Tuesday, March 11, 2014 by
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 amazing getaways and
tours in Oregon. Thanks Travel Oregon and
the Oregon Department of Transportation for sharing this
CNN Travel released...
Sunday, March 9, 2014 by
Kristin Fintel, Innkeeper
Chehalem Ridge Bed and Breakfast
the first Friday of each month, the shops, wine tasting rooms and
other local businesses in downtown Newberg, Oregon stay open late,
welcoming locals and visitors alike for the First Friday ARTwalk.
Strolling around the downtown area you will find a wide array of
cultural choices. At least five of the downtown wine tasting
rooms stay open late for First Friday, and if you need more
variety, most of the...
Friday, January 31, 2014 by
Love is in the Air at The Carlton Inn Bed and BreakfastRead More
Celebrate your Valentine's Day anytime from in February with a
romantic getaway at
The Carlton Inn Bed &Breakfast. Add-on our
Romance Package for just $60 to any regular room rate. Your
love fest will include a bottle of 2011 Seven of Hearts
Coupe's Cuvee Pinot Noir Dessert Wine, a bag of local, hand-crafted
Honest Chocolate chocolates and a Colorful Flower Bouquet.
Stay a second night for just $99. Both nights include a
Monday, January 27, 2014 by
Yes, we know, the snow hasn’t been that great, seems like winter
has forgotten about us here in the Pacific Northwest and sent it
all to the east. But there are a few winter storms lined out
to bring fresh snow to Mt. Hood and the Ski Resorts up on the
mountain. And participating innkeepers of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild have
created packages that include lodging and lift tickets. Stay
at a Guild inn and purchase single day or three day passes directly
from these innkeepers.
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...
Friday, December 6, 2013 by
We are pretty excited about the Pacific Northwest Innkeepers
Conference and Industry Trade Show that is coming together in Hood
River, Oregon. Know it’s not possible for many of you to attend,
could be a ski/work vacation, though. Perhaps you’d be so
kind as to share Our Conference Webpage with your
friends. We’re seeking more vendors, presenters and most
These businesses are attending our conference, either as vendor,
presenter, or in many cases...
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,...
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...
Friday, April 12, 2013 by
Book your room, pack your
binoculars and set out on your bird watching adventure to Oregon!
The state's diverse and spectacular landscape provide varied
habitats ranging from sandy beaches to verdant forests, from desert
playas to alpine meadows. More than 500 species of birds call
Oregon home year round or migrate through, sometimes stopping to
The Oregon Bed and Breakfast
Guild has 65 quality assured inns scattered throughout the
state, each near a unique birding opportunity. Our...
Thursday, April 11, 2013 by
Our innkeepers are so very talented and creative. Not only
do they provide unique bed and breakfast
accommodations, delightful breakfasts and all the
amenities to present a unique lodging experience, we also
spend time exploring our regions so as to have the very best local
information for our guests. Where to watch the best sunset,
see a magnificent waterfall, the best stroll on the beach or hike
in our forest. We've been here and done that! That's
what makes staying at a member inn of the...Read More
Monday, April 8, 2013 by
Spring in the Columbia River Gorge is amazing and what better
way to enjoy the spectacular scenery and the unique wines of
the federally designated grape-growing region of
the Columbia Gorge Appellation than to join us
for Passport to Wine, April
This is an exciting opportunity to sample the best that the
Columbia Gorge Winegrowers
have to offer. Passport holders will be entitled to a
variety of benefits, including special reserve tastings, wine
discounts, case discounts and more.
Saturday, April 6, 2013 by
In the Hood River Valley 15,000+
acres pears, apples, cherries and other fruit, will
burst into blossom this month. It is a true sign of sping as
we dust the snow off our back steps. Read More
Blossom Festival celebrates the arrival of spring with
a full plate of events from BBQs, to arts and craft
shows, to antique sales.
You won't want to miss the Blossom Fest Quilt Show with
some 80-100 beautiful handmade quilts will be on display, many
for sale. Another can't miss event is the Dessert Party
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...
Friday, October 19, 2012 by
have three plum trees in the gardens of the
Old Parkdale Inn Bed and Breakfast, an alternative to a Hood
River Oregon hotel. The harvest has been Oregon Bounty style
and the trees are loaded with fruit. We've been making cakes
and pastries as they come off the tree for the couple of weeks.
This Upside Down Cake has been well received by our guests at
the breakfast table of the
Old Parkdale Inn Bed and Breakfast, a member of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast
Old Parkdale Inn Plum Upside...
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...
Thursday, April 19, 2012 by
Oregon Slow Food enthusiasts pay attention! The innkeepers at
Bybee's Historic Inn
near Jacksonville, Oregon
are always coming up with little tidbits. Today it's an
upcoming culinary tourism adventure in Southern Oregon. Vikki Marie
The Ashland Gallery Association
presents A Taste of Ashland. For over 20 years A Taste of Ashland
has offered a weekend of pairing excellent local
restaurants and great
Thursday, April 12, 2012 by
FARM to FORK is a "traveling farm-to-table restaurant,
local food fundraiser, and community celebration rolled into one!
Our unique FARM to FORK dinners are designed to reconnect people to
the source of their food, and to honor the talented farmers, food
artisans, winemakers, and chefs that contribute to the growing
culinary reputation and local food community of Southern
Scheduling for the 2012 FARM to
FORK events scheduled have begun and the promoters of
this event invite you to "meet...
Friday, April 6, 2012 by
Whatever your pleasure—romantic getaway, playing hookey from
work, change of pace, touring Oregon's Wine Country or even a quiet
weekend just for you, you can find it at the Kelty Estate
Bed and Breakfast.
and approved inn of the Oregon Bed
and Breakfast Guild, Kelty Estate is located in one of
Oregon's many wine country regions and is just 48 miles
from Portland, 60 miles from beautiful beaches at Lincoln City or
zero miles from the most relaxing holiday you have ever