Romantic Places in Oregon
-Northern Oregon- Columbia Gorge Traversing the Cascade Mountain Range along the border of Oregon and Washington State, the spectactular Columbia Gorge canyon has the greatest concentration of waterwalls in the northwest. Columbia Gorge Hotel Hood River, Oregon T: +1 541 386 5566. 34 rooms, US$ 150- www.columbiagorgehotel.com Perched on the edge of the Columbia River Gorge, the hotel is known for its views and generous farmhouse breakfasts.
Portland On a short list of best cities to live in America.. White House 1914 NE 22nd Avenue Porltand, Oregon T: +1 503 287-7131. US$ 125- www.portlandswhitehouse.com Stately manor house with grand piano and traditional decor. Located in quiet tree-lined neighborhood of similar homes, near to restaurants and shopping.
Willamette Valley Oregon’s wine country is known for its pinot noirs, gentle hills, pastoral valleys and scenic backcountry roads. Wine Country Farm 6855 Breyman Orchards Rd. Dayton, Oregon 97114 T: +1 503 864-3446 7 room b&b. US$ 95- www.winecountryfarm.com This romantic getaway has sweeping views overlooking their vineyard and the Cascade Mountains. Their Arabian horses are available for hire.
Black Walnut Inn 9600 NE Worden Hill Road Dundee, OR 97115 T: +1 503-429-4114. 9 rooms. US$ 200- www.blackwalnut-inn.com Newly built Tuscan-style villa combines modern art with old world touches. Located on 42 acres of vineyard and forests. -Central Coast-
Sylvia Beach Hotel 267 NW Cliff Nye Beach, Newport, Oregon T: +1 (541) 265-5428. 20 rooms. US$ 70- www.sylviabeachhotel.com Classic early 20th century beach hotel made from shipwreck lumber sits on a bluff 45 feet above the sea in a row with other buildings that cater to the Nye Beach resort community. It’s not trendy and there’s no electronics or modern amenities, but you’ll find sociable lodgers, games played at dinner, lots of books, friendly cats, beach views (ask for an ocean front room), and theme rooms named after authors. A cult hotel that – even their website agrees – is not for everyone.
-Southern Oregon- Ashland The play’s the thing at this Shakespeare-absorbed city, a Rogue Valley bed and breakfast haven for Bard enthusiasts. Chanticleer Inn 120 Gresham St. Ashland, Oregon T: +1 503 482 1919. 6 rooms. b&b. US$ 135- www.ashlandbnb.com Sung and cozy guesthouse located in a quiet residential area Peerless Hotel 243 Fourth St. Ashland, Oregon T: +1 800 460-8758. 6 rooms. US$ 130- www.peerlesshotel.com A small, elegantly restored, red-brick 1900 building with antique Victorian furnishings and hand-painted ceilings. Known for its restaurant. Under the Greenwood Tree 3045 Bellinger Lane Medford, Oregon T: +1 541 776-1000. 7 rooms. b&b. $125- www.greenwoodtree.com Restful Civil war era-farmhouse romantic getaway set on ten acres in Southern Oregon’s Rogue Valley. The inn is owned by a Cordon Bleu trained chef. Tu Tu’ Tun Lodge 96550 North Bank Rogue Gold Beach, OR T: +1 541 247-6664. 20 rooms. US$ 230- www.tututun.com Tu Tu’ Tun has rustic elegant rooms with Rogue River views. The lodge is located 7 miles inland from Gold Beach. After decades of one family owning this, new owners have taken over.