Monday, February 18, 2013 by
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 and the Oregon Department
of Transportation for sharing this information.
Sunday, February 10, 2013 by
at the Oregon Bed and
Breakfast Guild we encourage guests who've stayed with any of
our member inns to tell us their story. You can do that by
visiting our blog and clicking on the "Stayed at an OBBG
member inn?" button on the right side of the blog page.
What do we do for you? Remove your personal information from
your blog post, but keep it so we can enter you in a drawing for
$100 of OBBG lodging gift vouchers. Tell everyone what you
did--go for a bike ride? Birdwatching? ...
Sunday, February 10, 2013 by
In search for
special Valentines Day accommodations? Book a
luxurious room at Bybee’s Historic Inn
complete with champagne
and chocolate covered strawberries. Includes a three-course
gourmet breakfast specified to your dietary needs. Call early
for your room selection.
different rooms to choose from there'll be something that's just
right for you and your beloved at this authentic Oregon...
Friday, January 11, 2013 by
for a little culinary tourism combined with an Oregon geotourism
event? Check out the information provided by Vikki and Tina
at Bybee's Historic Inn
near Jacksonville, Oregon.
Register your own parade entry, or plan to participate in the
"Snake-A-Leg" 5K fun run (ever seen a group of folks do a 5K in a
Festival. The main events are held in
Jacksonville, Oregon, in partnership...
Thursday, January 10, 2013 by
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'.Read More
The 1860 farmhouse that is now the
Bed and Breakfast is located in a beautiful country
setting, minutes from Aurora....
Saturday, January 5, 2013 by
Tyee Lodge offers gracious Oregon Coast lodging for travelers in a
picturesque beachfront setting. Spectacular views of the Pacific
Ocean and the incomparable Oregon coastline can be seen from every
window. All rooms have private baths.
Close to Newport, Oregon, Tyee Lodge is also close to other Central
Oregon Coast attractions including the Bayfront, historic Nye
Beach, ocean tour cruises and fishing, two lighthouses, the Oregon
Coast Aquarium, and fantastic restaurants. We are here to help...
Friday, January 4, 2013 by
Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild
offers a wide variety of bed and breakfast accommodations.
You can rest assured that all member inns meet or exceed the
Guild’s standards and inspection criteria.
And just as our inns are unique so are the innkeepers who are
there to make your b&b experience one to remember. They
can provide a wealth of information about regional points of
interest, activities, and events. They are eager to assist you with
intinerary planning, shopping and dining...
Thursday, January 3, 2013 by
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...
Monday, December 17, 2012 by
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!
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,...
Friday, November 30, 2012 by
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...
Friday, November 23, 2012 by
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
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...
Monday, November 12, 2012 by
Looking for some Christmas Spirit in Southern Oregon? Join
Vikki Lynn and Tina Marie, the innkeepers of Bybee's Historic Inn
just in time for the
best Victoria Christmas parade in Oregon's Rogue Valley.
Historic Jacksonville is where you want to be.
Friday, November 30, 2012, welcome the Christmas season with a
parade of marching bands, old cars, bagpipers, carolers and lots
the first three weekends of December, Jacksonville Oregon features
Christmas celebrations Victoria...
Friday, November 2, 2012 by
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
Saturday, October 20, 2012 by
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
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
Friday, October 19, 2012 by
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
Old Parkdale Inn Plum Upside...
Thursday, October 11, 2012 by
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.
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
Thursday, September 27, 2012 by
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,
Relax and rejuvenate in the pristine ranch style guest rooms.
Stunning sunsets, brilliant star-studded nights and the
diverse flora and fauna of Central...
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 by
Monday, August 20, 2012 by
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...
Tuesday, July 10, 2012 by
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...