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...
Thursday, April 25, 2013 by
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,...
Friday, May 11, 2012 by
knows better than someone who lives in Newport Oregon? The
innkeepers of the Ocean House Bed and Breakfast share
this upcoming news for May & June 2012. This Oregon Coast
lodging is a great place to stay when exploring the central Oregon
As you may have
noticed, I am not much of a blogger. But there is news to tell and
here it is: The Tall Ships are coming to Newport. The Lady
Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain, both tall ships will be in
Yaquina Bay May 15 – May 27 for tours and...
Saturday, April 28, 2012 by
Hey sports fans--do you like an Oregon bed and breakfast of the
traditional type with doilies on the nightstands?
Or are you the type of traveler to prefer your bed and
breakfast lodging be doily-free? Well,
here's your chance to let us Oregon innkeepers know.
The Professional Association of Innkeepers International
(affectionately known as PAII and pronounce as "pie") is holding a
vote: DOILY DECISION 2012. We need to
hear from you, the guests who stay in our Oregon bed...
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
Wednesday, January 4, 2012 by
Are you a character? Or would you like spend
the evening with a character or two?
Bybee's Historic Inn
, an authentic Oregon bed and
breakfast just outside of Jacksonville, OR, is offering that
opportunity in January 2012.
Vikki Lynn, innkeeper from Bybee's Historic Inn, offers the
Local Historic Characters of the 1800’s come
Join us for a truly unique initmate dining experience featuring a
menu paired with wine or Dry Soda!
Enjoy local historic characters that 'come...
Monday, November 28, 2011 by
just never know what's going to happen next when you visit an
Oregon bed and breakfast.
Vikki Lynn and Tina Marie of
Bybee's Historic Inn
near Jacksonville, OR, don't let the grass
grow under their feet! There's always something new and
exciting going on at this authentic Oregon lodging. Here's a
report about a recent Northwest culinary event at their inn,
combined with a little bit of Victorian fun.
They write:November 5th: Twenty-two
members of Belles and Beaus of Jacksonville enjoyed...
Friday, October 7, 2011 by
5th annual Food & Wine Classic celebrates Ashland’s amazing
restaurants, talented chefs, and Oregon’s bounty, Southern Oregon
style. The event kicks off on Friday, November 4th with a
Meet the Chefs party and the Downtown Wine Crawl. Join us as
Chandra Corwin of Cucina Biazzi, Ashland’s 2010 Top Chef, defends
her title against seven others in the Chef Showdown Saturday and
Sunday starting at Noon. Sample over 30 vendors and experience
wine, farm and food workshops.
2010 Food & Wine Classic,...
Tuesday, May 22, 2012 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 for sharing this
A National Park, a National Symbol, a Natural Treasure....
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 24, 2011 by
Ready for some fun? Vikki and Tina Marie at
Bybee's Historic Inn
in Jacksonville, Oregon, are prepared for
yard sale shopping visitors. If you haven't yet booked your
room at this authentic Oregon lodging, you'd best given them a
call!Jacksonville is getting ready for their “whole town yard
sale”. This is a big deal, we have guests that come and stay
the weekend just for this event. It starts Saturday, Sept
10th, 2011, and goes through Sunday Sept. 11th. The
sellers will have most...
Wednesday, August 24, 2011 by
love it when our Oregon Bed & Breakfast Guild innkeepers send
information about what's going on in their area. Here's the
latest from Roselyn at the
R.R. Thompson House
in Carlton, OR:Listen up, runners. You still have time to register for
the 8th Annual
Dayton Fiesta Run to be held Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011.
The race will begin next to Seufert
Winery at 415 Ferry St., Dayton and will include a 10K run and
a 5K run/walk, both starting at 9 a.m.
A 1-mile kids’ (under 17) run starts at 8:30...
Monday, May 14, 2012 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 for sharing this
'Oregon's Highway in the Sky. When you venture out
Thursday, August 11, 2011 by
The latest word from Vikki at
Bybee's Historic Inn is complimentary transportation
to/from the Britt Festival in Jacksonville, OR! Join Vikki
and Tina Marie at their authentic Oregon bed and breakfast for a
night or two, or a week, while attending the Britt Festival!Read More
Vikki writes: The Classical Festival at the Britt has
started and will continue through the month of August.
Founded in 1963, the Britt Classical Festival features a
professional orchestra of 90 musicians who come from all over...
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...
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 by
Ready for another authentic Oregon experience? Learn the
history of Jacksonville's Pioneer
Cemetery, Section by Section, on a guided tour through this
beautiful 150 year old treasure. On the Second Saturday of each
month a different Section will be toured and discussed with
background information on the religious or fraternal orders that
make up the various Sections of the cemetery. Meet some of
the more interesting and colorful Pioneers who rest under the
Madrones and hear about the...
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? ...
Saturday, July 23, 2011 by
Stash Tea Company just announced its deal for a free night
at a bed and breakfast when you purchase the Stash
Tea Guide to Bed & Breakfast Inns
. You can find
more details at the Stash Tea website
The offer allows for one free night at a participating B&B
when combined with the purchase of a second consecutive
night. The offer ends June 2013
Here in Oregon, seven Oregon bed and breakfasts who are also
members of the Oregon Bed & Breakfast Guild are participating
in this...Read More
Friday, July 15, 2011 by
Bybee's Historic Inn
in Jacksonville tipped us off to this
upcoming mountain bike race in Southern Oregon:If you are a mountain bike enthusiast then Jacksonville,
Oregon, is the place to be on July 30th. The
Country Mountain Bike Race will commence at 11:00
Based off the original Revenge of the Siskiyous Jacksonville
course, the Stagecoach Cross Country Mountain Bike Race returns to
Jacksonville for its 2nd year.
Jacksonville has a lot to offer to the outdoor...Read More
Thursday, July 14, 2011 by
vacationing it’s nice not to have every single moment of your
itinerary planned so you can enjoy some down time and truly
TouVelle House Bed & Breakfast in Jacksonville, Oregon, we
know that and have created a wonderful retreat with lots of areas
where guests can just “set a spell”. This year we added a
bocce court for another outdoor recreation
option. Bocce is an Italian bowling game with aspects of
croquet and horse shoes that can be enjoyed regardless of your
level of...Read More