Friday, March 7, 2014 by
about where to travel for your 2014 vacation? CNN Travel released an article today about the
deepest, longest, tallest, etc., record-setting place to visit in
the US. Feature writer Helyn
Trickey Bradley distilled the wonders of the United States
into 10 superlatives for 2014. Two are located in Oregon:
Crater Lake and Hells Canyon: Oregon geotourism at its
Helyn writes about the deepest lake in America (and I just love
this): "Looking to be gobsmacked by nature?...
Thursday, April 4, 2013 by
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...
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 by
Thursday, April 25, 2013 by
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,...
Saturday, April 28, 2012 by
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...
Tuesday, May 22, 2012 by
It's that time of year again. Time to 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
A National Park, a National Symbol, a Natural Treasure....
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 by
in the Mountains at the Prospect Hotel
Friday Night, September
23rd, Saturday September 24th, Sunday
September 25th, 2011
Music Festival, Prospect, Or. – ‘Music in the
Mountains’ on the Prospect Historic Hotel grounds. Two days of
Bluegrass, Country, Folk and Americana Music. Starts Friday night
Sept 23 at 6pm with ‘Jammin’ on the Veranda’. Then all day Saturday
starting at 10am Sept. 24th & 10am again on Sunday Sept. 25th.
Great Food, Local Wines and Beers. Craft Booths, Quilt Show...
Friday, June 17, 2011 by
The Prospect Historic Hotel B&B Inn - Motel and Dinner House
along with Bybee’s Historic Inn will be card stops for the Poker
Run on Friday June 17th.
For over a quarter century the Medford Cruise has been all
about automobiles, good times and good people. The Poker Run is a
great opportunity to join in the fun, cruise with classic cars and
win some great prizes. Approximately 90 cars will be participating
in the run and the poker game. All of the proceeds benefit
local youth organizations.
Monday, April 18, 2011 by
Get to know our State like a local; stay with one of our near 100
hosts in any one of our many regions. Experience romantic
getaways, historic treasures, and tucked away rustic
retreats. Whether your trip is for a quiet escape to a quaint
rural or coastal town, for a World Class City experience or for a
new spin on business travel, you can be assured of combining
gracious hospitality with ambiance by staying at an inspected and
Bed and Breakfast Guild
member InnRead More
Thursday, January 6, 2011 by
infectious enthusiasm and energy of sled dogs will be seen and
heard by young and old spectators alike at two different Oregon
Sled Dog events. This year’s Annual Chemult
Sled Dog Races
, January 15 & 16, is particularly
special as it marks 50 years of sled dog racing in Oregon.
And this week it's time for Eagle Cap
starts this Thursday, January 6th at the Ferguson Ridge Ski Area
Joseph Oregon. The every popular veterinary checks for sled
dogs takes place at 9 am on...Read More
Monday, December 20, 2010 by
the small community owned slopes of Ferguson Ridge Ski Area in
Eastern Oregon to the slopes of Mt Ashland in the south, Oregon
offers unparalleled opportunities for outdoor winter recreation.
Whether you are a skier, snowboarder or looking for
backcountry trails for snowshowing, cross-country skiing and
snowmobiling, Oregon has it all. And after your day's adventure,
get pampered at an Oregon Bed and Breakfast
member inn nearby.Read More
The Innkeepers of Central and Eastern Oregon await
Friday, December 3, 2010 by
What are you doing for New Year's Eve?
Join us for a Murder Mystery
Mystery Dinner Party
Murder at the Salty Sea Dog - A
are one of the characters in the mystery!
you be killed off or did you committ the dastardly
we'll not know 'til the evenuns dun"
Champagne Reception @
$60, Over 3 hours of entertainment!
overnight Package for 2 including Breakfast - $245
deals to stay in the Motel!
Saturday, November 20, 2010 by
Southern Oregon is home to world-class fishing and rafting rivers,
mountains for skiing, biking and hiking, and green valleys that
produce award-winning wines. It's also home to North America's
deepest lake and Oregon's only National Park, Crater Lake, which
graces the back of Oregon's state quarter. Not to mention
some of the unique Bed and Breakfasts of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild
. Thanks to
the Southern Oregon Visitors
for sharing this video.
Explore the lush Rogue...
Tuesday, October 26, 2010 by
Prospect, Oregon, Crater Lake
National Park's closest full service town is showcased by the
Prospect Historic Hotel-Motel and Dinner House
. The Historic
Hotel is a 10 room Bed and Breakfast Inn with private baths and
beautiful quilts on every bed. Hearty, full, breakfasts.
A unique bed and breakfast of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild
historic hotel provides Crater Lake B&B lodging in 10
rooms, each with exquisite period furnishings and decorations,
private baths...Read More
Sunday, September 5, 2010 by
trip! This photo of Crater Lake has not been altered in any
way, shape or form! I took it so I know it's for real.
Can you imagine this gorgeous lake was just sitting here and it
took me almost three years to see it? That is just
We began our short journey by staying at the Prospect Hotel
on our way
to Crater Lake a few days ago. We dined, we hiked, we saw
waterfalls, we drank wine and dined again at breakfast! This
historic inn is so perfectly situated for your...Read More
Wednesday, August 18, 2010 by
Join the celebration by making your reservation today at
Prospect Historic Hotel/Motel and Dinner House
Lake's closest full service town, the Prospect was built
in 1888 as a Stage Coach Stop half-way between the Rogue Valley and
Crater Lake and is a Nationally Registered Historic
Hotel. A member of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild
Crater Lake Bed and Breakfast lodging, Crater Lake National Park is
just 28 miles away so plan on spending a few days.Read More
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 by
spring snows have been making for great late season snowshoe
adventures but have delayed the opening of the North Entrance
Road to Crater Lake National Park for a couple more weeks.
But open it will and then visitors can experience one of the most
scenic National Parks in our nation, Crater Lake, while on an eco
With a depth of more than 1,900 feet, Crater Lake is the deepest
lake in the U.S. It's setting, in a massive caldera atop
the Cascades, and beauty makes the lake...Read More
Monday, March 1, 2010 by
travel makes for some interesting trips. On Saturday, March
20, 2010, Pacific Northwest Culinary enthusiasts will convene at
the Prospect Historic
near Crater Lake, Oregon. The reason? A
Getaway Beer Tasting Dinner featuring Southern Oregon Brewing
imaginative cuisine of Prospect Hotel owner Karen Wickman!The Menu
(designed by Karen to complement Tom's
and Ander's selections of beers):
Appetizer: Chevre Chaud oozing from within a fluffy pastry
Soup: Smoky Shrimp...
Sunday, January 24, 2010 by
Sometimes I just can't help myself when I find something amusing on
the internet. Who doesn't like Tillamook cheese? It's
hard not to enjoy something so uniquely Oregon. You'll find
Tillamook cheese in use from our Astoria Oregon bed and breakfast
inns to the Bend Oregon bed and breakfast inns and even all the way
to the Prospect Historic Hotel (our Crater Lake lodging
So here's the new video from Tillamook Cheese as they take their
Loaf Love Tour
Sunday, January 10, 2010 by
Whenever my husband Bill & I travel we try as
often as we can to stay in bed and breakfast lodging. This
week we spent three days and nights at Heron Haus-- a Portland Oregon bed and
in a beautifully restored 1904 Tudor style home
in hills of Portland just over the trendy Pearl District.
It was a dual-purpose stay. Bill had appointments at the
Casey Eye Institute
(part of the OHSU
hospital/clinic complex on the hill in Portland Oregon). I
was in Portland to attend a meeting of the Or...