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A very Merry Christmas in Prescott, Arizona!!

IPA Magazine and IPA Travel are constantly looking for special places to spend the Holidays~~ this year we chose the old west, historical town of Prescott, Arizona, which combines modern and historical. Just a short drive from the Phoenix Sky Harbor airport, makes this unique, historical town easy to access. Or maybe a 7-8 hour drive from Los Angeles. This area is becoming quite popular!  With the surrounding areas, including Prescott Valley, there’s a population close to 150,000.I ask myself, as I’m driving through the historical part of town, what catches my eye as far as lodging? For me, it was the SpringHill Suites Marriott. I must say, I did do my homework before arriving in town and I couldn’t ignore all of the positive remarks on the internet about the SpringHill Suites Marriott. The grounds were kept and beautiful as Ipulled up to the valet style hotel entrance, although you park for free.  While checking in, I was treated like a King!  The staff was polite an
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Weller House Inn, Fort Bragg, Ca.

  One of the most historical Bed and Breakfast in Fort Bragg is the Weller House Inn. It was just voted in 2014, #3 out of 56 places to stay along the Mendocino Coast. The Inn was built in 1886. It’s on the National Register of Historic places.  Some history about the Inn; Horace Aaron Weller came to Fort Bragg to manage the Company Store, and built a one and a half story Victorian in 1886. In 1897, he added a second and third floor, making extensive use of beautiful redwood and fir paneling throughout the house, bringing the house to its present size of 10,000 square feet.The main floor had ten rooms with a large entrance hall, comprising several paneled eating rooms, a study, parlor, music room, kitchen, pantry room, game room and office. Two seat benches and a redwood gothic arch enhance the hall and staircase, and there are three distinctive fireplaces. Four large bedrooms, together with a hall, bathroom and a three room attic complete the second floor. The master bedrooms wer
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The Joseph House Inn (Bed and Breakfast) Bishop, Ca.

What do you think of when a ‘Bed and Breakfast’ comes to mind? For me, it’s the essence of hospitality, comfort, beauty, delicious food, beautiful decor, lovely rooms and ambiance that pleases your senses, so you want to come back. Also a great location! I recently found this at THE JOSEPH HOUSE INN in Bishop, Ca. By the way, this is the ONLY ‘Bed and Breakfast’ in Bishop. This is a rare jewel, that reminded me of an ‘oasis in the desert’. It’s a beautiful place that welcomes you; especially the hosts, Myriam, Hilde and Max. I felt like I knew them for years. Myriam, the daughter of Hilde and Max, runs the operation and is an outstanding host. You don’t want to miss her gourmet breakfast that is included in your stay. You will be graced with all of the comforts of home; a welcoming glass of wine or beer when you arrive, fresh flowers that adorn your bedroom, fine linens, thick cotton towels, hairdryers, plush robes, TV’s with
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