The latest news from the Bed and Breakfast Association of Virginia


Ghostly Lodging: Haunted Inn Virginia B&Bs

October 21st, 2014

Tweet Halloween is oftentimes associated with all things that go bump in the night. Whether it’s a sudden chill up and down your spine, misplaced objects around the house, or odd creaks and whispers through the rooms, most people like a good, otherworldly thrill. If you’re one of these people, then you just might enjoy […]

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The Best Breakfasts in the Shenandoah Valley

October 11th, 2014

Tweet Picture yourself waking and stretching across a soft, four-poster bed, the Shenandoah Valley light streaming through the windows as if to greet you good-morning. You catch a sudden scent of hot pancakes, scrambled eggs and crispy bacon, making your mouth water and your stomach rumble. You make your way to the dining room and […]

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Shepherd’s Corner Farm Passes BBAV Inspection

October 6th, 2014

Tweet Shepherd’s Corner Farm of Purcellville, Virginia can be found nestled in the hills of Loudoun County . This authentic cabin, estimated to be built in 1785, blends the unique history of the property with modern accommodations. Innkeepers, Rebecca and Dennis Brouwer have dedicated years toward renovation and restoration in order to keep and incorporate […]

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The Best Fall Views in Virginia

September 27th, 2014

Tweet If you haven’t guessed from the red and orange décor, the pumpkin spice lattes, and the emerging chill in the air, fall has arrived. Our Inn Virginia members have some of the best autumn views, and we’ve pulled together a lodging list of inns that you’ll definitely want to visit this season: Snowdonia on […]

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The Best B&B Beds

September 22nd, 2014

Tweet One of the most important features of a B&B is the bed. (After all it’s literally half of the name.) From antique, four poster frames to sleek, modern designs and soft, there is a bed for everyone, and we like to think that our Inn Virginia members offer the best. Check out a few […]

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Essex Inn Gains New Innkeepers

September 8th, 2014

Tweet The Bed and Breakfast Association of Virginia welcomes Jeremy Gassen and Ric Jefferson as the new innkeepers of Essex Inn Bed and Breakfast, located in Tappahannock, Virginia. This perfect pairing stems from Jeremy’s nearly ten years working in the hospitality industry for an international hotel chain and Ric’s extensive culinary skills. “We come from the […]

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“Fall” in Love with a Virginia Hike

September 5th, 2014

Tweet Now that Labor Day Weekend has come and gone, we’re on a countdown to the first day of fall. Here in Virginia, autumn is breathtaking. The dark green of summer gradually fades and then bursts into shades of red, orange, and yellow, and the best way to view these seasonal hues is on a […]

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A Virginia Bucket List: 5 Restaurants to Visit Before You Die

August 22nd, 2014

Tweet Many of you may have read through HamptonRoads.com’s recent article “The 30 places to eat in Virginia before you die,” so we’ve decided to compile a list of our very own, based on recommendations from a few of our Inn Virginia members. Virginia offers a huge range of fantastic, top-notch restaurants, so remember that […]

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Best Places to Stay in Williamsburg, VA

August 18th, 2014

Tweet As we all know, Virginia is chock full of history. From Jamestown to Monticello to Chincoteague, the Commonwealth is rich with the past, offering museums, re-enactments, guided tours, preservations, and restorations. One such place that delights the history buff in us all is Williamsburg with its colonial historic and its inclusion in the Historic […]

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Uphill House Gains New Innkeepers

August 11th, 2014

Tweet The Uphill House Bed and Breakfast of Gordonsville, VA is now owned by Samantha (Sam) and Scott Darling. The pair agreed it was time for a change and began browsing BBAV resources. After a year and a half of searching, the couple fell in love with the Uphill property. Sam and Scott are eager […]

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