The Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway ~ An Oregon Scenic Byway

Crater Lake Oregon - Photo from TravelOregon.comIt'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 information


A National Park, a National Symbol, a Natural Treasure....

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The Rogue-Umpqua Scenic Byway ~ An Oregon Scenic Byway

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 information

A North Umpqua River Bridge - Thanks Travel Oregon
'Two Raging Rivers Run Through It
More commonly know as...

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A Northwest Culinary Delight ~ Strawberry-Rhubarb Coffee Cake

Strawberry-Rhubarb Coffee CakeIt is spring in the Pacific Northwest.  The rhubarb in the gardens of our inn, the Old Parkdale Inn, is just about ready to harvest and the Oregon strawberries should begin to come on soon.  Put the two together and we get a favorite of our guests, Strawberry-Rhubarb Coffee Cake.

3 c fresh rhubarb, cut in 1-inch pieces
2 c fresh strawberries
sweeten with agave nectar (or one c sugar)
1/3 c cornstarch

Cook the strawberries and rhubarb for about 5 minutes.  Combine the sweetener of your choice with...

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Historic Columbia River Highway Scenic Byway ~ An Oregon Scenic Byway

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 information
 

Historic Columbia River Highway Scenic Byway Map

Photo by David Frates from the Travel Oregon Website'Construction of the Historic Columbia River Highway...

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Cascade Lakes ~ An Oregon Scenic Byway

Thanks to Travel Oregon for this shot of South Sister and a beautiful Cascade Alpine LakeIt'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 information

'Oregon's Highway in the Sky. When you venture out on...

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Oregon Bed and Breakfast's Slow Food

It's that time of year again.  A time when the Farmer's Markets in Oregon open and the Oregon Bounty begins to flows.  Found some fresh organic strawberries at ours this week and it just gets better from here out!

What do you see in this photo?  If you answered apples, mushrooms, potatoes, bread and greens, you would be right.  I see a savory Italian Fritatta with Argula and mushrooms, herbed roasted potatoes, a rich and flavorful banana French Toast and Old Parkdale Inn’s famous Baked Fuji...

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Eastern Oregon's Bed & Breakfasts, Bird Watching in the Zumwalt Prairie and the Wallowa Lake Region

Head into the North Eastern corner of Oregon and the Zumwalt Prairie Preserve

The National Conservancy Zumwalt Prairie Preserve - photo by Mary Lix AustinThe Prairie is situated in the Wallowa River Valley northeast of Enterprise and Joseph with an Oregon Bed and Breakfast inn nearby.  At 33,000 acres, the Zumwalt Prairie is North America's largest remaining grassland of its type and you are welcome to enjoy the beautiful views of the prairie and canyons. 

Supporting one of the highest concentrations of breeding hawks and eagles in North America, the Zumwalt Prairie is...

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Celebrate with a Romantic Weekend Getaway at the Apple Inn Bed and Breakfast

Guest Blogger: Cindy Weeldryer
for Apple Inn Bed and Breakfast
Cottage Grove, Oregon

Look toward Romantic Weekend Getaways at this Willamette Valley Bed and Breakfast

Whether it’s time to take your relationship to the next level or to celebrate an important milestone in your journey together, the Apple Inn Bed and Breakfast  is an ideal place to romance your sweetheart with a romantic weekend getaway in the woods.

A member of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild, the Apple Inn Bed and Breakfast will help you plan a customized romantic weekend get-away to Cottage Grove, the...

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FARM to FORK ~ An Authentic Oregon Culinary Experience

FARM to FORK photo courtesy of http://farmtoforkevents.com/

FARM to FORK is a "traveling farm-to-table restaurant, local food fundraiser, and community celebration rolled into one! Our unique FARM to FORK dinners are designed to reconnect people to the source of their food, and to honor the talented farmers, food artisans, winemakers, and chefs that contribute to the growing culinary reputation and local food community of Southern Oregon"

Scheduling for the 2012 FARM to FORK events scheduled have begun and the promoters of this event invite you to "meet...

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B&B Accommodations for your Oregon Bird Watching Adventure

Birding in Oregon is amazing.  Especially this time of year when activity along the major flyways increase and the spring rituals in our habitats and backyard resume.  The Oregon Cascade Birding Trail (OCBT) is a great place to begin your birding adventure.  From there you can decide where you'd like to visit.  When you have made that decision turn to the website for the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild and I am sure you will find an inn close by.

Focus on the Willamette Valley today.  I found an...

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Prospect Hotel - Ideal for Crater Lake Lodging and Bird Watching on the Crater Lake Loop

The Evening GrosbeakLocated just 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...

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Live Your Cowboy Dreams at an Oregon Bed and Breakfast

Looking for a dude ranch vacation?  Look no further.  These working cattle ranches, members of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild, provide horseback vacations, cattle drives, and fly fishing vacations.   After a day in the saddle the friendly ranch style atmosphere, the cozy guest rooms and home cooked meals will satisfy and refresh hungry, tired guests.

Long Hollow Ranch for an amazing Oregon Geotourism adventureHowdy!  Welcome to the Long Hollow Ranch
Long Hollow Ranch is a guest ranch with good old fashion values. The newly remodeled 100-year old ranch...

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Kelty Estate Bed and Breakfast ~ Historic Oregon Wine Country Lodging

Whatever your pleasure—romantic getaway, playing hookey from work, change of pace, touring Oregon's Wine Country or even a quiet weekend just for you, you can find it at the Kelty Estate Bed and Breakfast.

Kelty Estate Bed and BreakfastAn inspected and approved inn of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild, Kelty Estate is located in one of Oregon's many wine country regions and is just 48 miles from Portland, 60 miles from beautiful beaches at Lincoln City or zero miles from the most relaxing holiday you have ever enjoyed.

Built...

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Just Steps from the Pacific Ocean is this Oregon Coast Lodging Bed and Breakfast

10th Avenue Inn Bed and BreakfastFrom the steps of the 10th Avenue Inn Bed and Breakfast you can enjoy Seaside's famous Promenade for an early morning walk or a breathtaking sunset.  A short walk to shopping and restaurants. Fill your day with short trips to view the mighty Columbia River from the Astoria Column, visit history at Lewis and Clark's Fort Clatsop, historic Fort Stevens and the shipwreck of the Peter Iredale. Picnic and feed the seagulls while viewing Haystack Rock at Ecola State Park, or go for 18 holes at one of...

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Oak Hill Bed and Breakfast ~ An Ashland Oregon Lodging Choice

Oak Hill Bed and Breakfast, Ashland, Oregon: "Inspired breakfasts, freshly ground coffee, and stimulating conversations in a garden setting with friendly travelers and theater goers. Our inviting living room with fireplace and library with comfy club chairs, phone, computer and Oak Hill Bed and Breakfast, An Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guld Innprinter allow for quiet and relaxing moments with a book or needed productivity."
 
Five quiet, individually decorated guest rooms with king and queen beds, baths en suite and individual thermostats in rooms....

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Long Hollow Ranch ~ An Historic Ranch in Central Oregon

Long Hollow Ranch ~ An Historic Central Oregon RanchLong Hollow Ranch, a unique ranch stay in of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild, offers an at home atmosphere perfect for every season of the year. Join us for Bed & Breakfast during fall, winter or spring.  Off season weather can be unpredictable and capricious, so outdoor activities may be limited, but the ranch houses are quiet and comfortable - A Perfect Getaway!

Whether you are planning a simple birthday dinner for a family member or a week long retreat for the team, small groups and...

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Portland #1 in Serving up Street Food

Culinary Tourists, listen up.  You'd travel miles for the best Street-Food.  Even plan whole culinary vacations around Street-Food.  Well, you need only travel to Portland, Oregon for the very best in Street Food.  #1 in the World in fact according to Budget Travel and US News Travel

"With more than 400 carts selling everything from Korean tacos to Carolina-style barbecue, Food Carts Portland is a microcosm of mobile meals, " according to Marisa Robertson-Textor.

Lunchtime crowds gather near SW...

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It Really is a Family Affair At Wilson Ranches Retreat

Wilson Ranches Retreat is Celebrating 12 Years and 4 Generations

Wilson Ranches Retreat Bed & Breakfast celebrated their 12th Anniversary on March 12, 2012.  Thank you for twelve years of extraordinary memories and for being an amazing extended family!  They've created an amazing Oregon Geotourism adventure in Central Oregon.

Your hosts, Phil and Nancy Wilson's families homesteaded in Wheeler and Gilliam Counties over 100 years ago after traveling the Oregon Trail in the 1800's.  Four generations,...

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Hopewell Bed and Breakfast in the Willamette Valley of Oregon

Hopewell Bed & Breakfast is an extraordinary B&B, minutes from Salem, Oregon, in the vast Willamette Valley, an inspected and approved member of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild.

Hopewell Bed and Breakfast in the Willamette Valley of OregonHopewell offers all the modern amenities from WiFi to a hot tub with your Private Suites set in the country.  Your hosts, Mike and Penny Walsh, raise cattle, hay & vegetables on the 12 acre farm in the wine country of the Willamette Valley. 

The pond on the property is great for swimming, fishing or relaxing in the...

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Central and Eastern Oregon Musuems Worth Making the Trip

High Desert Museum, in Bend, Oregon, is nationally acclaimed and is dedicated to broadening the understanding of the High Desert's wildlife, culture, art and natural resources.

Bobcat of Eastern OregonAt daily shows and demonstrations, wildlife experts will help you learn about the Museum's more than 100 wildlife creatures -- from porcupines, golden eagles and owls, to bats, lizards, snakes and spiders.   In the Birds of Prey Center you will have a rare opportunity to get a close-up look at some of nature's fiercest...

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