Friday, March 26, 2010

Colorado Bed and Breakfast Spotlight on Breckenridge's Ski-Inns...

When you stay in a Breckenridge bed and breakfast inn, you will find yourself in a town with a “rich” history.

Gold was first found in the Blue River Valley in 1859, and Breckenridge, CO was born. Since those exciting days, other precious fields have been discovered.

The bed and breakfasts inns of Breckenridge are a unique and intimate way to experience Rocky Mountain hospitality in the South Central region of Colorado. A large array of activities and attractions are available in the Breckenridge, offering diversity to our guests. For the sports-minded, there is world-class skiing, hiking, biking, white water rafting, fishing, and golfing.

The Breckenridge Resort Chamber is a great resource for planning these activities. They will offer endless ideas and a calendar of events. The arts are well represented in Breckenridge, CO. The Breckenridge Music Festival and GENUINE JAZZ in Breckenridge offer a wide range of concerts, from classical to jazz, popular to bluegrass. Every winter, thousands enjoy the carvings from some of the world's finest artists during Breckenridge's annual International Snow Sculpture Championships. If you prefer the stage, come for the Breckenridge Festival of Film or a performance by the Backstage Theatre. History buffs will enjoy our gold mines and historic tours. Irresistible boutiques, art galleries, craft fairs, antique shops, restaurants and nightspots, all in a Victorian setting, contribute to the appeal which draws guests back to Breckenridge time and time again.

Cozy Victorian B&B located in the heart of Breckenridge, Colorado, on a quiet street yet within easy walking distance to all the shops and restaurants the Abbett Placer is a restored 1897 Victorian home with spectacular mountain views. All guest rooms have private baths and cable TV.

Known as the Intimate Way To Experience Breckenridge, Colorado, the Allaire Timbers Inn is tucked into the trees at the south end of historic Main Street. Offering King beds, TVs and phones, Cd players and fluffy robes, each guest room overlooks the Breckenridge Ski Area with a private deck and spectacular mountain views.

A warm welcome to couples, Fireside Inn offers families and individuals awaits you at the historic Fireside Inn. Conveniently located just two blocks from Main St., on the free shuttle bus route and 5 minute walk to the Gondola in the historic town of Breckenridge, Colorado, this cozy B&B will be your home away from home during your vacation.

The Frisco Lodge was originally built as a stagecoach stop in 1885, the Frisco Lodge is a unique bed and breakfast situated in the heart of the Rocky Mountains in Summit County and the town of Frisco, Colorado. Located on historic Main Street with it's myriad of great shops and delicious restaurants. The lodge retains the ambience of a past era, while providing easy access to the many wonders nearby, and to the vast recreational opportunities of the present.

Recipe blog this issue: A Hooper Homestead Guest Quarters & Blissful Sprit Retreat & Spa
Festive Gluten-Free Granola

Ingredients:
1 1/2 cups of gluten-free rolled oats
1c broken pecans or walnuts
1/4c raw sunflower seeds or pumpkin seeds or both
1/4c coconut (optional)
1 tbsp chia seeds (optional)
3 tbsp brown sugar
3 tbsp maple syrup
2 tbsp canola oil
1/4 tsp salt
3/4 c raisins/dried cranberries or both
Directions: Preheat oven to 250 F degrees. In a large bowl combine oats, nuts, seeds, coconut and brown sugar. In a separate bowl mix maple syrup, oil & salt; stir into the dry ingredients. Spread mixture on a rimmed cookie sheet and bake for one hour, stirring every 10mins. Remove from the oven and mix in raisins or other preferred dried fruits. Makes 12 1/4c Servings. Serve granola with milk or over yogurt.

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