Newsletter Archive

March 2023 – Rediscovering the Enchantment of Downtown Santa Barbara; A Magical Coastal Nature Retreat Near Half Moon Bay; Spring Lodging Specials and Packages for 2023; Chilled Crab Gazpacho from Montecito Inn

February 2023 – California’s Most Romantic Boutique Hotels and B&Bs; Discover the Uncrowded Seaside Haven of Summerland; Tie the Knot with Elopement Packages from California Inns; Dungeness Crab Benedict from Nick’s Cove

January 2023 – 6 Newly-Revamped Hotels to Visit in 2023; Host a Private Chef Dinner at a California Boutique Hotel; Mine + Farm: A Modern, Thoughtfully-Designed Spin on a Bed and Breakfast Inn; Cinnamon Bread Pudding Surprise with Caramelized Apples from Donner Lake Inn

December 2022 – Wintertime Magic in Sonoma County; 12 Wellness Retreats to Reset for the New Year; Cozy Up with Winter Lodging Specials from California Inns; Kelly’s Famous Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies from Chateau Tivoli

November 2022 – 14 Historic Lighthouses that Still Watch Over the California Coast; 10 Victorian Hotels that Transport Guests to California’s Gilded Age; Best Boutique Hotels for Thanksgiving Dinner 2022; Tortilla Soup from Hotel Bel-Air

October 2022 – Book a Spooky Stay at One of California’s Historic, Haunted Hotels; Wildlife Adventures and Fine Dining in Bodega Bay; 25 Boutique Hotels for an Unforgettable Corporate Retreat; Morning Pie from Elk Cove Inn & Spa

September 2022 – Best Places to Wake Up in a Vineyard; Hottest Performing Arts Tickets in California this Fall; Fantastic Fall Specials at California’s Boutique Hotels; Cloud Soufflé from Gables Wine Country Inn

August 2022 – 12 Most Pet-Friendly Boutique Hotels and B&Bs in California; California’s 10 Best Cycling Destinations; Intimate B&Bs Near the Beach in Los Angeles; Martha’s Southwestern Eggs from the Headlands Inn

July 2022 – 7 Revamped Motor Lodges for Your Next Road Trip; Endless Views and Endless Summer in Dana Point; An Unexpected Oasis of Modern Design in Downtown Napa; Rainbow Beet Salad from the Brewery Gulch Inn

June 2022 – Best Places to Kayak and SUP in California; 10 Fun, Family-Friendly Boutique Hotels in California; A Luxurious Base Camp and a Taste of Summer in Napa Valley; Crustless Gluten-Free Leek Quiche from Monte Cristo Inn

May 2022 – A Guide to Visiting California’s National Parks in 2022; Yountville: Exploring Napa Valley’s Culinary Epicenter; 7 Over-the-Top Breakfast Experiences at California Boutique Inns; Pasadena: A Treasure Trove of Cultural and Culinary Attractions

April 2022 – Top Green Boutique Hotels in California; Calistoga’s Soothing Hot Springs and Mud Baths; Unique Travel and Dining for an Unforgettable Mother’s Day; Music Festival Season Returns to California

March 2022 – 9 California Destinations for Spectacular Spring Wildflowers; Springtime Specials and Packages for a Season of Renewal; Lemon Pound Cake Muffins from Hennessey House; Profiles in Hospitality: Interviews with 6 California Innkeepers

February 2022 Most Romantic Suites at California Boutique Hotels; Solo Vacations in California: the Best Destination Inns for Traveling Alone; Savor a Romantic Valentine’s Dinner at Home with Recipes from California’s Boutique Inns; A Romantic Seaside Escape to Quiet Cambria

January 20229 New and Newly Revamped Boutique Hotels to Visit in 2022; 15 Cozy Winter Cabins in California; Savor Cabernet Season with a Stay in Napa Valley this Winter; Midwinter Herbal Tea Blend from Westport Hotel

December 2021Best Fireplaces at California Inns; Save with Winter Lodging Specials; Dungeness Crab Mac and Cheese from Nick’s Cove; Holiday Magic Returns to San Francisco this Season

November 2021 – 7 Festive California Getaways for the Holiday Season; Best Thanksgiving Dinners at California Boutique Hotels for 2021; Croissant French Toast with Spiced Fall Fruit from Candlelight Inn; Modern Luxury and Timeless Elegance of the Hotel Drisco

October 2021 – 10 Charming Small-Town Getaways for Fall; Best Historic and Outdoor Attractions at the Presidio in San Francisco; Most Unique Amenities at California Inns; East Brother Light Station Reopens to Visitors

September 2021 – Best Places for Fall Color in California; San Francisco’s Vibrant Mission District Offers Authentic Taste of the City; Enticing Fall Specials and Packages at California Inns; The Recipe for Market Mushroom Strudel from Simpson House Inn

August 2021 – Time Travel Escapes at California Boutique Hotels; Best Boutique Hotels in California’s College Towns; The Recipe for Bacon-Wrapped Polenta with Baked Eggs from the Inn on Randolph

July 2021 – The Best Time to Visit San Francisco is Now; Summer Stargazing at California’s Secluded B&Bs; Best Post-Pandemic Guest Service Innovations at California Inns; The Recipe for Raspberry Pikelets with Mascarpone from The Bissell House

June 2021 – Best Outdoor Fire Pits to Cozy Up to at California Inns; 12 Quiet, Uncrowded Beach Destinations in California; Best Summer Cocktails to Celebrate California’s Reopening; Tee Off Summer with Golf Packages from California Inns

May 2021 – 3 California Summer Road Trips; How to Spend a Perfect Weekend on Catalina Island; Pineapple Ricotta Muffins from Napa’s Hennessey House; Elopement Packages for a Memorable Wedding

April 2021 – 23 Rural Escapes to Cure Post-Pandemic Cabin Fever; Two Enchanting Escapes in Marin County; 6 California Babymoon Packages for Pre-Parenthood Bliss; Spring Blooms and Inspiring Seascapes on the Mendocino Coast

March 2021 – Suites with the Best Views; Spring Staycation Specials from California Inns; 3 Fast Breakfast Recipes; Work from Home Packages at California Inns

February 2021 – 10 Snowy Winter Escapes in California; Sweeten Valentine’s Day with Dessert Recipes from California B&Bs; Dreamy Bathtubs for a Warm Winter Soak; Design Inspiration from 4 California Inns

January 2021 – Order Take-Out for California Restaurant Month; 11 Wellness Retreats for 2021; California Inns Featured in Film and Television Shows; Mökki Pannukakku from Tahoma Meadows B&B Cottages

December 2020 – 7 California Boutique Hotels to Visit in Your Dreams; Holiday Cookie Recipes from California Inns; Unique Holiday Gift Ideas from California Boutique Hotels; Support Small Business this Holiday Season

November 2020 – 9 Magical B&B Inns for the Holidays; Calistoga: Northern California’s Spa Capital; 15 Remote California Inns Close to Nature; San Luis Obispo: The Central Coast’s Unhurried Hub of Food, Wine, and Culture

October 2020 – Enticing Fall Deals at California Boutique Hotels; Coastal Escapes South of San Francisco for a Fall Getaway; The Recipe for Truffle Carrot Risotto from Hotel Cerro; Spooky Stays at California’s Historic, Haunted Hotels; 5 Reasons to Book Direct for your Next Hotel Stay

September 2020 – Trade Working-From-Home for Working-from-Dream-Destinations at these California Boutique Hotels; Santa Barbara: Al Fresco Dining, Outdoor Attractions, and Intimate Lodging on the American Riviera; For a Wine Country Getaway Without the Crowds, Raise a Glass in California’s Up-and-Coming Wine Regions; The Recipe for Amaretto French Toast from Goodman House Bed & Breakfast

August 2020 – California Inns with International Flare, Best Small Inns to Elope in a Post-COVID World, Late Summer Savings at California Inns and the Recipe for Wild Huckleberry Whole Wheat Pancakes with Pine Nut Butter

July 2020 – Poolside Retreats for a Quiet Summer Retreat, Irresistible Deals on California Getaways for Summer, Clean + Safe Inns Strive to Ensure Guests’ Health Safety and the Recipe for Tangy, Sweet Ginger Scallops with Artichoke Pesto Mashed Potatoes

June 2020 – Rare Summer Specials at California Inns, The Enduring, Historic Charm of California’s Oldest Hotels, A Quiet Oceanfront Escape to the Lost Coast, and the Recipe for Blueberry Crunch Muffins from Old St. Angela Inn

May 2020 – Gift Certificate Specials, 5 Fabulous Mother’s Day Recipes, How to Make Home Feel Like Your Favorite B&B, and Region Spotlight on Healdsburg, CA

April 2020 – Garden Inspiration from California Inns, 5 Inns that have Re-Invented Themselves During COVID-19, Morocco-tinis: A Virtual Vacation in a Martini Glass, Gift Certificate Specials and Other Deals During COVID-19, and a recipe for Eggs Gruyere from the Gables Wine Country Inn

March 2020 – Best Breakfasts with a View, Downtown Napa, Early Spring Travel Deals, Pescadero Creek Inn, Yosemite Rose Bed & Breakfast, and a recipe for Spring Pea Fricassée with Ling Cod

February 2020 – 17 Most Romantic Suites at California Boutique Hotels, Great Inns for a Winter Adventure in Lake Tahoe, Romantic Getaways at Bargain Rates, The Recipe for Nutella French Toast, Donner Lake Inn and New Inn Spotlight of Fall River Hotel

January 2020 – 14 Cozy Winter Cabins in California, Best Winter Deals, Sunny Escape to La Jolla, Warm-Spiced Carrot Cake Muffins, and Frenchtown Inn