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Published: Mon, 13 Mar 2017 11:56:39 +0000

 



What is a Bed and Breakfast?

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

Some basic information on what constitutes a bed and breakfast, part of a series of worksheets for aspiring innkeepers.



How to Make Money Running a Bed and Breakfast:...

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

How much money can you make running a bed and breakfast in your home? This article will help you understand the financial considerations.



Find Out if You're Ready to Open Your Own Bed...

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

A collection of checklists for aspiring bed and breakfast innkeepers. Links to information on startup costs, family considerations, zoning issues, etc.



Want to Open a Bed and Breakfast? What to Think...

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

These important decisions need to be made before you open the doors to your bed and breakfast.



Want to Start a Bed and Breakfast? First, Learn...

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Bed and breakfast owners need to be aware of many laws and regulations. This page introduces you to some of the most common.



Tips for Running a Bed and Breakfast

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

Advice and tips for aspiring innkeepers, stright from the mouths of professional innkeepers.



Zoning Issues for Bed and Breakfasts

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A worksheet for aspiring innkeepers, designed to help you understand issues related to zoning for bed and breakfasts.



The Tax Advantages of Owning A B&B

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

Owning a B&B not only brings many lifestyle benefits, it can deliver significant tax advantages as well. Here are several areas where you might be able to realize an advantage.



Do You Have the Skills to Be an Innkeeper?

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A self-administered quiz designed to help you understand if your strengths and weaknesses are suited to being a bed and breakfast innkeeper.



Writing a Business Plan for a Bed and Breakfast

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Developing a detailed plan for your bed and breakfast will help assure that you turn a profit. This worksheet will help you write a good business plan.



How To Name Your Bed and Breakfast

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Things that new innkeepers should consider before deciding on a name for their bed and breakfast.



Whose Job Is It? - Assigning Duties at a Bed...

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

A list of common jobs at a bed and breakfast in a worksheet format to help you assign family members to the tasks.



Best Unique Bed and Breakfasts in the Northeast

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

A look at the top 5 unique bed and breakfasts in the northeast United States.



What Is a Bed and Breakfast?

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

An answer to the question: what is a bed and breakfast? Part of a FAQ about bed and breakfasts.



Estimate the Startup Costs for Running a Bed...

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A simple worksheet designed to help aspiring B&B innkeepers identify the costs of starting a bed and breakfast.



Your Guide to Monastic Guest Rooms in the US...

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

Staying in a monastery makes for a unique, quiet vacation. Plan your monastic getaway with these resources.



Bed and Breakfasts - Frequently Asked Questions

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A FAQ all about bed and breakfasts, answering frequently asked questions about B&Bs.



9 Sky-High Treehouse Hotels

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

A look at treehouse accommodations, including some which are more than fifty feet off the ground.



Startup Advice for Aspiring Innkeepers

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

A look at the reality of starting a bed and breakfast, from the eyes of a professional innkeeper.



Top 5 Unique B&Bs in the Midwest United...

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

A look at the top 5 unique bed and breakfasts in the midwest United States.



How To Bring Children to a Bed and Breakfast

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Practical tips about bringing your children to a bed and breakfast. It's different than taking them to a hotel, so be sure to plan ahead.



Lighthouse Bed and Breakfasts - East Coast...

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A look at bed and breakfasts in converted lighthouses on the east coast of the United States.



Being a Good Bed and Breakfast Host

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

Thoughts on how to be a good bed and breakfast innkeeper, written specifically for aspiring innkeepers.



18 Castles You Can Stay In

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

Bed and breakfasts set in castles in the eastern United States and Canada.



Top 10 Myths About Bed and Breakfasts

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A look at the top 10 myths about bed and breakfasts.



Worksheet for Aspiring Innkeepers

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Setting the house rules is an important step in preparing to open your bed and breakfast.



Marketing Your Bed and Breakfast

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

Tips for current and aspiring innkeepers on how to market your bed and breakfast effectively.



Making Money at a B&B

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

Professional innkeepers discuss whether or not you can make a good profit running a bed and breakfast.



Boat and Breakfasts on the East Coast

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

Information about boat and breakfasts in Florida, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Rhode Island.



Lighthouse Bed and Breakfasts - West Coast...

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

A look at bed and breakfasts located in lighthouses on the west coast of the United States.



More Tips for Being a Good Bed and Breakfast Host

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

Page 2 of a feature packed with tips for being a good bed and breakfast host, written specifically for aspiring innkeepers.



So You'd Like To Own A B&B?

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

Want to know what you'll be getting into when you own a B&B? Learn the main obstacles you'll encounter and the attitude you'll need as you begin your quest.



Buying a Bed and Breakfast in a Bad Economy -...

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

Things aspiring innkeepers should know before buying a bed and breakfast in a bad economy, including interviews with two industry experts.



Why Stay in a Bed and Breakfast?

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

If you've never stayed at a B&B and wonder why they appeal so much to some people, here are the answers.



Boat and Breakfasts - United States West Coast...

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

A look at boat and breakfasts in California, Oregon and Washington.



6 Tips For Choosing The Right Reservations...

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

Good reservation software is as critical to the success of a B&B as comfy beds and scrumptious muffins. Here we take a look at six things you should look out for as you choose the system that will keep track of your bookings and guest data.



New York City Bed and Breakfasts

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Bed and breakfasts in Manhattan, including Chelsea, Gramercy Park, and Greenwich Village.



Abigail Stoneman Inn - Bed and Breakfast -...

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

A profile of Abigail Stoneman Inn, a bed and breakfast in Newport, Rhode Island.



Family Considerations in Running a Bed and...

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

A look at some of the family considerations which arise when running a bed and breakfast.



Treehouse Cabins at River of Life Farm in the...

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

A profile of The Treehouse Cabins at the River of Life Farm in Dora, Missouri, overlooking the North Fork River.



Casa de las Flores

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

A profile of Casa de las Flores, a bed and breakfast in Ajijic, Mexico, including an interview with the innkeeper.



Historic French Quarter Homes You Can Stay In

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Bed and breakfasts located in the French Quarter of New Orleans.



Pineapple Sour Cream Coffee Cake Recipe

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

A delicious pineapple sour cream coffee cake recipe submitted by a professional innkeeper.



Castle Bed and Breakfasts in Europe

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

Bed and breakfasts set in European castles, both historic and modern.



Herreshoff Castle Bed and Breakfast

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

A profile of Herreshoff Castle Bed and Breakfast in Marblehead, Massachusetts.



Goose N Berry Inn Baked French Toast

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

A baked French toast recipe submitted by a professional innkeeper.



Baked Oatmeal

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

A recipe for baked oatmeal, submitted by a professional innkeeper.



How To Pamper Your Guests at a Bed and Breakfast

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

Tips for innkeepers who want to pamper the guests who stay at their bed and breakfast.



Designing A Dream B&B (Part I)

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

Innkeepers discuss what they would incorporate if they were building a bed and breakfast from scratch, including personal spaces, and guest rooms.



Garden Oven Omelet

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

Omelets are those things you make in a pan, right? Not necessarily says Susan Steffan at the Farmer's Guesthouse B&B. The oven can help you cook up some delicious egg dishes, as we see here with this recipe.



Cedar Creek Treehouse in Ashford, Washington -...

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

A profile of Cedar Creek Treehouse, a treehouse bed and breakfast in Ashford, Washington, not far from Mount Rainier.



Why Bar Harbor is a B&B Kinda Town

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

To find a carefree and comfortable stay in Bar Harbor is no problem with its plethora of budget-priced bed and breakfast inns. Travelers are pampered with a pleasing home away from home experience, coupled with sumptuous fresh, home-cooked breakfasts and warm hospitality.



Tree Houses of Hana, Maui in Hawaii

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

A profile of Tree Houses of Hana, Maui, a unique bed and breakfast located in Hawaii.



Reservation Software Reviewed by Innkeepers

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

We hear from three innkeepers about which reservation systems keep business buzzing along.



Madison, WI is a B&B Kinda Town

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

Bed and breakfasts in Madison combine homey comfort, scrumptious home-cooking with fresh local ingredients, hotel-like amenities, charming Mid-Western hospitality and unbeatable value for the money that meet most every traveler's expectation.



Will we have a Jacuzzi or whirlpool tub, or a...

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

An answer to the question: will we have a Jacuzzi or whirlpool tub, or a hot tub if we stay at a bed and breakfast? Part of a FAQ about bed and breakfasts.



San Diego: A B&B Kinda Town

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

San Diego's charming bed and breakfasts and inns offer a big variety of styles and locations, from an elegant Victorian mansion in Hillcrest to a casual bed and breakfast on the beach.



Before You Buy Bed and Breakfast Gift...

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

Things you should consider before buying a bed and breakfast gift certificate.



Should I Host My Wedding at a Bed and Breakfast?

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

Hosting a bed and breakfast can have a variety of benefits but may not be for everyone. Learn about the pros and cons of choosing this option for your day of matrimony.



Will we have our own bathroom?

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

An answer to the question: will we have our own bathroom at a bed and breakfast? Part of a FAQ about bed and breakfasts.



Cleaning Tips From Innkeepers

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

With tons of toilets, oodles of old woodwork and more china than most royal families, innkeepers have to be expert cleaners. Here I share a few of their secrets for keeping your inn -- or home -- B&B beautiful.



A Murder Mystery Weekend Experience

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

A murder mystery weekend at the Harry Packer Mansion in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, turns out to be a lot of fun for me, my husband, and our friends.



It’s About Time

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

Basil Fawltey, John Cleese’s fictional innkeeper would’ve enjoyed his profession if he didn’t have to deal with guests. But guests are the reasons many innkeepers get into the business. But there’s a fine line between spending time with your own guests and knowing when you should give them some space – and give yourself a breather.



Keeper's House Inn - Lighthouse Bed and...

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

A profile of Keeper's House Inn, a lighthouse bed and breakfast in Isle au Haut, Maine.



Kauai: A B&B Kinda Island

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

On an island where the hotel prices can often be as extravagant as some of the vegetation you’ll see blooming in the jungle, Kauai offers those of us on a more medium-sized budget the chance to stay at a B&B for much less.



Groupon vs Living Social

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

How do the social media discount sites work for B&Bs? Some innkeepers wouldn’t touch the deals with a ten-foot pole, but others swear by them. See what innkeepers had to say about the cost – and the return.



Baton Rogue, LA: A B&B Kinda Town (Part II)

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

The bed and breakfast inns range from historic mansions, to charming Cajun cottages and grand plantation homes. All welcome you with Southern hospitality and go out of their way to make your stay memorable, pleasant and comfortable.



The "Art" Of Two Careers

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

An interview about having two careers at an inn with Jan and Bruce Garrabrandt, owners of The Artists Inn in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.



Road Trip: The Oregon Coast

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

One of the most picturesque area of America is the Oregon Coast. On a one-day road trip from Cannon Beach to Florence you’ll find fantastic scenery, intriguing attractions, and many bed and breakfasts…



Annapolis, MD: A B&B Kinda Town

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

The charming bed and breakfasts in Annapolis are havens of attentive service and cozy comfortable lodgings ranging from exquisite historic landmarks to contemporary homes.



Lousiville, Kentucky, Bed and Breakfasts

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Tips for travelers making a trip to Louisville, Kentucky, especially those who enjoy staying in bed and breakfasts.



Why Ithaca, NY is a B&B Kinda Town

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

Looking for pleasing and budget-friendly lodgings? Ithaca’s bed and breakfasts offer privacy in cozy homes ranging from Greek revival mansions to 19th-century farmhouses, coupled with scrumptious, home-cooked organic breakfasts.



Spring Cleaning For Innkepers

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

Innkeepers are no strangers to cleaning; most of us do some degree of it every single day. But as we emerge from the dark days of winter in the light of spring, it's a great time to get everything refreshed and a little extra sparkling. Here are a few tips to help.



What Shouldn't I Do At an Inn?

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

The things that guests do that B&B innkeepers wish they wouldn't, including asking to check-in early, not being social at breakfast, and arriving late.



Riding the Rails: Train-Related Bed and...

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

Bed and Breakfasts with a connection to the railroad across the U.S. and Canda, with some international destinations.



Belgian Waffles

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

A recipe for Belgian waffles, submitted by innkeepers Betsy and Karol Paterman of the Glynn House Inn in Ashland, New Hampshire.



Best Bed and Breakfast Amenities

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

A look at some of the fabulous amenities offered at bed and breakfasts.



Treehouse Cottages - Eureka Springs, Arkansas

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

Staying in the Treehouse Cottages in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, makes for a unique getaway.



Guest Post: A Look Back (Part I)

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

Michelle A. Neita, of Neita's Nest in Jamaica reflects on her life as an innkeeper.



How Quality Service

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

When two inns are side by side, how does one stand apart? It all gets down to service.



Saratoga, NY: A B&B Kinda Town

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

Saratoga Springs bed and breakfast accommodations range from luxurious historic homes to rustic farm houses. All come with modern comforts, thoughtful service, warm country hospitality and delicious home-cooked breakfasts.



The Evolution Of An Inn

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

A look at how the Inn at Blue Moon Farm near Nashville, TN evolved into a getaway for famous guests and those looking for a custom-made escape.



Pepper Kakar - Swedish Cardamom Cookies

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

A pepper kakar (Swedish cardamom cookies) recipe submitted by a professional innkeeper.



Designing A Dream B&B (Part III)

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

One in a series of articles in which innkeepers discuss what they would incorporate into the design if they were building a bed and breakfast from scratch.



Virginia City, NV: A B&B Kinda Town

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

Virginia City’s bed and breakfasts are housed in historic buildings, where you will experience the warmth of the Old West in an elegant and relaxing atmosphere.



Secrets of the Innkeepers - Favorite Cleaning...

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

A collection of tips on the best cleaning supplies, all from professional bed and breakfast innkeepers.



Key West: A B&B Kinda Town

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

With only a handful of hotels but dozens of idyllic, Victorian cottages and inns which have nice views of the ocean and lovely gardens, it’s easy to see why Key West gets our vote as one of Florida’s coolest B&B towns.



Berkeley, CA: A B&B Kinda Town

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

Take your pick from the charming bed and breakfasts in Berkeley, some of them housed in historic mansions. Each inn offers distinctively decorated guest rooms and impeccable, personalized service.



Hummingbird Hill Fruit and Dip Recipe

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

A delicious fruit and dip recipe submitted by a professional innkeeper.



Kauai: A B&B Kinda Island (Part II)

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

On an island where the hotel prices can often be as extravagant as some of the vegetation you’ll see blooming in the jungle, Kauai offers those of us on a more medium-sized budget the chance to stay at a B&B for much less.



Flagstaff, AZ: A B&B Kinda Town (Part II)

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

Bed and breakfasts in Flagstaff are known for their warm small town hospitality, cool mountain environment, easy-on-the-pocket accommodations with distinctive rooms, fresh mouth-watering home cooking and attentive personalized service to cater to your needs.



An innkeeper shares her learnings from years of...

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

Former innkeeper Diane Curry takes a look at learnings from across the spectrum of guest-hosting experience she's had over the years.



Thomas Shepherd Inn

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

An interview with the innkeeper of the historic Thomas Shepherd Inn Bed and Breakfast, built in 1868 in Shepherdstown, West Virginia.



How To Create a Romantic Getaway

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

How to fill your next bed and breakfast getaway with romance.



Boonsboro Bed and Breakfast

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

Author Nora Roberts (aka J.D. Robb) has opened Inn BoonsBoro, a bed and breakfast in Boonsboro, Maryland.



The Point Resort

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

A look at The Point Resort, a luxury bed and breakfast resort in Upper Saranac Lake, New York.



Romantic Bed and Breakfast in San Francisco

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

A look at one of the most romantic bed and breakfasts in San Francisco.



Mill House Inn

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

A feature about the historic Mill House Inn, a bed and breakfast in East Hampton, New York.



In The Zone: Is Your Dream Home Allowed To Be A...

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

For all hopeful innkeepers who think it’ll be a snap to convert a residential home into an inn: Do your homework.



Custard-Filled Acorn Squash Recipe

2017-03-13T11:56:39Z

A custard-filled acorn squash breakfast recipe submitted by a professional innkeeper.