The Thayer Hotel in West Point, West Point, NY
This landmark hotel, on the grounds of the U.S. Military Academy, overlooks Hudson River. It's a 0.4-mile walk from the West Point Museum. Traditional rooms have WiFi access, flat-screens, iPod docks and desks. Suites add sitting rooms. Amenities include a fitness center, a formal restaurant, outdoor dining on a terrace, a laid-back tavern with river views, and a seasonal rooftop bar.