We’ve chosen a colorful fellow to help us wrap up winter and head into springtime in the mountains of Western North Carolina: our March 2015 bird in our 12 Months of Birding at the Inn blog series is none other than the Purple Finch.
We’re excited to announce a little (well, two little and one big) facelift to bathrooms in three of our guest rooms. Two rooms, the Mountain Laurel Room and Maple Tree Room, have new tile showers, while the most popular room at the Inn on Mill Creek Bed &Breakfast, the Evergreen Room (formerly the Lake View Room), has a brand new bathroom with walk-in tile shower and large jetted air spa tub.
It’s Spring, which means it’s time for the annual celebration at Biltmore Estate known as Biltmore Blooms. Biltmore, located in Asheville, NC, is an 8,000-acre estate owned by descendents of George Washington Vanderbilt. And much of the estate grounds is like a big nature park, allowing for visitors to meander along different pathways, surrounded by spring-blooming shrubs and flowers.
Well, well, well, what do we have here?
Warblers and vireos and buntings, oh my! Birding enthusiasts and nature lovers, bring your binoculars and join us for the Blue Ridge Mountains spring migration birding weekend coming up on May 8-10, 2015, hosted by the Inn on Mill Creek B&B, a site on the North Carolina Birding Trail, Mountains Region.