Monday, May 14, 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
'Oregon's Highway in the Sky. When you venture out
Friday, March 11, 2011 by
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!
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
The Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild membership includes a
of inns--small and large, modest and
lavish, metropolitan and...Read More
Friday, February 4, 2011 by
Last week we spent a few days in Bend,
. Last year we went snowmobiling twice and loved it so a
copy of 2010's fun and exciting experiences are on tap for 2011 as
Ray booked us a 4 hour snowmobiling trip and taking friends from
SoCal, we wanted to show them a good time in Oregon so we took the
longer tour and had lunch at a lodge accessible only by snowmobile.
Taking the wrong trail a few times made the trip better and
following each other through the snow, through groomed roads...Read More
Monday, January 24, 2011 by
Mass., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ TripAdvisor®, the
world's largest travel site*, today announced the winners of its
2011 Travelers' Choice® awards. This year 676 establishments
were recognized in the ninth year of the competition. Unlike any
other hotel honors, TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice winners are based
on millions of real and unbiased reviews and opinions from
travelers around the world.Read More
"Based on reviews from millions of travelers around the globe,
TripAdvisor is able to...
Wednesday, August 4, 2010 by
Oregon Bed and
strives to bring our guests the highest quality
possible when it comes to our membership inns! And, lately it
hasn't been that hard to do!
Two newly inspected inn's to the guild are the Lara House Lodge and
Airlie Farm. The Lara House Lodge
is located in
Bend, Oregon and sits on slight knoll on a corner and Airlie Farm
perfectly on a few acres in horse country near Monmouth,
Oregon! Great locations for both inns! Winter and
summer activities in Bend so...Read More
Sunday, April 8, 2012 by
Looking for a dude ranch vacation? Look no
further. These working cattle ranches, members of
the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild, provide
horseback vacations, cattle drives, and fly fishing
vacations. After a day in the saddle the friendly
ranch style atmosphere, the cozy guest rooms and home cooked meals
will satisfy and refresh hungry, tired guests.Read More
Howdy! Welcome to
the Long Hollow Ranch
Long Hollow Ranch is a guest ranch with good old fashion values.
The newly remodeled 100-year old ranch...
Sunday, February 21, 2010 by
Three days, a daughter and
her boyfriend, an inn, snow, hiking trails, shopping and four very
well-fed people. That's pretty much our last few days in a
Talk about a quick trip! Our daughter and her boyfriend had
read a few of our blogs. Tired of just reading about Oregon,
they were determined to do a little exploring for themselves.
In doing so, I realized that four people with determination, drive,
a taste for adventure and delightful dining options should grab
hold and enjoy...Read More
Sunday, January 24, 2010 by
Sometimes I just can't help myself when I find something amusing on
the internet. Who doesn't like Tillamook cheese? It's
hard not to enjoy something so uniquely Oregon. You'll find
Tillamook cheese in use from our Astoria Oregon bed and breakfast
inns to the Bend Oregon bed and breakfast inns and even all the way
to the Prospect Historic Hotel (our Crater Lake lodging
So here's the new video from Tillamook Cheese as they take their
Loaf Love Tour
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...
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 by
now and then a bed and breakfast guest is amazed at something we
innkeepers take for granted, like fresh oatmeal cookies.
If you check into a Bend Oregon
Bed and Breakfast
, or a Portland
Oregon Bed and Breakast
, or just about any Bed and Breakfast in
Oregon, you're likely to find some version of a bottomless
Here's a riff on an oatmeal cookie, starting with the classic
"Vanishing Oatmeal Raisin Cookies"
recipe found on most every
container of Quaker Oats.
At the Bronze
Sunday, September 6, 2009 by
All of Central Oregon's microbreweries are participating in this
years festival "The Little
". Deschutes Brewing, Bend Brewing, Cascade Lakes
Brewing, Silver Moon Brewing, McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 10
Barrel Brewing, and Three Creeks Brewing.
The festival will feature hand crafted, wood aged beer as well as
one specialty brew from each brewery. The Little Woody is
being held on the lawn of the Deschutes Historical Museum in
downtown Bend, Saturday, September 12th from 12pm - 10pm....Read More
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 by
High Desert Museum, in Bend, Oregon,
is nationally acclaimed and is dedicated to broadening the
understanding of the High Desert's wildlife, culture, art and
natural resources.Read More
shows and demonstrations, wildlife experts will help you learn
about the Museum's more than 100 wildlife creatures -- from
porcupines, golden eagles and owls, to bats, lizards, snakes and
spiders. In the Birds of Prey Center you will have a
rare opportunity to get a close-up look at some of nature's
Sunday, March 2, 2014 by
Oregon with the ponderosa pine forests of the Metolius River Basin
and Douglas fir forests just west of Santiam Pass, is home to 11
species of nesting woodpeckers. The
Three Sisters Loop of the Oregon Cascade Birding
Trails traces portions of some of Oregon’s most
Byways, offering stunning scenery and incredible diverse
habitats at nearly 50 prime birding sites.
Hale Woodpecker Festival is scheduled for mid-June. The event
is loaded with half and full day fields trips,...
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 by
has the most covered
in the west and one of the largest
collections in the country. Around 1850, the pioneers began
building bridges out of the plentiful Douglas fir. They then
built houses on them to protect them from the Oregon
dampness. There was once hundreds of these covered bridges
and now only 51 exist in several counties in Oregon.
From Portland, the Willamette Valley, central and southern Oregon
as well as the Coast, covered bridge history is alive and well due
to the...Read More
Wednesday, March 11, 2009 by
Want to open a Bend Oregon Bed and Breakfast? Thinking
about Crater Lake lodging? Ashland Oregon lodging? If
you're serious, then an in-depth bed and breakfast training program
might be just what you need. And there's one coming up in the
Pacific Northwest very soon.
Bed and Breakfast Seminars
is a new venture of two Oregon Bed
& Breakfast Guild innkeepers and endorsed by the Oregon Bed
& Breakfast Guild.
Guest blogger Diane Emineth tells the story:
Two Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild...
Tuesday, March 10, 2009 by
Forget the Oregon Coast! Forget Crater
Lake! Forget Bend! Forget even Portland! . . .
It's time again for recreational chamber musicians to plan
their early spring
Eastern Oregon vacation and
gather in Wallowa County Oregon bed & breakfast
inns. The 3rd Annual
Spring Strings in the Wallowas
is 3-day/3-night workshop held
in Wallowa County. The workshop celebrates the music
of the string quartet (violin, viola &
As a board member of the Wallowa Valley Music
, I'm pretty...
Saturday, April 20, 2013 by
On the birding trail again. This
time on the Three
Sisters Loop of the Oregon Cascade Birding Trail. This
loop is a bit south of the Mt. Jefferson Loop so you could spend a
few days, using an Oregon Bed and Breakfast Inn as your home base to
observe the region's birds and spectacular scenery that is the
Central Oregon Cascades.Read More
At the heart of the Oregon Cascades lies the Three Sisters
Wilderness, named for three 10,000-foot volcanic peaks. The
Three Sisters Loop traverses some of Oregon most...
Monday, March 2, 2009 by
one year ago, my husband and I took the train from Albany, Oregon
and spent a lovely couple of days in Portland, Oregon. We had
only driven through the area and never stopped to see or enjoy the
city. Well, now Portland has become one of our most favorite
destinations. I still am in awe of my husband when I follow
him like a puppy dog as we get on the MAX, get off the MAX, get on
a street car, well you know where this is going. I really
don't but I am always game for a ride and we...Read More
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...
Friday, January 28, 2011 by
Valentine's Day is the perfect time to get away with your
lovey for a refreshing pause.
Many of our member inns have romantic getaway
. But, think about this. . .
As nice as it would be to wake up in unfamiliar, beautiful scenery,
what about waking up in your own town to a different view?
Didn't take a tank of gas to get there either, so you can spend
more time focusing on your Valentine.Salem
all larger Oregon cities featuring Oregon Bed &...Read More