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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.

Explore Chihuly Garden and Glass

Not your average art exhibit, Chihuly Garden and Glass provides visitors with a unique experience and look into the artist, Dale Chuhuly’s inspirations and influences.

Swim Under a Waterfall

The Inn at Kulaniapia is situated on the powerful Waiau River, the main tributary of the Wailuku River, the largest river on the Island. In addition to their namesake watefall, there are three more tiered waterfalls that cascade into the Bamboo Garden area.

Stay at one of CNN’s B&B’s With a Twist

"Built in 1911 as the summer home for lumber baron Robert Lytle, this Greek Revival-style mansion presides over a gracious corner in Portland, Oregon's, tree-lined historic Irvington neighborhood. The 14 towering white columns, circular drive, burbling fountain and grand entryways feel distinctly presidential; hence the name of this majestic B&B."

Attend a Winemaker Dinner

From March through mid-June, Steamboat Inn hosts a series of highly acclaimed winemaker and guest chef dinners where meals are artfully prepared by some of the finest chefs in Oregon and are paired with wines from Oregon's premier wineries. These dinners are a delight to the palate and always sell out quickly.

Attend Sandpoint’s 40th Winter Carnival

Attend the Winter Carnival in Sandpoint, Idaho and celebrate the best of the snowy season indoors and out. The upcoming Sandpoint Winter Carnival will be held February 14th-23rd and in its 40th year, this carnival is shaping up to be one of the best yet. Events will include coffee tasting, Cirque de Sandpoint, skijoring, fireworks and more!

Stay at a 2014 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 seven members have been named TripAdvisor's 2014 Travelers' Choice Award winners.

Ring in the New Year at the Inn at El Gaucho

This New Year's Eve, step back in time, to an era of uncompromising service and total indulgence. Ring in the New Year at the Inn at El Gaucho. With its "retro-swank" fifties décor, the Inn at El Gaucho will give you the kind of responsive attention and personal pampering that only a 17-suite, exclusive Inn can provide.

Get into the Holiday Spirit at the Dickens’ Christmas Feast

Get into the holiday spirit at the Winchester Inn’s award winning Alchemy Restaurant’s 31st annual Dickens’ Christmas Feast in Ashland, Oregon. The Dickens’ Christmas Feast is a longstanding tradition that both locals and visitors from around the world have come to love as part of their yearly holiday traditions.

Cook at the London Chef

At the London Chef, they believe cooking should be fun! And, their unique open cooking space is perfectly designed for just that. Designed to look and feel like you are cooking in your own home, the London Chef is a fully interactive cooking school located in downtown Victoria where you are invited to cook alongside and learn from some of the best!

Explore Heceta Head Lighthouse

Located at the top of a 205 foot tall headland, the 56 foot tall Heceta Head Lighthouse shines it’s light visible for 21 miles, making it the strongest light on the Oregon Coast. Originally built in 1894, the lighthouse is now maintained by Oregon Parks and Rec Dept and the assistant lightkeepers house is operated as a Bed and Breakfast.

Attend the Carmel Art & Film Festival

Attend the Carmel Art and film festival, a five day festival that features over 100 original films including two that received awards at the Sundance Film Festival, one winner of the Toronto Film Festival and another winner from Cannes Film Festival.

Take Part in a Womens Wellness & Running Retreat

Enjoy 4 days and 3 nights at FivePine Lodge where their team of inspired staff takes care of everything, so you can truly focus on you.This inspiring and educational women’s retreat brings running and rejuvenation to your life through detailed running instruction, cross-training opportunities, nourishing vegetarian meals and luxury accommodations to make running an integral part of a healthy lifestyle.

Oregon Wines Fly Free

Fall is a fabulous time to visit Oregon Wine Country and this Fall, Alaskan Airlines is making it even better! Up to one case of Oregon wine can fly home free of charge on Alaska Airlines until November 20th.

Discover Mount Shasta

The world famous Mount Shasta is located at the southern end of the Cascade Range in California. Since Mount Shasta is not connected to any nearby mountains, it is one of the most distinctive landmarks in northern California.

Fly Fish in Sisters

The waters around FivePine Lodge in Sisters, Oregon offer some of the finest fly fishing in the world, so the lodge has teamed up with their friends at the Fly Fisher’s Place to create the ultimate guided fly fishing adventure.

Visit Haystack Rock

Cannon Beach’s most famous landmark, Haystack rock is one of the West Coast’s most popular attractions and not just for Geology buffs. Haystack rock was created millions of years ago by the same lava flows that formed many of Oregon’s natural features including Tillamook Head and Saddle Mountain.