Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado ENewsletter
Rise and Dine, It's B&B Time with Colorado's Best!
Did you know if you #BookDirect you can save time & money?
Booking Direct through our Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado (BBIC) website which lists each of our members and direct links to the official individual websites, provides more detailed info, up-to-date availability and other lodging options including great inn packages, and special offers you will only find if you #BookDirect. Our association website includes direct links to our member’s individual websites and availability calendars to save you time when you #BookDirect! It's the perfect hub for great B&B places to stay while visiting Colorado.  And, you'll be assured independent properties meet quality standards through their association membership.

The Colorado Bed & Breakfast DirectoryJust Released!!! Our new 2019 updated Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado Print Directory provides information on our B&B member inns throughout Colorado, information on each property, direct contact information, links to visit their "official" websites and a bonus B&B member recipe. If you'd prefer to visit our website, you'll find more great recipes, #BookDirect links to member properties, availability calendars and an order form for our free print directory, so you'll have our brochure to take with you on your vacation, getaway or business travels. When staying at a Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado property, you'll be assured to "Rest at the Best Colorado has to offer"! Click here to order your FREE print directory! Can't wait for snail mail? Download Now!

Inn-sider Tips to Colorado Fun!
Antlers on the Creek in DurangoHere are just a few of the many great happenings close by our Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado member inns:
Enjoy these events close-by to your local B&B inn!
Colorado Springs - Crescent Lily Inn & Holden House 1902 B&B Inn  Event: Labor Day Lift Off  August 31-September 2
Cripple Creek - Carr Manor
Event: Victor Burro Race September 8 American Veterans Rally August 16
Event: Four Corners Motorcycle Rally August 31-September 2
Event: Copper Country VIP  August 31-September 1
Event: Pikes Peak Marathon & Ascent August 22-25
Event: Monument Indie Fest  August 31-September 1
Event: Farm to Fiddle August 9-10 Mountain Harvest Festival September 26-29
Event: Mushroom Foray August 16
Woodland Park - Pikes Peak Paradise
Event: Farmers Market Thru September 27 Vietnam Veterans Traveling Wall August 15-18

Inns of Colorado Member Spotlight!
Arbor House in South Fork is a beautiful inn located in scenic surroundingsArbor House Inn Bed & Breakfast on the River is a southern Colorado bed & breakfast, beautifully located on the banks of the South Fork of the Rio Grande River in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, complete with cliff side views and almost a quarter mile of private river. The Inn offers the discriminating traveler the amenities of a fine hotel with the warmth and comfort of a private home in casual mountain elegance. Outdoor amenities include a canopied hot tub on the back deck, vine-covered log arbor, picnic/sitting area with fire pit, dining/serving tables, and barbeque grill. Private fishing is available on site as well as horseshoes and croquet. Numerous outdoor activities are Arbor House includes beautiful guest roomsavailable locally throughout the year such as golfing, fishing, horseback riding, ATVing, hiking, biking, snowmobiling, downhill and cross-country skiing. In nearby towns, guests can take in an inspiring performance at the Creede Repertory Theatre or enjoy a theraputic soak in the Pagosa Hot Springs. Each of the five guestrooms has its own private bath, unique decor, and king, queen or twin beds. All guestrooms have satellite TV, DVD playerArbor House has views of the river, wireless internet, stocked mini refrigerator, microwave, coffee/tea service, hairdryer, robes, andInnkeepers Laurie and Keith Arbor House complimentary chocolates. The honeymoon suite also offers a candelabra fireplace, whirlpool tub for two, and the option of breakfast delivered to the guestroom. Breakfast is served daily in the dining room or al fresco on the deck with views of the river, cliffs, and mountain meadows. The Arbor House Inn B&B is a wonderful destination for a romantic elopement or an intimate, mountain wedding with a few of your favorite guests.  Innkeepers Laurie and Keith Bratton are dedicated to providing the best in hospitality during your stay in this beautiful Colorado riverside B&B.

Join Us! Are You a Colorado Innkeeper?
Are you a Colorado Innkeeper? Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado is the only Bed & Breakfast Association in our state exclusively representing bed and breakfasts. Our quality standards assure guests of a comfortable stay and provide marketing opportunities. Click here for Membership Information, an online application and self-evaluation checklist.

Inn the Know...Specials
Holden House offers breakfast served in the privacy of your suiteHolden House 1902 Bed & Breakfast Inn Breakfast EnSuite Anyone? This Colorado Springs Inn offers add-on Romantic Packages including the Romance Breakfast En-Suite with a specially prepared breakfast served en suite which can be yours any day for just an additional $15 per day. Want to relax or just spend a morning moment without having to arrive at the dining room breakfast table? Then this is the package for you. The Sparkling Package includes chilled sparkling cider and two complimentary Holden House signature embossed wine glasses at check-in and delicious gourmet breakfast served in the privacy of your suite.
Avenue Hotel B&B Manitou SpringsAvenue Hotel Bed & Breakfast in Manitou Springs is offering a Last Minute Getaway Special.  Reservations must be made within 24 hours of arriving to receive $25 Off a one night stay. Must call to reserve 719-685-1277.

Inn the Kitchen - Delicious B&B Recipes! 
Raspberry Muffins
Number of Servings: 12
1½ cups unbleached all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ cup sugar
¼ cup packed dark brown sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
½ cup butter, melted
1 egg, lightly beaten
½ cup milk
1¼ cups fresh raspberries
1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
Directions: Preheat oven to 350°. Line 12 muffin cups with paper liners. Sift the
flour, sugar, brown sugar, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon together
into a medium size mixing bowl and make a well in the center. Place
the egg, melted butter, and milk in the well. Stir with a wooden spoon
just until ingredients are combined. Quickly stir in the raspberries and
lemon zest. Fill each muffin cup ¾ full with the batter.
Streusel Topping
2 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
¼ cup unbleached all-purpose flour
½ cup chopped pecans
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
½ cup packed dark brown sugar
1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
Directions: Combine the pecans, brown sugar, flour, cinnamon and lemon zest
in a small bowl. Pour in the melted butter and stir to combine. Sprinkle
this mixture evenly over the top of each muffin. Bake until nicely
browned and firm, 20 to 25 minutes.
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