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The Red Kettle Inn Bed & Breakfast

 

The Red Kettle Inn Bed and Breakfast is located in the historic village of Watkins Glen, NY.  It is home to the beautiful Finger Lakes wine and cheese region, and the world famous Watkins Glen International Race Track.  We are located within walking distance to the Seneca Lakefront, Watkins Glen State Park, antique shops and delicious restaurants that line charming Franklin Street.  Enjoy a slower pace of life as you sip a glass of local wine on our wrap-around porch with old friends or meet new ones.

Our beautiful 1906 Victorian home is a throw back to the charm of yesteryear while still enjoying modern amenities including — Complimentary Wifi, Smart Tvs and 125 cable channels.  A homemade full country breakfast is made with local farm eggs, bread, fruits and vegetables that reflect the rich farming community that surrounds Watkins Glen.  House made jam, bread and quiche are just a sampling of our chef's choice breakfast.  Begin your day with a cup of local coffee or house blended tea that is served in our cheery dining room or alfresco on the front porch.  Watkins Glen has something for everyone and your host Trudi invites you to relax, recharge and feel at home in her beautiful historic bed and breakfast.

About your host:

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Trudi Sanburg Hall

 

I’m so excited to be starting my third career as owner/innkeeper at the Red Kettle Inn!

 

I’m from Montrose, Colorado.  I attended College at BYU-Hawaii Campus and graduated from BYU-Provo in  Utah  as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist.  I spent my first career doing medical diagnostics and Infertility Medicine at an IVF clinic in La Jolla California.  Soon I began having children and stayed home with the 6 of them until the youngest started school.  We followed my husband’s engineering career to Huntsville, AL, New Orleans, Mobile, and then Houston where I started my 2nd career as a Realtor.  I’ve had so much fun and made  many friends during my 15 years of helping homebuyers and sellers.  Now I find myself newly single with my children raised and ready for chapter 3!  I have visited Bed and Breakfast Inns in many parts of the US, Europe, and New Zealand and always hoped to own one someday.  I love to cook, bake, and host guests, so now I get to put these skills to good use.  When I have some free time, I will be busy quilting up in the attic, or hiking and exploring the beautiful Finger Lakes area.