Colonial Charm & Carolina BBQ at an Edenton B&B

Captain's Quarters Inn • Edenton, NC

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Escape Kit

  • A Two-Night Stay for Two in Room 1, 2, 5, or 8; Arriving Wednesdays from April 6 to November 2, 2016 ($235)
  • Or, a Two-Night Stay for Two in Room 2, 5, or 8; Arriving Fridays on June 17, July 8 or 29, August 19, September 9 or 30, October 28, or November 4, 2016 ($285)
  • Welcome Barbecue Sauce Tasting with Pulled Pork and Wine at 6 p.m.
  • Morning "Rib University" St. Louis-Style Ribs Cooking Class for Two
  • Evening Barbecue Pork Rib Tasting Plus Dinner for Two on the Second Night
  • Take-Home Rubs and Recipes
  • After Purchase, Follow Your Voucher's Redemption Instructions to Complete Your Reservation by June 20, 2016

Enjoy barbecue cooking classes taught by an award-winning pit master during your romantic Carolina getaway.

The Destination
The heart and soul of North Carolina lie not in Raleigh, but in its very first capital city, Edenton. Situated just off the Albemarle Sound, in the state's Inner Banks region, this early colonial town found its way onto the map as far back as 1658, when Jamestown settlers decided to venture south. Today, much of the historic downtown remains intact, with beautifully preserved clapboard buildings lining Main Street and magnolia-shaded plantation homes still standing on the banks of Edenton Bay. Of course, with deep history comes deep pride, and residents of Edenton wear it on their sleeves—mostly in the form of barbecue sauce.

The Digs
The Captain's Quarters Inn, a romantic 1907 bed and breakfast, sits just a stone's throw from the historic district's scenic waterfront. Pick from four nautically themed rooms. On the first floor, Captain Perk's Room and The Pirate Anne Bonny Room offers easy access to the front porch, while rooms on the second floor (The Captain Quilt Room and The Cutty Sark Room) boast plentiful natural light. All accommodations include complimentary Wi-Fi, private baths, and a piping-hot breakfast each morning.

The Diversions
Admire the antebellum architecture in the village of Edenton before a 6 p.m. happy hour on the first night, where you'll learn how to distinguish one barbecue sauce from another during a tasting, complete with pulled pork and wine. The next morning you'll enroll in pork "Rib University" class. Follow along as award-winning pit master and inn co-owner Don Pariseau helps you make your own rack of St. Louis-style ribs—using in-house rubs and sauces—that you'll enjoy later that evening with a festive dinner. Don and his DPQ BBQ team placed 2nd for brisket and 8th for ribs at the 2013 Silicon Valley BBQ Championships and Grand Champion at the Hog Fest in Edenton. After a few days of his flavorful instruction, you'll be bringing home his mouthwatering recipes—along with the unforgettable memories of your small-town retreat.

The Details
• Remember to call and reserve your travel dates before June 20, 2016
• Taxes and resort fees are not included—you'll pay those directly to the property
• Blackout dates: April 20 and 27; May 4; August 3; October 19 and 26, 2016

  • We loved swinging on the front porch with a lemonade! Barbecue University was really neat. Don showed us the process and explained the critical points well. We got to prepare our own rack and then had them for dinner. [...] Great experience.

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  • It was like taking a step back in time. [...] Everyone was friendly and our stay at the inn was just as nice as its surroundings. The food was delicious. [...] I couldn't wait to get home and cook with my new spices and rib knowledge!

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Location

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    202 West Queen Street Edenton, NC 27932
    252-482-8945 | get directions

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the fine print

  • Limit 1 per customer, up to 1 additional as a gift; vouchers may not be combined to extend stay
  • Only valid for stays from April 6 to November 4, 2016
  • Book by date: customer must contact merchant by June 20, 2016 to make booking
  • Nights must be spent consecutively; all inclusions must be redeemed during one stay
  • Credit card information and photo ID is required when making reservation
  • Reservations required and subject to availability
  • Merchant cancellation/rescheduling policy and fees apply once booking is made; voucher subject to forfeiture or $30 rescheduling fee
  • Voucher includes welcome barbecue sauce tasting with pulled pork and wine at 6 p.m.; morning "Rib University" St. Louis-Style ribs cooking class for 2; evening barbeque pork rib tasting plus dinner for 2 on the 2nd night; take-home rubs and recipes
  • Not valid toward existing or room block reservations
  • Taxes/resort fee not included; payable directly to the property
  • Incidental charges, charges for additional services and gratuity at the property are not included
  • Voucher valid for 2 guests
  • Option B: Valid for check-in on the following dates: June 17; July 8, 29; August 19, September 9, 30; October 28, or November 4, 2016
  • The promotional value is valid only for date range purchased and may not be exchanged or redeemed for any other dates
  • Blackout dates: April 20, 27; May 4, August 3, October 19, and 26, 2016
  • Other conditions apply • PROMOTIONAL VALUE EXPIRES ON November 4, 2016 • Enjoy By November 4, 2016