The Grand Tour

Amazing GC Cold Weather Hot Chocolate Recipe

Baby it’s cold outside! Bundle up and toast the season at Grand Colonial Bed and Breakfast for the best hot chocolate in Central New York.  And just in case you can’t join us, we’re sharing our recipe so you can  enjoy a delicious mugful of decadent, freshly-whipped hot chocolate at home.   Just be sure to use at least

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Decking the Halls at the Fenimore Art Museum

Fenimore Art Museum presents Decking the Halls, a new exhibition that celebrates the holidays with objects and images from the Fenimore collections. Decking the Halls runs through December 31, 2020. Holiday ornaments, cards, music, and photographs are featured as Fenimore explores the history of favorite wintertime traditions. Find answers to questions such as "Where did the legend of Santa Claus come from?" andRead More

The Ultimate Central New York Last-Minute Getaway Deal

Now is the perfect time for Santa and Mrs. Claus to enjoy a last-minute weekend getaway in Central New York and take advantage of this special offer: Enjoy 20% off nightly accommodations when you book a stay at Grand Colonial Bed and Breakfast on grand-colonial.com by entering coupon code “GETAWAY” on the booking page.  PromotionRead More

Is the Herkimer Home Haunted?

What is the General Herkimer Home? Situated overlooking the Mohawk River, Revolutionary War hero General Nicholas Herkimer finished the construction of his Georgian-style mansion in 1764.  General Herkimer's place in history was assured in 1777 when he assembled 800 militiamen at Fort Dayton, supported by 60 allied Oneida warriors, and marched to defend Fort StanwixRead More