The latest news from the Bed and Breakfast Association of Virginia


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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Farm. Fresh. Pledge

May 19th, 2014

Tweet You could win a gift card to stay at one of InnVirginia’s properties when buying at your local farmer’s market! Just in time for Memorial Day weekend and peak farmers’ market season, the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) announces the 2014 “Farm. Fresh. Pledge!” program. VDACS and the Virginia Food System […]

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Shady Acres Bed & Breakfast, Hanover, VA

May 12th, 2014

Tweet Shady Acres, a small country B&B in Hanover, VA, has been inspected and approved for membership with BBAV. Innkeepers Gail and Ralph Olberg opened Shady Acres due to their love for hospitality. Gail says, “It’s fun! My husband and I love having company. Our home has always been where people gather for holidays and […]

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Inn Virginia’s Renovated B&Bs

May 6th, 2014

Tweet Our member bed & breakfasts like to stay at the very top of their game, reflecting the standards of quality that we hold as an association. One way of doing so is with room renovations, fresh coats of paint, and updated décor. It’s amazing how fresh and new you can feel after a renovation! […]

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The Speckled Trout Bed and Breakfast: 81st Historic Garden Week Selection

April 29th, 2014

Tweet The Speckled Trout B&B, a BBAV Inn, selected to be on the 81st Historic Garden Week; The Garden Club of Virginia’s unique, state-wide home and garden tour. Saturday May 3, 2014 (10a.m.–5 p.m.). “Each spring visitors are welcomed to more than 250 of Virginia’s most beautiful gardens, homes and historic landmarks during “America’s Largest […]

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Hot Honeymoon Locations at Virginia B&Bs

April 22nd, 2014

Tweet The ceremony has ended, your guests have departed, and now you’re ready to relax on your first few days as a newly married couple. To make those post-nuptial days as special as possible, you’ll want an amorous getaway with romantic lodging, and luckily for you, we’re here to help you out. While any of […]

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The Inn at Vineyards Crossing

April 17th, 2014

Tweet The Bed and Breakfast Association of Virginia welcomes the Inn at Vineyards Crossing to its list of inspected and approved members! Built in 1787 as Barbee’s Tavern, the B&B originally served as a haven for Confederate and Union soldiers during the Civil War. This Tavern Building remains a unique element of the Inn at […]

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