HISTORY & CULTURE

Downton Abbey-Like Bed & Breakfast Inns in the Midwest

Buhl Mansion

The Patterson Inn – Denver, Colorado A Colorado state senator built this Manitou sandstone building, now on the National Register of Historic Places. Hand-carved stairways, restored wood floors, and original stained glass windows give guests a mansion experience as well as the Librrary in the Cheshire Room while the Prague room offers 27-foot ceilings and a […]

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A Bed and Breakfast Journey to Places Amish

These Country Inns and Bed and Breakfasts offer a glimpse into the simple, peaceful ways of this unique religion   Imagine sitting on the veranda of a bed and breakfast, surrounded by miles of rolling farmland, with the clip-clop of horse-drawn buggies passing by. This is the Amish country, one of the few remaining cultures […]

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Find the Secret Staircases, Tunnels and Rooms at a Bed and Breakfast Near You

American Historic Inns Reveals Historic Treasures in American Architecture By Shirley Anitra Swagerty Travelers who want adventure and a restorative getaway will enjoy these recommendations from the travel writers at America’s highest rated Bed and Breakfast directory, iLoveInns.com. They have selected several historic Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns that preserve the architectural art of […]

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The Golden Age of Bed and Breakfasts

Get in the mood for Shekhar Kapur’s Elizabeth: the Golden Age by an overnight stay at an Old English Tudor style Bed and Breakfast. Historically, the Golden Age reaches back several hundred years to the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, in the mid-1500s. But 2007 is the Golden Age for travelers with bed and breakfasts […]

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Discover Antique Murals and Wall Coverings at a Historic Bed and Breakfast Inn!

Across America, there are hidden antique and museum-quality treasures in our bed and breakfast inns; one-of-a-kind murals and historic wallpapers not seen anywhere else! ILoveInns.com, the nation’s premier source for distinctive B&Bs and country inns, has done some digging to find five               Mexican muralist and bullfighter Salvador Corona […]

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Bed and Breakfasts Preserving American History – one building, one story at a time

It is an understated role bed and breakfast owners across our great nation play in restoring and maintaining not only the physical historic homes and buildings but also documenting and sharing their importance in our history. For example, the John Rutledge House Inn in Charleston, South Carolina, makes it possible for bed and breakfast guests […]

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Inns and a Castle –the luxurious Rockland District of Victoria

The historic Rockland section of Victoria in British Columbia has stately homes, government residences, a grand Castle, delightful gardens, an eclectic Art Gallery and the Langham Court Theater, plus an inviting array of Victoria bed and breakfasts for the discriminating traveler. You may just want to try them all out and vote for your favorite! […]

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Heritage Music to Make a Bed and Breakfast Guest Sing

Heritage music- the melodic sounds of bluegrass, gospel, folk, country, Celtic, and Appalachian instruments and song – has been passed down through our American generations and is experiencing a resurgence in popularity across the United States.  Often, along with the festivals and concerts, you’ll find breathtaking natural scenery, traditional crafts and artisans, wonderful restaurants featuring […]

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Historic Bed & Breakfasts on Battlefields

Whether pursuing history studiously or less seriously, a visit to these battlefield Inns and historic bed and breakfasts will renew your patriotism.  Lebanon and Carlisle are located in central Pennsylvania, close to the Gettysburg National Park and Fort Indian Town Gap, a military reservation.   In the hills of Western Maryland, the battle at Antietem was fought and the battlefield preserved.  Further south at […]

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Check it Out: Bed and Breakfasts for the Booklover

“The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, and all the sweet serenity of books,” mused poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Indeed there is nothing more relaxing when you head off to a bed and breakfast than escaping into a great adventure, romance or mystery, which is why so many of us pack a book or two […]

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