Mardi Gras Traditions

Mardi Gras Traditions

Mardi Gras also called Shrove Tuesday, or Fat Tuesday, refers to events of the Carnival celebrations, beginning on or after the Christian feasts of the Epiphany (Three Kings Day) and culminating on the day before Ash Wednesday. Mardi Gras is French for “Fat Tuesday”, reflecting the practice of the last night of eating richer, fatty foods before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season. Just like Carnival in Rio, Fasching in Cologne, or Carnivale in …

Valentines Day getaway 2018

Happy Valentine’s Day

This year you can enjoy a romantic stay at Watson Lake Inn Choose from one of our four suites for your Happy Valentine’s Day Getaway which includes VIP check-in, strawberries, signature breakfast and late check-out and more… Valentine’s Day customs Were developed in early modern England and spread throughout the English-speaking world in the 19th century and later to other countries. In …

Watson Lake Inn Charcuterie

In Room Amenities

In Room Amenities at Watson Lake Inn Bed & Breakfast We have four spacious guest suites to choose from; Each is unique, and each offer some stunning views of the Granite Dells or Granite Mountain. All but the Tennessee suite are located on the second floor of our log home, featuring stunning views of the Granite Dells, Granite Mountain as …

Art at Watson Lake Inn

Anna Claudia Gebauer is a young and promising talent, who achieved popularity with friends and classmates early on. She is self-thought painter using vibrant colors in a style that was influenced by nature’s seasons for her Art at Watson Lake Inn. Anna got her first experience in 3rd grade with pencil drawings and still continues to do so, her latest …

Symbolic New Year Foods

In many parts of the world, symbolic New Year Foods are eaten on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day who have important symbolic meanings. They seem to fall into several major categories. The first class symbolizes financial prosperity. This type of food is round like coins. The second type of New Year’s food symbol represents the hope of having …

Happy Holidays from Watsom Lake Inn

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays to all our customers and business partners from all of us here at Watson Lake Inn. We are closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day to celebrate with family and friends. Christmas is of these few days of the year when we cherish, celebrate and honor American, Mexican and German traditions and customs. We’ll be open the day after …

Breakfast Evolution

Today’s trendsetting lodging guests and diners want to see global flavors on the menus. A “Breakfast Evolution” is underway from Korean Bibimpap to Southern Shrimp and Grits and Columbian Arepas. They expect to “travel” when they dine out and to boast on social media about the experience. And that applies to breakfast/brunch as well; Eggs bridge the gap between familiar …

Thanksgiving Feast Watson Lake Inn Prescott AZ

Happy Thanksgiving Day

Happy Thanksgiving Day to all our customers and business partners from all of us here at Watson Lake Inn. We are closed Thanksgiving Day to celebrate with family and friends. Thanksgiving is of these few days of the year when we cherish, celebrate and honor American, Mexican and German traditions and customs. We’ll be open the day after Thanksgiving for …

Gingerbread History Watson Lake Inn

Gingerbread History

The Gingerbread History in Europe spans over centuries… The tradition of making decorated gingerbread houses started in Germany in the early 1800s. According to certain researchers, the first gingerbread houses were the result of the well-known Grimm‘s fairy tale “Hansel and Gretel” in which the two children abandoned in the forest found an edible house made of bread with sugar decorations. After …

Cranberry Harvest Season

Cranberry Harvest Season

Cranberries are unlike any other fruit in the world. The last week in September marks the start of the Cranberry Harvest Season which lasts until the end of October in Wisconsin, the largest producer of the berry. All around the globe, the cranberry plays an important role in different holiday traditions and it is also a great contributor for a …