Sunday, March 22, 2015 by
Our innkeepers are so very talented and creative. Not only
do they provide unique bed and breakfast accommodations, delightful
breakfasts and all the amenities to present a unique lodging
experience, we also spend time exploring our regions so as to
have the very best local information for our guests. Where to
watch the best sunset, see a magnificent waterfall, the best stroll
on the beach or hike in our forest. We've been here and done
that! That's what makes staying at a member inn of the...
Thursday, March 12, 2015 by
we are surrounded by charming guests, sometimes 365 days a year, we
Innkeepers tend to live isolated lives when it comes to our
industry. We live in our own little worlds doing all the
things we need to do to provide quality accommodations to the
traveler. We're marketing engineers: we research the best
ways to market our properties and then we implement. We're
concierges: we communicate with our guests, we're travel experts,
we manage reservations. We shop then prepare menus and...Read More
Saturday, February 28, 2015 by
Start planning that Oregon Road Trip. Oregon has more
designated scenic byways and tour routes than any other state.
The Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild is the only State B&B
Association and a welcoming inn awaits you as you travel the
backroads. I am presenting a series of
blogs to assist you in creating create amazing getaways
and tours in Oregon. Thanks Travel
Oregon for sharing this information
A National Park, a National Symbol, a Natural Treasure.
From Oregon's world-famous Crater Lake...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 by
just 28 miles from Crater Lake National Park, The Prospect Historic Hotel-Motel and
Dinner House can be the perfect
home base when birding on the Crater Lake
Loop of the Oregon Cascade Birding Trail. The Rogue River is minutes
away with mature riparian habitat surrounded by mixed conifer
forests. Peregrine Falcon, Calliope and Rufus Hummingbirds
nest in these forests. Diamond Lake supports high
concentrations of diving birds. The rich, diverse
habitats on the Crater Lake Loop provide...Read More
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 by
Red Chair sat for a spell with the Blue Boat at the entrance to
Port Orford, Oregon. The area around Port Orford offers some
of the best of Oregon’s spectacular southern coast, from
awe-inspiring seascapes to mountain hiking trails and winding
rivers. Visitors will find an active arts community, plus
charming gift shops and restaurants featuring fresh local seafood.
The port of Port Orford is one of only six “dolly” ports in
the world where working fishing boats are lifted into and out...
Monday, February 9, 2015 by
rocky shores create a unique marine environment that offer a
glimpse into Pacific Ocean marine life and The Red Chair took
advantage of a break in an Oregon Winter Storm to explore the
Tidepools are created when the
tide goes out from rocky coastal areas, leaving water in crevices
and holes. These intertidal (between tides) places support a unique
and diverse assortment of plants and animals. The organisms that
live in the intertidal areas have to be able to withstand a...
Sunday, February 8, 2015 by
Chair arrived at
WildSpring Guest Habitat last week while it was raining so
staff chair, being the gracious host,
held an umbrella for our visiting celebrity.
Peaceful and secluded, WildSpring provides eco friendly travel in
Port Orford, 60 miles north of California, with a zero carbon
footprint. At bit travel weary after its trip up from the
Gingerbread Mansion Inn in Ferndale California, Red took advantage
of WildSpring's five acres of old Native American ground to restore
Thursday, February 5, 2015 by
Submitted by guest blogger Michelle DuarteRead More
WildSpring Guest Habitat
Port Orford, Oregon
The south coast is the place for travelers who want to get away
from the same old thing - traffic, strip malls, franchise hotels
and restaurants. Travelers who'd like to bring home tales of
something off-beat, who enjoy exploring the special but
Oregon's spectacular south coast is a world all its
own, very different from its northern counterpart. It is remote,
underdeveloped, without the...
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 by
St. Patrick's day is just around the corner but
Green is here year-round in Oregon. Many Oregon Bed and
Breakfast Guild members provide Certified
Green Lodging. And at Hopworks
Urban Brewery in southeast Portland, the brewpub calls
itself an "eco brewpub."Read More
Many celebrate St.
Patrick's Day with green beer, but in Portland, we're not talking
the food colored or dyed kind. We’re talking about the organic
Green is no doubt the theme at Hopworks Urban Brewery in southeast
Portland. Not only...
Monday, February 10, 2014 by
Oregon offers unparalleled opportunities for
outdoor winter recreation. Whether you are a skier,
snowboarder, or looking for back-country trails for snowshoeing,
cross-country skiing and snowmobiling, Oregon has it all. And after
your day's adventure, get pampered at a member inn of the Oregon
Bed and Breakfast Guild.Read More
Central and Eastern Oregon Bed and
Mt. Bachelor, one of the Pacific Northwest’s
largest ski areas. Only 20 minutes form Bend, Mt. Bachelor offers
world class skiing and...
Thursday, February 6, 2014 by
Winter is finally arriving in Oregon. Yes, we’ve had snow,
not much, and cold, sometimes bitter, but not nearly as much as we
are used to. Well, that's changing and there are plenty of
spring storms lined up to bring exceptional spring skiing
conditions up to where we like them for Winter Outdoor
Oregon offers unparalleled opportunities for outdoor winter
recreation. Whether you are a skier, snowboarder, or looking for
backcountry trails for snowshowing, cross-country skiing...
Sunday, January 26, 2014 by
Immigrants began to move into Oregon
Territory in the 1840's. German brewer Henry Saxer arrived in
1852, tasted the clear, soft water and recognized the prime hop and
grain potential. He, along with fellow
immigrant Henry Weinhard, began brewing and the rest is
breweries of Oregon produce brews known around the world
for their quality and innovation. Plan your
first Beer-Cation around those in Hood River,
Oregon, and the Valley that stretches to the foothills of Mt.
Saturday, January 25, 2014 by
The innkeeper at Chehalem Ridge Bed and
Breakfast, Kristin Fintel, came across an article
on-line the other day. It mentions staying at Bed and
Breakfasts to help deal with your dietary restrictions when
"As an innkeeper with a gluten-free and dairy-free diet, I am
more than happy to accommodate dietary restrictions. I've
been my own guinea pig over the years, so I know what I'm
doing. Nothing is worse than having a reaction while on
vacation, but we innkeepers can focus on our...
Friday, January 24, 2014 by
Youngberg Hills Vineyards and Inn will allow you time to love
your tastebuds with a evening of inspired dishes paired with
wonderful Youngberg Hill wines. You’ll dine on an inspired 5
course dinner made with "love" that will awaken your senses and
allow you to experience a memorable night through food an
wine. As dedicated members of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild, Youngberg
Hills innkeepers will walk you through each course of perfectly
paired wine and food.
Wild Mushroom Fritter...
Thursday, January 23, 2014 by
Phelps Creek Vineyards’
3rd Annual “Le
Jour de L’Amour”
Valentines Wine Dinner
14th and Saturday,
15th from 6:00 - 9:00 pm
at Sakura Ridge and Farm and Lodge, a Mt. Hood Bed and
Breakfast of the Oregon Bed and
Breakfast Guild. Offering Northwest Culinary Delights and
a romantic bed and breakfast experience.
Five Course “Moulin Rouge” Wine
Dinner created by Chef Shane Eagan,
Four and Twenty Blackbirds and paired with Phelps
Creek Vineyards wines
stuffed figs with balsamic glaze...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 by
This Oregon Innkeeper is in New Mexico visiting our daughter.
We are enjoying the many birds visiting her bird feeders and
thinking about the birds back home. March brings the
southward movement of many migratory land birds and as an avid
birder I wanted to share the many birding opportunities that can be
found in Oregon. The Oregon Cascade
Birding Trail (OCBT) is a self-guided tour
highlighting nearly 200 prime birding destinations designed to
showcase the region's birds and...Read More
Friday, December 6, 2013 by
Guest Blogger Diane Emineth
Sandlake Country Inn Bed and Breakfast
Pacific City, Oregon
Are you looking for a quiet and romantic way to celebrate the
New Year on the Oregon Coast? We might have just the thing
for you at our award winning
Sandlake Country Inn Bed and Breakfast
Our romantic rooms at this Oregon Coast lodging
have Jacuzzi tubs for 2, fireplaces, private decks and a 4
course hot breakfast delivered to your door each morning.
We've created a New Year's Special Package...
Friday, December 6, 2013 by
invite you to experience the quiet Winter Months in the Hood River
Valley and surrounding forest. A spectacular B&B
experience at the
Old Parkdale Inn Bed and Breakfast, situated in the abundant
beauty of the Hood River Valley with majestic views of Mt Hood.
Parkdale, Oregon, is the halfway spot along the Mt Hood Scenic
Byway, and the Old Parkdale Inn B&B is in the heart of this
quiet hamlet gives you perfect Oregon bed and breakfast
accommodations. You’ll get a two-night stay for two,...
Friday, December 6, 2013 by
We are pretty excited about the Pacific Northwest Innkeepers
Conference and Industry Trade Show that is coming together in Hood
River, Oregon. Know it’s not possible for many of you to attend,
could be a ski/work vacation, though. Perhaps you’d be so
kind as to share Our Conference Webpage with your
friends. We’re seeking more vendors, presenters and most
These businesses are attending our conference, either as vendor,
presenter, or in many cases...