy Winter Overnight in Burlington
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A Cozy Winter Overnight in Burlington

Thinking of a little winter getaway with your favorite person? A perfect snowy night makes for a great stay in one of Greater Burlington’s bed and breakfasts.

The Countess Bed & Breakfast is an Italian Villa-style home and part of the Heritage Hill Historic District. Each guest room is unique with its own theme and private bath. Along with its architectural elements, the building has a rich history as Abraham Lincoln had once stayed in the home as a guest of Silas and Ann Caldwell Hudson. Lincoln shared a friendship with Silas Hudson, first cousin to Ulysses S. Grant.

Another fabulous place to lodge is the Evans’ Holly Grove Inn Bed & Breakfast. Formerly known as the Schramm House, the beautiful home was built in the 1860’s and has distinct characteristics which set it apart from the other homes in the area. The home was originally built as a multi-generational house and then in response to a housing shortage, became an apartment home. The Queen Anne Victorian was then restored in 1990 to return to a single-family residence.

Although Snake Alley Inn isn’t necessarily a bed and breakfast, the VRBO rental home’s location is incredible. This 1894 Victorian home nestled on the hill of Burlington’s famous Snake Alley is an ideal spot for a girl’s weekend, romantic getaway or family trip. Have the exquisite home all to yourself and check-in with a smart lock feature.

These lodging options are all conveniently located within walking distance to the downtown area, where one can enjoy shopping and excellent restaurants. Guests can also take a short winter stroll along the Mississippi River just blocks away.

Plan a perfect mini vacation in Greater Burlington where you’ll be sure to make everlasting memories!

For more information about planning your Greater Burlington adventure, check out

Image credit: Evans' Holly Grove Inn Bed & Breakfast, The Countess Bed & Breakfast, Snake Alley Inn

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  1. Travel Iowa Team
    Travel Iowa Team
    This sounds cozy indeed! Thanks for the post!
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