Chair Travels nears the end of its stay at
WildSpring Guest Habitat. The storm has cleared, leaving a
stunning vista of the Pacific Ocean and allowing for reflection on
time spent on Oregon’s stunning South Coast.
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...
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...
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
The Red Chair’s story started on Cape Cod in the spring of 2012.
This lucky chair has surfed the waves off Nantucket, explored the
cranberry bogs of Chatham, enjoyed the view from Nobska Light in
Falmouth, watched the grist mill turn at Stony Brook in Brewster
and the sun set over Menemsha. The chair has traveled...
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 Oregon's backroads. I am
presenting a series of blogs to assist you in
creating amazing getaways and tours in Oregon. Thanks Travel
Oregon and the Oregon Department of Transportation for sharing this
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 amazing getaways and
tours in Oregon. Thanks Travel Oregon and
the Oregon Department of Transportation for sharing this
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?...
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.
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...
March brings the beginning of the southward movement of many
migratory land birds through Oregon and as an avid birder I wanted
to share the many birding opportunities that can be found in
throughout our state. The Oregon
Cascade Birding Trail (OCBT) is a self-guided auto
tour highlighting nearly 200 prime birding destinations designed to
showcase the region's birds and spectacular
scenery. This blog will focus on the Mt Hood Loop of
the Oregon Cascade Birding Trail. Let's get settled...
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...
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...
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...
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.
Mother's Day is just a few weeks out. Wanting to give the
perfect gift? Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild Lodging Gift
Vouchers can be just that. When giving the gift of lodging
you will be giving the gift of a unique Oregon
experience. And the recipient can decide where
and when to use them. So maybe they'd like to walk
in the sand on the Oregon Coast. Hike or snow
shoe along the rim of Crater Lake. Catch a new
museum exhibit in Portland. Ski world class
snow. Sample a pinot noir in the...
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
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 Areaoutside of
Joseph Oregon. The every popular veterinary checks for sled
dogs takes place at 9 am on...Read More
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.