now you can find lodging on your cell phone or iPod!
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.
For instance, stay with
Bill Putman at
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.
Dear VC, "I
just love your site. The pictures are great. We stayed at B&B's
all along our route across the country. Thanks for making our
trip great." - BJ and Company
Dear VC, "I bookmarked your site - love the
recipes! Every time I have friends over I find something great
to make for them from your Internet Cookbook. Like the
pictures too!" - Carly
Virtual Cities' 1st
Travelers Choice Lodging Directory has some new feature that
are free to our member properties - check it out!
and meet some
really great people!
are amazing people!
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
Inn, Tolland, CT.
Ken and Ellen
Landis, Landis Shores Inn, Half Moon Bay, CA
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 virtualcities.com
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
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
Your hostess, Susan
Livingston at the
Inn, Marblehead, MA, is a 40-year resident, Historical
Society member, retired dressmaker, and nationally-ranked
competitive Master swimmer.
Bill & Cathy Cowan
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
Cliff Crest B&B,
Santa Cruz, California
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.
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
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.