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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.

Golf the Idaho Club

Just minutes from one of the ‘Top Ten Small Towns in the US’ Sandpoint, the Idaho Club is an 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Course surrounded by mountains with a very special location running alongside the shores of Lake Pend Oreille (Idaho’s widest & deepest lake).

Meet Abigail’s... A Truly Charming Heritage Hotel

Abigail’s Hotel was originally constructed in 1930 as an eight suite luxury apartment building, known as the Bessborough apartments. In 1985 the building was completely renovated, converting it into a 17 room bed and breakfast inn. The exterior was fully restored and it was designated as a heritage building in the historic registry of the City of Victoria.

Enjoy a Delicious Cocktail at the Lounge

Ashland may be best known for their world famous Oregon Shakespeare Festival, but this town also offers up one of the best places to find tasty top shelf concoctions made with fine ingredients and freshly squeezed juices: the Lounge.

Immerse Yourself in a Whole Yoga Retreat

Take part in a magical weekend of rejuvenation and relaxation. Bring your heart, mind, and willing body to a truly personalized and unique retreat experience.

Visit a TripAdvisor 2013 Travelers' Choice Award Winner!

Inspire your next adventure (and see what all the fuss is about!) by visiting one of TripAdvisor's 2013 Travelers' Choice Award winners.

Storm Watch in Yachats

For years, winter vacationers from around the globe have been traveling to the West Coast for the opportunity to indulge in outstanding, world class accommodation and to witness some of the magnificent storms along the Pacific. Storm watching season typically extends from November to March, with usually 10-15 good storms per month.

Go Snowmobiling at Schweitzer Mountain

Let Selkirk Powder Company guide your Schweitzer Mountain adventure. Go for an easy going tour of the spectacular mountains and valleys in the surrounding area or rev your adrenaline for an off the track excursion.

Feast at El Gaucho

At the Northwest’s steakhouse legacy, El Gaucho guests are treated to the ultimate dining experience, including the attentive tableside service that is their hallmark. Step back in time to an era of uncompromising service and total indulgence, where the smallest of details are considered the most basic ingredients of your visit. El Gaucho set the stage for an extraordinary event that will exceed your every expectation.

Go Winetasting along the Applegate Valley Wine Trail

Discover Jacksonville and the Applegate Valley Wine Trail, the heart and soul of Southern Oregon’s blossoming wine country.

Play CAMEO

Some people play BINGO, but at the Cameo Heights Mansion guests play CAMEO - a fun scavenger hunt-esque game where guests are given a card of tasks to complete.

Get Cookin’ in Sonoma County

Have some foodie fun and channel your inner Bobby flay at Relish Culinary Adventures in Healdsburg, California in the heart of Sonoma County’s wine country.

Visit SAM

Visit one of the city's most internationally renowned institutions, the Seattle Art Museum (commonly referred to as SAM). Located in the largest city in the Pacific Northwest, SAM maintains 3 major facilities: its main museum downtown, the Seattle Asian Art Museum on Capitol Hill as well as the Olympic Sculpture Park on the waterfront.

Bicycle the Mendocino Coast

Imagine breathing in fresh ocean air, with the wind blowing in your hair, as you glide smoothly along scenic path as you discover one of the most relaxing and fun activities on the Mendocino Coast. With gorgeous scenery and a varied natural environment there is lots to see, and the area offers a number of ideal routes for beginner and intermediate cyclers alike.

Explore the Lochsa River

Discover the scenic and wild Lochsa River! Have a wild adventure and explore the Lochsa by riding down it in an exciting rafting expedition or hike the trip on a nearby trail and experience a unique perspective on this amazing region.

Take Part in a Zip Line Eco-Tour

Take part in a Catalina Zip Line Eco Tour and experience the incredible feeling of flying as you push speeds of up to 45 miles an hour.