Lehigh Valley’s newest hotel…Hyatt Place

October 7th, 2009 posted by

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Last Friday I had the pleasure of touring the newly opened Hyatt Place in Historic Bethlehem. As a former hotelier, I of course had to see every nook and cranny. Wow, what a cool concept!

As I walked in the door Ben Romanoff, the manager, introduced himself. I mentioned this was my first time in the new property and he immediately offered a tour, beaming from ear to ear like a proud new parent.

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My next Lehigh Valley “Staycation”

September 2nd, 2009 posted by

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Wydnor hall

The term "staycation" has been floating around since last summer, but I think some are missing the boat on this one. Sure, we aren't hopping on jets and resetting our watches in different time zones like we used to, but that doesn't mean you have to spend vacation time looking at dirty dishes in the sink. Your luggage called…it wants to get out of the attic!

Lehigh Valley is home to many fine inns and bed & breakfasts and today, I'm going to mention one favorite of mine, Wydnor Hall in Bethlehem.

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Raft & Stay in Jim Thorpe

July 7th, 2009 posted by

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Inn at jim thorpe courtesy of bbonline dot com

It was about this time last year that I was ready for a vacation but didn't have the money to really go on vacation, so I did the next best thing: I booked a "Raft and Stay" package for Kent and I at The Inn at Jim Thorpe.

The package was incredibly affordable. For under $200 a person, we got:

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The dream of a lifetime

February 16th, 2009 posted by

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Glasbern Gatehouse

Ever since college I’ve dreamed of owning a B&B or country inn. Now, I don’t think this will ever come true – unless I win the lottery – but it’s still nice to dream. But if I did win the lottery, I want to own Glasbern in Fogelsville.

Glasbern is a true gem. Every time I visit I get this tranquil feeling as soon as I pull up the long driveway. You would think I was hours from home in the middle of nowhere, but actually it is less than fifteen minutes from where I live.

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