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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Not All B&Bs are Inspected and Approved as the Member inns of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild Are.

Guest Blogger:
Diane Emineth
Sandlake Country Inn 
8505 Galloway Rd
Cloverdale, OR 97112
"Your Romantic Getaway near Pacific City Oregon

All B&Bs are not alike. That's one of the great things about B&B, but it's also what makes choosing just the right one for each traveler a challenge. When making your decision on where to book, we suggest that you choose a member of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guildwhich has been inspected and approved and follows the Guild's Standards and Ethics


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Murder Mystery Dinner Thursday October 27th at the the Prospect Hotel and Dinner House in Southern Oregon

Murder Mystery at the Propect Hotel!
Murder Mystery Dinner Thursday, October 27th
Become one of the characters.  Each '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 VICTIM?

Boby Marley stars in the 'Murder at the Prospect HotelYou 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 mayhem you...
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Abbey Road Farm B&B in the Rolling Hills of the Willamette Valley

Abbey Road Farm Bed and Breakfast in the Heart of Oregon's Willamette ValleySet among the rolling hills of Yamhill County, Abbey Road Farm B&B lies in the very heart of Oregon's Wine Country. Currently, some 18 wineries call our little town of Carlton home and these are just a fraction of the more than 200 that are within a half hour's drive time from the farm centrally located in the Willamette Valley.

The B & B is located on an 82 acre working farm in the middle of Yamhill County's wine country.   After purchasing the farm in March of 2003 the Stuart's needed to...

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Who is buried in the Jacksonville Cemetery?

Historic Jacksonville Cemetery is an authentic Oregon experience


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...

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The Blue Spruce Bed and Breakfast in Sisters Oregon

The Blue Spruce Bed and Breakfast in spectacular Sisters, OregonSisters, Oregon, has so much to offer you'll want to stay a bit and enjoy the the sights and sounds at the Blue Spruce Bed and Breakfast.

Unlike many Oregon Bed & Breakfast Guild member inns that are located in older homes converted into B&B lodging, the Blue Spruce B&B was constructed to be a bed & breakfast.  The four guest rooms are extremely spacious as are the common rooms.

Innkeeper Sandy Affonso also offers her Oregon bed & breakfast for women's retreats, seminars and women's spa weekends...Read More
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An Ashland Oregon Bed and Breakfast ~ A Midsummer's Dream

A Midsummer's Dream Bed and Breakfast in Ashland, OregonA Midsummer's Dream Bed and Breakfast, an Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild inspected and approved inn, is located in a quiet neighborhood on the town side of Southern Oregon University. The Inn is housed in a completely renovated 1901 Victorian, remodeled to be a bed and breakfast in 2001. The 5 elegantly appointed rooms each feature a king-sized bed, fireplace, and a large private bath with granite or marble counter tops, a 2 person jetted tub and glass block shower.

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Breakfast Guests at Bybee's Historic Inn

You just never know who is going to show up for a meal when you own a thriving Oregon bed and breakfast.  South yard of Bybee's Historic Inn in Jacksonville OR near Ashland Oregon lodgingVikki at Bybee's Historic Inn in Jacksonville, Oregon, shares a little bit about some of their unusual breakfast guests:

We have some interesting guests that just arrived.
 
A mother robin has acquired accommodations on our side porch where our guests enter to the bed and breakfast.  The picture is not the clearest but I cannot get too close without scaring her.  Mother Robin at Bybee's Historic Inn near Ashland OR in Jacksonville OregonWe have a “boot” that has... Read More
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A Painted Lady Inn ~ A Portland Oregon Bed and Breakfast

A Painted Lady Inn ~ a Portland Oregon Bed and BreakfastLocated in vibrant, hip Northeast Portland, A Painted Lady Bed and Breakfast Inn offers a calm oasis in the heart of the city. Just steps from wonderful shops and fine restaurants, A Painted Lady will be your Portland home-away-from-home.

Built in 1894 and renovated to its full Victorian glory, A Painted Lady will cosset you from the rush of today's world. But do take advantage of the urban location by shopping at Lloyd Center, Oregon's largest mall, located just six blocks from A Painted...

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Blue Moon Bed and Breakfast ~ An Asland Oregon Lodging Experience

Blue Moon Bed and Breakfast, an Ashland Oregon Bed and BreakfastA restored 1890's farmhouse in Ashland, Oregon, Blue Moon Bed and Breakfast is an ideal temporary home for visitors to the stunning Pacific Northwest.

Originally built as a farmhouse in the 1890's, the Inn has been hosting visitors to Ashland since 1991.  It was named The MouseTrap Inn as a nod to a historic (and now defunct) pine mousetrap factory in the City which once supplied 90% of the nation's traps!  Of course, with Ashland's theatrical history, many visitors associate the name with...Read More
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Oregon Coast Romantic Weekend Getaway brought to you by the Oregon Scenic Railroad and the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild

Step back in time and experience a bit of yesteryear. Enjoy the beautiful Oregon Coast line by riding the rail behind a 1910 Heisler Steam Locomotive. This scenic trip chugs along Tillamook Bay and gives passengers views of the ocean.  Great for all ages, this trip will give you a glimpse into history.

The Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad The Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad is offering two types of old school excursions for 2010.  A true Oregon Geotourism excusion, the first is a shorter coastal excursion which travels between...

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The Best in Crater Lake Lodging and Easter Specials ~ Prospect Hotel and Dinner House

Easter at the Prospect Hotel, Crater Lake Lodging
Get to know our State like a local; stay with one of our near 100 hosts in any one of our many regions. Experience romantic getaways, historic treasures, and tucked away rustic retreats.  Whether your trip is for a quiet escape to a quaint rural or coastal town, for a World Class City experience or for a new spin on business travel, you can be assured of combining gracious hospitality with ambiance by staying at an inspected and approved Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild member InnRead More
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Sakura Ridge - The Farm and Lodge. Exquisite lodging in the Columbia River Gorge

Sakura Ridge The Farm and Lodge with Panoramic Views of Mt Hood and the Hood River ValleySakura Ridge - The Farm and Lodge, is a working orchard and Oregon bed and breakfast located on the west slopes of the Hood River Valley.  You'll feel like you are sitting on top of the world as you enjoy panoramic views of the valley and majestic Mt Hood from your private patios or the extensive decks.

The Farm grows organic dark sweet cherries and delicate pears many of which make it to the amazing breakfasts served at the Lodge along with many other organic fruits and vegetables grown...

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Seven Oaks ~ A Hood River Bed and Breakfast

Seven Oaks Bed and Breakfast A member of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast GuildWith a gorgeous view of Mt. Hood, Seven Oaks Bed and Breakfast, an inspected and approved member of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild, has two simply elegant bedrooms with private bathrooms and a separate cottage. Lots of nooks for relaxing plus a complete vegetarian breakfast to start your day. Less than five minutes from downtown Hood River. A wholesome retreat...in every sense.

Built in 1928 by French craftsman and renowned inventor August Guignard, the homestead at 1373 Barker Road featured...Read More
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The Oval Door Bed and Breakfast in Eugene Oregon

The Oval Door Bed and Breakfast-Central Willamette Valley LodgingThe Oval Door Bed and Breakfast, a member of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild, is a newly built early 20th century farmhouse-style home located on a tree-lined residential street in the heart of downtown Eugene, Oregon.  Six guestrooms are decorated for your pleasure and comfort with a private bath, ceiling fans and individually controlled heaters, and air conditioning.

Easy walking distance to many fine Eugene restaurants, Hult center, downtown shops, and only 12 blocks to the University...

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The R.R. Thompson House ~ A Stately Oregon Bed and Breakfast in Carlton, Oregon

R.R. Thompson House in Carlton, OregonThe historic R. R. Thompson House, an inspected and approved member of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild, features original mahogany woodwork, fir floors and period lighting fixtures.  The colonial revival home was completely refurbished in 2007 and today these features are blended with modern amenities - private, marble-tile baths with jetted tubs in each of the inn's five rooms.

We invite you to experience the beauty of a 1930's Oregon mansion, surrounded by roses of every color, irises,...Read More
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"My Stay at Bybee's Historic Inn...Jacksonville, Oregon"

Guest Room at Bybee'sHave I mentioned lately how much I love my "volunteer" job with the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild?  Well, if not...here goes!  I LOVE THIS GIG!!!

I am one half of the OBBG membership team and believe me when I say that it is all about being a "team!"  Many of our innkeepers have experience when performing inspections for new inns and re-inspecting those inns that have been members for many years.  However, one inn in particular...Bybee's Historic Inn near Jacksonville, OR joined us about one...Read More
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Looking for where to stay in Oregon?

Cascade Room at the Lara House Lodge in Bend, Oregon. A favorite with the men. King sleigh bed, embossed leather chairs in the sitting area and warm sage colored walls create an inviting and serene setting. Private bath with shower. Overlooking Historical homes and Drake Park.Are you looking for where to stay in Oregon?   Do you automatically think about a chain hotel or a chain motel? 

Have you ever considered staying at an Oregon bed and breakfast?  Things have changed!  It's no longer the spare bedroom in somebody's house now that little Johnny went off to college.  And you don't have to share a bathroom with the owner either!

The Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild membership includes a diversity of inns--small and large, modest and lavish, metropolitan and...Read More
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Willamette Valley Oregon for Valentine's Day Weekend!

Romantic weekend getaways are just around the corner with Valentine's Day Weekend.  Roselyn, innkeeper at the romantic bed and breakfast R.R. Thompson House in Carlton, offers some specific Valentine's Weekend recommendations for exploring Oregon Wine Country:

  • Celebrate Valentine's Day in the Willamette Valley and experience the quiet beauty of Oregon's premier wine country in winter.  Tasting rooms and wineries will bring out the cupid in you with special events which are hard to resist....
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Southern Oregon...Bybee's Historic Inn for Valentine's Weekend!

Bybee's Historic InnNeed a little nudge...or maybe a huge shove in the romantic direction?  In the list of upcoming romantic weekend getaways here's one you won't want to miss:

Bybee's Historic Inn near Jacksonville, Oregon is hosting a very romantic:


"Valentine's Chocolate Lovers' Getaway
Catered by Chef William Prahl

Dinner and Accommodations
Chocolate in every course paired with wine
 
Saturday February 12, 2011
 
Monday February 14, 2011
 
Due to the high volume of reservations,
"Chocolate Lovers' Getaway"
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