Aurora in Marion County, Oregon, just south of
Portland. Peacefully established in the mid-1800's and
located near the Oregon Wine Country, Aurora has a rich past
and charming atmosphere. It was founded as a
religious commune in 1856 by Dr. William Keil who named it after
his daughter. The secret is out on this quaint village
known as 'Oregon's antique capital'.
The 1860 farmhouse that is now the Feller House Bed and Breakfast is located in a beautiful country setting, minutes from Aurora....
A blog written a couple years back, StillTasty: Your Ultimate Shelf Life Guide, is still relevant today and full of information about food safety. And with the leftovers associated with the holiday meals following these tips is so very important.
This website, LoveFoodHateWaste.com, is full of great ideas for storing food and cutting down on your waste. Meal and portion planning, food storage, and using up those leftovers will not only save you dollars on your weekly shopping bill it is also...Read More
Coming to Enterprise or Joseph Oregon and looking to stay at the Best Western Rama Inn in Enterprise? Well, that lodging is closed, but don't despair! There are a couple of wonderful places to stay nearby!
The 1910 Historic Enterprise House Bed and Breakfast, also called the "Enterprise House," is very close to downtown Enterprise and offers 5 well-appointed guestrooms, each with its own private attached bath.
The Bronze Antler Bed and Breakfast is located only 10 minutes away in nearby Joseph,...Read More
A couple years back someone tacked this added message below the warning sign that really states the obvious. Be prepared when exploring Oregon during the winter months. And don't always rely on that GPS. Many forest roads, while beautiful alternatives from the main highways and freeways during the snow free months, are not maintained during the winter.
Travelers should be aware that even a few inches of snow can obscure icy roads and soft shoulders where vehicles can become stuck. Winter...Read More
We always like it when venerable travel writer Gerry Frank picks an Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild member to include in his articles. On November 18, 2012, Gerry picked the Oval Door Bed & Breakfast in Eugene as one of his favorites. You can read the full article from the Oregonian here.
"Mornings start out right with locally roasted coffee delivered to the guest rooms. Follow the aroma of just-out-of-the-oven baked goods to the dining room for a full gourmet breakfast. Main dishes feature...Read More
There's more to Oregon Coast lodging than Oregon coast hotels and the folks that run the Oregon bed and breakfasts there are creative in what they do. tInnkeepers are known for doing more than just running a bed and breakfast. Eileen Obteshka, innkeeper of the Grand Victorian B&B and Vintage Cottage Rental supplied this photo from a High Tea event she recently catered for a ladies church group.
Don't they look precious in their hats?
High Tea is available 7 days per week by arrangement at the Gra...Read More
I just spent two days in Central Oregon on an Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild Lady Innkeepers Getaway. Yes, we were able to escape our everyday innkeeping duties and relax with like minded gals of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild. This year we journeyed to Wilson Ranches Retreat in Fossil, Oregon, a member of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild. Perfect accommodations when traveling the Journey Through Time Scenic Byway, the Ranch offers up true Oregon hospitality and an Old West...Read More
We have three plum trees in the gardens of the Old Parkdale Inn Bed and Breakfast, an alternative to a Hood River Oregon hotel. The harvest has been Oregon Bounty style and the trees are loaded with fruit. We've been making cakes and pastries as they come off the tree for the couple of weeks. This Upside Down Cake has been well received by our guests at the breakfast table of the Old Parkdale Inn Bed and Breakfast, a member of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild.
Old Parkdale Inn Plum Upside...Read More
Ah, the fall in Southern Oregon! Vikki, innkeeper at Bybee's Historic Inn, a romantic bed and breakfast in Jacksonville, has a few tips about things to see and do in Jacksonville.
What better way to enjoy autumn than visiting Historic Jacksonville? The town gardens are still brimming with flowers while the cool nights begin to tint the trees with color. The trolley is still touring about and our quaint streets beckon you to wander through town admiring our historic buildings. The Woodlands...Read More
Pioneer hospitality and an Oregon horse ranch vacation near John Day, Oregon, await you at Wilson Ranches Retreat Bed and Breakfast. Immerse yourself in a peaceful ranch environment rich in history and love on a 9,000 acre working cattle and hay ranch in the beautiful Butte Creek Valley, three miles west of the small town of Fossil, Oregon.
Relax and rejuvenate in the pristine ranch style guest rooms. Stunning sunsets, brilliant star-studded nights and the diverse flora and fauna of Central...Read More
The 16th Annual Nez Perce Art in the Wallowa is coming up very quickly--Saturday of the first weekend in October 2012 to be exact. If you like contemporary Native American art then you don't want to miss this opportunity. Nez Perce Indian and nearly Columbia River Tribal Plateau artists will once again display and offer their work for sale at the historic Wallowa Lake Lodge in Northeastern Oregon.
Live and silent auctions take place in the afternoon of Saturday, October 4, 2012, from noon to 4...Read More
Those innkeepers at Bybee's Historic Inn near Jacksonville, Oregon, are at it again! If you're going to be staying in Ashland Oregon lodging in Southern Oregon near Jacksonville on July 15,, 2012, then plan to spend your afternoon with a little outdoor food & fun while supporting a great cause at Bybee's Historic Inn. Proceeds benefit Hearts With A Mission , a faith-based organization that supports youth in crises.
Bybee’s BBQ Benefit and Talent Show Extravaganza--Sunday, July 15, 2012, 2 pm...Read More
No one knows a town quite like the innkeepers who live there. And Jacksonville, Oregon, is no exception. Southern Oregon innkeeper Tim Balfour of the iconic TouVelle House provides a few ideas of how you can master Jacksonville in just two days. . .and consider the authentic Oregon TouVelle House as home base for your Southern Oregon explorations. Give Tim a call at 541-899-8938 and let him know you're ready to start your romantic weekend getaway that might just include a little bit of...Read More
It's 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 create amazing getaways
and tours in Oregon. Thanks Travel Oregon for sharing this
'Wind, Waves and a Long, Winding Road. Yes, it's possible...