By Tabitha Safdi
The Willcox Hotel, located in Aiken, South Carolina was built in the late 19th century for Yankees seeking warmth. Closely located to downtown Aiken and Hitchcock Woods, the hotel embodies the history and culture of the area. The Willcox inn was said to have had the first bathtub in the South connected with hidden plumbing. The hotel was voted one of the Best 50 Small U.S. Hotels.