Romantic Places in Oregon
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-
Perched on the edge of the Columbia River Gorge, the hotel is known for its views and generous farmhouse breakfasts.
On a short list of best cities to live in America.
1914 NE 22nd Avenue
Porltand, Oregon T: +1 503 287-7131. US$ 125-
Stately manor house with grand piano and traditional decor. Located in quiet tree-lined neighborhood of similar homes, near to restaurants and shopping.
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-
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-
Newly built Tuscan-style villa combines modern art with old world touches. Located on 42 acres of vineyard and forests.
Sylvia Beach Hotel
267 NW Cliff Nye Beach
T: +1 (541) 265-5428. 20 rooms. US$ 70-
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.
The play’s the thing at this Shakespeare-absorbed city, a Rogue Valley bed and breakfast haven for Bard enthusiasts.
120 Gresham St. Ashland, Oregon
T: +1 541 482 1919. 6 rooms. b&b. US$ 135-
Sung and cozy guesthouse located in a quiet residential area.
243 Fourth St. Ashland, Oregon
T: +1 800 460-8758. 6 rooms. US$ 130-
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
T: +1 541 776-1000. 7 rooms. b&b. $125-
Restful Civil war era-farmhouse romantic getaway set on ten acres in Southern Oregon’s Rogue Valley. The inn is owned by a Cordon Bleu trained chef.
Tu Tu’ Tun Lodge
96550 North Bank Rogue
Gold Beach, OR
T: +1 541 247-6664. 20 rooms. US$ 230-
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.