Friday, 18 March 2011 17:20
Make the Twenty Mile House Your Haven for Special EventsWritten by Linda Kelly
Spring is around the corner; that means vacation planning time. Whether it's a wedding, reunion, family event or just a needed getaway, plan a visit to this former stagecoach stop and trading post for local gold miners, the historic 1854 Twenty Mile House. Nestled in the stunning Sierra Nevada Mountains of Northern California, the Twenty Mile House is just an hour from Reno and Lake Tahoe. Choose your perfect accommodation from one of the private cabins or charming and comfortable guest rooms, all with private bathrooms, in the main house bed and breakfast. Indulge in delicious gourmet breakfasts served each morning on the warm sunny porch or by the fire in the main house. The Twenty Mile House has been a haven for travelers, prospectors and pioneers since 1854. Today the over 200-acre property provides the perfect getaway to relax and unwind, plan a romantic weekend, wedding, retreat or other special event. With over 200 acres of forest on the property and over 1 mile of private river access, there’s plenty to enjoy in surrounding area including miles of spectacular hiking trails, mountain biking, fishing, kayaking, inner tubing, unique shopping and excellent dining all close by. Specials & Packages include seasonal specials, romantic getaway weekends, fishing packages, mid-week specials, and gift certificates are always available. The Twenty Mile House features spectacular Eco-Wedding packages. In 2009, Kevin Gage, Karen Steele and their two-year-old daughter Katelyn moved to the Twenty Mile House to take over the family business and began specializing in hosting ecologically minded green weddings. Imagine your wedding day surrounded by your closest family and friends, magnificent gardens and a backdrop of blue mountain skies, serene forest and flowing creeks, creating memories that will last a lifetime. The Twenty Mile House signature eco-estate wedding package offers you all this and more. Local organic and sustainable farm fresh food cooked on site in front of you, expertly crafted organic wedding cake or deserts, your choice of beautiful flowers including local and native options, inviting local hospitality from some of the friendliest people on earth, all set in the spectacular and environmentally friendly setting of the historic Twenty Mile House Eco-Estate. The Twenty Mile house strives to be a role model in implementing sustainable business practices to enhance the positive impact on the world, preserve the historic Twenty Mile House and to give back to the surrounding local community. To achieve these goals, the Twenty Mile House has established its own Eco Mission, including a pledge to operate carbon free. If you’re planning a trip northwest or need a wonderful eco-getaway, plan a visit to the Twenty Mile House and see why it’s been a favorite getaway destination for over 150 years.
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