Welcome to Ashland, a year-round paradise. Ashland has over 80 delicious restaurants and a thriving artist community showcased throughout galleries, annual events and the fabric of the people. Ashland was selected as one of the Top 7 most Dynamic Walkable Towns in the US (Where to Retire, 2013).  It is an ideal base camp for outdoor adventures at the convergence of the Cascade and Siskiyou Mountains.  Soak in the wellness attributes of Ashland including amazing spas and the health and healing powers that many believe can be derived from the Lithia spring water that flows freely from fountains downtown at the entrance to 93-acre Lithia Park. Combining the quality of life, sophisticated amenities and natural beauty, Ashland delivers an amazing destination experience. Ashlandchamber.com

Ashland offers 365 days of theatre with the cornerstone to Ashland’s culture, Oregon Shakespeare Festival. The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is one of the West Coast’s cultural gems, presenting 11 plays on three stages from February through October in beautiful downtown Ashland. Stroll along Ashland Creek in Lithia Park and take an informative and fun Backstage Tour through all the Festival’s theatres and backstage spaces. And then on a gorgeous summer evening see Shakespeare under the stars at the famous Allen Elizabethan Theatre. Ashland 2014 - the Art of Vacation. Ticket and play information at  OSFashland.org or 1.800.819.2161