(541) 773-6077 or (800) 882-7488
Now in its 46th year, Britt Festivals, a non-profit organization, is the Pacific Northwest’s premiere outdoor summer performing arts festival. Located in the historic 1850s gold rush town of Jacksonville, Oregon (USA), Britt presents dozens of summer concerts, featuring world-class artists in classical music, dance, jazz, blues, folk, bluegrass, world, pop and country music. Britt’s performance venue is a naturally formed amphitheater set among majestic ponderosa pines and native madrones on the beautiful hillside estate of 19th century photographer Peter Britt.
P.O. Box 7 – Crater Lake
Crater Lake has inspired people for hundreds of years. No place else on earth combines a deep, pure lake, so blue in color; sheer surrounding cliffs, almost two thousand feet high; two picturesque islands; and a violent volcanic past. It is a place of immeasurable beauty, and an outstanding outdoor laboratory and classroom. Crater Lake is located in Southern Oregon on the crest of the Cascade Mountain range, 100 miles (160 km) east of the Pacific Ocean. It lies inside a caldera, or volcanic basin, created when the 12,000 foot (3,660 meter) high Mount Mazama collapsed 7,700 years ago following a large eruption.
|Fishing Southern Oregon
A great reporting site that allows users to choose from many lakes and rivers in the Southern Oregon area.
|Hellgate Jetboat Excursions
966 SW 6th Street, Grants Pass
See the Rogue River in all of it’s glory! Knowledgable guides highlight the local wildlife and landmarks, while the stunning scenery flys by, Hellgate Jetboats will put a smiles on the faces of your whole family!
|Mt. Ashland Ski Area
At 7,500 feet, Mt. Ashland is the highest point in the Siskiyou mountain range. Its north facing slopes collect an average 300 inches of snowfall annually. The ski area offers 23 trails in addition to chute skiing and boarding in its famous bowl. All trails are easily accessed by 4 chairlifts. Twilight skiing on 10 runs is scheduled Thursday & Friday evenings beginning in late-December.
|Oregon Caves National Monument
19000 Caves Highway, Cave Junction
The monument offers a family oriented opportunity to explore a cave, hike through the forest, tour a historic lodge and participate in Ranger guided activities. Although the monument is small in size (about 488 acres), it is rich in diversity. Above ground, the monument encompasses a remnant old-growth coniferous forest which harbors a fantastic array of plants, including a Douglas-fir tree with the widest known girth in Oregon. Below ground, is an active marble cave created by natural forces over the course of millions of years in one of the world’s most diverse geologic realms. The Monument is located in the heavily wooded Siskiyou Mountains of southwest Oregon. The climate of the region is strongly influenced by the ocean which contributes to relatively mild summers and winters as well as 50 inches of rain per year. The elevation at the Visitor Center on the monument is 4,000 feet and resulting in comfortable summer temperatures and snowy winters. The Monument is open all year for hiking, snow shoeing and other similar outdoor activities. Tours through the cave is seasonal. We are closed for tours during the winter months.
137 NE First Street � PO Box 74 � Newport
Lush evergreen forests, picturesque coastal scenery, rugged cliffs, impressive sand dunes and vast sandy beaches await you along the Pacific Coast Scenic Byway, US Highway 101. The Oregon coast has fully developed resort communities with every possible amenity to quiet coastal towns where the loudest sounds you’ll hear are waves on the shoreline and seagulls overhead. The down-home environment of hospitality every season of the year makes the Oregon coast memorable. There are many recreational opportunities from fishing, cycling, flying a kite on the beach, scuba diving, hiking through old-growth forests, windsurfing and surfing, beachcombing, whale and bird watching… the list is endless. There are also many coast attractions including aquariums, art galleries, theaters and festivals, parades and poetry readings. Many lighthouses dot the Oregon coast and you’ll find hundreds of parks to explore.
|Oregon Shakespeare Festival
15 South Pioneer Street, Ashland
Founded in 1935, the Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) is among the oldest and largest professional non-profit theatres in the nation. Each year OSF presents an eight-and-a-half-month season of eleven plays in three theatres plus numerous ancillary activities, and undertakes an extensive theatre education program. Operating on a budget exceeding $26 million, OSF presents more than 780 performances annually with attendance of approximately 400,000.
|Southern Oregon Hiking
A great website that provides details on some of the best hiking spots in Southern Oregon.
|Southern Oregon Lakes
A reference guide to the local lakes, many of which you can click on for more information.
|The Table Rocks
Lower Table Rock and its twin, Upper Table Rock, rise dramatically 800 feet above the Rogue River Valley, flat-topped remnants of lava flows that filled the canyons of an ancient, meandering Rogue River over seven million years ago. Atop the Table Rocks is a mosaic of grassy mounds, stony flats and vernal, or seasonal, ponds.
|Tour Harry & David
1314 Center Drive – Medford
What does 50 pounds of Moose Munch� popcorn look like? How do we make so many different kinds of Truffles? Is our Baklava really made by hand? Answers to these and more questions are waiting for you on the Harry and David Tours. Come see how we make America�s favorite treats � and taste a few of them yourself!
110 East Main Street – Ashland
Ashland is a pretty, small town…surrounded by gorgeous mountains, lazy creeks, and roaring rivers. This is a place where incredibly talented chefs prepare locally grown cuisine to pair with award winning local wines. A place where high tech meets high touch. Home of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and an array of other visual and vocal artistry. Ashland offers you the space to remind yourself who you truly are. We invite you to come see it, drink it in, soak it up, and indulge your senses.
|Visit Grants Pass
1995 NW Vine Street, Grants Pass
Grants Pass is where Pacific Northwest adventures begin! On the banks of Oregon�s legendary Rogue River, Grants Pass is among the greatest places in the American West for whitewater thrills, forest trails, fly fishing, friendly faces, and a dynamic local arts and entertainment scene. Come visit!
185 N. Oregon Street – Jacksonville
“Its Gold!” What began as a whispered discovery between two packers traveling though the Oregon Territory soon became a cry heard throughout the West. The year was 1851 and within months thousands of miners were lining the creeks of Rich Gulch seeking their fortune. The rush was on and the boomtown, which came to be known as Jacksonville, emerged.
101 East 8th Street – Medford
(541) 779-4847 or (800) 469-6307
Medford, southern Oregon’s largest city offers visitors an array of year around attractions, outdoor activities, unique festivals, exciting events and spectacular scenery. Located just 27 miles north of the Oregon-California border, Medford is surrounded with historic wealth, cultural attractions, and rich agricultural land. Visitors are invited to explore mile after magnificent mile of this beautiful southern Oregon valley.
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