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Amazing Innkeepers

This will be a regular feature for our Virtual Cities newsletter. Through our online lodging directory you can meet a diversely interesting assortment of properties hosted by very fascinating people.

Bill Putman, Simmons Homestead Inn, Hyannisport, Massachusetts

For instance, stay with Bill Putman at Simmons Homestead Inn in Hyannisport, MA and you will see his vast collection of vintage sport cars (all red). His Toad Hall has a great private collection of over 50 Classic Sports Cars, mostly English with some Japanese and European ones.


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Some innkeepers make beds and some innkeepers really make beds! Innkeeper, Stephen Beeching has been designing and hand-building fine furniture since 1980. He hand-made the beds at the Tolland Inn, Tolland, CT.

Ken and Ellen Landis, Landis Shores Inn, Half Moon Bay, CA

Innkeepers of Landis Shores Inn, Half Moon Bay, California

When you stay at a small hotel or B&B you will have the opportunity to meet incredible innkeepers. These are people who bring a wealth of life experience, knowledge of their local charms, and a open spirit of hospitality. This newsletter celebrates their special talents and interests that make staying with them even more rewarding. This is just a small sampling of the wonderful people who hosts guests from all over the world that you can find on 1st Travelers Lodging Directory at

Chef Ken Landis is a frequent wine judge across the state of California. He also conducts cooking demonstrations at major food and wine events, and creates the Landis Shore inn's legendary New Year's Eve dinner. Ellen Landis, wine educator, speaker, and consultant, is a frequent wine judge at national and international wine competitions.

Your hostess, Susan Livingston at the Harborside Inn, Marblehead, MA, is a 40-year resident, Historical Society member, retired dressmaker, and nationally-ranked competitive Master swimmer.

Bill & Cathy Cowan at Hale Kua Guest House, Hawaii are very active in agriculture on Kauai. Their beautiful eight-acre property is a developing tropical timber arboretum, graced with many species of tropical fruit and flowering timber trees. Investigate their development of a bio-diverse 4,000-acre timber planting on Kauai.

Cliff Crest B&B, Santa Cruz, California

Cliff Crest Bed & Breakfast, Santa Cruz, CA

At Cliff Crest B&B in Santa Cruz, California you will meet Contantin and Adriana Gehriger. He is a chemical engineer and consultant and she is a painter, sculptor and has realized two murals in downtown Santa Cruz. Black Bear Inn, Ketchikan, Alaska

In Alaska the pleasure is meeting people who know and love their surroundings for instance Jim Church innkeeper of Black Bear Inn in Ketchikan is a 4th generation Alaskan. While Al Lamberson & Sheila Morrow, who own and operate Alaska's Treehouse Inn, Seward run marathons. They actively experience the great Alaskan outdoors kayaking, biking, camping, and hiking, and are delighted to share their knowledge of the area's history, activities, and sights. Sheila is also a glass artist and avid gardener.

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