Category Archives: Bed and Breakfast

Southern Ocean Lodge: The Spa

While Blake and I decided to take our honeymoon just over a month after our wedding, a relaxing morning at the spa was definitely needed after 14 months of planning a wedding. Back in Chicago we had printed out the … Continue reading

Posted in Bed and Breakfast, Spa | 1 Comment

Southern Ocean Lodge: The Food

The food of SOL needs it’s own section because it is spectacular. Reading the Trip Advisor reviews before arriving had me a little hesitant as most were raving but a few were less so. Some people had comments that they … Continue reading

Posted in Bed and Breakfast, Food | 1 Comment

Capella Lodge

While we didn’t get the chance to stay here, Capella was kind enough to extend the offer to us to join them for lunch and a site inspection of their property. We greatly thank Libby, their manager, and James Baillie, … Continue reading

Posted in Bed and Breakfast | Leave a comment

Spooky B&Bs!

Happy Halloween from Parks & Pancakes! Just in time for Halloween is a list of spooky B&Bs that would give you the creeps if you stayed there. I stayed at the Heceta Head Lighthouse B&B supposedly haunted by the ghost, … Continue reading

Posted in Bed and Breakfast | Leave a comment

Bed and Breakfasts for fall colors

Are you looking to take a little adventure this fall and travel out East, or anywhere for that matter, to experience the colors? Don’t go without checking out the following 10 bed and breakfasts that the Huffington Post labeled as … Continue reading

Posted in Bed and Breakfast | Leave a comment

A Manly Man’s B&B

Men sometimes seem so down on B&Bs. “They’re so flowery.” “So girly girl.”And can you imagine two male friends staying together in a B&B? Forget it. They’d rather stay at the Motel 8 down the street then get caught staying … Continue reading

Posted in Bed and Breakfast | Leave a comment

Bed and Breakfasts for Kids!

For those of you who have kids, you can all breathe a sigh of relief because there really are bed and breakfasts out there that cater to the little ones. From scavenger hunts in the garden to free cooking classes … Continue reading

Posted in Bed and Breakfast | Leave a comment

Bed and Breakfasts in the news

I love when b&bs make the news. Huffington Post Travel sections writes about The World’s 10 Best Urban Bed and Breakfasts. Wouldn’t mind sitting in the rooftop hot tub in Boston. USA Today Travel wrote about Bedding Down: The Luxury … Continue reading

Posted in Bed and Breakfast | Leave a comment

Portrait of American Travelers study

I am trying to work as diligently as possible to update this on my vacation this past June.  I try to avoid just slapping anything up here as I find it important to take the time to think about what … Continue reading

Posted in Bed and Breakfast | Leave a comment

Midwest Living’s Favorite B&Bs

Midwest Living magazine has just announced 44 of their favorite B&Bs in the Midwest. Spanning across 12 states, they list places that boast luxurious linens, scrumptious breakfasts, modern amenities and exquisitely maintained properties. They offer settings ranging from the countryside … Continue reading

Posted in Bed and Breakfast | Leave a comment