WITH A GHOST AND OTHER DEVILISH HALLOWEEN PACKAGES FROM BEDANDBREAKFAST.COM
House, St. Augustine Fla.
scare yourself silly this Halloween?
got some great ideas, no matter which corner of the country you
inhabit. From the Rocky Mountains to New England, have a close
encounter of a ghostly kind without forfeiting luxurious accommodations.The
following BedandBreakfast.com member packages are the perfect
choice for happy hauntings this Halloween.
Mansion, Knights Landing, CA - You'll learn more about
the friendly phantoms that await you at Snowball Mansion when they're
featured on the Travel Channel's "Haunted Bed and Breakfast
Inns" the week of Halloween. Better yet, book a room and see
if you're lucky enough to encounter the late Lucy Snowball as she
roams the hallways. Call 530-735-1122 or visit www.snowballmansion.com.
Springs Victorian Bed & Breakfast, Glenwood Springs,
CO - Enjoy a Ghostly Weekend including two nights accommodations
at Glenwood Springs Victorian Bed & Breakfast, tickets for
"Ghost Walk"-- a stroll through the historic cemetery
where Doc Holliday was laid to rest -- and meet the notorious
costumed characters and the ghosts that reside there. Halloween
treats are also included. Available Oct. 18-19 or Oct. 25-26;
cost, $290 double plus taxes (reserve by Oct. 10). Call 970-945-0517
or visit http://www.glenwood-colorado-inn.com/
Sisters Inn, Manitou Springs, CO - Enjoy a devilish
two-night stay at the Two Sisters Inn October 25-26 . Friday evening,
experience the premiere of "Grave Undertakings", the
Manitou Springs Cemetery Walking Tour. Sleep tight that night
...maybe... and awake to a seasonal autumnal breakfast with a
few tricks, but mostly treats. Cheer on the entrants in the 7th
Annual Emma Crawford Coffin Races Saturday afternoon, and in the
evening -- if you dare...take a guided walk to "Emma's Favorite
Haunts," a Ghostly Walking Tour around Manitou Springs. Sleep
well that evening and arise to a Halloween breakfast feast. The
cost is $230 (taxes not included) based on double occupancy. For
reservations call 1-800-2-SIS-INN (274-7466) or visit www.twosisinn.com.
West Fantasy Fest, Key West, FL - Although Key West
is already committed to fun and fantasy, for Halloween week they've
added Pet Masquerades, a Toga Party, Homemade Bikini Contests,
the Headdress Ball, and a Street Promenade, all culminating in
a huge float parade. B&B goers will have over sixty choices
on Key West during this week-long pursuit of haunted and real
fantasy. The Washington Street Inn will offer guests use of sheets
for togas and Fantasy Fest Beads. Visit them at www.TIME4KW.com
or call 1-800-TIME4KW (800-846-3459).
of St. Augustine, FL Haunted Weekends - Centennial
House offers two weekends of haunted fun from the streets to the
sea. On Friday, October 18th or 25th, enjoy the original horsedrawn
ghost ride, topped off with a $40 dinner certificate to A1A Aleworks.
After dinner, join the 1 ½ hour Ghost Walk Spirits of St.
Augustine. On Saturday, October 19th or October 26th, enjoy the
sights of St. Augustine, with a late lunch at Habana Village ($20
certificate), then set sail on the Freedom, a 72' Schooner, for
a Ghost Cruise at 8:15 PM, a one-hour tour which includes beer,
wine, and snacks. Haunted weekends with all the extras start at
$190. Call 1-800-611-2880 or visit www.centennialhouse.com.
Park Inn, Lexington, KY - Perhaps it's because the
original Lexington City morgue was in the basement of this building,
but guests have been known to awake to strange men in their rooms,
or intoxicated apparitions partying in the hallway. Don't be surprised
if you encounter a diaphanous lady in a white dress and hat. Call
(800-752-4166 to schedule your escape to the spirits today. Visit
http://www.gratzparkinn.com/ for more information.
Bed and Breakfast, Asheville, NC - For those who may
not be enjoying loving hugs during their getaway to Katherine's
Bed and Breakfast, consider a close encounter with the Grace,
the former owner's great grandmother who died at the inn. She's
an extremely friendly apparition, who just can't get enough good
loving, today or in her past life. By the way, wherever Grace
goes, her dog follows. Ever heard of a tail-wagging ghost? Call
1-888-325-3190 or visit www.katherinesbandb.com.
Inn, Dillsboro, NC - Enjoy a night at the Applegate
Inn, plus a Murder Mystery Dinner Theater aboard the Great Smoky
Mountain Railway. Leave your car at the inn and walk next door
to this wonderful rail attraction, made particularly dastardly
with a Murder Mystery Dinner Theater ride on October 25th 27,
28, and 29. For a 20% discount on your overnight stay, book your
Murder Mystery Dinner Theater reservation through Applegate Inn.
For information, call (800) 353-0377 or visit www.applegatebed-breakfast.com.
Hill Bed & Breakfast, Mountain City, TN- A visit
here may reveal a glimpse of a shadow disappearing around the
corner, the distinctive cry of a baby, firm leather shoes going
up and down the stairs, or the unexplained slamming of the laundry
room door. Perhaps it's the spirits of families who've dwelled
here in the past, perhaps it's just your imagination. Book your
getaway to Prospect Hill B&B and see what is revealed to you.
Call 800-339-5084 or visit www.prospect-hill.com
Inn, Marfa, TX - The Arcorn Inn is offering a two-night
Halloween package in the beautiful Lima Room, known to ghost hunters
as Emmeline's room. Local legend recounts that a century ago,
young Emmeline was instantly killed in a horseback riding accident
on a local ranch. She did not realize that she had passed on,
so she's returned home. This wonderful weekend package includes
a gourmet breakfast for two served on antique Peruvian pottery
and dinner for two for $350.00. Afternoon coffee or tea served
at 4 p.m. and bicycles for touring all the haunts of the quaint
artist town of Marfa are included. Call 1-915-729-4826 for reservations
or visit http://www.bedandbreakfast.com/property/index.aspx?id=150264
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of Little Rock, Little Rock AK - Participate in the
recreation of a 19th century séance as Damon Reinbold,
21st century wizard, brings the spirits of the past to life. Reinbold,
a nationally known hypnotherapist and magician, has been seen
on such nationally televised shows as 20/20, Regis & Kathie
Lee, Larry King Live, Oprah Winfrey Show and many others. Overnight
visitors will enjoy accommodations, the séance, and a gourmet
breakfast, from $225 to $295 for two. Limited seating is available
for local patrons also. This package is available October 25-26,
November 1-2, 8- 9; reservations required. Call 501-374 7966 or
Breeze Bed & Breakfast, Evansville, IN - While
chatting with innkeeper David Hills, a highly respected architect-guest
told him that she had seen an elderly couple appear and disappear
three times during the conversation. Looking over his shoulder,
David saw nothing, but felt the hairs on his neck tingle, like
static electricity. If you would like to seek an electrifying
look, contact the inn at
812-422-9635 or www.coolbreezebb.com.
at Cedar Falls, Logan, OH - Join the Halloween Cookout
with Chef Kim as she prepares your dinner on the patio grill.
The entire meal will be cooked outdoors with dining and singing
around the campfire. The afternoon begins with a pumpkin- carving
contest. The winner receives a $25.00 gift certificate toward
their next stay. The fun begins at 4:00 p.m. with dinner at 6:00
p.m. Dinner is $28.00 per person, and can be combined with an
overnight stay. Reservations are required, call 1-800-65-FALLS
(800-653-2557) or www.innatcedarfalls.com.
Grant's Inn, Poquetanuck, CT - Visitors to this 1754
inn are told when they arrive that if they hear the loud knock
at the door, they can answer if they like, but nobody will be
there. And those that stay at the Adelaide Room are sure to have
some contact with the mysterious woman and her two children who
once lived there, whether it be through the TV turning on and
off or the shower curtain continuously falling down. Visit on
Halloween, and you'll be treated to a morning tour through Cemetery
number 13, an overgrown and untended cemetery promising plenty
of adventure, and an evening tour through St. James Cemetery.
The evening tour is followed by hot apple cider spiced with a
little grog, along with ghost stories shared by all. Stay for
just Halloween night and you'll be treated to all this for $89-119..
Add a second or third day to your stay, and your Thursday stay
is half-price! Call 1- 800-982-1772 or visit www.captaingrants.com.
Inn, Barnstable, Cape Cod, MA - A "Mischievous
Lady," inhabits the Beechwood Inn; she has been seen, and
has even talked to the innkeepers and certain guests. Perhaps
you'll be one. And if you plan your getaway to include October
18th, you can combine your stay with a ghost tour lead by Haunted
Inns of New England author Mark Jasper. Visit www.beechwoodinn.com
or call 800-609-6618.
of the Mountains, Bethlehem, NH - A regular weekend
feature at Angel of the Mountains is a complimentary "Mystery
Lantern Walk." Guests are given genuine kerosene lanterns
and led on a 75-minute walk through our village, the leading summer
resort in America a century ago. "Isaac Cruft," who
owned the biggest hotel in town in 1900, leads the way, dressed
in period clothing. He tells the ghost stories, legends, lore
and history of Bethlehem. A favorite ghost story is about the
girl in the red dress, whose ghost still roams the halls of an
old hotel, looking for her lost love. Visit http://www.angelofthemountains.com/index.htm
or call 1-888-704-4004.
Hill House, Sugar Hill, NH - Murder Inn Grand Style
reigns supreme the last weekend of October, as guests become detectives,
murderers and victims in the annual Murder Mystery Party at Sunset
Hill House. An introductory reception on Friday night to "get
into the swing of it all" and meet the other cast members,
and your Murder Mystery Kit are included. Murder and mayhem is
the rule as the mystery unfolds. $398 for the weekend, including
breakfasts and dinners. Call 1-800-SUN-HILL or visit www.sunsethillhouse.com.
B&B, Williston, VT - Catamount B&B was home
to not only Vermont's first Governor but also a host of modern
day friendly spirits making unpredictable visits. While you may
or may not encounter one of these friendly ghosts, you can count
on enjoying the Haunted Forest event. It is an extraordinary evening
combining outdoor theater, special effects, and the magic of the
night forest! Guests are led by mysterious guides to witness the
Halloween performances through a dark forest path lined with over
400 jack-o-lanterns. The Catamount B&B Haunted Forest Package
includes a two nights stay, breakfast each morning, and Haunted
Forest tickets, available October 23 - 27. Call 888-680-1011 or
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