Tuesday, May 30, 2006

A Bed of Roses

If you are planning a trip to the famous Biltmore House in Ashville, NC and would like a great nearby Bed & Breakfast to stay in check out A Bed of Roses. It is only 8 minutes away from The Biltmore House.

A Bed of Roses sits on a quiet, tree-lined street and offers Victorian charm as well as modern day conveniences such as wireless Internet connections in every room. You will enjoy its shaded porch and beautiful gardens as well as a gourmet breakfast.

Visit their website, A Bed of Roses, or contact them via email: stay@abedofroses.com . You can also call toll free: 888-290-2770.

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Sunday, May 21, 2006

Travel Tips

The weather is getting nice and many people are planning vacations. Here are a few travel tips to help you. Check out the travelocity link for help planning your vacation.

If you are driving...check out the road conditions first. There are websites for all 50 states Department of Transportation where you will find current road conditions. This can be very helpful and save you from being stuck in frustrating delays.

If you are leaving the country, make sure your passport is up to date and check to see if you need any visas to enter the country you are going to. Also check with the U.S. State Department to find out about any tourist safety warnings. Here is link for U.S. Department of State which is a very helpful website.

Don't forget...try a Bed & Breakfast instead of the same old Hotel/Motel. There are many helpful links in the right hand margin of this page to help you find a Bed & Breakfast wherever you may be heading.


Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Bicentennial of the Historic National Road

America's first Interstate celebrates its 200-year anniversary this year. There is a 824 mile long yard sale planned for this historic event and bnbfinder.com has a great tour of Bed & Breakfasts along the route. Visit their website for all the details.

Just where is this road are we talking about? The road spans six states and was the brain-child of George Washington. It runs from Maryland to Illinois and there are many historic landmarks along the way. In 1806 it became a reality during Thomas Jefferson's administration and Congress approved our first federally funded highway.

You may ask, what does all this have to do with Bed & Breakfasts? You will find the answer at
bnbfinder.com . There are also special offers there where you can save money when making reservations by mentioning the Historic National Road Tour.

Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Mother's Day at a Bed & Breakfast

Still haven't figured out what to do for that special someone on Mother's Day? How about a weekend at a cozy Bed & Breakfast?

Check this link for a Bed & Breakfast in your area.

Many Bed & Breakfasts will offer a Mother's Day Special. If you really want to surprise her this year, find a baby sitter for the kids and spend a romantic weekend together at a Bed & Breakfast. It will be a weekend to remember.

If you have a favorite Bed & Breakfast, please leave a comment and share it with us. HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!