"A weekend at the Inn At Crippen Creek Farm is like the highlight reel of country life---fresh eggs from the henhouse, walks by a babbling brook---only with zero chores." -Sunset Magazine, September, 2011


"I never wanted to leave The Inn At Crippen Creek Farm."  Northbank Magazine, (Winter, 2008)


"Staying at Crippen Creek has been the most delightful experience. The meals you served were 1st class"
-Janet and Paolo M.  Sonora, CA (Elderhostel Participant)

“An incredible experience-a great setting, wonderful dinner…..We never knew a place like this was so close to Portland, yet so completely different."
- Russ and Rebecca T., Portland, OR

" Thank you for the most amazing weekend ever. ...Crippen Creek is an oasis of love, light and warmth."  -Naomi and Kyle O., Brookville, IN

"You are simply the best hosts we've had all week!  As soon as we arrived, it felt like we were at home with family." --Katie & Jason, Mt. Airy, MD

“Again, how can we thank you adequately for providing us with the scarcest resource for city folk…..silence, and not the ‘quiet’ kind of silence, but rather the ‘silence’ that only arises in presence…the pure desire to be in no other place. 
The cooking class was astounding.  You are true alchemists and we thank you for sharing some of your ancient secrets.”
- Paul and Staci, Portland, Or

“What a great way to celebrate our 30th anniversary.  It proves the fact that you don’t have to travel all over the world to have an adventure.”
- Terri & Steve S., Castle Rock, WA

“Thank you so much for a lovely stay. Very quiet & comfortable, and above all, stimulating discussions of books, movies and philosophy.  We loved Don’s cooking—great dinner and breakfast.”
- Carolyn and Roger, Lake Oswego, OR

“Your kind and warm hospitality will be remembered for years to come.  The peaceful, tranquil surroundings are hard to leave.”
- Rena C., Brooklyn Park, MN

"Thank you so much for all that you are.  This is one of our favorite places on earth.”
- Sarah and Conner, Milwaukie, OR

“It’s been a joy in my life to meet & spend time with 2 such lovely people, who I now consider friends.  The food, the setting, the ambiance—all excellent.  And the conversations and your company are beyond compare.”
- Lori S., New Paltz, NY

“This was our first stay at a B&B, & it couldn’t have been any better.  The food & conversation really are as good as the other guests have said.”
- Greg & Kyla, Seattle, WA

“What a wonderful stay this has been! We have been looking forward to being here since we first heard about it.  The food & hospitality – especially the conversation were well worth the long trip.”
- Dianne & Henri, Whittier, CA

“Probably the best anniversary trip ever! The time spent here was magical.  The food of course, the animals, the surroundings, - absolutely perfect.  We shall return.”
- Sue & Ray, Chicago, IL

“What a memorable experience to be at a namesake inn!  We hardly wanted to go to bed or to leave because the conversation was so fun.  And your home is so welcoming & comfortable.  Nature is indeed relaxing."
- Suzanne & Patrick C., Dayton, OH

“There is a certain internal sensation that occurs when one reaches a special spot. It’s like coming home after a long trip.  It’s what happens when we come here.  The memories we form each time we come are bountiful & priceless.”
- Muriel & Kelly M., Bellingham, WA

“At the end of Nowhere and the Beginning of Paradise.”
- Melanie, B., Belmont, CA

“We really enjoyed our stay here for our anniversary.  The food was superb-prepared with intention and love.  We enjoyed spending our anniversary in a place so beautiful & with such hospitality.  Thanks for making our wedding anniversary so memorable."
- Alicia & Paul, Portland, OR

“Wonderful is the only word that comes to mind – truly wonderful!  Wonderful to hear the sounds of nature, moving water, singing birds, gentle, winds.  It is a beautiful, very tastefully decorated bed and breakfast-just ideal!"
-Judy and John L., Aloha, OR

“What a marvelous inn you have!  I’m so fortunate to be able to visit you and your wonderful, peaceful retreat; the food was delicious and your warm hospitality is so welcoming."
-Teri H., Hudson, WI