Visit the Adobe and Stars Bed and Breakfast Inn this winter for the breath-taking 360 degree views of the mountains of New Mexico, unique southwestern art and of course, the skiing. The inn is located at the entrance of the famous Taos Ski Valley. If you’re looking to take a break from the slopes, the town of Taos is just a short drive from the inn and contains many interesting southwestern galleries, shops and museums. Adobe and Stars Bed and Breakfast and Inn also features eclectic decor and sculptures from local New Mexico artists.
Snowbird and Snow Bunny Inns
Looking to migrate south after the first snowfall of winter? Or do you look forward to burrowing in the snow? Whether you’re looking to embrace or escape winter, these inns are great for the season.
5 Cold Weather Inns for Snow Bunnies
If you love snuggling up to a warm fire as the snow falls or bundling up and hitting the slopes in the winter, these five inns are located in winter wonderlands.
The magnificent Grand Teton mountains serve as a beautiful backdrop for this regal five-bedroom log cabin inn in Jackson, Wyoming. The inn is conveniently just six miles from both the Jackson Hole ski area and the town of Jackson, great for shopping and dining. At the end of the day, enjoy complimentary beer, wine and hors d'oeuvres on the expansive cedar deck and mingle with other guests. Tired of skiing? The innkeepers recommend taking a wintry sleigh ride through the mountains at the National Elk Refuge.
Travel to the Inn at Round Barn Farm in Stowe, Vermont, and feel immediately at home amidst the 245 acres of mountains in the Mad River Valley. With over 80-acres of snowshoe trails, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing can be done right in the inn’s backyard. Snowboarding and Alpine skiing and are available just ten minutes away at the famous ski resorts Sugarbush and Mad River Glen.The inn also offers many unique amenities to keep you entertained indoors, including a game room with an antique pool table and a 55-foot heated lap pool.
Located on the San Juan Byway between Telluride and Cortez, this restored mining lodge is the perfect location for a winter wonderland getaway. For those looking to hit the slopes, the hotel is located 25 miles from Telluride Ski Resort and for those into cross-country skiing the in is just a short drive away from thousands of acres of National Forests. After a long day of frosty adventures, enjoy a beverage in front of the roaring fire in the Great Room and dinner at the critically-acclaimed Argentine Grill. End your night by watching stars in the spacious hot tub.
Snow bunnies are in for quite a treat at the Buttonwood Inn located on Mount Surprise in North Conway, New Hampshire. Warm up in the bubbly open-air hot tub or over tea and sweets offered every afternoon in the inn’s dining room. For your convenience, the inn offers affordable ski packages in the winter. Other wintery activities located near the inn include snowmobiling, ice fishing, sledding, ice skating, snowshoeing, maple sugaring and ice climbing.
5 Warm Weather Inns for Snowbirds
For those looking to soak up the sun and escape the snow this winter, these five inns offer a warm escape in the winter months.
An ideal destination for those looking for a fun-filled adventure in a city rich in history. Ashton’s Bed and Breakfast is just nine blocks from the French Quarter, close to City Park and other famous New Orleans attractions. Start off the day with the famous New Orleans inspired breakfast served at the inn with menu items, such as Bananas Foster waffles, Mardi Gras eggs benedict and chicory coffee. Have an afternoon cigar on the veranda and enjoy the green gardens and unique Greek Revival architecture. End the evening by sipping on a sazerac in the parlor and admiring the original carved marble mantel and grand chandelier.
Get back to the simple life on this 650 acre working ranch located an hour outside of Houston, TX. You can soak up the mild winters of Texas with the many outdoor activities available on the ranch including: archery, horseback riding, catch-and-release bass fishing and trapshooting. Wildlife watching is also a must on the ranch, given that horses, donkeys, llamas, peacocks, and even American Bison Horses roam the property. And don’t forget to finish the night with dinner at the onsite restaurant, Carol’s for a gourmet ranch meal followed by stargazing on your guest house porch.
If you’re looking for a romantic getaway from the bitter winters of the north, look no further than the Casa Laguna Inn in Laguna Beach, California. Pretend it’s summer by taking a swim in the heated outdoor pool or going for a stroll on the beach during the day and toasting to the Catalina sunset in the famous bell tower at night. For the ultimate relaxing experience, each guest suite is equipped with jetted double spa tubs and the inn's acclaimed seven-layer bedding which features luxurious eco-friendly, hypoallergenic down toppers, comforters, and pillows all perfect for winter hibernation.
The House of Wind and Water is the perfect retreat for the adventurous located in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The inn offers art workshops, yoga retreats, and birdwatching packages that will keep you more than entertained. Located 10 minutes between the town center and the beaches of Puerto Vallarta, be sure to relax and enjoy the peaceful jungle environment. The inn also encourages it’s guests to participate in local activities such as horseback riding, hiking and biking trips, whale watching, snorkeling and more.
The Tropical Inn offers the perfect mix of proximity to the hustle and bustle and a private oasis of relaxation in popular Key West, Florida. This adults-only B&B, with a private waterfall pool and hot tub provides a perfect romantic escape for two. But centrally located on the middle of the vibrant and eclectic Duval Street of Key West, The Tropical Inn is within walking distance to practically everything in the city! To help couples commemorate lasting devotion, the inn has adopted an ancient Chinese custom, called “love locks”, where they encourage lovebirds to affix locks to to various places around the B&B during their stay. Commemorate your stay by bringing your own padlock or buy one at the inn’s gift shop when you arrive.