Monday, January 18, 2010

Treats and Tips: Valentine bed and breakfast offers and Southwest B&B's

Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado now offers up to date specials, recipes and the latest on the best B&Bs throughout the state of Colorado.  Check out the association's recently published Examiner.com article Breakfast in bed and Valentine sweetheart deals await at Colorado's romantic bed and breakfast inns . You can also read previous e-newsletter "Colorado Inn-Spirations" articles published on the http://www.innsofcolorado.org/ web as you take your armchair traveler exploration throughout the state. Enjoy the ride!

Traveler Trip Tip
This issue: Pueblo and Trinidad B&Bs

Whether your Southern Colorado vacation destination includes adventure, history, arts, culture, shopping, dining or scenery; a bed and breakfast in Pueblo, Colorado is a great hotel lodging alternative.


Centrally located to Colorado Springs, Canon City, the Sangre De Cristo Mountains, and bisected by the Arkansas River, Pueblo offers opportunities for fly fishing, golfing, rafting, hiking, biking, boating, skiing, and hunting. Pueblo's restaurants feature regional cuisine made from fresh produce grown on local farms as well as national and international fare. Annual events include the Bluegrass on the River, Boats, Blues, & Barbecue Festival, Colorado State Fair , NSRA Rocky Mountain Street Rod Nationals, and Music Fest and Chile & Frijoles Festival featuring local arts, music, and food. The Pikes Peak International Raceway is also located just 20 minutes north of Pueblo. In the Union Anenue History District, you will find the Historic Arkansas Riverwalk. The Sangre De Cristo Arts Center, Weisbrod Aircraft museum, Rosemount museum, Southern Colorado Heritage Center, Bessemer Archives, and several other museums showcase the rich history and culture of Southern Colorado.  (Photo- Courtesy of Pueblo Chamber of Commerce)

When you stay at a Pueblo BBIC inn, day trips can include the Pikes Peak Region, Royal Gorge, the Great Sand Dunes, the Wet Mountain Range, Spanish Peaks, the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Picketwire Canyon, Bents Fort, and Comanche National Grasslands.


Pueblo's Abriendo Inn Bed and Breakfast has been proclaimed "The Best B&B" for the Colorado Front Range (including Denver & Colorado Springs) in the book, Colorado's Best: The Essential Guide to Favorite Places, by Bruce Caughey and Doug Whitehead, and selected for the People's Choice Award as the "The Best Weekend Getaway" by the Pueblo Business Journal. From the spiral staircase to the curved stained glass windows and parquet floors, you know that you are entering a special place. Feel like you belong at the inn and absorb the tranquility while strolling the park-like grounds, or walking the tree-lined neighborhoods and the nearby historic Union Avenue and Riverwalk. For over a decade, the inn has provided distinctive lodging to business and leisure travelers in an atmosphere that combines personal attention, warm hospitality, and luxurious surroundings.


Pueblo's Edgar Olin House is a Romantic getaway and carefree retreat. This unique victorian Bed and Breakfast offers full service pampering yet business friendly features like wireless intenet and free valet service. Enjoy fresh coffee or juice at your door, an enticing gourmet breakfast, afternoon snack, or even fresh popcorn and a movie. This home takes you on a voyage back one hundred years to simpler more elegant time. A vacation on its own with elegant parlors, library, gardens, and a park, all yours to enjoy. A true victorian lady, Mrs Adrian will pamper you as only a gracious hostess of the time could. With dedicated research and craftsmanship, this home has been restored to its original splendor. This attention to detail follows through with antique furnishings from the Victorian era, yet you are pampered with all the modern conveniences.


At Trinidad's Tarabino Inn, come enjoy the ambiance of this historic Bed and Breakfast. Splendid antiques blended with modern conveniences pamper your senses and your soul. Tarabino Inn combines the elegance and way of life of the Victorian era with the comforting hospitality and atmosphere rarely encountered in today's world. Indulge in the old world warmth of antique furnishings, rich natural woodwork, persian rugs, and much more. Your hosts, Kevin & Teresa, would be pleased to welcome you into their home; and their hospitality is guaranteed to make your visit a special and relaxing time. Whether you are escaping for just a weekend's rest, a longer vacation, or even a business trip, make the choice that will make memories. Off-season rates available.