Wooing same sex weddings in Guerneville

Jun 3, 2008 Full story: lgbttravel.blogspot.com

Lynette McLean and her husband, Ken, have catered to gay visitors at their Guerneville resort for more than a decade, but never thought to offer honeymoon packages.

But now that gay and lesbian couples in the state can legally wed beginning June 17, the Highlands Resort is prepared.

Her Russian River resort is one of at least a dozen North Coast hotels, inns and spas that have quickly created wedding and honeymoon specials in hopes of cashing in on the nuptials.

"Most business owners up here are really hoping it brings in more offseason business," McLean said. "This is something we could promote all year, which is really what the river needs."

A few couples have already booked weddings at the Rio Villa Beach Resort in Monte Rio, said owner Ron Moore, 49.

more

Full Story

“Rational thoughts appreciated”

Since: Aug 07

United States

#1 Jun 3, 2008
Link to the article, without extra clicking:

http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20080529...
globetrotter

San Diego, CA

#2 Jun 3, 2008
As a southern Californian who has visited this lovely town to the north on several occasions (it's the gateway town to the beautiful Armstrong Redwoods Reserve) I say to all couples straight and gay you couldn't pick a more beautiful spot to spend a quiet honeymoon.

Guerneville is only some 60 miles north of San Francisco and easily accessed by both freeway and/or scenic, laid back country roads. Enjoy!

“Clobbering Back ”

Since: Jun 08

One post at a time.....

#3 Jun 3, 2008
We go there often. We love Guerneville. And we love the Highland Resort.

Thank you Lynette and Ken!!!

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Monte Rio Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Guernwood beach Oct 12 Marian R 1
downtown Guerneville, 1950's Oct 12 Marian R 1
waiting for the train, Guernwood Park Oct 12 Marian R 1
Oil companies' fracking fines go to Visalia-bas... Oct 9 ThomasPaine 7
Memorable places we forgot (Feb '08) Sep '14 shivi nimwitz 47
David Rosenblatt Sep '14 Nicy 2
Brody Jenner Insists He and Kim Kardashian Aren... Sep '14 Nicy 2

Monte Rio News Video

Monte Rio Dating
Find my Match

Monte Rio Jobs

Monte Rio People Search

Addresses and phone numbers for FREE

Monte Rio News, Events & Info

Click for news, events and info in Monte Rio

Personal Finance

Mortgages [ See current mortgage rates ]