Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Santa Barbara Hotel Discount For Women's Festivals Attendees On Feb 8th 2013



People from throughout the world will be attending a Santa Barbara event this weekend that is designed to empower women. It’s the 6th annual Women’s Festival and it returns this Friday, February 8th from 9am until 8pm. This full day event will be held at the Bacara Santa Barbara hotel.

The Women’s Festival will include a professional women’s exposition, an awards program and educational and enlightening discussions lead by authors, speakers, and women in leadership roles. Videos from past Women’s Festivals can be viewed on the festival’s website.

The 2013 Festival’s theme is “Health, Wealth and Soul” and the event will highlight a variety of issues facing women today including:
  • Improving future relationships
  • Creating a better world with philanthropy
  • Skills for success for building a better businesses
  • Getting healthier
  • Helping to make a better planet
  • Working with younger women in building future leaders
  • Lessons for the future by reviewing past role models
The Women’s Festival will also include entertainment in the expo area throughout the day. A full schedule of presentations and entertainment is available here.

The Women’s Festival works to benefit and encourage non-profit organizations that work towards women’s empowerment. These include; NAWBO-CA, Girls Inc., Future Women CEO’s, and the Women’s Foundation of California.  The Santa Barbara event provides for networking opportunities that can help in empowering women for years to come.

Tickets for the 6th Annual Women’s Festivals are $25 per person. There are also VIP packages available that also include exclusive events scheduled for Saturday, February 9th. Tickets are available onlineWith your ticket purchase this year, you will be helping to support the American Heart Association’s “Go Red for Women Santa Barbara” campaign.

The Santa Barbara Women’s Festivals is part of series of Women’s Festivals that take place each year. Other festivals are held in the Cayman Islands, Arizona and Ireland, with future events planned for the Sudan.

Attendees looking for accommodations may want to consider a bed and breakfast in Santa Barbara. The Cheshire Cat Inn, Santa Barbara B & B,  is offering a 20% discount for Women’s Festival participants and for those who are attending. Make sure you mention the Women's Festival when making reservations to receive your discount.

To learn more about this Santa Barbara event visit WomensFestivals.org.

ABOUT CHESHIRE CAT INN: Cheshire Cat Inn is a romantic and elegant Victorian Inn with old oak trees, fountains and flower filled gardens. This Santa Barbara bed and breakfast offers 18 guest rooms, suites and cottages, some with in-room Jacuzzi tubs, fireplaces, private decks and outdoor hot tubs. The Inn is located in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara, only four blocks from shops, restaurants, and theaters. This downtown Santa Barbara hotel has an Alice in Wonderland theme and offers Santa Barbara lodging with gracious English hospitality. Visit Cheshire Cat Inn at 36 W. Valerio St. Santa Barbara, CA, 93101, USA (805) 569-1610 by clicking on to their website, blog and facebook.


Saturday, February 2, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Santa Barbara B&B Highlights 3 Bike Rental Companies

February 2, 2013, Santa Barbara, CA - Cheshire Cat Inn (www.cheshirecat.com), a downtown bed and breakfast hotel highlighted three popular bike rental companies this month on their blog. Cheshire Cat Inn often receives requests from their guests asking for local bike tours in Santa Barbara. Travelers to the area will benefit from this informative review. Visit this page for more details.

Santa Barbara is a great biking town with well-established bike paths that you can explore on your own or with the help of an experienced bike tour operator. Cheshire Cat Inn recommends reviewing the following three websites which offer a wealth of information on the topic of Santa Barbara bicycling.

Bike Santa Barbara County: This website has a great overview of everything that has to do with Santa Barbara bikes. It includes information on Santa Barbara bike tours, bike shops, great bike rides and information about Santa Barbara bike rentals. They even have a listing of biking events through the end of the year so you can see what is happening in town during your stay.

Santa Barbara Adventure Company: Santa Barbara’s premiere adventure tour guide offers bike trips that include a wine country tour, mountains to shore, a seaside bike tour, and an Ojai Trail ride. Their site includes the length of the ride, level of difficulty, cost and a description of what is included in the tour.  Visit them on Facebook.

I Bike Santa Barbara: Perfect for a romantic weekend together, these tours take you right through the heart of Santa Barbara wine country. Tours include transportation to the gorgeous Santa Ynez Valley, a helmet, a new-model hybrid cycle, and a souvenir water bottle. A friendly and knowledgeable guide will take you on a tour that includes stops at Santa Barbara’s best vineyards along with visits to a lavender farm, miniature donkey and horse form, and a local olive ranch. This tour also includes a stop where you’ll get to enjoy a rustic picnic lunch along with a wine tasting at one of the award-winning Santa Ynez Valley wineries.  Visit them on Facebook.


ABOUT CHESHIRE CAT INN: Cheshire Cat Inn is a romantic and elegant Victorian Inn with old oak trees, fountains and flower filled gardens. This Santa Barbara bed and breakfast offers 18 guest rooms, suites and cottages, some with in-room Jacuzzi tubs, fireplaces, private decks and outdoor hot tubs. The Inn is located in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara, only four blocks from shops, restaurants, and theaters. This downtown Santa Barbara hotel has an Alice in Wonderland theme and offers Santa Barbara lodging with gracious English hospitality. Visit Cheshire Cat Inn at 36 W. Valerio St. Santa Barbara, CA, 93101, USA (805) 569-1610 by clicking on to their websiteblog and facebook.


How To Plan The Perfect Santa Barbara Biking Weekend

Cheshire Cat welcomes cycling guests of all abilities to our Santa Barbara inn. Whether you’re a novice just learning the pedals, an experienced bicycling enthusiast, a family looking for a weekend of healthy fun, or a couple sharing your passion for this sport on a romantic weekend getaway, our Santa Barbara bed and breakfast is the perfect starting point for all of your adventures.

Bike Riding In Santa Barbara
You’ll love bike riding in Santa Barbara. Our great year-round weather and beautiful California scenery lend themselves to some of the best biking in the U.S. In Santa Barbara bikes are almost as common as cars. Start your day on the flower-filled brick patio at our Santa Barbara bed & breakfast and enjoy samplings that might include fresh fruit, a traditional Continental breakfast, deep-dish French toast or an authentic Mexican frittata. Then head out to explore 78 miles of astonishing California coastline, mountains that rise up over 6800 feet, the Los Padres National Forest, or some of California’s finest wineries.

After an exhilarating day exploring the Santa Barbara bike paths together, come back to the best bed and breakfast in Santa Barbara for wine and hors d-oeuvres on our patio. Sample some of Santa Barbara’s best local wines and enjoy tasty hors d’oeuvres that will hit the spot. Regenerate yourself in our Santa Barbara hot tub or Santa Barbara Jacuzzi, and then choose from any of Santa Barbara’s nightlife activities, all within easy access from our romantic Victorian Inn. Evening chocolate chip cookies and brownies baked fresh daily will be available for your nibbling pleasure before bed, or our 24 hour refreshment center in the Eberle House is always open for tea, coffee, hot chocolate and ice.

Do-It-Yourself Biking or Santa Barbara Bike Tours

Santa Barbara is a great biking town with well-established bike paths that you can explore on your own and tour operators who offer bike rides from Santa Barbara inns to help you get the most out of your visit. Some websites you might want to visit as part of your trip planning include:

Santa Barbara Bike Rental - Activities in Santa Barbara Recommended By Cheshire Cat best bed and breakfast


Bike Santa Barbara County: This website has a great overview of everything that has to do with Santa Barbara bikes. It includes information on Santa Barbara bike tours, bike shops, great bike rides and information about Santa Barbara bike rentals. They even have a listing of biking events through the end of the year so you can see what is happening in town during your stay.





Santa Barbara Bike Rental - Activities in Santa Barbara Recommended By Cheshire Cat best bed and breakfast
Santa Barbara Adventure Company: Santa Barbara’s premiere adventure tour guide offers bike trips that include a wine country tour, mountains to shore, a seaside bike tour, and an Ojai Trail ride. Their site includes the length of the ride, level of difficulty, cost and a description of what is included in the tour.  Visit them on Facebook.

Santa Barbara Bike Rental - Activities in Santa Barbara Recommended By Cheshire Cat best bed and breakfast
I Bike Santa Barbara: Perfect for a romantic weekend together, these tours take you right through the heart of Santa Barbara wine country. Tours include transportation to the gorgeous Santa Ynez Valley, a helmet, a new-model hybrid cycle, and a souvenir water bottle. A friendly and knowledgeable guide will take you on a tour that includes stops at Santa Barbara’s best vineyards along with visits to a lavender farm, miniature donkey and horse form, and a local olive ranch. This tour also includes a stop where you’ll get to enjoy a rustic picnic lunch along with a wine tasting at one of the award-winning Santa Ynez Valley wineries.  Visit them on Facebook.

What better way is there to spend special time together than with the quiet thrill of bicycling during the day and one of the finest Santa Barbara b&bs at night? Get away from it all to Santa Barbara by designing the weekend of your dreams to include one of our in-room Jacuzzi tubs, outdoor hot tubs, fireplaces or private decks and you’ll have plenty of opportunities to remind yourselves of why you fell in love in the first place.

Make Cheshire Cat Inn your bed n breakfast of choice for all of your cycling weekends. Book a reservation online today, or contact us at (805) 569-1610 or cheshire@cheshirecat.com for further information.

ABOUT CHESHIRE CAT INN: Cheshire Cat Inn is a romantic and elegant Victorian Inn with old oak trees, fountains and flower filled gardens. This Santa Barbara bed and breakfast offers 18 guest rooms, suites and cottages, some with in-room Jacuzzi tubs, fireplaces, private decks and outdoor hot tubs. The Inn is located in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara, only four blocks from shops, restaurants, and theaters. This downtown Santa Barbara hotel has an Alice in Wonderland theme and offers Santa Barbara lodging with gracious English hospitality. Visit Cheshire Cat Inn at 36 W. Valerio St. Santa Barbara, CA, 93101, USA (805) 569-1610 by clicking on to their websiteblog and facebook.