The magnificent state of Oregon is known for many things, not the least of which are its historic and culturally rich towns. Surrounded by awe-inspiring nature, you can go just about anywhere in Oregon and still be in the midst of some of the greenest landscapes, breathing the purest air you can find.
Land with Purity and Splendor
At any given location, you are only a few hours away from mountains, ocean, desert, deep country, and exciting urban scenes. Oregon inspires many activities, such as hiking, camping, biking, rafting, skiing, and more. With majestic waterfalls and a million ways to get blissfully lost amongst forests and meadows, you also get a sense of traveling back in time when the land shone with a purity and splendor that is quickly fading in most other places today.
Portland’s White House: The Sensation of Another Era
If experiencing the sensation of another era is what you are looking for, then look no farther than Portland’s White House, a 1911 Greek revival mansion in the Historic Irvington district. With majestic columns, a circular drive, and a resounding fountain to greet you, this former summer home of lumber baron Robert Lytle has been restored to perfection.
Experiencing Another World
Enjoy a world with European chandeliers, gilt gold ceilings, formal dining rooms, a stunning grand ballroom, a stately staircase, leaded glass windows, trompe l’oeil decoration, 18th and 19th century oils, and a beautiful grand piano. Select one of the five guest rooms in the main house or one of three in the Carriage House, all replete with elegant antiques, paintings, and porcelains. Amble through the garden and experience another world.
All That You Could Ask For
At Portland’s White House, you can relax in a King or Queen feather bed on exquisite linens. Each spa suite comes with complimentary French champagne and Moonstruck Chocolate gifts, private baths, wireless Internet access, and all the amenities you could ask for.
Great Food, Great Surroundings
Portland’s White House features slow foods, with hormone-free meats and plenty of vegetarian and vegan menu options. With a magnificent breakfast to help you greet the day, you can then be off to explore the exceptional neighborhood that includes Japanese gardens, Chinese gardens, tea gardens, the Portland Art Museum, the Lloyd Center, tax-free boutiques, and so much more.
Enjoying Wine Country
With its urban parks and historic sites, the area is ideal for walking. Explore flower-laden gardens during the summer months and superior local decoration during the holidays. Being in the depths of wine country, you will have plenty of opportunity to go to wineries and tastings where you can enjoy the fruits of the local grapes. Whether you are booking a romantic holiday, a wedding, reception, or a private party, you will definitely feel like you have traveled back in time with this exceptional Oregon inn.
In the Willamette Valley: Youngberg Hill Inn
Speaking of wine country, another Oregon getaway option on our list is Youngberg Hill Inn & Vineyard. Located in the Willamette Valley where there are more than 250 wineries, this premier inn was voted one of Wine Spectator’s favorites.
Famed Pinot Noir Grapes
Willamette Valley has been producing wines ever since California began producing theirs in the 1960s. Today, the famed Pinot noir grapes of the region are gaining tremendous popularity, along with the Green practices local vintners are using to create their wines.
A Perfect Setting
Youngberg Hill Inn enjoys a perfect setting in this locale, perched on a mountain overlooking the extraordinary valleys below. On 50 acres surrounded by 22 acres of award winning organic Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris vineyards, you will have a sense of wine country history as you while away your time with tastings and all the local activities you could want.
A Total Dedication to Comfort
Only 20 minutes from more than 100 Oregon wineries and tasting rooms, the Inn consists of luxury accommodations including four king suites and four queen guestrooms, all with private en suite baths. All the amenities await you, including complimentary Wi-Fi, MP3 decks, and spa robes. With a total dedication to your comfort, you can enjoy a covered deck overlooking the vineyards and valley all the way to the Coast Range, Mount Jefferson, and Mount Hood.
A Romantic Retreat
This utterly romantic retreat is the perfect place to celebrate a wedding or an elopement, with packages to suit every occasion. Your gracious hosts will help design the perfect visit, arranging activities and reservations for whatever events or wine tasting tours you wish to enjoy. Depoe BayRight on US Route 101 next to the Pacific Ocean lays Depoe Bay in Lincoln County, one of the whale watching capitals of the Oregon coast. Here grey whales live right off the bay from March to December, and observation spots abound for you to get as close as possible in order to see them in their habitat.
Stunning Ocean Views
As the smallest navigable harbor in the world, Depoe Bay measures six square acres and is as dramatic as it is quaint. With a seawall running the entire length of the downtown area, stunning views of the ocean are available from every vantage point, whether you are dining, shopping, or taking an afternoon or evening walk.
A Romantic Luxury Boutique Inn: Whale Cove Inn
Here is the place where you can enjoy Whale Cove Inn, only one mile south of Depoe Bay. A romantic luxury boutique inn with a wonderful historic feel, you can book a signature suite with a view of one of the most gorgeous bays on the Oregon/Washington coastline. Book a Premier Suite and you will have a stunning view of Wale Cove and the Pacific Ocean while enjoying three bedrooms filled with luxurious amenities that will make you wish you had booked at least an additional week.
Three Stars from Frommer’s
Whale Cove Inn boasts an exceptional review along with coveted three stars from Frommer’s, and there are many reasons why. With Tempur-Pedic beds, outdoor Jacuzzis, private decks with views of sunsets and storms, along with the exceptional cuisine of Restaurant Beck, the Inn can do no wrong.
Exceptional Service for Every Desire: Channel House Inn
Another magnificent choice on Depoe Bay is the Channel House Inn. This beautifully appointed hotel has the feel of a small country inn, with exceptional service that caters to your every desire.
A Dedication to Perfection
Here you can enjoy the fresh ocean breeze and panoramic views that abound. Though contemporary in design, the Channel House is run with the same dedication to perfection that one would find in an historic inn.
Enjoying All that Surrounds You
Bask in whirlpool baths on the oceanfront decks, relax in your impeccably decorated room complete with gas log fireplaces, and then take a long walk on the beach to whale watch and enjoy the majesty of nature at its finest. This Inn is a paradise when it comes to doing whatever the spirit moves you to do, making it ideal for the relaxing getaway you deserve.
Excellent Packages at Exceptional Value
The Channel House Inn offers a range of specials at exceptional value. Spend your honeymoon, anniversary, or any special time here, enjoying any one of the packages offered. Options include history and heritage, the arts, theater and attractions, outdoor and nature, golfing and skiing, spa and shopping, family fun, corporate, and more.