FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3/10/05


Bed and Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado
P.O. Box 38416, Colorado Springs, CO 80937
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Bed and Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado (www.innsofcolorado.org) in an ongoing effort to highlight the many regional efforts of our BBIC State Members, are happy to announce….

 

BBIC Presents
Spring is in the Air!

CHERRY BLOSSOM WALK -- Paonia’s second 5K Cherry Blossom Walk will be hosted April 15 -17 by the Bross Hotel and the Paonia Bed and Breakfast Association. Guests will arrive Friday evening and settle in for a weekend of exercise, fresh air, local hospitality and more. After a gourmet breakfast, the 5K walk will take participants through several of Paonia’s orchards where they can inhale the aroma of the cherry blossoms and marvel at their beauty. Participants will have a free afternoon to pursue a variety of activities, including wine tasting, art studio visitation, cycling, hiking, antique hunting, scenic drives, etc. Dates: April 15-17, 2005. Cost: $225 for single occupancy, $325 for two people sharing a room. This includes two nights at a bed and breakfast, walk, lunch, dinner, and group activities. For additional Inspected and Approved Inn Specials throughout the state, go to: www.innsofcolorado.org

Bross Hotel (Linda Lentz)
Address: 312 Onarga Ave., P.O. Box 85, Paonia, CO 81428
URL:
http://www.paonia-inn.com
E-mail:
brosshotel@paonia.com
Local: 970-527-6776



SPRING FLING ART TOUR -- Each spring Linda introduces guests to some of the exciting and noted artists of the North Fork Valley. This year you’ll have an opportunity to visit the studios of the following artists: Mary Zimmerman, metal sculptor; Pennie Alexander, weaver and stone sculptor; Hendrika Cegielski, painter; Ira Houseweart, blacksmith; Janet LaRoy, feather painter. Arrive by 1:00 p.m. Friday so that you can visit Lands End Sculpture Center, one of a small number of foundries that can cast sculptures taller than 8 feet. Saturday afternoon you’ll have an opportunity to sample the wares of several local wineries, too. Make your reservation by April 24th. The all-inclusive cost of bed and breakfast for two nights at the Bross Hotel, all meals and tour is $225 for single occupancy and $325 for two people sharing a room. To make a reservation call 970-527-6776. Dates: April 29 - May 1, 2005. Cost: $225 for singles, $325 for double occupancy. For additional Inspected and Approved Inn Specials throughout the state, go to:
www.innsofcolorado.org

Bross Hotel (Linda Lentz)
Address: 312 Onarga Ave., P.O. Box 85, Paonia, CO 81428
URL:
http://www.paonia-inn.com
E-mail:
brosshotel@paonia.com
Local: 970-527-6776

 

SPRING IS IN THE AIR – Spring is in the air, and there is no better time to take in breathtaking views and beautiful scenery like the San Luis Valley. If you have cabin fever, or just can't wait for summer vacation, make a quick getaway to a scenic Valley full of history and culture, trails along the mountains, wildlife viewing, antique shopping, restaurants and much more. Packages include: a relaxing stay in the Cottonwood Inn Bed and Breakfast and Gallery, Alamosa's only historical B&B with the best breakfast in town; Look at the website at www.cottonwoodinn.com. Book early for soothing soaks and massages at the Joyful Journey hot springs spa. Take a horseback riding tour on the Great Sand Dunes National Park. Mention this add for a special package discount through the month of April. April 1 - May 1, 2005 packages are: For 2 nights (double occupancy) plus hot springs soak for two, dinner for two at one of the finest restaurants in the Valley, sunset tour of the Sand Dunes National Park by horseback and special room turndowns, prices start at$160.00 per person. Dates: April 1, 2005 through May 1, 2005. Cost: $160.00 per person. For additional Inspected and Approved Inn Specials throughout the state, go to: www.innsofcolorado.org

Cottonwood Inn Bed and Breakfast and Gallery (Deborah Donaldson)
Address: 123 San Juan Avenue, Alamosa CO 81101
URL:
http://www.cottonwoodinn.com
E-mail:
relax@cottonwoodinn.com
Reservations: 800-955-2623 Local: 719-589-3882

 

PRE-SPRING (COTTAGE) GOLF CHALLENGE -- Sharpen your skills. The host of Spring Cottage challenges you to 18 holes at a local course. "IF" YOU win you receive one future free night stay for two in any Spring Cottage of your choice. Spouse may play or just accompany the players. Tee time dependent on availability. Two persons, two night stay with golf for two $300. Two persons two night stay with golf for one $260. Two night minimum. Private full breakfast. One future free night for two IF you win the golf challenge. Dates: April 1 through April 30, 2005. Cost: $300-golf for two and two day stay for two. $260-golf for one and two day stay for two. For additional Inspected and Approved Inn Specials throughout the state, go to: www.innsofcolorado.org

Spring Cottage (Ron and Judy Lancaster)
Address: 113 Pawnee Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
URL:
http://www.springcottage.com
E-mail:
lancaster@springcottage.com
Reservations: 888-588-9395 Local: 719-685-9395

 

 

Contact each Inn individually and mention this Special when making your reservations.