13. January 2010 07:10
Most inns and B&Bs have the corner on romance; they tend to attract couples looking for a wonderful Valentine's getaway. You'll find a perfect romance or Valentine's Day package at just about every B&B in the USA. For singles, however, the dreaded "couples" holiday no longer needs to be one to simply tolerate. With 44 million singles in America, it's no wonder that inns and B&Bs are kissing cupid goodbye and welcoming singles for Valentine's Day. We'll explore a number of packages offered by BedandBreakfast.com Diamond Collection members opening the door to both couples and singles this Valentine's Day.
Divorced? Wish to say Bah Humbug to the cupids, flowers and romance of Valentine’s Day? Join fellow divorcees in celebrating the passing of Valentine’s Day for another year.The William Henry Miller Inn in Ithaca, NY is managed by Lynnette Scofield and David Dier, two divorced innkeepers who share in the thinking that Valentine’s Day is great for business, but a holiday meant to simply endure as singles. Join them on Monday, February 15 for an Un-Valentine's Day celebration. Un-Valentine’s Day is The William Henry Mill Inn's own holiday designed to rejoice in the sister and brotherhood of singleness, while being enjoying your own company and the company of those around you.
What happens at an Un-Valentine’s Day celebration? Great food? You bet! Who says chocolates are just for Valentines? An evening dessert buffet where chocolate is sure to be a part is included. Then, relax and relish a full breakfast by candlelight while the Dining Room fireplace casts a lovely warm glow. Afterall, fireplaces aren’t just for couples.
Part of the East Hill Historic District, the main house at the William Henry Miller Inn was built as a private home in 1880 by Cornell University's first student of architecture, William Henry Miller. It is rich in architectural detail with stained glass windows, American chestnut woodwork, working fireplaces, seven spacious bedrooms, and large common areas. The carriage house, built in 1892, is located directly behind the main house and provides additional accommodations in a setting that is both private and luxurious. Located just off the Ithaca Commons-which is abundant with shops, theatres, and restaurants. Rates start at $165, and be sure to mention you’re coming for Un-Valentine's Day!