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...
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...
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,
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
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, 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
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 24, 2010 by
Here are two things that don't fit together: "generic" and
"bed and breakfast accommodations" Ask any bed and breakfast
traveler and they'll tell you. But, there are people out
there who think the old stereotype still exists. Thanks
to Fox News' Paul Eisenberg for helping to clear out the
"If your idea of a bed
and breakfast experience involves antique furniture, creaky floors,
and sharing bathrooms and meals with strangers, well, you have the
However, this is just one...
Thursday, February 18, 2010 by
Located in Pacific City, The Craftsman Bed
& Breakfast welcomes you to experience beautiful Oregon
Coast Lodging in style, grace, and
comfort. Read More
The Craftsman B&B was awarded the Best Period
Restoration Award in the LanierBB.com Guests’ Greatest
Picks Award program out of 8,500 B&B’s world wide.
Built in 1921, The Craftsman B&B was renovated in 2004-2005 to
return the character of the period and modernize the
workings. Classic Arts and Crafts elements were
incorporated - from the Greene & Greene...
Friday, February 5, 2010 by
our Guest BloggerRead More
Lori McKean, Arch Cape Inn and
Cape Inn and Retreat on
the Oregon Coast is pleased to announce the arrival of our new
Chef, Noah EunJung Kaufman, who will debut his culinary
creations at the Inn beginning February 2010. Kaufman was born in
South Korea and adopted by his American parents at an early age.
While serving at the award winning 1913 Room in Grand Rapids,
Michigan, Kaufman's love for food blossomed and, in the fall of
2003, he enrolled at The Culinary...
Thursday, February 4, 2010 by
Still wondering what to do for
Presidents Day Weekend? How about enjoying the Wallowa
Mountains and the great snow we have here in Eastern Oregon?
And while you're at it, start the weekend really
, support a good cause, and see a spectacular
. (That's the teaser from the 2008 movie "The Fine
Line" posted above and one of the movies that'll be shown at the
The Wallowa Avalanche Center
scheduled for Thursday, February 11, 2010. Here are the
Saturday, January 30, 2010 by
Benefits of a Green Lodging Certification
Forest Springs Bed and Breakfast
Gresham, Oregon (suburban Portland)
tel (503) 674-8992
Over the past year, Forest
Springs Bed and Breakfast
has seen our business grow in a new
and welcome direction. Many of our guests have noted to us that our
being a member of the green inspection program
of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild was a major factor in their
decision to stay with us. Knowing that we extended this care
to our choices of...Read More
Wednesday, April 15, 2009 by
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
strong and counting. As a professional
association of Oregon's individually operated Bed and Breakfast
inn, our mission is...Read More
Sunday, April 12, 2009 by
Owner & InnkeeperForest Springs B&B @ Historic
Forest Springs Bed and Breakfast in Gresham was recently used
as a filming location.
For three days Hollywood (or at least Portland’s Version) occupied
Forest Springs Bed and Breakfast. Michael
(Young Forest Gump) was our guest during the
shoot and together with Portland Independent Films, they shot 3
scenes from their upcoming movie."Pathfinders: In The
Company of Strangers"
is set...Read More
Tuesday, March 31, 2009 by
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
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.
Our keynote speaker will be Sue
Kirby, "sparkingly upbeat, funny, inspirational,...
Thursday, March 19, 2009 by
Owner & Innkeeper
The Craftsman Bed & Breakfast
Pacific City, Oregon
Innkeepers Mike & Laura Rech of The Craftsman
Bed and Breakfast in Pacific City, Oregon, are taking
Green Travel one step farther.
They have always believed in saving the planet and making as small
of an impact as they could.
Green is in, so they decided instead of quietly being green, they
would promote their green practices.
They are part of the
Oregon Bed & Breakfast Guild's
Monday, February 2, 2009 by
No longer is the day that luxury and pampered attention is the
stuff of waste and non-sustainability. Oregon Bed and
Breakfasts, as part of the Oregon Bed
and Breakfast Guild, have established a green certification
Launched shortly after the 2008 Bed and Breakfast Regional
Conference, the pioneers of this program were:
The Blue Plum Inn, in
Forest Springs in
Nob Hill Riverview in Saint
Inn near Tillamook;
Belle Pepper's in
Old Parkdale Inn i...