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Colonial Charm and Carolina Barbecue in Edenton

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 Mondays or Wednesdays from April 1 to July 17 ($234)
  • Or, a Two-Night Stay for Two in Room 1, 2, 5, or 8, Arriving on Fridays, April 24, May 8, May 15, June 12, or July 10 ($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

Enjoy barbecue cooking classes—taught by an award-winning pit master—during your romantic B&B stay for a classic 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 second for brisket and eighth 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 a few mouthwatering recipes along with the memories of your small town retreat.

The Details
• Make sure to book your trip by May 11
• Taxes and fees aren't included

  • Great two-day vacation. BBQ was excellent and Edenton is a neat little town.

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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 between April 1 and July 17, 2015
  • Book by date: customer must contact merchant by May 11, 2015 to make booking
  • Reservations required and subject to availability
  • Not valid toward existing or room block reservations
  • Voucher includes a 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 barbecue pork rib tasting plus dinner for 2 on the second night, and take-home rubs and recipes
  • Nights must be spent consecutively; all inclusions must be redeemed during one stay
  • Voucher valid for 2 guests
  • Merchant cancellation/rescheduling policy and fees apply once booking is made; voucher subject to forfeiture or $30 rescheduling fee
  • Taxes/resort fee not included; payable directly to the property
  • Incidental charges, charges for additional services and gratuity at the property are not included
  • The promotional value is valid only for date range purchased and may not be exchanged or redeemed for any other dates
  • Option A blackout dates: April 6-7; April 13-14; April 20-21; April 27-28; May 4-5; May 11-12
  • Other conditions apply • PROMOTIONAL VALUE EXPIRES ON July 17, 2015 • Enjoy By July 17, 2015