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Go Fish

Get in on the action and go big game fishing in the world famous Banderas Bay. Anglers from around the world come to the water off Punta de Mita every year.

Lunch at the Vineyard

Enjoy spectacular Oregon food, wine and views at the Black Walnut Inn and Vineyard. Until the end of October 2016, the Black Walnut will be offering lunch on weekends from 11am-4pm.

Walk through Liliuokalani Gardens

Enjoy a delightful walk through the lush Liliuokalani Gardens. This tranquil 34 acre Japanese style garden is named after Queen Liliuokalani, a Hawaiian monarch, and dedicated to the many Japanese immigrants living in Hilo.

Attend the Pendleton Round Up

Attend one of the two largest rodeos in the world! The Pendlton Round Up is a major rodeo event held annually, during the second full week of September - known to many as “Round Up Week”.

Enjoy a Beer at Bend Brewing Company

Bend Brewing Company is located in downtown Bend and is an excellent place to have a bite and a brew after a day spent exploring the recreational paradise that is Central Oregon’s great outdoors!

Attend a Concert with Conversation

Concerts with Conversation is a series of intimate, but informal, live musical performances for small audiences. The Tallman Hotel is all about a good time and that's exactly what these concerts are!

Visit the Legendary Pebble Beach

Nestled among mythical forests on one of the worlds most beautiful and famous coastlines, Pebble Beach offers a huge variety of grand recreation. From hiking trails, to horseback riding and of course golf! - there is truly something for everyone to love.

Visit the Bird Aviation Museum and Invention Center

The Bird Aviation Museum and Invention Center offers a world-class educational experience centered around the themes of Aviation and Innovation.

Tour Hilo by Helicopter

Take flight over Hilo! You will be absolutely amazed at all of the incredible sights you will see on a Hawaiian helicopter tour. Flights depart regularly and are the best way to discover some of the island’s best-kept scenic secrets.

Make History at the Willows

Holding a special and storied place in the history of Palm Springs, the Willows Historic Palm Springs Inn is one of the region’s most important and beloved landmarks.

Explore the Land of West Coast Cranberries

Visit the Cranberry Museum and learn both the history of the cranberry as well as key phases of the industry from bog preparation and planting to marketing cranberry products.

Explore Brentwood Bay Marina

Brentwood Bay Marina is your gateway to exciting recreational activities and sightseeing tours in an unspoiled environment.

Go Antiquing in Sonoma Wine Country

There are plenty of opportunities for non-wine lovers to have an amazing vacation in beautiful Sonoma Wine Country. Take a stroll around Healdsburg as you hunt for the best bargains at some of the most charming shops in town!

Eat at one of the Best Restaurants for Foodies

The Winchester Inn's Alchemy Restaurant and Bar has been named a winner of the OpenTable 100 Best Restaurants for Foodies in America for 2015. The list of winners is derived from more than five million reviews submitted by OpenTable diners for more than 20,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Explore King Estate Winery

King Estate, celebrating 25 years of Oregon winemaking in 2016, is located southwest of Eugene, Oregon, at the southern tip of the Willamette Valley. Founded in 1991 by the King family, King Estate is committed to producing wines of exceptional quality using organic & sustainable farming methods, meticulous fruit selection, and impeccable winemaking practices.

Visit the Oldest Museum in the US

Portland’s Art Museum is internationally recognized for its permanent collection as well as its ambitious special exhibitions. The museum devotes 90% of its space to housing its permanent collection.

Eat Oysters on Long Beach

Visit the newest Oyster Bar on the Long Beach Peninsula at the Shelburne Inn and Pub. Visitors and locals, alike love the cozy atmosphere and satisfying and creative food and beverage offerings.

Discover "Canoes Across Time"

A new exhibit by Rick Hemmings entitled "Canoes Across Time" opened on Monday, June 15th at the Stanford Inn.

Support the Excelsior Farm

The Excelsior Farm is located in beautiful Willamette Valley, just outside of Eugene in picturesque Pleasant Hill, Oregon. This beautiful five-acre organic farm provides the Excelsior Inn and Restaurant with farm-fresh eggs and seasonal produce year-round.

Pole, Pedal, Paddle

Take part in the largest multi-sport event in Central Oregon! The US Bank Pole, Pedal, Paddle is a fun and flexible race that can involve a number of activities including downhill skiing, Nordic skiing, cycling, running, kayaking canoeing and SUP boarding.

Attend the Sooke Fine Arts Show

The Sooke Fine Arts Show is a local showcase of over 375 works of original, west coast art by artists on Vancouver Island and the surrounding coastal islands. Set in a beautiful gallery in the seaside town of Sooke, the show features special events such as a Purchaser’s Preview Evening, Artist Celebration gala, live artist demonstrations, talks and music daily.

Enjoy a Summer Concert at the Les Schwab Amphitheater

Enjoy a Summer concert at the Northwest's most distinctive mixed-use venue: the beautiful, independent, outdoor, riverfront Les Schwab Amphitheater.

Visit the Most Pet Friendly Town on the Coast

Carmel is one of the premier places in the world for pets to visit. Dogs can run free on Carmel Beach, walk on leash throughout the town and dine at over 12 restaurants.

Adventure in Hawaii

The Inn at Kulaniapia Falls operates an activities desk to help guests get pointed in the right direction. Not only is the Inn able to recommend some of the best experiences on the island, but they also are able to help guests save money on most activities.

Stay at a 2015 TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Award Winner

Travelers’ Choice award winners are determined based on reviews and opinions of millions of TripAdvisor travelers around the globe. Unique Inns is extremely proud to share that four members have been named TripAdvisor's 2015 Travelers' Choice Award winners.

Tour the Clamshell Railroad

Go on a driving tour of the Clamshell Railroad - the railroad that rain with the tide. For 41 years the railroad made thousands of journeys from one end of this peninsula to the other.

Enjoy the Perfect Pair: Chardonnay and Golf

Chardonnay Golf Club is a championship, 18-hole, semi-private golf course that is located Southeast of the city of Napa in Jameson Canyon at the gateway to the world renown Napa Valley wine district. The course spans over 150 acres of Chardonnay & Merlot vineyards, features numerous lakes and creek crossings will challenge players of all skill levels.

Have Breakfast with Santa at FivePine Lodge

Have breakfast with Santa on Sunday, December 14th from 10:30am-12:30pm at FivePine Lodge. All proceeds will be presented to Family Access Network.

Explore Art at Brentwood Bay Resort

Brentwood Bay Resort values artists and the wealth of culture they provide and is proud to showcase local artists from British-Columbia who are responsible for contributing to the progression of Canada as a thriving contender in the contemporary art world.

Connect Inside and Out

Join FivePine Lodge for 4 days and 3 nights of active fun, restful contemplation and connecting to nature, all from the comfort of the beautiful lodge. Yoga Instructor Kate Holly will lead two yoga sessions a day (all levels active flow in the mornings, restorative yoga in the afternoons). In between sessions participants can enjoy group mountain bike rides led by Joel Holly, or choose to experience Shibui Spa, Sisters Movie House, or one of Sisters many other delightful attractions.