Memorial Weekend Wine Events in the Columbia River Gorge

Come visit the unique Wine Growing region of the Columbia GorgeThe winegrowers of the Columbia River Gorge invite you for a weekend in the Gorge.   Straddling the mighty Columbia River, the Columbia Gorge Growing Region includes the fertile soils of both Washington and Oregon and intimate tasting rooms are open and featuring new releases, vineyard tours, horseback riding, artisinal treats, live music and more!  Here are just a sampling of events and activities this Memorial Weekend in the Columbia River Gorge.  For a list of all winery events visit the Colum... Read More

Innkeepers on the Road--A romantic getaway close to Portland in St. Helens

Bill & I are on the road again and this time to the Nob Hill Riverview Bed & Breakfast in St. Helens, Oregon.   The Oregon Bed & Breakfast Guild Innkeepers Getaway Program gives us the chance to get out and trade secrets with other innkeepers, so here we go again!

View from Nob Hill Riverview Bed and Breakfast of the Columbia River in St. Helens OregonSt. Helens is the perfect Portland getaway only 30 to 40 minutes away (32 miles) from the noise and traffic of the city.  The movie "Twilight" was filmed here, but you won't find any vampires left in town--only a quite little gorgeous...Read More

Celebrate Oregon's Sequicentennial at a Columbia River Gorge B&B

Oregon has it's 150th birthday on February 14 and what better way to celebrate than to attend one of the many events during the day and relax with a stay at an approved and inspected inn of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild for a couple of nights?

On February 14, 1859, Oregon was officially admitted into the Union.   The Discovery Center will be commemorating the event with a Free Admission Day.  Opened from 10am to 4pm, admission to the Discovery Center and the Wasco County Museum will be...

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