Winter rates are now available through the end of March and require only a one night minimum!
Catch these rates before they increase April 1st!
Take advantage of our winter rates (reflected in availability) throughout January and February with only a one night stay required!
One block from Fulton House Bed and Breakfast is a stakeout for a sighting of the Black-throat Blue Warbler!
Click on link for map and info.
1 night reservations will be accepted for bookings in December and January!
Book 2 nights during December or January and request room code MOVIE.
We’ll send you to the Living Room Theater in downtown Portland to enjoy a movie and glass of wine on us! You can have dinner in the cafe or have it delivered to your seat as well. Powell’s Books is only steps away for you to enjoy before or after your movie.
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Living Room® Theaters is a visionary new concept created by longtime filmmakers. We set out to reinvent the way films are viewed and distributed. And to change everything we didn’t like about conventional and art house movie theaters – from the film selection to the lobby ambiance, food, seating and service.
Welcome to the new evolution of cinema – Living Room® Theaters — the sophisticated yet superbly comfortable environment that combines a European style café and lounge with a relaxing place to see wonderful movies. Cinema has come to its senses.
In fact, Living Room® Theaters is cinema for your senses – a feast of sights, sounds, flavors, textures and creativity. See movies the way they’re meant to be viewed. Enjoy exclusive new releases and the most-talked about independent films that critics and audiences love – without waiting months for the movies to reach Portland.
Check out travel Oregon when planning your next trip to Portland and surroundings.
An explanation of this state-wide increase affecting all lodging establishments:
The Portland Tribune, March 3, 2016
SALEM — Oregon lawmakers passed a bill Thursday to nearly double the statewide tourist lodging tax and open up new ways to spend the revenue.
The bill hikes the tax from 1 percent to 1.8 percent until the end of June 2020, then reduces it to 1.5 percent in July 2021.
The votes to pass the bill in the House and Senate were among the last actions lawmakers took before they adjourned on Thursday. The bill will head next to Gov. Kate Brown for her signature.
The legislation clears the way for the state to subsidize a world track championship in Eugene in 2021. Nike and University of Oregon officials have pushed for the state to help pay for the event since at least 2014 and according to news reports, the Eugene nonprofit TrackTown USA wants the state to provide $25 million for the event.
State law requires the government to spend at least 80 percent of lodging tax revenues on tourism marketing. House Bill 4146 allows the state to spend that money on any “tourism programs,” including to subsidize the costs of events such as the track championship.
State lodging tax filing requirements
If you collect payment from lodging customers, you’re responsible for collecting the tax. The tax rate is based on the date of payment:
|Before July 1, 2016||1%|
|On or after July 1, 2016||1.8%|
|On or after July 1, 2020||1.5%|
Oregon Bike Friendly Businesses
Oregon loves bicyclists. That’s why we’re the first state in the nation to create a Bike Friendly Business program geared toward travelers. Bike Friendly Businesses are committed to welcoming cyclists, offer amenities riders may need and have officially been recognized by the state. Find a list of participating businesses below, and don’t forget to keep your eye out for the Bike Friendly sign – recognized businesses will showcase the sign prominently, allowing you to easily locate them.
Hood River Valley Blossom Time
Date: April 2016
Starting in early April, the cherry, apple and pear trees in the Hood River valley welcome spring’s return by releasing vibrant pink and white flowers. They start in the lower elevations and, like a domino effect, move up the valley creating a patchwork of color.
The area celebrates spring with the annual Hood River Valley Blossom Time, which takes place throughout April. Visit Hood River in April and enjoy family-friendly farm events, craft shows, culinary treats, wine and cider tasting, and the Hood River County Hard- Pressed Cider Fest.
One of the best ways to enjoy Blossom Time is to drive the Hood River County Fruit Loop, a gorgeous 35-mile drive that follows the county’s Scenic Tour Route and passes the valley’s plethora of orchards, wineries and farms.
Stop along the way to pick up baked goods, preserves, yarn, fresh produce, wine, cider and more. Download The Blossom Time event guide at hoodriver.org — you’ll see there’s something for everyone.
Here are a few of the 2016 Blossom Time events:
Saturday, April 16, 2016
Now in its third year, the Hood River Hard-Pressed Cider Fest gives seasoned and novice cider drinkers alike the chance to sample cider from Hood River County’s very own cider makers, as well as a variety of additional Northwest cideries. More than 20 cideries participate, with more than 38 ciders on tap. The daylong event also features local food trucks, a kids area and a line-up of local music, from bluegrass to classic rock – guaranteeing a great time for the whole family.
Explore the essence of what makes the Columbia Gorge Wine Region “a world of wine in 40 miles.” With so much diversity of climate and soil, the Gorge has the ability to grow many unique varietals, from the familiar to the obscure. Purchase a Passport and use it throughout the month of April to take advantage of exclusive offers, incredible discounts and unique experiences at 24 Gorge wineries. Your passport will also allow you to access three very special, wine-focused weekend events at participating wineries.
Now in its tenth year, Gorge Artists Open Studios Tour provides opportunities for the public to experience and enjoy art in the Columbia River Gorge. The tour is free and self-guided. Detailed maps are available online and at the Hood River County Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center. The artist roster for 2016 features a variety of work including painting, drawing, jewelry, glass, sculpture photography, textiles, fiber. Artists’ studios are located throughout the mid-Columbia from Cascade Locks to The Dalles and from Parkdale, Oregon to Trout Lake, Washington. April 22-24, 2016 gorgeartists.org
Hood River Fairgrounds, 3020 WyEast Rd., Hood River
This annual craft show and plant sale at the Hood River Fairgrounds includes more than 125 vendors selling jewelry, plants, clothing, baked goods, photos, paintings, metal art, garden art, and wine tastings. The annual quilt show includes more than 100 beautiful quilts. With lots more to see and do, you won’t want to miss this annual celebration of local art and craft.