NC Haunts: Ghost Walk Tours and More

Posted on October 15, 2015

This close to Halloween, it’s hard to resist peeking at a few of North Carolina’s legends, spooky haunts, ghost walks and inexplicable mysteries. And there’s no better time to strike up a conversation with your innkeeper. Oh, the stories, legends and secrets ... read more

Posted in History, Outdoor Activities in NC, Sights To See, Things to Do

Innkeeper’s Apple Recipes You’ll Love

Posted on September 30, 2015

Did you know that North Carolina grows amazing apples? And right now is peak apple-picking season at orchards all across the state. Because apple trees need a sufficient period of cold to induce dormancy, it’s actually too warm in the eastern portion ... read more

Posted in Events, Festivals, Recipes, Things to Do

Kinston, NC : An Inner Banks Gem with Lots of Charm

Posted on September 14, 2015

North Carolina innkeepers love it when guests ask for suggestions about off-the-beaten-path places to visit, eateries the locals favor and other fun things to do. Often, a Bed and Breakfast becomes “home base” for vacationers who want to explore an ... read more

Posted in Day Trips We Love, Eastern NC, Things to Do

Public Art Takes Center Stage in North Carolina

Posted on August 29, 2015

North Carolina is a very artistic place with plenty of rich heritage to inspire and celebrate. From depression-era murals in a small town post office to art features in quaint bookstores to street performers in tourist spots to urban sidewalks, there’s ... read more

Posted in Outdoor Activities in NC, Sights To See, Things to Do

Plan Ahead: Fall Leaf Peeping in the NC Mountains

Posted on August 15, 2015

Of course, summer still has some fight left in it, but savvy North Carolina “leaf peepers” know that this is the time to select which B&B to call home base for viewing fall foliage in the North Carolina mountains. Making ... read more

Posted in Outdoor Activities in NC, Sights To See, Western North Carolina

North Carolina Barbecue Is Like No Other

Posted on July 29, 2015

You know you’re doing something right in the barbecue department when Wikipedia devotes an entire page to BBQ in North Carolina. According to Wikipedia: “Barbecue is a huge part of the heritage and history of North Carolina. It has resulted in a ... read more

Posted in Sights To See, Things to Do

Up, Up & Away in North Carolina

Posted on July 6, 2015

North Carolina is well-known for the Wright Brothers and their aviation accomplishments in Kitty Hawk on the coast of NC. Depending on who you believe, NC deserves bragging rights as “First in Flight.” But with summer vacations and special celebrations ... read more

Posted in Outdoor Activities in NC, Things to Do

Celebrating Great Outdoors Month in North Carolina

Posted on June 8, 2015

June is Great Outdoors Month and the member innkeepers of the North Carolina Bed & Breakfast Inns are celebrating! From sea to mountains, NC is well known as a state full of outdoor wonders. You’ll find some of the finest ... read more

Posted in Outdoor Activities in NC, Sights To See

Wine in North Carolina : Full of Surprises

Posted on May 20, 2015

North Carolina is a state full of surprises, treasures and other unexpected delights. One of the best places to find what you might otherwise miss is to stay at a North Carolina Bed and Breakfast. Innkeepers can provide an insider’s ... read more

Posted in Sights To See, Things to Do

Gift Ideas With a Winning WOW Factor

Posted on May 1, 2015

If you’re like most people, you’re always on the lookout for memorable gift ideas. Members of North Carolina Bed and Breakfast Inns have two excellent suggestions that are perfect any time of year. Gift Idea #1 You can never go ... read more

Posted in General, Recipes