Gas prices have been slowly drifting downward, but they are still extremely high. This has made travel much costlier for all of us. Fortunately, many B&Bs are running specials to help you cover some of these high gas costs. Here are several great "Tanks for Traveling" specials from Diamond Collection inns:
1906 Pine Crest Inn in Tryon, NC (pictured right)
The historic 1906 Pine Crest Inn & Restaurant is convenient to Hendersonville, Asheville, and the Biltmore Estate. Their "Cash for Gas" special package includes two nights' luxurious accommodations, afternoon refreshments including port & sherry, a made-to-order hot gourmet breakfast, and a crisp $20 bill to use towards gasoline. Offer good through 3/31/2012. Call 800-633-3001 to book.
The Victorian Ladies in Newport, RI
This B&B features period pieces and lovely reproductions, and its award-winning gardens include a shaded grotto and several sun gardens with ponds and waterfalls. Reserve your room for a weekday, Sunday thru Thursday, between May and September. Then get some gas money. Receive a $40 or $60 discount as follows:
- Two nights at regular rate, save $40
- Three nights at regular rate, save $60
Offer good through 9/30. Call 888-849-9960 to book.
Inn at Ellis River in Jackson, NH
Nestled by a sparkling stream in picturesque Jackson village, this inn is a wonderful place for a relaxing escape in the mountains. ‘Sparks Can Fly’ if you stay and play two nights in a fireplace room (non-balcony/patio). In this special, the inn will give you two eco-friendly Inn at Ellis River water bottles to cool off while you hike, bike, kayak, or just relax, plus a $25 credit for gas to explore their White Mountain playground. Stay three nights and your gas credit is $50. Must request ‘Sparks Can Fly’ when booking. Offer good through 7/14/2011. Call 800-233-8309 to book.
Arsenic & Old Lace in Eureka Springs, AR (pictured right)
Seated on a private, wooded hillside in Eureka Spring's Historic District, this luxury Queen-Anne style Victorian mansion offers relaxing and peaceful views from its large wrap-around verandah. Stay three or more nights (Sunday through Thursday) and the inn will discount your stay $40 to help offset the cost of the fuel for your trip. To qualify, at least two nights of your stay must be Sunday through Thursday nights. Offer good through 9/30/11. Call 800-243-5223 to book.
1889 Whitegate Inn & Cottage in Asheville, NC
This romantic B&B overlooks beautiful downtown Asheville and the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains. To help make it a little easier to fill up your tank, this inn has partnered with several local restaurants. Receive $15 off a two-night stay Sunday through Thursday, PLUS get 15% off at any one of their participating restaurants! Offer good through 8/31/2011. Call 800-485-3045 to book.