Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Hey Virginia, it doesn't take a rocket scientist to know...

Pickin' on the porch at The Claiborne House B&B
We were privileged to have Bill Hunt join us on the porch for an impromptu jam session here at The Claiborne House Bed and Breakfast. Bill works for NASA and grew up locally here in Penhook and is a graduate of Franklin County High School.

Saturday, August 27, 2011

Fall Foliage in Maine

Freeport, Maine
As we sit here during the last days of August we're looking ahead to the brilliant blue skies and crisp autumn days where that little chill in the air makes everyone want to get outdoors, go for a hike or a drive and, of course, enjoy some great lobster!

Lobster dinner

Enjoy a leisurely drive along the coast checking out lighthouses, apple orchards & vineyards. Head back to Freeport in the evening for a yummy lobster dinner.

You can take the long road home or hit the high spots. We'll help you out with the Guide to Maine Lighthouses and Harbors.

Bailey Island Maine
It's not too early to plan your October vacation in Maine! Take a look: White Cedar Inn Lobster and Foliage Getaway

White Cedar Inn Bed and Breakfast 178 Main St Freeport, Maine 04032

Friday, August 26, 2011

Stump the Virginia Innkeeper Contest!

As you may know, with great dismay we had to cut down our beautiful, brilliant 99 year old Sugar Maple out front of The Claiborne House B&B. Now we are left with a big ol' stump!

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Virginia is for FALL LEAF LOVERS Y'ALL!

469 miles of no stops, no billboards, no trashy broken down buildings, just you - the road - and the leaves, ahhhhh!

Blue Ridge Parkway - America's Favorite Road Y'all

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Funky little shack! Funk-y little shack!

Escape the city life and head on out to the Love Shack Baby! Heading for the love getaway, love getaway...Funky little shack! Funk-y little shack!
Book The Claiborne House Bed and Breakfast Virginia "Love Shack" special. The Love Shack (Aka The Wash House Cottage) is a romantic private one room cottage on the grounds of the Claiborne House. 

Saturday, August 6, 2011

Why the little things make us the Better Way to Stay.

Writing this article came into my mind as I was helping a guest with a problem last night. As we sat with all the rubbish that had come out of the bedrooms that day scattered on the floor around us (he had realised he

Friday, August 5, 2011

Virginia is For Lovers Y'all, Even the Rocks Say So!

Nature shares this theme here in Virginia!

Both of these photos taken the same day in these Blue Ridge Mountains

The Claiborne House Bed and Breakfast in Rocky Mount, VA - Blue Ridge Country! You can book your room online at any time right here

The Claiborne House Bed and Breakfast is 15 miles to three exits off The Blue Ridge Parkway.  We are located at the half-way point of this beloved road in Virginia, exit at MP 121.  We were awarded a Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor - click here to see our certificate.

Monday, August 1, 2011

Family cooks take a vacation, let me cook your breakfast!

Family cooks take a vacation! Stay with us at The Claiborne House B&B in Virginia and I will make a home-cooked hot delicious breakfast just for you.  
Let me cook your breakfast!