Culinary Travel and Oregon Coast Lodging in Astoria

April 23-25, 2010 The annual Astoria-Warrenton Crab, Seafood and Wine Festival is one of Oregon's most popular spring events. The festival focuses on the bounty of the Pacific as well as on the Astoria Crab Seafood and Wine Festival, a Culinary Delightregion's famous wines. Seafood lovers can savor shrimp, salmon, oysters, halibut, and clam chowder. The Northwest's awesome microbrews and and wines are also featured. In addition to the freshest of seafood, you'll be able to enjoy live music and crafts booths. The highlight of the three-day festival is...
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Wooden Shoes, Tasty Brews, and Feller House Bed and Breakfast

Kick off the 25th Annual Tulip Festival, March 25 - April 25, with a weekend of Oregon-grown craft brews, clogging, tulips, and family fun! Wooden Shoes and Tasty Brews will run opening weekend: Saturday, March 27th and Sunday, March 28th from noon to 6pm.

Wooden Shoes and Tasty Brews The event will feature Willamette Valley craft brewers, Bavarian-style food, clog dancing, and live music. Wooden Shoes & Tasty Brews is family-friendly and as always, children are welcome.

Brewers featured: Seven Bridges Brewing of Silverton;...Read More
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Authentic Oregon: Visit Iwetemlaykin State Heritage Site in Northeastern Oregon

Iwetemlaykin State Heritage Site near Joseph Oregon and Wallowa Lake. Opened in 2009, this heritage site is one of Oregon State Park system's newest parks open to the public. This land is culturally significant to the Nez Perce people. .Geotourism is all the rage and there's plenty of it to experience in the state of Oregon.  The Iwetemlaykin State Heritage Site is one of the Oregon State Park system's newest parks.  (If you want to know how to impress your friends, it's pronounced "ee-weh-TEAM-lye-kin").  The site is the former Marr Ranch, a 60-acre parcel adjoining the Old Chief Joseph Gravesite and Wallowa Lake, part of the ancestral home of the Chief Joseph Band of the Nez Perce.

The site is very accessible along the road to...Read More
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Good times at the Oregon Bed & Breakfast Guild Board of Directors Meeting

It's always an intense but fun & rewarding experience when the Oregon Bed & Breakfast Guild board gets together for a meeting and the meeting this week was no exception.  Since we're a small group we could forego the Salem Oregon hotels and hold our meeting at our Administrative Assistant's home in Salem Oregon.

Oregon Bed & Breakfast Guild Board of Directors in Salem Oregon






























Pictured back row (L to R): Wayne Bailey (Youngberg Hill Vineyards & Inn); Debbie Lusk (The Pfeiffer Cottage Inn); Sandy Parker (Britannia at Terwilliger Vista); Patrick Arbuckle (Forest ... Read More
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Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild Innkeepers Come from across the state

Oregon Innkeepers came from both sides of our fine state. This past week we had the 2009 Annual meeting of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild and every Oregon region was represented. From the Eastern region to the Oregon Coast, from Portland to Crater Lake, the Willamette Valley to Mt Hood and the Columbia River Gorge and of course from Central Oregon where our gathering took place.

The Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild is 88 members strong and counting.  As a professional association of Oregon's individually operated Bed and Breakfast inn, our mission is...Read More
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Annual Meeting of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild

The Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild LogoThe Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild is 88 members strong and counting.  As a professional association of Oregon's individually operated Bed and Breakfast inn, our mission is to assure travelers of consistently high standards in a variety of accommodations. 

The annual meeting for the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild is being held on April 6-7, at the Best Western Ponderosa Lodge in beautiful Sisters, Oregon.

Sue Kirby will be the keynote speaker at the Annual Meeting of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild

Our keynote speaker will be Sue Kirby, "sparkingly upbeat, funny, inspirational,... Read More
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Oregon Bed and Breakfast Nominated for the Geotourism Project

As a seasoned traveler you seek out unique cultures, local heritage, distinctive environments and un-matched scenic beauty.  Coming to the Central Cascades of Oregon will not disappoint and staying at an bed and breakfast in Oregon, especially an Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild member inn, is sure to add to your experience.

The National Geographic Society and it's local partners, are producing a Geotourism MapGuide and website that conveys geotourism information, sites and experiences.  They will...Read More
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