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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.

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!