The latest news from the Bed and Breakfast Association of Virginia


The 89th Annual Pony Swim, Chincoteague Island

July 21st, 2014

Tweet “On the shores of Chincoteague the people pressed forward, their faces strained to stiffness, as they watched Assateague Beach. ‘Here they come!’ The cry broke out from every throat.” –Marguerite Henry, Misty of Chincoteague For over eighty years now, people from all over have flocked to Chincoteague Island for the Pony Swim and Pony […]

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Aspiring Workshop Class

July 14th, 2014

Tweet If you’re looking to gain some hands on guidance and expand your B&B knowledge, then the September 2014 workshop class is the valuable experience for you! Join The BBAV and B&B Team at The Page House in Norfolk, VA, September 12,13 and 14th. Clarifying questions, such as “How to Run a B&B”, no matter how big or small […]

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The Best Breakfasts in Staunton, Virginia

July 10th, 2014

Tweet If you read our previous blog entry, you’ll know that one of our newest members, Thornrose House at Gypsy Hill, offers a fantastic breakfast in Staunton, VA, but did you know that there are three other Inn Virginia B&Bs that complete the list of best breakfasts in Staunton? Middle Ridge B&B is ready to […]

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New Gypsy Hill Environmentally Friendly B&B Passes Inspection

June 29th, 2014

Tweet The Bed and Breakfast Association of Virginia has inspected and approved the Thornrose House at Gypsy Hill B&B, Staunton, VA, as upholding the standards of the association and meriting membership. Being new to the business, innkeepers John and Janice McMahon appreciate the network of resources that being a BBAV member provides along with the […]

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Hotels vs. B&Bs

June 26th, 2014

Tweet You’ve figured out your destination, picked your vacation, and made arrangements for your pets and plants while you’re away. Now comes the big question—where are you going to stay? As you research your lodging choices, it may come down to a choice between a hotel and a bed & breakfast, and if you’re wondering […]

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BBAV Welcomes Historic Brethren Industrial School!

June 19th, 2014

Tweet The Rosebrook Inn, of Stanardsville, VA, is now an inspected and approved member of the Bed and Breakfast Association of Virginia (BBAV). With amenities such as a “Coca-Cola Kitchen” and memorable Chinese Room, the historic Rosebrook Inn strives to uphold BBAV’s high standards and aims to provide guests with a comfortable, yet extraordinary B&B […]

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Glamping: Luxury Camping at a Virginia B&B

June 12th, 2014

Tweet Are you a fan of camping, but hesitant to sacrifice comfort for a chance to experience the great outdoors? Then “glamping” just might be for you. Glamping, or “glamorous camping,” offers you all of the sights and sounds of the natural world while still providing luxury accommodations, and our member inns take glamping to […]

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Robert E. Lee Even had Breakfast Here!

June 4th, 2014

Tweet The Bed and Breakfast Association of Virginia welcomes Braehead Manor, Fredericksburg, VA, to its list of inspected and approved B&Bs. Originally built in 1859, this historic manor house was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2000, and developed into a B&B by current innkeeper s, Warren and Karen Bane, in 2011. […]

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Modern Virginia B&Bs

May 29th, 2014

Tweet When many people think of bed & breakfasts, they still have the image of doily-covered rooms with miscellaneous trinkets and baubles on every spare shelf and table.  Thanks to Better Way to Stay’s humorous “NO Doily!” campaign, many B&Bs are updating their décor. At our members inns, you’ll find modernized comfort for a contemporary […]

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The Best Places to Stay in Cape Charles, VA

May 23rd, 2014

Tweet Cape Charles, Virginia is an idyllic town on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay. From the town’s mile-long beach to the restaurants, museums, and shopping destinations, Cape Charles promises adventure both on and off the water. And after a day of kayaking with SouthEast Expeditions, horseback riding with Pfeiffer Riding Stables, or fishing with […]

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