by Jonathan Vatner | August 01, 2004

The Woolverton InnThe top U.S. bed and breakfasts, according to frequenters of

1. The Woolverton Inn, Stockton, N.J. (pictured at left). Enjoy a seasonally shifting breakfast menu in bed or on the patio at this 300-plus-year-old stone mansion, set on 10 acres. (609) 397-0802;

2. The Queen Anne Bed and Breakfast, Galveston, Texas. Nearing its 100th anniversary, the Queen Anne is a comfortable, genteel stop for visitors to the Strand National Historic Landmark District. (409) 763-7088;

3. Collingwood Inn, Ferndale, Calif. Sink into a bubble bath in the clawfoot tubs of this Northern California residence. Save time for exploring the garden. (707) 786-9219;