Central Oregon with the ponderosa pine forests of the Metolius River Basin and Douglas fir forests just west of Santiam Pass, is home to 11 species of nesting woodpeckers. The Three Sisters Loop of the Oregon Cascade Birding Trails traces portions of some of Oregon’s most Scenic Byways, offering stunning scenery and incredible diverse habitats at nearly 50 prime birding sites.
The Dean Hale Woodpecker Festival is scheduled for mid-June. The event is loaded with half and full day fields trips,...Read More
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...
In the Hood River Valley 15,000+
acres pears, apples, cherries and other fruit, will
burst into blossom this month. It is a true sign of sping as
we dust the snow off our back steps.
Blossom Festival celebrates the arrival of spring with a full plate of events from BBQs, to arts and craft shows, to antique sales.
You won't want to miss the Blossom Fest Quilt Show with some 80-100 beautiful handmade quilts will be on display, many for sale. Another can't miss event is the Dessert Party at the...
Pecorino and Herb Stuffed
Balsamic Melon Salad
Grilled Chicken Breast Sandwich with Lamb Bacon,...