Where to stay
Inn at Abeja. Individual personality in the restored rooms of a turn-of-the-century farm. Breakfast is served in front of the stone fireplace in the beautiful barn space, or in your room. Most rejuvenating stay in town. 5 rooms from $225, including breakfast. 2014 Mill Creek, Walla Walla; 509/522-1234.
Inn at Blackberry Creek. Artfully restored early-20th-century house. Barbara Knudson, host and cook, offers scrumptious warm pastries for breakfast, plus a vegetarian-friendly mini menu. 3 rooms from $89, including breakfast. 1126 Pleasant Ave., Walla Walla; 877/522-5233 or 509/522-5233.
The Weinhard Hotel. For those who want a historic stay—and a bit of turn-of-the-century flufféby the old railway stop in Dayton. Your bed might be historically sized as well (order one size up). 15 rooms from $75. 235 E. Main, Dayton; 509/382-4032.