Wednesday, February 12, 2014 by
St. Patrick's day is just around the corner but
Green is here year-round in Oregon. Many Oregon Bed and
Breakfast Guild members provide Certified
Green Lodging. And at Hopworks
Urban Brewery in southeast Portland, the brewpub calls
itself an "eco brewpub."Read More
Many celebrate St.
Patrick's Day with green beer, but in Portland, we're not talking
the food colored or dyed kind. We’re talking about the organic
Green is no doubt the theme at Hopworks Urban Brewery in southeast
Portland. Not only...
Friday, January 24, 2014 by
Youngberg Hills Vineyards and Inn will allow you time to love
your tastebuds with a evening of inspired dishes paired with
wonderful Youngberg Hill wines. You’ll dine on an inspired 5
course dinner made with "love" that will awaken your senses and
allow you to experience a memorable night through food an
wine. As dedicated members of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild, Youngberg
Hills innkeepers will walk you through each course of perfectly
paired wine and food.
Wild Mushroom Fritter...
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 by
a little note from the innkeepers of the Bronze Antler Bed & Breakfast in Joseph,
Oregon (almost into Idaho it's so far east & north in
If you're a guy and into wildlife, you might just want
the 2012 Wallowa Mountain Quilters Guild raffle
quilt for your bed or as a blanket on the leather
couch in your den. And the raffle's still on until June 9,
2012, so buy your tickets now! $1 per ticket
or 6 for $5--and you can order them
through the mail too.
This year's quilt is a Montana...
Friday, April 6, 2012 by
Whatever your pleasure—romantic getaway, playing hookey from
work, change of pace, touring Oregon's Wine Country or even a quiet
weekend just for you, you can find it at the Kelty Estate
Bed and Breakfast.
and approved inn of the Oregon Bed
and Breakfast Guild, Kelty Estate is located in one of
Oregon's many wine country regions and is just 48 miles
from Portland, 60 miles from beautiful beaches at Lincoln City or
zero miles from the most relaxing holiday you have ever
Friday, February 3, 2012 by
As usual, the innkeepers of
Bybee's Historic Inn just outside of Jacksonville in Southern
Oregon are planning something guaranteed to pique your
February is the month of Love and Fun!
Join us for a weekend of chocolate!
Our Chocolate Lovers Getaway weekend February 10th through the 12th
includes a two night stay (second night 1/2 off) and a chocolate
lovers dinner on February 11th. Upon arrival you will
be indulged with champagne and chocolate dipped strawberries in
Thursday, September 1, 2011 by
It's Wednesday before Labor Day Weekend
still trying to figure out what to do
about a one-tank trip
for a great Saturday outdoor concert?
, the "sweetest
little music festival in Eastern Oregon" takes place this year on
Saturday, September 3, 2011. Always the Saturday of Labor Day
Don't think of this event as a second class way to spend the
weekend. Some of the region's best and brightest
are playing this year--including Corn Mash
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 by
Columbia Bed and Breakfast in Hood River, Oregon, was recently
featured on Mike's Road
Trip. In the same class as the Columbia River Gorge
hotels (really more in the boutique hotel category), Villa Columbia
B&B gives you good access to the scenic Columbia Gorge year
round and access to Mt. Hood in the winter for skiing.
An excerpt from Mike's blog
Breakfast at the Villa
Columbia is scrumptious and served in thee-courses. Local
ingredients are often used to create a unique experience...
Saturday, July 9, 2011 by
Forest Springs Bed and Breakfast along with The Gresham
Historic Downtown Boosters are proud to announce our city's
10th Annual Gresham Art Walk!
During the Gresham Art Walk,
more than 140 artists from Oregon and Southwest
Washington will sell their original works along scenic Main Avenue
between First and Fifth streets. The family event also includes
live music, free children’s arts and crafts, and unique shops and
restaurants in the downtown core. Art for sale includes garden art,
Tuesday, April 19, 2011 by
Wallowa County Chamber of Commerce recently released its new
Arts, History & Cultural Guide
. You can download the
PDF at this link to learn more about what's going on in this
authentic Oregon corner.
Wallowa County is home to a diverse group of artists and artistic
bronze foundries. With drop dead scenery
Northeastern Oregon, many photographers calls Wallowa County
home. You'll find many local artists represented in the
scattered from Joseph to
Friday, April 1, 2011 by
March 31st, 2003, we arrived in Parkdale and began our journey as
innkeepers of the
Old Parkdale Inn
, a Mt. Hood Bed and Breakfast. It
was something I had dreamed about doing for quite awhile
and some days I still pinch myself and some days I ask
myself what am I doing!
Today I begin my 9th year. My, time certainly flies when
we are having fun! And I am having fun. Oh, I admit
there are days when it gets a little rough, say mid September when
we have had a constant turnover of guests...Read More
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 by
Today the Annual Meeting of the Oregon Bed & Breakfast Guild
place in Eugene at C'est
la Vie Inn
. It's the annual convivial meeting of Oregon's
best innkeepers and we're looking forward to seeing innkeepers from
across the state of Oregon.
We spent the night before here at C'est la Vie Inn--one of
many OBBG member inns with green
. Anne-Marie is very sensitive to
the environment and emphasizes green products, recycling, local
products--all in a very luxurious...Read More
Monday, March 28, 2011 by
WildSpring Guest Habitat
recently published their Spring
. This green lodging facility on the Oregon
Coast is perfect for your upcoming getaway. Thanks to
Michelle and Dean for sharing! Sustainable travel on
the Oregon Coast is closer than you think. Contact
WildSpring Guest Habitat toll-free at 866-333-9453 to start your
Spring green vacation today. Here are some highlights from
Spring is coming to
And that means our annual explosion
of wild irises, each...
Friday, February 11, 2011 by
Eco friendly travel is just one of the things Oregon bed and
breakfasts might specialize in. Here's some breaking news
WildSpring Guest Habitat's owner Michele Duarte:
Hi there....we just found out
something very cool....actually two things very cool...and just
wanted to share:
just wrote about us (again) as one of five luxury vacations in the
U.S. And Spawards just listed us as one of the top 100 spas in the
Thursday, December 2, 2010 by
America’s Wild Rivers Coast to the Heart of the Dunes, Oregon's
South Coast presents an unspoiled coastal experience filled with
windsurfing, fishing, exploring the most accessible and spectacular
beaches in Oregon and a retreat providing Eco Friendly
AMERICA’S WILD RIVERS COAST - Starting at the
Oregon/California border and stretching North to Port Orford,
Oregon, America’s Wild Rivers Coast offers 101 miles of nature’s
Historic Port Orford is the oldest townsite on the Oregon...
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...
Thursday, August 19, 2010 by
away in Washington Park, one of the largest urban parks in our
nation, are the International
Rose Test Gardens
. The Rose Garden contains 10,000
plantings of 550 rose varieties and boasts one the most
photographed view of the City of Roses with Mt Hood towering in the
Portland’s International Rose Test Garden is the oldest official,
continuously operated public rose test garden in the United
States. The primary purpose of the garden is to serve as a
testing ground for new rose...Read More
Saturday, August 7, 2010 by
a collaborative effort from the SANYO North America Corporation
(SANYO), InSpec Group (InSpec), and Portland General Electric
(PGE), the Oregon Museum of Science
and Industry (OMSI) has installed a solar canopy charging
station to service electric cars, e-bikes, and most portable
personal electronic devices. The solar charging canopy marks the
first such installation in North America aiming to provide a
solution for the increasing use of alternative transportation and
punctuates the fact...Read More
Friday, July 23, 2010 by
Green bed and breakfasts are becoming more and more popular, adding
an environmentally conscious twist to the quaint, quiet and natural
charm of a traditional B&B. Interest in Eco Friendly
Travel destinations is
on the rise, and a green bed and breakfast can provide a
comfortable and guilt-free stop for conscientious travelers.
A bed and breakfast is a quaint alternative to a traditional hotel.
It's a cozier experience for travelers, who receive a peaceful
night and a meal prepared for you...Read More
Monday, May 17, 2010 by
Filmmakers and others appreciate the authentic Oregon aspects of
some of our Oregon Bed & Breakfast Guild member inns.
About a year ago, Patrick Arbuckle of the Forest Springs Bed and
Breakfast in Gresham
wrote a blog post about a recent experience his inn had with a
film crew. Patrick recently provided an updated post
about the film. . .Read More
Owner & Innkeeper
B&B @ Historic Heiney House
The crew returned on May 16th to film a few
re-shoots for the...
Wednesday, March 31, 2010 by
Two of the Oregon Bed & Breakfast Guild Annual Meeting in
Ashland Oregon. One of the presentations today came from Cyd
Ropp of The Albion Inn and Art Gallery. Cyd talked about a
new initiative from the Ashland Bed & Breakfast
: Innkeeping 101.
The Ashland Bed & Breakfast Network's Education Committee
started an educational program in the form of a blog, Innkeeping
, as partial fulfillment of their educational mission.
However, this blog is a free-for-all. If you're an...Read More