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Captain Lord Mansion – Practice Makes Perfect

by Marti Mayne / Oct 27, 2008 / 0 comments

Rick and Bev Litchfield have been innkeepers and owners of the Captain Lord Mansion in Kennebunport, ME for more than 30 years.  In innkeeper years, that’s a lifetime! The Captain Lord Mansion is testimony that practice makes perfect.  From the beautiful Memory Garden that greets guests upon arrival to the lavish bathrooms, this is one inn that truly understands guest comfort and care.


Sugar Hill Inn, Sugar Hill, NH

by Marti Mayne / Oct 19, 2008 / 0 comments

Inn Decadence – The Reluctant Panther

by Marti Mayne / Oct 15, 2008 / 2 comments

Not your typical inn in name or in stature, the Reluctant Panther is one of Manchester, Vermont’s finest gems and the perfect “from tragedy to success” story.

Cotton Tree Lodge – Culture, Environment, and Education

by Marti Mayne / Sep 12, 2008 / 3 comments

Cotton Tree Lodge – A Commitment to Culture, Environment, and Education


Kidcations in Mt Washington Valley, NH

by Marti Mayne / Aug 23, 2008 / 1 comments

Traveling with the kids isn’t always the first choice, but for families with grade school children, summer time means family time.  This summer, we decided to take the family vacation in Mt Washington Valley, NH.  This little corner of New Hampshire, surrounded by 660,000 acres of White Mountain National Forest, is perfect given all the outdoor adventure, great kid-friendly attractions, and lodging and dining choices.  We had no trouble finding two fabulous kid-friendly lodging choices.  Given my penchant to experience as many inns as possible, we decided to "sleep around the Valley" and th

From Porches to Guest Rooms, An Inn with a View: Blair Hill Inn

by Marti Mayne / Aug 07, 2008 / 0 comments

Blair Hill Inn offers haute cottage-style vacations, dining and million dollar views

Whatever Floats Your Boat – Floating and Nautical B&Bs

by Marti Mayne / Aug 05, 2008 / 0 comments

It’s summer time and what could be better than a trip to a B&B?  How about a stay on a floating B&B?  Imagine cool sea breezes and the gentle rocking of the sea inside a beautifully appointed Boat, Bed and Breakfast?  You’ll find floating B&Bs from Arizona to Amsterdam, many offering distinctive accommodations and even cocktails at sea! 


Boston Yacht haven