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Bayfront Marin House
St. Augustine, Florida
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St. Augustine After the Storm: An Update

Soon after the storm, we had many people call us and ask the following question: Is St. Augustine ready for visitors? We personally were ready on October 24, and most stores, restaurants and attractions beat us back–opening on or around the 14th. The answer then, and now, is absolutely yes. If you go to some … Read More

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Florida’s Cocktail Trail: From St. Augustine to Atlantic Beach

Florida’s scenic A1A is not just a great Sunday drive, looking out over the dunes and ocean up and down the coast. It’s also a great place to stop for a relaxing and refreshing drink. We’re not talking about any drink, but one made with fresh Florida orange juice or grapefruit juice, mixed with spirits … Read More

8 Things You Have Wrong About Bed and Breakfasts

Since we’ve owned the inn, it’s amazed me how many first-time bed and breakfasters stay with us, and greet me in the morning, saying “This isn’t at all what I thought a bed and breakfast would be like!” After that comment, I often ask what they thought it would be like–apparently there is an image of … Read More

Where to Stay in St. Augustine: A Bed and Breakfast for Everyone

If you’re looking for the best place to stay in St. Augustine, let us offer the following suggestion: The Bayfront Marin House, located right on the water in downtown St. Augustine. Why, you ask? Consider the following advantages: 1. Location. In addition to being beautiful, St. Augustine is a very walkable town (note to self: … Read More

Shop Local: Stay in a BnB On Your Next Business Trip

Tired of staying at chain hotels while traveling for business? Check out our latest press release on how to stay at a bed and breakfast for your next out-of-town meeting: Sandy Wieber, owner of the Bayfront Marin House, an award-winning bed and breakfast in St. Augustine, FL, has a suggestion for corporate road warriors: travel … Read More

Ain’t Life Grand

If you’re going to name your hotel The Grand, you’d better make sure that you live up to the name. To the Musser family, current owners of The Grand Hotel in Mackinac Island…you’ve got nothing to worry about. Your little place fits the bill to a “t”. The Grand Hotel (http://www.grandhotel.com/) is located on Mackinac … Read More

She Knew You Way Back When

As some of you may know, the hub and I restored a house in Galveston Texas a couple of years ago. (And by “restored”, I mean we bought a house in good shape, watched it fill up with nine feet of water during Hurricane Ike, and then “restored” it to its original good shape. With … Read More