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 Oregon's backroads. I am
presenting a series of blogs to assist you in
creating amazing getaways and tours in Oregon. Thanks Travel
Oregon and the Oregon Department of Transportation for sharing this
Columbia River Gorge, the Mt. Hood Scenic Byway, the
Willamette Valley and have a comfy bed and and hearty breakfast at
an bed and breakfast along the way. A Bed
and Breakfast offers so much more than a hotel.
Oregon innkeepers know the best back roads, the best places to
eat, the scenic attractions you won't want to miss. You
determine how far you want to go in one day. The whole
adventure is about 200 miles and you'll discover why
those arriving in Oregon on the Oregon Trail...
about where to travel for your 2014 vacation? CNN Travel released an article today about the
deepest, longest, tallest, etc., record-setting place to visit in
the US. Feature writer Helyn
Trickey Bradley distilled the wonders of the United States
into 10 superlatives for 2014. Two are located in Oregon:
Crater Lake and Hells Canyon: Oregon geotourism at its
Helyn writes about the deepest lake in America (and I just love
this): "Looking to be gobsmacked by nature?...
Winter is finally arriving in Oregon. Yes, we’ve had snow,
not much, and cold, sometimes bitter, but not nearly as much as we
are used to. Well, that's changing and there are plenty of
spring storms lined up to bring exceptional spring skiing
conditions up to where we like them for Winter Outdoor
Oregon offers unparalleled opportunities for outdoor winter
recreation. Whether you are a skier, snowboarder, or looking for
backcountry trails for snowshowing, cross-country skiing...
thrilled we were here at the Oregon
Bed and Breakfast Guild to see this nice write up on
House Bed and Breakfast, a unique inn for Oregon Wine Country
Lodging. An inspected and approved member of The Guild,
Feller House is located in Oregon’s French Prairie, a section of
the Willamette Valley where Oregon’s first settlers found rich and
fertile soil, something the native Kalapuya people already
Jennifer Morgenthaler, author of Spoon with Me was a guest at the
Feller House last...
is a great way to see the United States. Keith Riggs at the US
Department of Agriculture recently posted a really good blog
post about touring through Northern California
and Southern Oregon on the national Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway.
The route runs from Lake Almanor in Northern California to
Crater Lake in Southern Oregon, passing through seven national
forests along the way. Riggs writes:
Along this journey from volcano to volcano you’ll find
opportunities for adventure,...
Guest blogger Karen Wickman, owner of the Prospect Historic Hotel, lodging near Crater
Lake, Oregon, wants you to know! She writes:
is a sleepy little town on the side of the road off of Highway 62
in Southern Oregon. It’s right on the way to Crater Lake National
Park and is nestled in the middle of the Rogue River National
Forest. It is surrounded by astonishing natural wonders that
you would never know were there if you didn’t do a little
exploring. Within a half a mile of the Prospe...
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!
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
Want to know why business travelers should choose an Oregon bed and breakfast
over a hotel? Lots of reasons! Of course, every bed
& breakfast is different and that's the beauty of staying at a
B&B. Some are more accustomed to business travel, but all are
gracious and accommodating. Here are just a few reasons to
Comfortable bed (and great pillows)
Home atmosphere (yes it's fine to take off your
shoes & stretch out)
A place to spread out your work if you need to (dining room
28 miles from Crater Lake National Park, The Prospect Hotel can be
the perfect home base when birding on the Crater Lake
Loop of the Oregon Cascade Birding Trail. The
Rogue River is minutes away with mature riparian habitat
surrounded by mixed conifer forests. Peregrine Falcon,
Calliope and Rufus Hummingbirds nest in these forests.
Diamond Lake supports high concentrations of diving birds.
The rich, diverse habitats on the Crater Lake Loop provide
home for a large variety of...
Murder Mystery at the Propect Hotel!
Murder Mystery Dinner Thursday, October
Become one of the
'Actor' has a Role!
This 1960s Celebrity Celebration has all the Radio, TV and Movie
Stars of the era! We assign you a character to play!
Are you the Murderer, or could you BE THE
arrive in costume 'Dressed to Kill' at 5:30pm for the introductory
reception. After going through your packet of
information it is time for the first course of dinner and all the
Friday Night, September
23rd, Saturday September 24th, Sunday
September 25th, 2011
Music Festival, Prospect, Or. – ‘Music in the
Mountains’ on the Prospect Historic Hotel grounds. Two days of
Bluegrass, Country, Folk and Americana Music. Starts Friday night
Sept 23 at 6pm with ‘Jammin’ on the Veranda’. Then all day Saturday
starting at 10am Sept. 24th & 10am again on Sunday Sept. 25th.
Great Food, Local Wines and Beers. Craft Booths, Quilt Show...
It's Wednesday before Labor Day Weekend and you're
still trying to figure out what to do. How
about a one-tank trip to Eastern
Oregon for a great Saturday outdoor concert?
Juniper Jam, 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
bands are playing this year--including Corn Mash,...Read More
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.
The Prospect Historic Hotel B&B Inn - Motel and Dinner House
along with Bybee’s Historic Inn will be card stops for the Poker
Run on Friday June 17th.
For over a quarter century the Medford Cruise has been all
about automobiles, good times and good people. The Poker Run is a
great opportunity to join in the fun, cruise with classic cars and
win some great prizes. Approximately 90 cars will be participating
in the run and the poker game. All of the proceeds benefit
local youth organizations.
Cycling Classic is coming to the Columbia River Gorge June
2nd-5th. The race features stages through the Gorge, the
Upper Hood River Valley, and the Mt Hood National Forest and
has been described by experienced international racers as some
of the most beautiful they’ve ever ridden.
This event is not just for those that are racing. Spectators
are given an opportunity to see the action first hand. Food, fun
and music greet those who come to watch the action. Spectators have