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Say ‘I Do’ to B&B Wedding

  Florida attracts brides and grooms from all the country, drawn by sunny skies and some of the best beaches in the world. But before you book the same-old, same-old ceremony on the sand and a hotel reception, consider…

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Where to bed-and-breakfast on a budget

Think B&Bs are expensive? Well, think again. Even in high season, you can bed-and-breakfast on a budget, spending well under $200 – or even $100 – per night. But what do you get for that price, in addition to a delicious,…

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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REVIEW: B&B Tour of St. Augustine

St. Augustine’s annual Bed and Breakfast Holiday Tour, held each December, is true nirvana for the B&B lover, a chance to roam in and out of two dozen historic inns in America’s most historic city. I attended the two-day “Music of Christmas” B&B tour in 2014,…

The three-story inn, built between 1865 and 1886, has 13 room and suites, and is located only a few blocks from the center of St. Augustine and from the waterfront.
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REVIEW: Kenwood Inn, St. Augustine

(April 30-May 3, 2014) The Kenwood Inn was as amazing as I’d remembered. I visited 25 years earlier – half a lifetime ago – with my mother and grandmother, so I had few distinct memories, but I did remember…