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Celebrate Wild Mushroom Season with a Cooking Class

Every year in October and November the Long Beach Peninsula celebrates the bounty of wild mushrooms that grow there with their Wild Mushroom Celebration and this year Innkeepers David and Laurie are offering a special cooking class on Thursday, October 24th, 2019 from 3 to 5pm at China Beach Retreat.

Join in on a Fun Halloween Pub Crawl

Have fun dressing up and enjoying themed food, drinks, live music and prizes! Pick up your $5 "passport" ticket or $15 "passport" ticket with a beer glass at any of the participating businesses.

Have a New Movie & Dining Experience at the LOT

Just a convenient 5 minute walk from the Bed and Breakfast Inn at La Jolla, The LOT specializes in offering the ultimate entertainment and lifestyle experience. Inspired by and created for La Jolla, The LOT honors the sea, art, culture, food, music, weather, and the people that make the city so unique and inspiring.

Visit Lemos Farm

Lemos Farm is a fully operational family-run farm. The farm has several main crops that are seasonal including pumpkins in the Fall and Christmas trees in the Winter. The farm is full of cute, friendly animals including pigs, goat, sheep and bunnies which you are welcome to meet.

5 Fun Facts about Haystack Rock

Cannon Beach was named one of National Geographic's 100 Most Beautiful Places in the World and it's not hard to see why with its beautiful sandy beaches crowned by Haystack Rock. Here are a few fun facts about one of Oregon's most memorable icon.

Visit Pendleton’s First Craft Brewery

Located at the foothills of the Blue Mountains, The Prodigal Son Brewery is home to some of the best beers (and food!) in Eastern Oregon.

3 Wonderful Washington Meeting Places

Looking for an amazing space where you can plan an engaging, productive meeting and still have a great time? Holding meetings in beautiful Unique locations is the best way to foster fun and excitement... Besides, who says you can't mix a little business with pleasure?

Stay in Adubon Cottage

Innkeepers David Campiche and Laurie Anderson added the Audubon Cottage to their accommodation offerings at China Beach Retreat in 2006. Since then it has only grown in popularity. The cottage is suitable for one couple and comes complete with a king size bed, outdoor Japanese-style soaking tub, indoor two-person, hydrotherapy, air-jet massage tub, 42" flat screen TV, a sitting area downstairs and a little kitchenette.

Take a Trip Down the Coastline Trail

Walk, bike, wheelchair or even roller blade down the beautiful, ocean-front, Coastline Trail (also known as the California Coastal Trail). The trail is just less than 5 miles in length and runs from Seymour Bridge in Half Moon Bay to Pllar Point Harbour.

Enjoy a Round of Golf at the Port Ludlow Golf Club.

Enjoy a Round of 18-hole championship golf at the Port Ludlow Golf Club.

Dine at Sacrilege

Much like Unique Inns, Sacrilege embraces the uncommon and unexpected. From Wasabi and Pickled Ginger Saison to burgers on an English muffin to their extraordinary, ever rotating tap list, you can have faith that they will transcend the typical in pursuit of the memorable.

Learn the History of Orcas Island

The Orcas Island Historical Museum is located in charming down town Eastsound and is the only heritage facility on the island. The museum offers exhibits, presentations, speakers, tours, research assistance, open house celebrations, regular visitation hours and opportunities for special appointments.

Stay & Play on the Oregon Coast

Follow this fun two day Stay and Play itinerary from Yachats to Florence, one of the most scenic stretches of the Oregon Coastline.

Attend the Time Traveling Documentary Concert, Romancing the West

Romancing the West comes to Historic Jacksonville Inn, Sunday, April 7th at 6pm, the first stop of a 10 state annual tour. In 2013, a singer/songwriter and a cowboy poet/balladeer co-produced this human story of over 250 years of the people of the American west.

Take a Distillery Tour in Half Moon Bay

Learn about and taste premium handcrafted spirits with the husband and wife team that own Half Moon Bay Distillery.

See Whales in the Wild

Have a life-changing experience with some of the most majestic creatures on the planet.

Take a Cooking Class in Napa

Experience the best flavors that Napa has to offer with a fun cooking class.

Treat Your Senses to a Meal at the Fireside

Savor the bounty of the local farms, artisan meats and cheese, and celebrate the best the Pacific Northwest has to offer. Located on the shores of Ludlow Bay and overflowing with Pacific Northwest warmth, The Fireside Restaurant is an ideal setting for casually elegant Northwest cuisine.

Unique Washington Bachelor Party Destinations

Tired of the same old cliche bachelor and bachelorette party ideas? Do something different for a truly special Pacific Northwest experience.

Attend Heceta Head Lighthouse's Annual Victorian Christmas Open House

Heceta Head Lightstation is celebrating 23 years of the Annual Victorian Christmas Open House on December 8th & 9th and 15th & 16th from4 to 7 pm.

Ring in the New Year at the Blue Wing Saloon

Join the Blue Wing as they carry on tradition of hosting a special white-tablecloth dinner on New Year’s Eve and celebrating the advent of 2019 when the ball drops in Times Square - 9pm Upper Lake time!

Catch a Glimpse of the Rare PIebald Deer

Come visit Bella Collina B&B to see the rare Piebald Whitetail Fawn which frequents their yard.

Top 3 Pendleton Whisky Cocktails

Some like their whiskey neat or on the rocks, but we like our whiskey how we like our Inns ~ served up in unique cocktail recipe!

Chase Waterfalls

There are so many beautiful waterfalls in the area surrounding Idleyld Park. The front desk at Steamboat Inn even has a map they would be happy to share with you. Just ask!

Attend the Apple Festival Dinner

The Apple Festival Dinner at the Resort at Port Ludlow is a great (and delicious) way to celebrate Fall.

Eat Sustainable, Local Food at the Blue Goat

Serving up rustic wood-fired cookery in the heart of the Yamhill Valley wine country. The centerpiece of both menu and restaurant is a massive earthen wood-fired oven built by Oregon artist Kiko Denzer.

Take a Free Tour of Heceta Head Lighthouse this September

The Heceta Lighthouse Interpretive Center at the Keepers' Home is extending its tour season to include weekends in September. The keeper's home will be open to the public 11-3 on Saturdays and Sundays in September. There will be no tours available on September 15 and 29 due to the home being rented for wedding services.

Experience Cucina Regionale

The Excelsior Inn in Eugene, Oregon, home to the exquisite Ristorante Italiano, offers monthly Regional Dinners, where they celebrate the wine, food and culture of a region in Italy.

4 Things That Make Portland’s White House Inn the Prefect Oregon Wedding Venue

Completely relax and discover why Portland’s White House Inn is the perfect choice for the biggest day of your life!

Visit Applegate Valley Wine Country

Just minutes away from Jacksonville, you’ll find yourself in stunning Applegate Valley Wine Country. Here winemakers are refreshingly unpretentious. They're just downright friendly folks who are proud to share their wine. It’s easy to see why Sunset Magazine calls it “Wine country the way it should be”.