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Brookings, Oregon

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A honeymoon destination for those west coast beach lovers! Brookings’ town motto is “Where flowers meet the sea.” And boy, is it true! This is a beautiful and unique place to go. It’s a small town with a population of 13,000. It sits at the mouth of the Chetco River.

If you plan to visit in the winter, they hold the annual Winter Art and Chocolate Festival in February, featuring local artists and chocolatiers.

The largest celebration held each year is the Azalea Festival. According to the Brookings-Harbor Chamber of Commerce, it is, “a four-day community-wide festival featuring Art, Flower, Quilt and Car Shows; a Parade, Street Fair, Kiddie Carnival, Food Court, Beef BBQ, Party at the Port, and lots more throughout the Memorial Day Weekend.” Each year, young women from the local high school compete in a scholarship pageant for the title of “Azalea Queen.” The Azalea Queen participates in the parade and chooses a favorite entry from each of several of the shows that make up the festivities.

There are several cozy seaside lodging options in town, but the number one rated according to Trip Advisor is “Port Side Suites”. With their many choices to choose from, you can have an in room spa, kitchenette, fireplace, and harbor views.

Brookings Portside Suites

With the seasonal attractions, welcoming lodging, and endless list of outdoor activities and close proximity to the mountains, beach, and California for a fun day trip, I hope you’ll consider this quiet town for your honeymoon destination!

Brooke

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Wakefield Country Inn and Winery

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This location is snuggled away in Gerty, Oklahoma. This place is sure to keep your bank account happy with no expense on destination or options. With several packages to choose from you will be sure to get everything you ever wanted from your getaway! This is the perfect place for a local honeymoon or a girls/guys weekend out.

 

 

Who wouldn’t want to sit here with a glass of wine and your sweetheart, over looking the vineyard at sunset?

This is one of their cozy rooms. You can request a bouquet of flowers and bottle of wine in your room!

 

Their lovely porch for meals all set for the guests.

This room is just so cozy, you want to sink into the picture…

 

Their tasting room, where you can try out their wines and meet other people staying there. Cool!

 

And the vineyard… I can just see the romantic strolls through the aromatic rows of vines!

What makes them unique!

  • 5 Course Dinners

  • Large Country Breakfasts

  • Wine Tasting

  • 4 acre Vineyard

  • Wildlife Refuge

  • Hot Tub

  • Swimming Pool

  • Massage Therapist

The owners are so friendly, and we’ve found wonderful reviews. This is an unusual destination being hid away and so romantic. Go for a weekend and tell us how much you love it!

You MUST check out their 360 degree viewer of their grounds and rooms. It’s like you’re really there, it’s pretty neat!

Check for more information and availability at http://wakefieldcountryinn.com/home.html

Photos courtesy of Pam Wakefield, of Wakefield Country Inn and Winery. Planning to visit them? Tell them The Party Loft Blog sent you!

~Angela @ The Party Loft~

NOTE: So sorry about posting late! We’ve had our computers down so we haven’t been posting as normal this week. Thanks for your patience!

 

Upper Mountain Fork Getaway, Smithville Oklahoma

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One thing many people don’t realize about Oklahoma is its breathtaking scenery. But us locals sure know it! This weeks destination will give a glimpse of what it has to offer for those of you that aren’t from around here. Upper Mountain Fork Getaway is near Smithville, Oklahoma. We’ve chosen this location as most of our Brides are currently planning fall weddings. I can’t imagine a better place to be when the leaves start to turn!

 

     

 

 Just to the north of Upper Mountain Fork Getaway is the Talimena Scenic Drive. This magnificent stretch of mountain top highway offers views so incredible it has been named a National Scenic Byway; the only one in Oklahoma! The Talimena Scenic Drive makes for a fantastic day trip any time of year and is just a short drive north from this getaway.

 

 

              

      

Fall is an ideal time to visit these lovely little cabins! The view is truly breathtaking of the mountains.

 

     

 A quaint kitchen to stay cozy in your cabin and never have to leave! 

 

   

           A peaceful balcony to watch the wildlife with a cup of coffee and your sweetie.

 

Below the cabins is the Broken Bow Lake for those fishermen out there. There is also a river running through the property that’s great for kayaking and canoeing for an adventurous day out.

Whether you take your street bike, bicycles, or just your car, there is a lot of exploring to do out there, and the Talimena drive is a must! For a fun day trip, go to Queen Wilhelmina State Park, just about 1 hour away, and enjoy their restaurant after a hike, then go for a train ride to see the park while having an ice cream cone from the shop. Don’t forget your camera!

Aside from all the outdoor activities to do, with the spectacular views of the Quachita National Forest out your window, and the sound of the river as a soundtrack to the crackling of your wood burning stove, you’re guaranteed to have a memorable stay.

The Talimena Drive is 55 miles long. It goes from Mena, Arkansas, to Talihina, Oklahoma.

Find more information about this weeks Honeymoon Destination at: http://www.uppermountainforkgetaway.com/index.html 

To learn more about the Talimena Drive and find out when the leaves change visit: http://www.talimenascenicdrive.com/

And to plan your day trip to Queen Wilhelmina State Park go to: http://www.queenwilhelmina.com/things/default.aspx

 

 

Brooke

 

Things to do in your life together #25

Visit a Museum.

One Treehouse For 2 Please!

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We all loved treehouses as kids so why don’t they build them for us “older” children?

Well they do!

Treehouses are a great place for a private honeymoon destination. With locations all around the world these places are absolutely extraordinary!

This post is simply going to be a collection of pictures I found intriguing. If you are interested in finding a treehouse location near you just google “honeymoon treehouses” and you will find those closest to you.

Be AWARE… some of these locations have 2 or 3 year wait list so BOOK EARLY!

 

I hope we inspired you today!

 

~Angela @ The Party Loft~