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Valpo B&B Awarded “Best Romantic Getaway in Indiana!

     The Official Best of America travel show will feature Songbird Prairie Bed & Breakfast as the “Official Best Romantic Getaway in Indiana.” 

     Nichole Redmiles, a Managing Producer for Official Best Of said, “We are very excited to be featuring Songbird Prairie Bed & Breakfast with the title Best Romantic Getaway in Indiana—2018 on our Official Best of America travel show. Here at the Official Best Of, we feature highly-rated attractions, which are determined by extensive research and guest experiences. We review several travel rating websites and guest reviews to determine the best places in each state.

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Songbird Prairie’s Breakfast nook overlooking the woodlands

      Owned and operated by Barbara Rivera, the Songbird Prairie Bed & Breakfast, located at 174 N. County Rd. 600 West in Valparaiso, offers one of the finest romantic bed and breakfast accommodations and artfully presented food in Northwest Indiana. This charming accommodation also includes  extended relaxing spa treatments and walks along the grounds for a truly pleasurable getaway. Guests can stay in a country setting with classic Ethan Allen Furnishings inside songbird themed suites that include fireplaces and whirlpools. For locals and visitors not staying the night, breakfast, afternoon tea and spa treatments are still available. Call 219-759-4274 or visit for more information. 

     “We’re so proud of Barbara and the amazing work she is doing,” said Lorelei Weimer, the executive director of Indiana Dunes Tourism. “She has taken a wonderful accommodation and combined it with a popular Indiana Dunes niche—birding. Her attention to detail and 
tender touch have helped create a truly remarkable destination and the results show for themselves. It is good to see her receiving the attention she deserves.” 

     When asked about the distinction, Rivera was overjoyed. “We are so pleased and honored to be named the Best Romantic Getaway in Indiana and we are looking so forward to the airing.” 

songbird sept05     The Songbird Prairie Bed & Breakfast was aired as episode nine of season 11 of Official Best of America travel show. The episode  featured the “Best of” attractions in Ind., Ill., Wis. and Mich. Along with the TV airings, the Songbird Prairie Inn and Spa feature can be seen at and  Official Best Of’s YouTube channel. Songbird Prairie Bed & Breakfast is also one of Midwest Living’s 30 favorite bed and breakfasts. 
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        Songbird is located a few miles from Indiana Dunes has one of the nation’s five best beaches for family fun—and the only one not on an ocean. Its 15 miles of beaches offer endless opportunities for splashing and playing, as well as amazing views of Chicago’s skyline and climbs up ancient sand dunes. The Indiana Dunes area offers swimming, hiking, paddling, cycling, birding, fishing and other natural adventures, along with fine dining, historical venues, exciting attractions and charming downtown communities, featuring affordable accommodations, quaint bed and breakfasts and Midwest hospitality. 

     Indiana Dunes Tourism is the official destination marketing, planning and development organization for Indiana Dunes Country/Porter County, Ind.  

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