Guest blogger Karen Wickman, owner of the Prospect Historic Hotel, lodging near Crater
Lake, Oregon, wants you to know! She writes:
is a sleepy little town on the side of the road off of Highway 62
in Southern Oregon. It’s right on the way to Crater Lake National
Park and is nestled in the middle of the Rogue River National
Forest. It is surrounded by astonishing natural wonders that
you would never know were there if you didn’t do a little
exploring. Within a half a mile of the Prospe...
Roselyn from the R. R. Thompson House in Carlton, Oregon, writes
about what you can can do for Spring Break in the Oregon Wine
Evergreen Wings and Waves Waterpark in
nearby McMinnville will be open every day during Spring Break and
Easter period -- the last week of March and the first week of
April. The educational waterpark includes ten waterslides and
a wave pool. In addition, a children’s museum is dedicated to
teaching students about the power of water. The building
It’s that time of year for Eagle Rock Lodge's annual wooden boat festival.
Saturday, April 27th from 10:00 to 5:00. New and historic
McKenzie drift boats will be on display along with casting
demonstrations, fly tying workshop. Food and beer will be
available for purchase with proceeds funding the Life Jacket
program. Join us for a delightful day of boats and beautiful views
of the McKenzie River.
At the Eagle Rock Lodge in Vida guests can enjoy over four
acres of country garden and old...
Located in a peaceful, rural 28-acre setting, the Lobenhaus offers
lodging and hospitality with distinction. Each of the six well
appointed rooms in this tri-level, lodge-style B&B has a
private bathroom, individual heating/air conditioning, additional
outside door to a deck with territorial views of Millican Creek,
our woods and vineyards.
In search for
special Valentines Day accommodations? Book a
luxurious room at Bybee’s Historic Inn complete with champagne
and chocolate covered strawberries. Includes a three-course
gourmet breakfast specified to your dietary needs. Call early
for your room selection.
different rooms to choose from there'll be something that's just
right for you and your beloved at this authentic Oregon...
to Enterprise or Joseph Oregon and looking to stay at the Best
Western Rama Inn in Enterprise? Well, that lodging is
closed, but don't despair! There are a couple of
wonderful places to stay nearby!
Yes, we know, the snow hasn’t been that great, seems like winter
has forgotten about us here in the Pacific Northwest and sent it
all to the east. But there are a few winter storms lined out
to bring fresh snow to Mt. Hood and the Ski Resorts up on the
mountain. And participating innkeepers of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild have
created packages that include lodging and lift tickets. Stay
at a Guild inn and purchase single day or three day passes directly
from these innkeepers.
always like it when venerable travel writer Gerry Frank picks an
Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild member to include in his articles.
On November 18, 2012, Gerry picked the Oval Door Bed & Breakfast in Eugene as one
of his favorites. You can read the full article from the
start out right with locally roasted coffee delivered to the guest
rooms. Follow the aroma of just-out-of-the-oven baked goods to the
dining room for a full gourmet breakfast. Main dishes feature...
There's more to Oregon Coast lodging than Oregon coast hotels
and the folks that run the Oregon bed and breakfasts there are
creative in what they do. tInnkeepers are known for doing
more than just running a bed and breakfast. Eileen Obteshka,
innkeeper of the Grand Victorian B&B and Vintage Cottage
Rental supplied this photo from a High Tea event she
recently catered for a ladies church group.
Don't they look precious in their hats?
High Tea is available 7 days per week by arrangement at the
Ah, the fall in Southern Oregon! Vikki, innkeeper at
Bybee's Historic Inn, a romantic bed and
breakfast in Jacksonville, has a few tips about things to see
and do in Jacksonville.
better way to enjoy autumn than visiting Historic Jacksonville? The
town gardens are still brimming with flowers while the cool nights
begin to tint the trees with color. The trolley is
still touring about and our quaint streets beckon
you to wander through town admiring our historic buildings. The
The 16th Annual Nez Perce Art in the Wallowa is
coming up very quickly--Saturday of the first weekend in October
2012 to be exact. If you like contemporary Native American
art then you don't want to miss this opportunity. Nez Perce
Indian and nearly Columbia River Tribal Plateau artists will once
again display and offer their work for sale at the historic Wallowa
Lake Lodge in Northeastern Oregon.
Live and silent auctions take place in the afternoon of
Saturday, October 4, 2012, from noon to 4...
I just spent two days in Central Oregon on an Oregon Bed and
Breakfast Guild Lady Innkeepers Getaway. Yes, we were able to
escape our everyday innkeeping duties and relax with like minded
gals of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild. This year we
Wilson Ranches Retreat in Fossil, Oregon, a member of the
Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild.
Perfect accommodations when traveling the Journey Through
Time Scenic Byway, the Ranch offers up true Oregon hospitality and
an Old West...
is a great way to see the United States. Keith Riggs at the US
Department of Agriculture recently posted a really good blog
post about touring through Northern California
and Southern Oregon on the national Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway.
The route runs from Lake Almanor in Northern California to
Crater Lake in Southern Oregon, passing through seven national
forests along the way. Riggs writes:
Along this journey from volcano to volcano you’ll find
opportunities for adventure,...
knows better than someone who lives in Newport Oregon? The
innkeepers of the Ocean House Bed and Breakfast share
this upcoming news for May & June 2012. This Oregon Coast
lodging is a great place to stay when exploring the central Oregon
As you may have
noticed, I am not much of a blogger. But there is news to tell and
here it is: The Tall Ships are coming to Newport. The Lady
Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain, both tall ships will be in
Yaquina Bay May 15 – May 27 for tours and...
Want to know why business travelers should choose an Oregon bed and breakfast
over a hotel? Lots of reasons! Of course, every bed
& breakfast is different and that's the beauty of staying at a
B&B. Some are more accustomed to business travel, but all are
gracious and accommodating. Here are just a few reasons to
Comfortable bed (and great pillows)
Home atmosphere (yes it's fine to take off your
shoes & stretch out)
A place to spread out your work if you need to (dining room
Hey sports fans--do you like an Oregon bed and breakfast of the
traditional type with doilies on the nightstands?
Or are you the type of traveler to prefer your bed and
breakfast lodging be doily-free? Well,
here's your chance to let us Oregon innkeepers know.
The Professional Association of Innkeepers International
(affectionately known as PAII and pronounce as "pie") is holding a
vote: DOILY DECISION 2012. We need to
hear from you, the guests who stay in our Oregon bed...
Pioneer hospitality and an Oregon horse ranch vacation near John
Day, Oregon, await you at
Wilson Ranches Retreat Bed and Breakfast. Immerse
yourself in a peaceful ranch environment rich in history and love
on a 9,000 acre working cattle and hay ranch in the beautiful Butte
Creek Valley, three miles west of the small town of Fossil,
Relax and rejuvenate in the pristine ranch style guest rooms.
Stunning sunsets, brilliant star-studded nights and the
diverse flora and fauna of Central...
Wilson Ranches Retreat
is Celebrating 12 Years and 4 Generations
Wilson Ranches Retreat Bed & Breakfast
celebrated their 12th Anniversary on March 12, 2012. Thank
you for twelve years of extraordinary memories and for being an
amazing extended family! They've created an amazing Oregon
Geotourism adventure in Central Oregon.
Your hosts, Phil and Nancy Wilson's
families homesteaded in Wheeler and Gilliam Counties over 100 years
ago after traveling the Oregon Trail in the 1800's. Four