FRENCH LICK — Two Hoosier hotels have been recognized on The 2019 Historic Hotels of America Top 25 Most Magnificent Gardens list. Indiana hotels that made the list came from French Lick and South Bend.
French Lick Resort is comprised of two historic hotels, French Lick Springs Hotel and West Baden Springs Hotel. The list talked up the resort for being a National Historic Landmark and said that between both hotels, there are over 40 different varieties of flowering perennials and 17 different varieties of summer annuals used each year.
The Morris Inn at Notre Dame was praised for its landscaping and gardens of tulips throughout the campus. The list says more than 46,000 tulips line Notre Dame Avenue, campus sidewalks and the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes in 22 varieties. The inn’s crabapple trees and the grotto also got high marks on the list.
Sites in Louisiana, Virginia and Vermont were also in the Top 25.
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