Chair Travels nears the end of its stay at
WildSpring Guest Habitat. The storm has cleared, leaving a
stunning vista of the Pacific Ocean and allowing for reflection on
time spent on Oregon’s stunning South Coast.
Red Chair sat for a spell with the Blue Boat at the entrance to
Port Orford, Oregon. The area around Port Orford offers some
of the best of Oregon’s spectacular southern coast, from
awe-inspiring seascapes to mountain hiking trails and winding
rivers. Visitors will find an active arts community, plus
charming gift shops and restaurants featuring fresh local seafood.
The port of Port Orford is one of only six “dolly” ports in
the world where working fishing boats are lifted into and out...
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...
Chair arrived at
WildSpring Guest Habitat last week while it was raining so
staff chair, being the gracious host,
held an umbrella for our visiting celebrity.
Peaceful and secluded, WildSpring provides eco friendly travel in
Port Orford, 60 miles north of California, with a zero carbon
footprint. At bit travel weary after its trip up from the
Gingerbread Mansion Inn in Ferndale California, Red took advantage
of WildSpring's five acres of old Native American ground to restore
The Red Chair’s story started on Cape Cod in the spring of 2012.
This lucky chair has surfed the waves off Nantucket, explored the
cranberry bogs of Chatham, enjoyed the view from Nobska Light in
Falmouth, watched the grist mill turn at Stony Brook in Brewster
and the sun set over Menemsha. The chair has traveled...
The Tualatin Valley Scenic Bikeway extends through
friendly downtowns, fertile farmlands and peaceful natural areas.
The bikeway stretches more than 50 miles, including a paved,
21-mile portion of the woodsy Banks-Vernonia State Trail capturing the best
of the northern Willamette Valley. This section of the Scenic
Bikeway stands today as Oregon's rail-to-trail.
Cornerstone B&B, in Beaverton, Oregon is built on the south
side of Cooper Mountain at the gateway to wine country...
When you think Willamette Valley Oregon, the first thing that
comes to mind are the acres and acres of wine grapes, the wineries
and the Oregon Wine Country. But did you know that the Wooden
Shoe Tulip Farm has over 40 acres of Tulips, Daffodils and other
cut flowers in full bloom from now through April? And this
time every year they open their fields and expand their operations
to include taking bulb orders, cut flowers,...
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...
Love is in the Air at The Carlton Inn Bed and Breakfast
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
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...
Youngberg Hills Vineyards and Inn will allow you time to love
your tastebuds with a evening of inspired dishes paired with
wonderful Youngberg Hill wines. You’ll dine on an inspired 5
course dinner made with "love" that will awaken your senses and
allow you to experience a memorable night through food an
wine. As dedicated members of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild, Youngberg
Hills innkeepers will walk you through each course of perfectly
paired wine and food.
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...
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...
Roselyn from the R. R. Thompson House in Carlton, Oregon, writes
about what you can can do for Spring Break in the Oregon Wine
Evergreen Wings and Waves Waterpark in
nearby McMinnville will be open every day during Spring Break and
Easter period -- the last week of March and the first week of
April. The educational waterpark includes ten waterslides and
a wave pool. In addition, a children’s museum is dedicated to
teaching students about the power of water. The building
Located in a peaceful, rural 28-acre setting, the Lobenhaus offers
lodging and hospitality with distinction. Each of the six well
appointed rooms in this tri-level, lodge-style B&B has a
private bathroom, individual heating/air conditioning, additional
outside door to a deck with territorial views of Millican Creek,
our woods and vineyards.
Aurora in Marion County, Oregon, just south of
Portland. Peacefully established in the mid-1800's and
located near the Oregon Wine Country, Aurora has a rich past
and charming atmosphere. It was founded as a
religious commune in 1856 by Dr. William Keil who named it after
his daughter. The secret is out on this quaint village
known as 'Oregon's antique capital'.
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
offers all the modern amenities from WiFi to a hot tub with
your Private Suites set in the country. Your hosts, Mike
and Penny Walsh, raise cattle, hay & vegetables on the 12 acre
farm in the wine country of the Willamette Valley.
The pond on the property is great for swimming, fishing or
relaxing in the...