Wednesday, September 22, 2010 by
OK. I saw this recipe on the Sandlake
Country Inn's Facebook page and it was just too darn yummy
looking to not share. Hope Diane and Ron, innkeepers at
the Sandlake Country Inn
don't mind! Let the quiet and relaxed atmosphere in this
comfortable Oregon coast B&B show you a lodging
alternative to a hotel or motel in Pacific City, Oregon. Relax
in your romantic private jacuzzi suite and enjoy a decadent 4
course breakfast & beverages delivered to your door each
morning. At this Oregon Bed and...
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,...
Saturday, March 31, 2012 by
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 TravelRead More
"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...
Thursday, August 5, 2010 by
Oregon Coast Lodging choose a member inn of the Oregon Bed
and Breakfast Guild.
Leave the stress behind and
plan a romantic weekend getaway while enjoying fine Oregon
Coast wines, the amazing Oregon Coast and Nehalem Bay
Winery's 15th Annual Bluegrass Festival 'n' BBQ.
Astoria bluegrass masters Brownsmead Flats will be headlining the
show. Seattle alt country rock outfit Western Star goes on
just before Brownsmead Flats, and Nehalem songstress the Denise
Drake Trio opens the show. The...Read More
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 by
What do you think of when we say the word "Lavender"?
Aromatic, fragrant, relaxing, soothing are a few
adjectives that come to mind. Leave the hustle and
bustle of daily life behind, visit an Oregon Lavender
Farm and prepare to relax. During the weekend
of July 9-11, 2010, over 30 Lavender Farms in Oregon
will open their farms to tours, workshops and celebrations, many
including food and music, during the peak of the lavender
season. Read More
I may be a little bias but my favorite lavender farm is
Sunday, January 26, 2014 by
Immigrants began to move into Oregon
Territory in the 1840's. German brewer Henry Saxer arrived in
1852, tasted the clear, soft water and recognized the prime hop and
grain potential. He, along with fellow
immigrant Henry Weinhard, began brewing and the rest is
breweries of Oregon produce brews known around the world
for their quality and innovation. Plan your
first Beer-Cation around those in Hood River,
Oregon, and the Valley that stretches to the foothills of Mt.
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
Thursday, April 8, 2010 by
vineyards, restaurants, art studios, inn's, horses, golf, antiques,
alpacas, jewelry, fish hatchery's, hazelnuts, wolf sanctuaries and
nursery's are just a few places you will find on The Oregon
Trails! With over 65 rural businesses, tours and
adventures, these trails are self guided driving tours that offer a
bit of the country to our visitors to Oregon
Follow a reservoir near villages in Lane county and visit a
bio-dynamic garden filled with organic produce or pick fruit...Read More
Sunday, May 1, 2011 by
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.Read More
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...
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 by
St. Patrick's day is just around the corner but
Green is here year-round in Oregon. Many Oregon Bed and
Breakfast Guild members provide Certified
Green Lodging. And at Hopworks
Urban Brewery in southeast Portland, the brewpub calls
itself an "eco brewpub."Read More
Many celebrate St.
Patrick's Day with green beer, but in Portland, we're not talking
the food colored or dyed kind. We’re talking about the organic
Green is no doubt the theme at Hopworks Urban Brewery in southeast
Portland. Not only...
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 by
Cornerstone B&B, the newest member of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast
Guild, was built in 2006 on the south side of Cooper
Mountain and is a gateway to wine country overlooking
beautiful green pastures, orchards and vineyards.Read More
In the warm
summer evenings guests love to watch the crimson sunset from their
rocking chairs on the large covered deck surrounding the
house. If you listen carefuly you can hear the owls
hooting in the twilight and watch over 20 species of birds coming
for their last...
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, March 9, 2010 by
Arrrrg, matey, it's spring and the depending on where you are in
Oregon it's still snowing or perhaps the daffodils are already
blooming. Romantic weekend getaways are starting to take
shape. How about a trip down the Oregon Coast to Coos
Bay? The tall ship "Hawaiian Chieftain" will drop anchor in
Coos Bay on March 19, 2010, and stay in port for 5 days.
Here's a little video from the Hawaiian Chieftain's visit to
Tacoma, WA, to get your pirate juices flowing:
You and your favorite sailor...Read More
Thursday, February 18, 2010 by
Located in Pacific City, The Craftsman Bed
& Breakfast welcomes you to experience beautiful Oregon
Coast Lodging in style, grace, and
comfort. Read More
The Craftsman B&B was awarded the Best Period
Restoration Award in the LanierBB.com Guests’ Greatest
Picks Award program out of 8,500 B&B’s world wide.
Built in 1921, The Craftsman B&B was renovated in 2004-2005 to
return the character of the period and modernize the
workings. Classic Arts and Crafts elements were
incorporated - from the Greene & Greene...
Thursday, February 4, 2010 by
Still wondering what to do for
Presidents Day Weekend? How about enjoying the Wallowa
Mountains and the great snow we have here in Eastern Oregon?
And while you're at it, start the weekend really
, support a good cause, and see a spectacular
. (That's the teaser from the 2008 movie "The Fine
Line" posted above and one of the movies that'll be shown at the
The Wallowa Avalanche Center
scheduled for Thursday, February 11, 2010. Here are the
Monday, November 30, 2009 by
Winter fun. Time to start thinking
Oregon ski resorts are open for the
season. Cross country skiing, backcountry skiing and
snowshoeing are available in many areas across our lovely
And how about some winter fun in Halfway
? Here's a YouTube clip of a family having a
blast with their snowmobile in Halfway--all the way across the
state near Hells Canyon.
The little giggle at the end is especially cute.
Need a place to stay in Halfway? How about the
Inn at Clear Creek Farm
Monday, February 10, 2014 by
Oregon offers unparalleled opportunities for
outdoor winter recreation. Whether you are a skier,
snowboarder, or looking for back-country trails for snowshoeing,
cross-country skiing and snowmobiling, Oregon has it all. And after
your day's adventure, get pampered at a member inn of the Oregon
Bed and Breakfast Guild.Read More
Central and Eastern Oregon Bed and
Mt. Bachelor, one of the Pacific Northwest’s
largest ski areas. Only 20 minutes form Bend, Mt. Bachelor offers
world class skiing and...
Saturday, November 14, 2009 by
Youngberg Hill will take your breath away with the
most beautiful views, warm luxurious Inn, and exceptional estate
wines. Youngberg Hill provides the perfect location for those
seeking a quiet, romantic getaway The Inn is 10,000 square
foot with four large guest rooms (three are corner rooms)
and three suites, all with private baths. All rooms have
spectacular views of the valley. The entire main floor is common
area for guests to enjoy the peace and tranquility of this special
Monday, October 19, 2009 by
Olsen, writing for The Daily Astorian on Oct 15, 2009, has got this
whole "what to do on the Oregon Coast" thing well in hand.
Check out his article,
"Enjoying the Coast from A to Z"
to find out all sorts of
things to see and do in Clatsop and Pacific Counties--the
northernmost coastal Oregon counties.
In his cruise through the alphabet, the letter "I" stands for
"Inns" and he means Oregon coast lodging in the form of a bed and
breakfast. "Bed & Breakfasts abound. Treat yourself
to a...Read More
Monday, June 15, 2009 by
for a different start to your Oregon vacation? How about some
great live music in Northestern Oregon every Thursday evening
During June, July and August, the Wallowa Valley Music Alliance
presents a live music
This isn't just any old concert series--musicians come in from all
around the Pacific Northwest and beyond to this far-away corner of
range from early jazz
and swing to alt-country-rock to traditional folk to...Read More