Reasons To Travel Archives - Bayfront Marin House
Bayfront Marin House
St. Augustine, Florida
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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┬ástay 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

The Star Drugstore: A Lot of Firsts, and a Good Place for Seconds!

I had lunch today at the Star Drug Store in Galveston (http://www.galvestonstardrug.com/). It’s a great little historic place. They claim to be the oldest drug store in Texas, and it’s a pretty sincere and non-falutin’ place, so I’m inclined to believe that their research is correct. The history doesn’t end there: the porcelain Coca-Cola sign … Read More

Work Stay of the Day

Last week was my company’s strategic planning session. We strategically used the facilities at the Mount Washington Conference Center, strategically located in Mount Washington, just a few minutes from downtown Baltimore. Mount Washington is a cute little area, lined with serious looking Victorians and well cut lawns. Of course, you’ll only see that if you … Read More