Creates Bed and Breakfast Tour for National Historic Road Celebration May 31-June 4

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The bicentennial anniversary of the Historic National Road will be celebrated along an 824-mile yard sale of treasures, trash and trinkets., a leading online bed and breakfast directory, has created a special bed and breakfast tour featuring inns along the route.

This year commemorates the 200-year anniversary of the Historic National Road, “America’s First Interstate”. Throughout 2006, many events have been scheduled to commemorate the bicentennial of the Historic National Road, but probably the most unusual is an 824-mile yard sale running through six states: Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. To celebrate the bicentennial,, a leading online bed and breakfast directory, has created a special bed and breakfast tour featuring inns along the route.

Bed and breakfast tour stops:

St. Louis, Mo. – The Fleur-de-Lys Mansion or The Lodge at Grant’s Trail

Effingham, Ill. – Martin Ranch

Indianapolis, Ind. – Stone Soup Inn

Columbus, Ohio – Greenleaf House

Glen Dale, W.Va. – Bonnie Duane Bed & Breakfast

Farmington, Penn. – The Quiet House B&B with Cottages

Grantsville, Md. – The Stonebow Inn

Baltimore, Md. – Abacrombie Fine Foods & Accommodations or Scarborough Fair B&B

The complete tour can be found at

The bed and breakfast tour offers a unique blend of old and contemporary, gourmet and home style. When you want a break from the bargains, some bed and breakfasts are housed in historical buildings that create the ideal setting from which to set out on an exploration of other early American sites. But even the oldest do not skimp on modern amenities. Most inns are close to a wide array of restaurants and shops, while others are tucked away in more remote areas surrounded by natural beauty and outdoor activities. Innkeepers are a great source of information on the best dining and points of interest and will be happy to help you cater your trip to your tastes. is a top rated bed and breakfast directory providing listings of thousands of bed and breakfasts and inns worldwide. features a "Current Specials" section listing packages and special deals from inns across the country. The listing can be e-mailed to those who sign up for a free newsletter. Guests to the site can find just the right bed and breakfast by searching 26 amenities, including location, price, activities and specific amenities like hot tub and full breakfast. Previous guests' comments are also posted to aid future guests in making lodging decisions. Bed and breakfast gift certificates are available at and are good at more than 1,000 inns nationwide.


Mary White

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