National Geographic : 1917 May
SThe temperature averages about 74° Seldom is there a hot day. No mosquitoes, humidity or damp ness so customary in summer resorts. A more ideal summer heBATHHOU climate than at Bar Harbor, Newport or the White Mountains. Situated 2500 feet above sea level-never any extremes-Agreeable mornings, cloudless skies, balmy noons, wonderful and incomparable sunsets. It would be difficult to find a more delightful spot for a vacation. At no other place is there found such ideal conditions for rest, recreation and recuperation. No other resort offers so many advan tages at such a reasonable price. The Homestead Hotel The Healing Water 500 bright, airy rooms, elegantly furnished-Excel- (Naturally Heated 1o60) lent cuisine-Incomparable drinking water-attrac- Baths given in water as itflows from springs. : tive ball room Perfect equipment Baths given in water as it ows rom springs the only tive ball room-Perfect equipment and service. Quiet, dignified and homelike in every appointment. Waters not artificially heated. Hot Springs the only Many Diversified Recreations-Two splendid, cure in the world where temperature prescribed sporty golf courses. Seven exceptionally fine clay for hot baths is that at which water actually emer tennis courts. Fascinating drives. Interesting ges from earth. At none of the celebrated places trails and bridle paths. 200 saddle and driving in Europe are the waters as charged by nature with horses. Magnificent mountain scenery. their gases and health giving qualities. The Famous Spout Bath for Gout, Rheumatism, Nervous Diseases, Sciatica, Nervous Prostration, Liver Troubles and old joint injuries-Modern and complete bath equipment, Swedish Gymnastics, massage and hot air treatments-Needle, Spray, Electric, Medicated and otherbaths. Physicians of international reputation. Experienced and careful attendants. Not a single case of Infantile Paralysis at Hot Springs during 1916 The Homestead Book Alifelike photographic description The Homestead Bokof the HOMESTEAD HOTEL and its surroundings in natural colors-graphically illustrates and describes the many charms of this ideal summer resort and fully dilates upon the thera. peutic values of the famous waters-We will gladly send copies upon request. H. ALBERT, Resident Manager, Hot Springs, Virginia THis ISN PLACE Booking Offices-Ritz-Carlton Holels-New York-Philadelhia R' " " ' . "": .'i " ""' !"; ." " " " """.. "" ".. "". "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."