About Southern Oregon

 

  Experience all four seasons 

  The Rogue River travels its way through numerous local towns, the rafting, fishing, swimming, hiking and camping along this river sets the stage for many months of adventure and relaxation. Slightly further north there’s the Illinois River which is another gem among many other rivers and lakes. http://traveloregon.com/see-do/natural-wonders/bodies-of-water/lakes-reservoirs/

 

 Hike the waterfalls or mountain trails. Visit Crater Lake and take a boat ride to the famous Wizard Island. Snow shoe in winter. Enjoy the abundance of wildlife. There is no shortage of outside activity for you or the family.  http://www.southernoregon.com/waterfalls/wat-one.html

 

  The local wine industry of Southern Oregon continues to be recognized as one of the premiere, up and coming wine regions in the country. The Applegate Valley boasts lush mountain sides, farm lands and stunning vineyards with quality wineries throughout. Drive along the Applegate River and stop at your favorites.  http://www.southernoregon.com/wineries/index.html  

 

 The Brewery scene is another industry on the rise along with farmers markets and artisan fairs that take place throughout the year here in Southern Oregon.  It’s the best way to meet people and to discover what is new and upcoming with our local food market. http://www.southernoregon.org/pub/doc/Beer-Tour.pdf

 

  Ashland is home to the world renowned Shakespearian Festival. The Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) is a regional repertory theater in Ashland OR. Each year, the festival produces eleven plays on three stages during a season that lasts from mid-February to early November. http://www.osfashland.org

 

  Jacksonville is a small town with old fashion appeal and is home to the Britt Festival. Many artists of all genres come together under the park like setting, nestled among large pine trees.  http://jacksonvilleoregon.com/directory/britt-music-performing-arts-festival/

 

The Oregon Coast offers beautiful beaches for whale watching, kite festivals, and camping. http://traveloregon.com/cities-regions/oregon-coast/

 

 These are just a few things that make Southern Oregon so unique.