Clay and I have only stayed in a bed and breakfast one time. Well, it was considered a bed a breakfast but breakfast was served in a common area of a winery, for all guests between 3 separate houses. The houses consisted of 2 – 3 bedrooms and the houses were shared like a bed a breakfast. I guess the only difference was that breakfast was served in a different building. It was really nice. If you’re looking for a relaxing Mother’s Day getaway I have 3 gorgeous bed and breakfasts for you to consider.
First up in our list of bed and breakfasts for a Mother’s Day getaway:
1. Caldwell House
MOM-IN-CHIEF package – Salisbury Mills, NY
Many moms have been working overtime since this pandemic began — home schooling, cooking, cleaning, chauffeuring, home ‘referee-ing,’ and wearing many other hats in addition to their already lengthy to do lists. Now the Caldwell House Bed and Breakfast has created a getaway just to pamper these Mom-In-Chiefs. “Everyone really needs a break but I think moms in particular could use a little extra pampering this Mother’s Day,” said Dena Finneran, a mom, who co-owns the bed and breakfast with her husband, John. “Our guests come tired and leave feeling renewed, and that’s exactly the experience we want for moms.”
The MOM-IN-CHIEF Mother’s Day getaway package includes:
- A two-night stay at the Caldwell House Bed and Breakfast
- A massage for mom at the inn’s onsite spa room (based on availability; must call in advance to reserve)
- Daily three-course homemade breakfast
- Complimentary wireless internet to post your photos (and make other moms a little jealous)
- Complimentary parking
- OPTIONAL ADD ON: Chocolate-covered strawberries ‘bouquet’ ($30)
- OPTIONAL ADD ON: *Hot tub goodie bag with mask, massage roller, bath bomb, scrub and bath soak ($25)
- *Not all rooms have hot tubs; please check availability before booking
The MOM-IN-CHIEF package is available the entire month of May 2021. Package costs vary based on room selection and length of stay. Room costs start at $205 plus tax. Advance reservations required. For more information on the Caldwell House Bed and Breakfast visit https://www.caldwellhouse.com/
About Caldwell House
The Caldwell House Bed and Breakfast is a multi-award-winning member of the prestigious Select Registry and Diamond Collection groups of Inns. The B&B is one of the top 25 bed and breakfasts across the country, according to the most recent yearly list by BedandBreakfast.com. It also was recently inducted into TripAdvisor’s Hall of Fame for earning a Certificate of Excellence for five consecutive years. Located in the heart of the Hudson Valley– close to the United States Military Academy at West Point, the Storm King Arts Center, Brotherhood Winery (and many of the Shawangunk Wine Trail Wineries), and the Woodbury Premium Outlet Mall. Some of the Hudson Valley’s most beautiful hiking/biking trails are within easy driving distance. Built in 1802, this historic inn is full of many original features, antiques and original paintings, as well as modern amenities. Each guest room includes its own private full bath (several with Jacuzzi tub for two), smart TVs with Netflix/Hulu, free Wi-Fi Internet access, individual room temperature controls, and more. Many of the rooms have gas fireplaces. The Caldwell House Bed and Breakfast is located at 25 Orrs Mills Road, Salisbury Mills, NY 12577. To make a reservation call 1-845-496-2954 or visit www.caldwellhouse.com. Also at: facebook.com/CaldwellHouseBandB
3. The Huron House
Mother-Daughter/Son Hike package – Oscoda, MI
Want to spend some quality time with Mom, get great pics, and an outdoor workout too? The Huron House Bed and Breakfast, known for its stunning lakeside views, has created the opportunity for scenic walks along towering bluffs, local Michigan delicacies, and seasonal blooms for moms and adult children to experience together. “We get a lot of calls from guests looking for unique ways to treat their moms to a special experience,” said Al Heminger, owner of the Huron House. “Our Mother and adult child hike offers a chance to connect with mom and getaway from it all, create some beautiful memories, and revel in the great outdoors.” Upon return, guests may add on Michigan gala apples covered in chocolate or a local cheese board as a tasty treat. Other add-ons include in-room massages, celebratory cakes, sparkling beverages, and seasonal blooms. For those who don’t know the region very well, the B&B is offering guests a map to the Highbanks Trail. The 7-mile trail is strung along bluffs above the Au Sable River runs from Iargo Springs to Sawmill Point, where the U.S. Forest Service maintains more than a dozen primitive campsites and a boat launch. The most popular part of the trail is near the Lumberman’s Monument, which is a 14-ft bronze statue dedicated to the workers of the early logging industry.
The Mother-Daughter/Son Hike package includes:
- 2-night stay at the Huron House Bed and Breakfast
- Complimentary next-day breakfast-in-bed
- Complimentary map of the Highbanks Trail
- Complimentary wireless internet to document your trip
- Complimentary parking
- OPTIONAL ADD ON for additional fee: Chocolate covered gala apples
- OPTIONAL ADD ON for additional fee: Chocolate covered strawberries
- OPTIONAL ADD ON for additional fee: Meat and cheese board
- OPTIONAL ADD ON for additional fee: Bouquet of seasonal blooms
- OPTIONAL ADD ON for additional fee: In-room massage
- OPTIONAL ADD ON for additional fee: celebratory cake and sparking beverage
The package starts at $419 plus tax; costs vary by room selection and length of stay; subject to availability.
About Huron House
Located on the beach of Lake Huron between Tawas and Oscoda, the Huron House is an award-winning 14 room luxury Bed and Breakfast lakefront destination with stunning Lake Huron views and direct beach access. Huron House features King beds, private decks, fireplaces, personal hot tubs and Jacuzzi tubs, and daily breakfast delivered to guestrooms. Privacy and individual attention define the Huron House experience.
The Huron House Bed and Breakfast is located at 3124 North US-23, Oscoda, Michigan 48750. To make a reservation call (989) 739-9255 or visit www.huronhouse.com.
3. The Hotel Saugatuck
Gratitude Cake getaway – Saugatuck, MI
The Hotel Saugatuck is teaming up with local bakery, Cookies on Call! Baked Goods® to offer guests the opportunity to write a heartfelt note to mom that’s baked inside a delicious cake. “We get a lot of calls from adult children wanting to do something extra special for mom on Mother’s Day,” said Al Heminger,
co-owner of The Hotel Saugatuck. “We’re excited to offer a creative and delicious way to mark the upcoming holiday, particularly now with all the modern day challenges.” Adult children are asked to think back to their most special memory and email their message to The Hotel Saugatuck. They may also choose to handwrite a sentence or two and scan it (or send a clear photo) for the innkeepers to pass along to the bakery to print and bake. These custom mini cakes are baked to perfection with your messaging carefully tucked inside a protective dome. Guests choose the flavor of the six-inch cake, select from buttercream or cream cheese frosting, and edible sprinkles. “These cakes are very fun to bake,” said Abby Nemets, co-owner of Cookies on Call! Baked Goods® in South Haven. “We love baking all of our goods but there’s something special, privileged even, of baking a cake that holds such a special memory inside.” Guests who choose the gratitude cake getaway will need to contact The Hotel Saugatuck at least three business days in advance.
The gratitude cake getaway includes:
- 2-night stay at The Hotel Saugatuck
- Custom gratitude cake
- Bottle of sparkling cider
- Two glass memento flutes
- Complimentary next-day breakfast-in-bed
- Complimentary in-room dessert each evening
- Complimentary wireless internet
- Complimentary parking
The gratitude cake getaway costs start at $775 plus tax per couple. Guests must contact The Hotel Saugatuck at least three business days in advance for cake preparation.
About The Hotel Saugatuck
The Hotel Saugatuck is an 18-room luxury bed and breakfast with stunning views of Lake Kalamazoo, offering modern amenities, mere blocks from the vintage reminiscent small-town of Saugatuck and minutes from Douglas. Built in 1865, The Hotel Saugatuck, formerly the Twin Gables Inn, is the only original mill in the area still standing from the busy lumbering era. It is now comprised of a dozen rooms in the historic hotel and three duplex cottages, each with two guestrooms. All rooms feature king sized beds, private bathrooms, Jason Hydrotherapy Tubs with Micro-silk Technology, in-room breakfast, in-room dessert, fireplaces, and individual climate control. Privacy and individual attention define The Hotel Saugatuck experience. The Hotel Saugatuck is located at 900 Lake St., Saugatuck, MI 49453. https://www.thehotelsaugatuck.com/
As you can see, these are 3 very different bed and breakfasts that all offer a relaxing and wonderful Mother’s Day getaway.
Which will you choose for your Mother’s Day getaway?
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