Thursday, January 23, 2014 by
Phelps Creek Vineyards’
3rd Annual “Le
Jour de L’Amour”
Valentines Wine Dinner
14th and Saturday,
15th from 6:00 - 9:00 pm
at Sakura Ridge and Farm and Lodge, a Mt. Hood Bed and
Breakfast of the Oregon Bed and
Breakfast Guild. Offering Northwest Culinary Delights and
a romantic bed and breakfast experience.
Five Course “Moulin Rouge” Wine
Dinner created by Chef Shane Eagan,
Four and Twenty Blackbirds and paired with Phelps
Creek Vineyards wines
stuffed figs with balsamic glaze...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 by
This Oregon Innkeeper is in New Mexico visiting our daughter.
We are enjoying the many birds visiting her bird feeders and
thinking about the birds back home. March brings the
southward movement of many migratory land birds and as an avid
birder I wanted to share the many birding opportunities that can be
found in Oregon. The Oregon Cascade
Birding Trail (OCBT) is a self-guided tour
highlighting nearly 200 prime birding destinations designed to
showcase the region's birds and...Read More
Monday, January 20, 2014 by
No other experience brings you that elusive thing we
call home as quickly as waking up to the warm and comforting aromas
of breakfast. Imagine these drifting up the stairwells and down the
halls. Coffee being freshly brewed and sweet and savory
delights hot out of the oven. You know
that something wonderful awaits your arrival at the breakfast
table. Any possibility might exist. You may be surprised with
fresh scones with homemade jams, gnocchi with fresh herbs, a 3”
high savory custard, or...Read More
Saturday, January 18, 2014 by
It may look like a grave marker of a long lost surveyor.
But it's not.
Everyone has heard about America’s Four Corners. That
would be the only place where four state boundaries meet: Utah,
Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona.
In Oregon our Four County Point in the Tillamook State Forest
notes the meeting of Clatsop, Columbia, Washington and Tillamook
The trailhead has a brown four counties sign on the north side
of U.S. 26, at milepost 34.8 (this is 2.9 miles west of the
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 by
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...
Sunday, December 29, 2013 by
Whether you're looking to run away and elope on the Oregon
coast or are planning a small, intimate wedding, Sandlake Country
Inn has a package for couples who are looking for a stress free
wedding or elopement at a sensible price. Let us help you plow
through the list of Oregon wedding sites and find what's right for
Monday, August 5, 2013 by
quirky little town on the Oregon side of the Columbia River, a
half-hour drive north of Portland, that is trying to discover
itself. St Helens Oregon has already been discovered by
Hollywood, for one. Recently numerous scenes from "Twilight"
were filmed here and each October Olde Towne recreated in the
manner of the popular 1998 Disney
movie, "Halloweentown".Read More
Dozens of fishing boats might be waiting in the harbor for the tide
to turn and the salmon to run. The local brewery,...
Sunday, April 21, 2013 by
The largest town in central Oregon, Bend is a popular
destination for both summer and winter travelers, with many lodging
options. The summer offers rafting on the Deschutes River,
miles of biking and hiking trails, perfect for picnics and
Mt. Jefferson, Oregon's second highest...
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 by
The Willamette Valley, Oregon's largest AVA (American
Vitaculture Area), stretches 150 miles from
Portland, Oregon. to south of Salem and consists of
sub-appellations. 200 wineries and 10,000 acres of
quality Oregon wine grapes. The rich,
diverse soil and relatively mild climate make for ideal grape
growing conditions. All this combined
with warm summer days and cool nights allows
the wine grapes to develop their flavor and
Being "stewards of the land", a large percentage of...
Monday, April 15, 2013 by
March brings the beginning of the southward movement of many
migratory land birds through Oregon and as an avid birder I wanted
to share the many birding opportunities that can be found in
throughout our state. The Oregon
Cascade Birding Trail (OCBT) is a self-guided auto
tour highlighting nearly 200 prime birding destinations designed to
showcase the region's birds and spectacular
scenery. This blog will focus on the Mt Hood Loop of
the Oregon Cascade Birding Trail. Let's get settled...Read More
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by
Historic Columbia River HighwayRead More
Traversing between Hood River and
Mosier, the five mile section of the Historic Columbia River
Highway passes through the Twin Tunnels and two climate
zones and being closed to auto traffic is an amazing trail for
hikers, bikers, rollerbladers, anyone human powered. Starting at
the east Mark O. Hatfield Trailhead near Mosier, the trail leads
through semi-arid terrain dotted with ponderosa pine for about a
mile until you reach the Twin Tunnels. Spectacular...
Thursday, April 4, 2013 by
This is the time of year when you can actually enjoy two
completely different outdoor adventures in one day. Mt Hood
Bed and Breakfasts and the Hood River Valley allows for this
pretty much all year long but it is so apparent in the
Spring. How about some Spring Skiing on Mt Hood then
windsurfing on the Columbia River? Or biking? Or
hiking? You can do it all!
The Old Parkdale
Inn is are located in the beautiful Hood River
Valley. After a rejuvenating night at the inn and a hearty
Monday, February 18, 2013 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 and the Oregon Department
of Transportation for sharing this information.
Friday, January 4, 2013 by
Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild
offers a wide variety of bed and breakfast accommodations.
You can rest assured that all member inns meet or exceed the
Guild’s standards and inspection criteria.
And just as our inns are unique so are the innkeepers who are
there to make your b&b experience one to remember. They
can provide a wealth of information about regional points of
interest, activities, and events. They are eager to assist you with
intinerary planning, shopping and dining...
Monday, November 12, 2012 by
Looking for some Christmas Spirit in Southern Oregon? Join
Vikki Lynn and Tina Marie, the innkeepers of Bybee's Historic Inn
just in time for the
best Victoria Christmas parade in Oregon's Rogue Valley.
Historic Jacksonville is where you want to be.
Friday, November 30, 2012, welcome the Christmas season with a
parade of marching bands, old cars, bagpipers, carolers and lots
the first three weekends of December, Jacksonville Oregon features
Christmas celebrations Victoria...
Saturday, October 20, 2012 by
I just spent two days in Central Oregon on an Oregon Bed and
Breakfast Guild Lady Innkeepers Getaway. Yes, we were able to
escape our everyday innkeeping duties and relax with like minded
gals of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild. This year we
Wilson Ranches Retreat in Fossil, Oregon, a member of the
Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild.
Perfect accommodations when traveling the Journey Through
Time Scenic Byway, the Ranch offers up true Oregon hospitality and
an Old West...Read More
Thursday, October 11, 2012 by
Ah, the fall in Southern Oregon! Vikki, innkeeper at
Bybee's Historic Inn, a romantic bed and
breakfast in Jacksonville, has a few tips about things to see
and do in Jacksonville.
better way to enjoy autumn than visiting Historic Jacksonville? The
town gardens are still brimming with flowers while the cool nights
begin to tint the trees with color. The trolley is
still touring about and our quaint streets beckon
you to wander through town admiring our historic buildings. The
Thursday, September 27, 2012 by
Pioneer hospitality and an Oregon horse ranch vacation near John
Day, Oregon, await you at
Wilson Ranches Retreat Bed and Breakfast. Immerse
yourself in a peaceful ranch environment rich in history and love
on a 9,000 acre working cattle and hay ranch in the beautiful Butte
Creek Valley, three miles west of the small town of Fossil,
Relax and rejuvenate in the pristine ranch style guest rooms.
Stunning sunsets, brilliant star-studded nights and the
diverse flora and fauna of Central...
Monday, June 4, 2012 by
one knows a town quite like the innkeepers who live there.
And Jacksonville, Oregon, is no exception. Southern
Oregon innkeeper Tim Balfour of the iconic TouVelle House provides a few ideas of how you
can master Jacksonville in just two days. . .and consider the
authentic Oregon TouVelle House as home base for your Southern
Oregon explorations. Give Tim a call at 541-899-8938 and let
him know you're ready to start your romantic weekend getaway that
might just include a little bit of...Read More
Monday, May 28, 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
'Wind, Waves and a Long, Winding Road. Yes, it's