May 2013

Sonoma, Santa Cruz and Santa Barbara’s Fall Food and Wine Favorites


Top romantic getaways pair fall food and wine favorites with California bed and breakfast accommodations in Santa Barbara, Sonoma and Santa Cruz. American Historic Inns and highlight The Country House, A Captain’s House & Larson Family Winery and The Darling House & Gourmet Wine Dinners. By: Shirley Anitra Swagerty has once again found […]

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California Wine Country B&B Guide

Santa Ynez Inn

Featured Inns Are you looking for a California Wine Country escape? We have carefully selected more than 50 beautiful bed and breakfasts for your enjoyment. California wine regions offer a wide range of opportunities to indulge your senses and revitalize your soul. Visit some of the world’s finest wineries and charming boutiques while enjoying California’s blue […]

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Oregon, California Grape Getaways at Vineyard Bed and Breakfasts


Nothing can compare to staying in a vineyard with its Italian-esce atmosphere and lines of grape vines. Love birds, families and friends are restored by the pleasures of these California and Oregon vineyard inns. Vineyard Gourmet Carriage House Bed and Breakfast, San Miguel, California For a romantic getaway with a loved one, this inn is […]

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Wind Down in a Wine Town on Long Island and in New Jersey


Nothing says relaxation like a glass of good wine in a romantic setting with a night at a bed and breakfast. Visitors of the vineyards on Long Island’s East End or New Jersey’s Cape May will want to stay in one of these inns, as compiled by By Julie Dietzel-Glair Andrew’s Legacy, Cutchogue, New […]

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Gen Xers Become Next Wave of Bed and Breakfast Inn Lovers


Trend or Fad: Will the Next Generation of Tori Spellings Fall and Stay in Love with B&Bs and Country Inns? By Shirley Anitra Swagerty The recent buzz around Tori Spelling and husband Dean McDermott opening Chateau La Rue, their bed and breakfast in Fallbrook, California has American Historic Inns (AHI) and wondering whether younger innkeepers […]

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An Impressive Guest Register


WHO SLEPT HERE?: Stay where the famous have dined, danced and dreamt. For his honeymoon, Clark Gable and his beloved wife, Carole Lombard, stayed at the Gold Mountain Manor, a romantic inn tucked away in mountainous Big Bear, Calif. This retreat hosted many of the rich and famous. For those of us who frequent bed & […]

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Stay at the Same Bed and Breakfasts as Your Favorite Celebs!

Gramercy Mansion

Okay, so you may never get to meet Meryl Streep, Ron Howard, Cybill Shepherd, Larry Csonka, Danny Glover, Meg Ryan, or Captain Kirk (a.k.a. William Shatner) in person. But you can stay at the very same bed and breakfast inns that they stayed at, and have just as good a time as they did! Maine’s […]

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Richard Gere Joins Prince Charles in Owning a Bed & Breakfast Inn


Martha Stewart has dined at Richard Gere’s restaurant, the first part of his country inn complex located in Bedford, New York. The renovated 18-century house and barn is being converted into a luxury inn by Gere and business partner Russell Hernandez. Chef Brian Lewis, for his menu of American Farmhouse Cuisine, uses ingredients gathered “from small family farms, […]

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Romantic Texas Bed and Breakfasts/Country Inns

American Heritage House B&B

Ah, Texas! Land of wide-open spaces, and big hearts. Where better for a romantic escape during the cold months of winter, away from the cares and distractions of regular life?, the authoritative source for the best bed and breakfasts and country inns, offers the following four romantic suggestions. It was once a saloon and […]

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A Perfect Day in Santa Barbara California


Christine Dunstan innkeeper/ owner of the Cheshire Cat Inn located in Santa Barbara recently divulged her perfect day in Santa Barbara.  So while there are many more activities you can do, places you can explore and restaurants to enjoy, perhaps this “innsider’s” insight will indeed lead you to your Perfect Day in Santa Barbara. Christine recommends a slightly modern approach […]

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