Never Stayed at a B&B Before?

Posted on February 10, 2015

Staying at a professionally-run bed and breakfast inn offers an experience well beyond your typical travel accommodation. How do you choose the B&B that is right for you? These questions are often addressed on the B&B’s website. All innkeepers will ... read more

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Follow the NC Barn Quilt Trail Through the Mountains

Posted on January 20, 2015

Back in 2001, when Donna Sue Groves painted a wooden block in a quilt pattern and hung it on the outside of her barn to honor her mom (a quilter), she had no idea that over the next thirteen years, ... read more

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Your Best and Brightest Vacation Starts at an NC B and B

Posted on January 19, 2015

With summer right around the corner, it’s time to start planning your “V-A-C-A-T-I-O-N!” Summer vacation brings with it significant expectations for relaxation, fun and excitement. When deciding where to stay on your vacation, most of us automatically factor in things ... read more

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Gift Ideas for Cooks You Love

Posted on January 1, 2015

Looking for gift ideas for someone who loves to cook? Whether it’s Valentine’s Day, a Mother’s Day gift or a perfect hostess gift, the innkeepers of the North Carolina Bed and Breakfast Inns Association have got you covered. ... read more

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Flower Festivals in North Carolina

Posted on December 31, 2014

From March through May, North Carolina will be awash with blooms from the mountains to the coast with daffodils, tulips, azaleas, and more! One of the most popular flower festivals in NC is at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville. Get ready ... read more

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Pass the Popcorn

Posted on December 21, 2014

The Hunger Games, Dirty Dancing, Iron Man 3 and The Secret Life of Bees have at least one thing in common with about 900 other movies and nearly 20 television series made over the past 60 years — They were ... read more

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North Carolina Butterflies Delight

Posted on July 25, 2014

It’s official. 2014 is a great year to be a butterfly in North Carolina! NC State Parks even proclaimed this the Year of the Lepidoptera (aka butterflies and moths). Because it took such a long time for spring to finally ... read more

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North Carolina Berries Delight Tastebuds

Posted on June 21, 2014

If you’re lucky enough to be staying at one of our member North Carolina Bed and Breakfast Inns over the next few weeks, we predict you’ll be sampling fresh-picked blueberries on the breakfast menu. According to the NC Agriculture Commissioner, ... read more

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Strawberry Fields Forever

Posted on May 11, 2014

How we wish the red, juicy, “fresh-from-the-fields” strawberry season in North Carolina could last forever. Depending on weather and temperature ranges, the strawberry picking season in NC starts in late April and, in certain parts of the state, will stretch ... read more

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Wilmington: Tour the USS North Carolina Battleship

Posted on March 20, 2014

With so many great things to do along the eastern coastline of North Carolina, it’s hard to decide where to begin. If you’re in the mood for a little naval history, head for the Cape Fear River dock in Wilmington, NC. You ... read more

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