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Grandview, Mount Dora
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B&Bs accommodate the disabled

If you are confined to a wheelchair, or just have trouble with stairs, don’t rule out the pleasure of staying in a bed-and-breakfast. Many B&Bs in Florida offer a handicapped-accessible guest room. Here is a sampling of your many options. The Treehouse Cabana, at Melbourne…

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For Mother Earth, patronize eco-friendly B&Bs

If you’re resolved to reduce your carbon footprint, and be kind to Mother Earth, here’s one way: Patronize bed-and-breakfasts designated by the state as Florida Green Lodging properties. The Green Lodging Program, a voluntary initiative of the Florida Department of…

Liza, the friendly "guard dog" at the Kenwood Inn.
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Don’t leave pets at home: B&B doors are open

Good news for bed-and-breakfast lovers with pets: You don’t have to leave them behind. There are plenty of Florida inns willing to accommodate four-legged guests. However, their policies vary and most charge a pet fee – ranging from reasonable…

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For the last few decades, I have been visiting bed-and-breakfasts all over Florida and the Southeast. Nearly every experience has been enjoyable and each one has been unique — the cluster of historic buildings in downtown Orlando, the “Gone with the Wind” mansion…