Since spring has officially arrived (according the calendar, anyway), that means the season for golf is getting underway as well. In addition to the best in beds and breakfasts, many B&B’s across the country also offer great golfing packages that are on par with some of the bigger resort experiences. Here are a few to consider scheduling some tee time with.
Shelter Island House, Shelter Island Heights, NY
The intimately sized Shelter House Island is a beautiful boutique hotel that features gracious accommodations, spa bathrooms, chic décor and local art. Complimentary amenities include continental breakfast, Wi-Fi, a pool, an outstanding on-site restaurant and bar. With the Shelter Island Golf Weekend package, guests enjoy 9 holes of golf at The Shelter Island Country Club, also known as “Goat Hill.” The course covers 2,512 yards of widely varying terrain, and the Club resides on one of the island’s highest points showcasing spectacular views of Dering Harbor and Peconic Bay. The package includes 9 holes of golf, a golf cart and a Club Rental Clubhouse Cocktail at the Club House Restaurant, all for just $55 per person. It’s available from April to October 31st.
Market Street Inn, Taylorville, IL
Located just 29 miles from Springfield, Market Street Inn offers guests eight delightfully decorated rooms that feature modern amenities such as wireless DSL and private baths with double whirlpool tubs. Area activities include biking and exploring the Lincoln Prairie trail, shopping, dining, and of course, golfing. With the Golf Stay & Play package, the Inn is offering a two-night stay in a whirlpool room and two rounds of complimentary golf at Taylorville Lake Shore Golf Course. Taylorville Lake Shore Golf Course is a challenging course that was rated at 4.5 by Golf Digest. This special is available for the 2016 golfing season, must be booked directly with the Inn and must be mentioned at the time of booking. No other discounts may be applied.
Bourbon Manor Bed & Breakfast Inn, Bardstown KY
Situated near numerous popular local sights, including My Old Kentucky Home State Park, Historic Trains and Museums, Civil War historical sites, Kentucky’s Wine Trail, and of course, the world-famous Bourbon Distilleries, the inviting Bourbon Manor Bed & Breakfast Inn offers something for everyone – including golfers! Its spacious accommodations feature private bathrooms, free high-speed Wi-Fi, flat-screen cable TV’s, and 600 thread-count Egyptian cotton sheets, among other amenities. The Deluxe Golf Package includes deluxe B&B accommodations (upgrade to a Jacuzzi Room for $25), tee time and cart of your choice at either My Old Kentucky Home State Park or Lincoln Homestead State Park, a wine & cheese reception and dinner at the restaurant of your choice ($50 dining certificate). Package price is only $299, a $50 savings.
York Harbor Inn, York Harbor, ME
Golfers craving the ultimate seaside experience will find the breathtaking York Harbor Inn in York Harbor, ME, which features luxury accommodations, numerous amenities and an ideal location, to be a dream come true. With the inn’s Golf & Stay on the Maine Coast Package, guests enjoy overnight accommodations in your preferred style of room; a continental breakfast with homemade pastries, fresh fruit and more, served in the ocean view 1637 Restaurant; complimentary wireless internet access; two beverage vouchers for the Ships Cellar Pub; a three-course dinner for two including meal tax and gratuity, served in any of the inn’s three restaurants; plus, 18 holes of golf with cart for two players at The Links at Outlook Golf Course. Package price depends on room type selected. Package is for one night, and doesn’t include 9% Maine lodging tax. Country Inn Rooms are priced at $329 during midweek and $379 on weekends. Yorkshire Rooms are $359 during midweek and $439 on weekends. Luxury Rooms are $399 during midweek and $489 on weekends.
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