Tuesday, March 3, 2015 by
has the largest collection of covered bridges in the western part
of the United States, with over 50 covered spans. These timber
bridges were often covered to protect them from the weather. Now,
the remaining examples of this obsolete bridge construction
technology, generally located in pastoral rural settings, provide
one of the most significant tourist attractions in the state.
Allow the Innkeepers of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild to
examples of Oregon History then...Read More
Monday, March 2, 2015 by
These Scenic rides/drives can be taking in your car or on your
bike. Either way there is an Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild
member inn where you can rest your tired bones at either end.
Plan either your two or 4-wheeled vacation in Oregon on one
of Oregon's Scenic Drives in the Central Cascades. Oregon is
the only state in the nation with a Scenic Bikeways program.
These routes were created, inspected, ridden and officially
approved by Ride Oregon
Ride and those cyclists who have made Oregon...Read More
Sunday, March 1, 2015 by
Chair Travels continues its journey though Oregon with a stay at
McKenzie River Inn B&B and Cabins on the banks of the
McKenzie River, a stunning Central Cascades Watershed. The
Vintage chairs in the Osprey Cottage welcomed Red to
the Oregon Bed and Breakfast
Guild member B&B. Built in 1929 the 6 room inn
sits on two and a half wooded acres surrounded by Giant Cedar and
Fir Trees and a small fruit orchard, a relaxing location to let
your worries slip away.
River access from the inn...
Friday, February 20, 2015 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.
Monday, February 9, 2015 by
rocky shores create a unique marine environment that offer a
glimpse into Pacific Ocean marine life and The Red Chair took
advantage of a break in an Oregon Winter Storm to explore the
Tidepools are created when the
tide goes out from rocky coastal areas, leaving water in crevices
and holes. These intertidal (between tides) places support a unique
and diverse assortment of plants and animals. The organisms that
live in the intertidal areas have to be able to withstand a...
Thursday, February 5, 2015 by
Submitted by guest blogger Michelle DuarteRead More
WildSpring Guest Habitat
Port Orford, Oregon
The south coast is the place for travelers who want to get away
from the same old thing - traffic, strip malls, franchise hotels
and restaurants. Travelers who'd like to bring home tales of
something off-beat, who enjoy exploring the special but
Oregon's spectacular south coast is a world all its
own, very different from its northern counterpart. It is remote,
underdeveloped, without the...
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
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...
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...