The article "Introducing the Willamette River Country Wine Trail" features details of a newly formed Oregon Country Trail in and around Albany, Oregon, and also features two Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild Inns as lodging options in this historic city.
Edelweiss Manor is an historic landmark in the Albany, Oregon, area. Original blue prints list a construction date of 1908. It's design is a Four Square Farm House with a wrap around veranda with pillars. The home is located on 2.86 acres of what was once a 300 acre farm devoted to production of walnuts, prunes, and grapes. It is located within walking distance of two golf courses and a new shopping center. The grounds provide a serene and peaceful ambiance for anyone wishing to escape and relax.
The Pfeiffer Cottage Inn is a two story bungalow cottage and was built in 1908 by Charles and Catherine Pfeiffer. The Pfeiffer family lived in Albany, built other homes, built and ran a hotel in town, and were instrumental in helping start and run other businesses as well. It, too, is located withing walking distance of downtown Albany with its historic buildings, restaurants, cafes, and unique boutiques.
As the seasons change and the leaves begin to turn we encourage you to slow down, take your time, embrace the season and take a stroll - soaking in the beauty of the Willamette Valley in Autumn. Head out to the Willamette River Country Wine Trail for a whiff of crisp air, listen to the crunch of scarlet leaves underfoot, and explore Historic Downtown Albany, Oregon.