Why Business Travelers Should Choose a Bed and Breakfast Over a Hotel

Want to know why business travelers should choose an Oregon bed and breakfast over a hotel?  Lots of reasons!  Of course, every bed & breakfast is different and that's the beauty of staying at a B&B. Some are more accustomed to business travel, but all are gracious and accommodating.  Here are just a few reasons to consider:

  1. Comfortable bed (and great pillows)
  2. Home atmosphere (yes it's fine to take off your shoes & stretch out)
  3. A place to spread out your work if you need to (dining room table in...
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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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The Willamette Valley Scenic Bikeway...the best places to park your bike!

Guest Blogger: Jennifer McCormick, Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, via...rideoregonride.com

"Bicyclists at The Pfeiffer Cottage InnOregon Scenic Bikeways are chosen with cyclists in mind: endearing historic downtowns, breathtaking scenery, and bicycle lanes where possible. Oregon’s first designated scenic bikeway celebrates the Willamette Valley, its people and its splendor. The 127-mile Willamette Valley Scenic Bikeway (WVSB) travels through one of the most diverse agricultural regions on earth, and showcases the...Read More
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Visit Salem Oregon for an unusual photo exhibit--ghostly residences!

Going to be in or near Salem, Oregon, sometime before July 31, 2010?  How about a stop at the Archives Gallery in the Oregon Archives Building?  Images of "ghostly houses" dating from 1859 taken by modern photojournalist Daniel Ray will be on display in the gallery as part of Oregon's 150th birthday celebration (also called Oregon's Sesquicentennial).

The gallery is open daily Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm.  The exhibition closes on July 31, 2010.  The Oregon Archives Building is located at...Read More
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Good times at the Oregon Bed & Breakfast Guild Board of Directors Meeting

It's always an intense but fun & rewarding experience when the Oregon Bed & Breakfast Guild board gets together for a meeting and the meeting this week was no exception.  Since we're a small group we could forego the Salem Oregon hotels and hold our meeting at our Administrative Assistant's home in Salem Oregon.

Oregon Bed & Breakfast Guild Board of Directors in Salem Oregon






























Pictured back row (L to R): Wayne Bailey (Youngberg Hill Vineyards & Inn); Debbie Lusk (The Pfeiffer Cottage Inn); Sandy Parker (Britannia at Terwilliger Vista); Patrick Arbuckle (Forest ... Read More
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Make a date in April 2009: Ballet and B&B pairing to support the Eugene Ballet

The Eugene Ballet Company is facing a $130,000 budget shortfall and is taking their 2009 season production of Swan Lake into a "show on the road" throughout the Pacific Northwest in April 2009 to raise awareness of the arts and hopefully solve their budgetary woes.
 


This is a wonderful opportunity to have a quick romantic Oregon getaway with an evening showing support for dance and the arts as well as a great overnight stay at one of the Oregon Bed & Breakfast Guild's quality bed...

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Food Flexibility is the Norm at an Oregon Bed & Breakfast

While scanning the news headlines today I came across this in on the Oregonlive.com website (part of The Oregonian newspaper):
 

State rep wants calorie counts at all chain restaurants in Oregon

by jhar

Tuesday February 17, 2009

SALEM -- Fatty foods, watch out.

State Rep. Tina Kotek, D-Portland, introduced a bill today that would require chain restaurants to post calorie counts on menus and drive-thru boards throughout Oregon.

The bill mirrors an ordinance approved in Multnomah County last week. The...

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