Hospitality and Accomodations

What Does a Vacation Rental Property Manager Do?

If you have a Corvallis home that you don’t currently live in, renting it out can provide an ongoing income stream. If you live out of the area, you will need a property manager or specialized vacation rental property manager.

Sometimes a homeowner prefers to use their home as a vacation rental or furnished monthly rental. Third-party platforms like Airbnb and VRBO make it easier than ever for guests to book vacation rentals.

Visitors Guide to Corvallis Craft Breweries

If you are a craft beer lover, you should feel at home in Corvallis! Thanks to Corvallis craft breweries, wineries, cideries, and local kombucha brewers a craft beverage enthusiast is spoiled for choice. Guests often ask, “What is there to do in Corvallis Oregon?” There’s plenty to do whether visiting Oregon State University, working on a temporary basis for Samaritan Health Services, or following the Mid-Willamette Valley Food Trail.

How to Use Social Media to Promote a Local Business

Pinterest and Instagram are marketing gold mines for local travel and hospitality brands. Using these social media platforms, it is easier than ever to reach and engage future guests.

But sometimes small businesses with limited marketing budgets overlook the importance of social media marketing beyond Facebook. Sadly, they miss out on opportunities to connect with potential guests early in their vacation planning process.

The good news is with a little planning and creativity, you can draw peo

Pet Friendly Travel to Corvallis

Guide to Traveling With Your Dog to Corvallis

If you are a dog lover planning to visit Corvallis with your furry friend, you may be interested in a few pointers on traveling with your dog to Corvallis and the Willamette Valley.

Corvallis and the State of Oregon are pet-friendly since many local residents love their dogs. Most businesses in Corvallis also take their ADA responsibilities seriously and welcome service dogs. If you are traveling with a service dog, traveling in Corvallis should be

Tips on Relocating to Corvallis - Moving Beyond a Vacation Rental

Are you planning to move to Corvallis, Oregon? Congratulations! Many find that Corvallis has a friendly small-town vibe while still offering easy access to cultural events, great restaurants, and amenities one might expect in a larger city.

Guests who stay at our vacation rentals enjoy making Corvallis their home base as they explore the Willamette Valley and the Oregon Coast. We will let you in on a little secret, living here is even better!

Things to Do

Wine Tasting Near Corvallis

For wine lovers, no trip to Corvallis or the Willamette Valley would be complete without visiting a few of the area vineyards or wineries. This is especially true for anyone who enjoys Pinot Noir!

Guests who book one of Fernwood Circle Guest Houses vacation rentals often ask which Willamette Valley wine tasting rooms we recommend. We compiled this guide because it is hard to choose just one in an area with such a rich craft beverage and wine culture.

Corvallis Mystery & Puzzle Rooms

Can Your Team Crack the Case?

For those that enjoy a good group puzzling session, community escape rooms, and mystery-themed games provide an immersive and interactive experience. Corvallis is home to three businesses offering unique group experiences that combine live-action gameplay, solving mysteries or puzzles, and storytelling. Escape Corvallis, Spiritopia, and The Conundrum House have each created team-oriented challenges for two or more participants.

Visit TacoVino for Creative Tacos and a Little Vino

Located near the riverfront in downtown Corvallis, TacoVino offers creative fusion tacos alongside more traditional fare like Al Pastor and fish tacos. The entire food menu is gluten-free and both omnivores and vegetarians will find something tasty. Thanks to the menu, friendly service, and relaxed ambiance, it is a favorite with Willamette Valley locals and visitors.

We caught up with co-owner John Sobolewski, who co-founded TacoVino, along with chef Jason Biga. John said that Jason enjoys cre

Guide to Corvallis to Sea Trail for Day Hikes & Thru-Hikers

Corvallis offers ample opportunities to enjoy hiking, biking, paddling, golfing, boating, and other recreational activities. There are plenty of things to do near Corvallis, Oregon including hiking or biking the new Corvallis to Sea Trail linking the Willamette Valley to the Oregon Coast.

Even if you are not interested in committing to the whole journey, many portions of the Corvallis to Sea Trail are also suitable for a casual day hike, bike ride, or other outdoor activities.

We spoke with a

A Guide to Corvallis Museums and Other Indoor Things to Do

Guests sometimes ask us about things to do in Corvallis. Whether you are visiting for business, to see family, or are touring Oregon State University you want to make the most of your time. Benton County and the Willamette Valley are both a haven for indoor and outdoor activities.

People who love outdoor recreation such as hiking, floating the river, and cycling enjoy the Willamette Valley’s mild climate and scenic views. Corvallis p

Hiking in Corvallis, Oregon

Guests sometimes ask, “where can I hike in Corvallis?” Locals and visitors love the great outdoor recreation opportunities near Corvallis, like hiking. Corvallis and the Willamette Valley offer trails for anyone from the casual walker to a more serious hiker.

Enjoying the local parks, trails, and open spaces is one of the best and least expensive ways to explore the area.

Whether you want a quick walk along a forested trail or a more intense hike in the mountains, there are options in the Corv