Inn at Cedar Falls, Logan, Ohio – Featured Gay Friendly Bed & Breakfast

Inn at Cedar Falls Periodically we’ll feature one of our properties here to let our readers know about some great gay friendly places to stay: Hocking Hills’ The Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls, in Logan, Ohio, features a setting that puts guests in tune with the harmony of nature, the peace of solitude and the simple joys of the Earth’s beauty. Mammoth rock formations, caves and waterfalls native to the Hocking Hills, Ohio region share their breathtaking beauty with the Inn’s charming cottages, 1840’s log cabins and antique-filled bed and breakfast rooms. Hocking Hills State Parks surround the Inn on three sides. Also within a three miles of the Inn are such tourist attractions as Ash Cave, Old Man’s Cave and Cedar Falls. Rock House, Natural Rockbridge, Conkle’s Hollow and the charming town of Logan, Ohio are also nearby. One of the finest bed and breakfast stays in the Hocking Hills, Ohio region, the Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls offers nine, antique-filled bed and breakfast rooms with individual heating and air-conditioning. Each inn room is furnished with two twin beds or a queen-size bed, small writing desk, towel warmers, hair dryers, cd music player, comfortable sitting chair and a private bath. Now Available-Wireless Internet Access in our Inn Rooms and Common Room! Five renovated 1840’s log cabins accommodate up to four. Each Hocking Hills cabin has a deck with porch swing, cooking facilities and its own wooded lot. After a day of hiking the Hocking Hills, the gas log stoves and whirlpool tubs are cozy additions. Each cottage features a room with a queen or king size bed, two-person whirlpool tub and separate shower, gas log stove and under counter refrigerator. Enjoy stargazing off the back deck or sitting under the tin roof listening to the rain. A unique dining experience awaits our Hocking Hills guests in the double log cabin originally constructed in the 1840s. The open kitchen is the heart of this bed and breakfast inn, where guests may chat while watching gourmet meals being prepared from scratch. Fine American cuisine is the specialty and in-season patio dining is available. Relax at the hands of trained therapist, at our secluded spa. We offer guests a full range of massage and bodywork. Come enjoy all that Hocking Hills, Ohio has to offer.

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Barangay Bed & Breakfast – Gay B&B in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Barangay Bed & Breakfast Periodically we’ll feature one of our properties here to let our readers know about some great gay friendly places to stay: Barangay is a Filipino word meaning small village. Our tropical decorated Amsterdam bed and breakfast guesthouse was built in 1777 on the former coastline of Amsterdam and still has her original facade. The rooms are decorated in nostalgic colonial style with a tropical accent. Each room has cable tv, refrigerator, digital radio alarm clock, coffee/tea making facilities (and video per request), and a private bathroom. Don’t worry – we also have nice beds! The rooms are non-smoking but 2 rooms have garden doors to a small patio where smoking is allowed. One street behind is the longest shopping street in the Netherlands, but Droogbak itself is very quite. All tourist attractions are within walking distance. The Central Station for all kind of public transportation is a short 3 minutes walk. Bars, restaurants, (coffee) shops, canals, bike rentals, and more, you will find just around the corner. It will only take you 20 minutes from Schiphol Airport by car/train. The guesthouse is next to the famous Jordaan quarter, where you can also find Anne Frank’s house. The Area is called ‘the Golden Reaal’it, and is right in the old centre 200 meters southwest from the Central Station. Parallel with ‘Droogbak’ (our street) you will find the Haarlemmerstraat’ and the ‘Brouwersgracht’ (brewery canal). The Haarlemmerstraat is a former sea dike, now a very nice street with restaurants,(coffee) shops, barbers, laundry, and an art-deco cinema etc. The Brouwersgracht is one of the most beautiful canals connecting the 4 main canals. Our B&B is next to the famous Jordaan quarter where you can also find Anne Frank’s house, and markets on Saturday and Mondays. Within easy walking distance:

  • Shops & Restaurants: 1 minute
  • Central Station: 3 minutes
  • Jordaan Area: 3 minutes
  • Red Light District: 5 minutes
  • Nearest Gay Scene: 5 minutes
  • Anne Frank House: 8 minutes
  • Dam Square: 10 minutes
  • Leidseplein: 25 minutes
To get here, take any tram, metro, bus or train going to Central Station. From the Central Station it is only a 3 minute walk to Barangay Bed & Breakfast Guesthouse. Coming out from the Central Station (main entrance facing the tram stops), you turn right direction Ibis Hotel. After passing the Ibis, immediately across the modern (steel) foot bridge and take the stairs up front. In front of you, you’ll see a little square and a huge free standing red-brick building with white stripes,and a red door in the middle. this is on droogbak. With the railtracks at your right side, walk towards that building and you will find Barangay on its left side,on number 15. We look forward to showing you everything in gay Amsterdam!

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Featured Gay Friendly Accommodations: Old Granite Inn, Rockland, Maine

Old Granite Inn Periodically we’ll feature one of our properties here to let our readers know about some great gay friendly places to stay. The Old Granite Inn Bed & Breakfast, located in the national historic district of Rockland, Maine, is a Federal Colonial built of gray granite quarried nearby in St. George. Local craftsmen fashioned the beautiful structure that still stands today. In the early 1900s, the building was purchased by the ELKS for their clubhouse. In 1984 John and Stephanie Clapp bought the building and through renovation and restoration created the lovely, comfortable Old Granite Inn. In 1997, Ragan and John Cary of St. George, an educator and an engineer respectively, purchased the Inn as their gracious home, continuing the tradition of a fine Bed & Breakfast. Rockland is a wonderful place which we call the, “Gateway to the Penobscot”. Ferry boats depart daily for North Haven and Vinalhaven Islands, which are part of the Fox Islands. There is fresh water swimming on Lake Chickawaukie about two miles from the Inn. Rockland is minutes from the Knox County Airport which has daily commercial air service from Boston, Massachusetts. Explore the city: Rockland is becoming a name in art circles with the opening of the Wyeth center, at the renowned Farnsworth Art Museum. There are interesting and diverse galleries and intriguing shops:

  • Farnsworth Art Museum
  • The New Wyeth Center: opened on June 21, 1998. American art. Its distinguished collection of over 5000 works spans three centuries.
  • Maine Watercraft Museum: 100 boats built prior to 1960. Classes on boat building and rentals.
  • Olson House: A “significant place” for those interested in the art of Andrew Wyeth. See
  • “Cristina’s World”, 1948, painted by Andrew Wyeth.
  • The Owls Head Transportation Museum: One of the worlds finest collections of pioneer automobiles, aircraft, engines, motorcycles, bicycles and carriages.
  • Penobscot Marine Museum: The Penobscot Marine Museum is a seafaring village of nine historic buildings with special exhibitions and an excellent collection of marine paintings.
  • Shore Village Museum: The largest collection of lighthouse and Coast Guard artifacts on display in the country.
  • Out in the country find beaches, parks, lighthouses and mountains to climb. The Rockland area contains the only Knox County mainland lighthouses accessible by car and foot. These are:
  • Rockland Breakwater Light-1888/1902: 18′ square tower atop fog signal house at end of granite pier. Access from Samoset Road.
  • Owls Head Lights-1825: 20′ white (brick) conical tower built on the peak of the headland and standing 87′ above sea level. From Route 73, take North Shore Drive to Owls Head Village. Follow signs.
  • Marshall Point Light-1832/1858: 25′ white (granite) tower with attached foot-bridge. Access from Marshall Point Road, off Route 131, Port Clyde.
  • Go to sea: Rockland harbor is home port to windjammers and other tour boats offering luncheon cruises, day trips and extended sails. Take the ferry, across from the inn, to the islands of Vinalhaven or North Haven.
When evening comes, sample the many excellent restaurants or a picnic of fresh boiled lobster and clams on a wharf as the sun sets over the darkening water… Then come home to the Old Granite Inn and sleep soundly.

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Featured Gay Friendly Accommodations: Williams River House, Chester, Vermont

Williams River House Periodically we’ll feature one of our properties here to let our readers know about some great gay friendly places to stay. The Williams River House bed and breakfast has established itself as one of the most beautiful and charming gay owned country inns in the state of Vermont. Built in 1780 this historic guesthouse is set on 46 secluded and private acres conveniently located in southern/central Vermont. This classic gentleman’s farm provides an ideal setting for a perfect New England getaway. There are 18th century style gardens and lush expansive grounds with rolling green pastures, shaded woodlands and moss covered field stone walls. You’ll find rushing rivers, lovely mountain views an old train trestle and a large stone riverside terrace with a fire pit. There is even a private swimming hole. The proud owners and gracious hosts of the Williams River House, Geof Brown and Mark Martins have created a truly warm and friendly atmosphere that rings true with sincerity and heartfelt generosity. Their dream and vision is to make their inn a destination for all visitors to relax and share good times and experience fine living. A place to return to again and again… The entire home is tastefully decorated with period furniture, oriental carpets, beautiful art work, antique photographs and fascinating collections. Each of the three guest suites has a full private bath and comfortable sitting areas. Canopied beds, feather comforters, decorative fireplaces and a private tavern are just a few of the many amenities this fine bed and breakfast has to offer. Groups are always welcome! Williams River House offers romantic weekend getaways all year long including their elopement and small wedding packages. Please come and relax.Be yourselves at the Williams River House.

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Abundance Retreat – Lesbian Owned Guest Houses in Wimberley, Texas

Abundance Retreat Periodically we’ll feature one of our properties here to let our readers know about some great gay friendly places to stay.

Located on sparkling Cypress Creek and steps from the historic Wimberley Square, Abundance Retreat, an adults only/pet friendly property, features 2 guest houses — Sundance Lodge and Moondance Cabin — and an unforgettable setting for a romantic getaway, family reunion or a “Big Chill” weekend. Abundance is truly distinct, blending natural beauty and luxurious living with the best location in the Texas Hill Country. Sundance Lodge, an elegant and spacious log home and Moondance Cabin, a romantic pine log cabin, are available for weekend, weekday or weekly rentals.

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