California's Best B&Bs

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Open Road, Jun 1, 2001 - Travel - 288 pages
Where can you relax in a former villa once owned by silent screen legend Marion Davies, sleep in the shadow of an historic lighthouse along an expanse of craggy coastline, or savor the coastal views from an island mansion built by chewing gum mogul William Wrigley ? California, of course. California's Best B&Bs is a compilation of the top 100 establishments throughout the state. The book explores the creme de la creme of California's B&Bs, from the southernmost tip to those brushing up against the Oregon border, and also includes the breathtaking Central Coast, San Francisco Bay area, Gold Country and the High Sierras. Many of these establishments offer more than just a sunrise meal and place to rest your head. Discover cooking lessons, gourmet meals, en suite spa services, garden tours, afternoon wine tastings, pet-friendly places, family-style settings, and the fascinating histories hidden behind each grand door. In addition, the book delivers anecdotal sidebars and informative travel tips. From the simply sublime to the incredibly quaint, from the modestly priced to the price you pay for luxury, this travel guide will open the doors to some of the most breathtaking places in California, describing each one in detail. The book will appeal to an array of travelers, from couples in search of a romantic hideaway and traveling families to history buffs and the seasoned gourmand. With this unique guide, travelers of all means will discover the essence of California dreamin'.

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Elizabeth Borsting is also the author of "Open Road's L.A. with Kids" and "Best of Northern California". She lives in Long Beach, California, where she owns and operates a public relations firm.

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