Modeled after a 16th-century Florentine palazzo, this grand estate was built as a present from a real estate tycoon to his daughter upon her 1863 wedding to a Spanish count. Lucky for those of us with less lavish lineage, the mansion is now a hotel and event destination. Get a taste of the good life with mountain-view suites, seasonal food and 22 acres of grounds designed by Central Park architect, Frederick Law Olmsted.
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