Blue Ridge, Ga., from $96 per room per night
Aska Lodge is offering a birding special, which includes a two-night stay, full candlelit breakfast daily, a $20 lodging credit, a "Georgia Birds" pocket guide, and a birdhouse to take home. While you explore the mountains of north Georgia, be on the lookout for thrashers, goldfinches, indigo buntings, rose-breasted grosbeaks, red-shouldered hawks, and hummingbirds. In addition to the freebies, this special presents a discount of 10 percent off the regular room rate. Rates range from $96 to $120 per night for a room with a private bath.
When: Through June 26, 2009.
Details: Based on a two-night stay, Sunday–Thursday. Taxes are an additional 10 percent. Based on single or double occupancy.
Contact: 706/632-0178, askalodge.net.
Westfield, N.Y., from $100 per room per night
In its efforts to promote bike riding, western New York's William Seward Inn Bed and Breakfast will reward guests who bring their bikes by giving them a gourmet picnic lunch for two—with cheese, fruit, and a bottle of wine—valued at $49. A full breakfast cooked to order from the inn's menu is also included. Bicyclists benefit from the property's convenient location near the Lake Erie and Lake Chautauqua shores, as well as the Rails-to-Trails route, all of which make for stunning scenic rides. Rates range from $100 to $185 per room per night, which is a savings of about 20 percent.
When: Through June 30, 2009.
Details: A two-night stay is required for this promotion. Taxes are an additional 12.75 percent. Based on double occupancy; deduct $10 per night for solo travelers.
Contact: 800/338-4151, williamsewardinn.com.
Fennville, Mich., from $139 per room per night
The Kingsley House's free Tune-up special has been so popular with the property's guests that it's been extended for another year. If you stay two or more nights, you'll get two free one-hour massages. A full hot buffet-style breakfast is also included. The discounted room rates plus the complimentary massages (valued at $150) will amount to a savings in the range of 23 to 35 percent. Nightly rates start at $139 from November through April and $159 from May through October for standard deluxe rooms; $179 from November through April and $199 from May through October for junior suites; $229 from November through April and $249 from May through October for suites.
When: Through April 30, 2010.
Details: A minimum two-night stay is required for this special. The package is valid Sunday–Sunday through April 30, 2009, and from Nov. 1, 2009–April 30, 2010; Sunday–Thursday from May 1–Oct. 31, 2009; holiday weekends are blacked out. Taxes are an additional 8 percent. Based on single or double occupancy.
Contact: 866/561-6425, kingsleyhouse.com.
Baltimore, from $155 per room per night
If you leave your car at the Blue Door on Baltimore and use the water taxi to sightsee, the B&B will reward you with a $30 discount off a three-night stay. Breakfast daily is included. It's served continental-style with made-to-order egg dishes on weekdays, or a three-course breakfast featuring pastries, a fruit dish, and an entrée on the weekends. With the $30 discount, you save about 10 percent. Rates start at $155 per room per night.
When: Through Oct. 31, 2009.
Details: The $30 discount is reflected in the rate. The discount is valid for a three-night stay and only applies to reservations made over the phone. Water taxi fare is not included. Taxes are an additional 6 percent. Based on single or double occupancy; add $25 per night for a third person in the room.
Contact: 410/732-0191, bluedoorbaltimore.com.
Brodhead, Wis., from $170 per room per night
The cycling-themed Earth Rider Boutique Hotel and Bike Shop encourages you to leave your car at home and visit by bike or public transportation. If you do so, you'll receive a $40 dinner gift certificate for a local restaurant, as well as a one-hour massage for each person. Rates start at $340 for two people.
When: Through Oct. 31, 2009.
Details: Must book two weekend nights. Taxes are an additional 5.5 percent. Based on double occupancy; solo travelers pay $260 for the full package.
Contact: 866/245-5276, earthridercycling.com.
Booking instructions: For more information, go to BedandBreakfast.com and click on the fuel gauge graphic in the center of the screen or call 800/462-2632. When you're ready to book, call the properties directly and ask for the Tanks for Traveling promotion.