Get Travel Southern Oregon highlights delivered to your inbox

There is a lot to do in Southern Oregon! Be the first to hear about local events, seasonal highlights and a get local’s perspective on the region.

Close

Play

With so much to do, and so many places to do it, let us help you find the adventure you are looking for.

Do something great in Southern Oregon

City
Activity
Attraction
Region
''
Rogue Valley

Mt. Ashland Campground

Mt. Ashland is remote mountain camping with great views and access to the PCT. Located along the Siskiyou Crest, the […]

Ashland, OR.
Learn More
''

A premier Wild & Scenic Rogue River rafting and hiking adventure outfitter offering guided multi day, full day and half […]

325 Galice Rd
Merlin, OR. 97532
(541)479-9554
Learn More
WEBSITE
''
3615 Redwood Hwy
Grants Pass, OR. 97527-9290
(541) 441-6796
Learn More
''

Nature Nicole Whitewater (NNWW) provides whitewater rafting instruction to the public in the form of Skills Development, Safety, and Swiftwater […]

Rogue River, OR. 97537
(971) 235-3693
Learn More
WEBSITE
Oshala Farm
Rogue Valley

Oshala Farm

Nestled in the lush Applegate Valley, Oshala Farm is family run 113 acre certified organic farm growing over 75 varieties […]

14900 Hwy 238
Applegate, OR. 97527
541-846-1120
Learn More
WEBSITE
''

Little Hyatt Lake is located within 6 miles of Hyatt Lake. If you start at Green Springs Highway, hike the […]

Ashland, OR.
(541)618-2200
Learn More
''
Rogue Valley

Valley Cab

Valley Cab is a taxi service in Medford, serving all of southern Oregon.

Medford, OR.
(541) 772-1818
Learn More
WEBSITE
''
Rogue Valley

RL Guide Service

995 Summer Ln
Grants Pass, OR. 97526-9046
(541) 474-3259
Learn More
WEBSITEWEBSITE
''
Rogue Valley

Sturgis Fork Trail

The Sturgis Fork Trail, named after Albert Sturgis a local miner, is a popular feeder trail accessing the Boundary Trail […]

Jacksonville, OR.
541-899-3800
Learn More
WEBSITE

ADAPTIVE RECREATION IN SOUTHERN OREGON

Home to wild rivers, deep canyons, dazzling mountains and iconic Crater Lake, Southern Oregon has enough natural beauty for all, and many destinations have thoughtfully improved or built in accessibility features to welcome more visitors. Here are a few options to inspire your next vacation itinerary.

Stories

View All
01

Find Farm Fresh at Our Farmers Markets

Spring is fast approaching so that means the spring veggies are coming, along with all of the goodness that summer […]

Read On
02

Plug and Play in Southern Oregon

Whether you’re traveling along Interstate 5 or taking a more leisurely tour in your electric vehicle (EV), there are plenty of places to plug and play in Southern Oregon. With new charging stations opening all the time, take the opportunity to stop and discover new places.

Read On
03

Winter Wine and Sunshine in the Applegate Valley

Wine tasting in Southern Oregon’s Applegate Valley is a treat any time of year, but visiting in winter is especially sublime. A special set of weather conditions sparks bluebird days — even when the surrounding areas might be blustery and foggy, the valley is warm and sunny.

Read On
04

Medford – Your Vacation Destination

Medford is at the heart of the Rogue Valley making it the perfect destination for your next vacation. While there visit Jacksonville, Ashland, Crater Lake and more!

Read On
05

Southern Oregon Cross-Country Skiing

I’m no adrenaline junkie, but I love the monochromatic beauty of winter landscapes — just me and a few friends, my dog, and the swoosh-swoosh of our skis cutting track through fresh powder. If winter solitude in the backwoods is your thing, there are plenty of alternatives to busier Mt. Ashland that offer phenomenal views and peaceful settings. Here are a few great trails to start with.

Read On
06

River Lodges of Southern Oregon

When it comes to gorgeous waterways, Southern Oregon is second to none. Home to the Wild and Scenic Rogue, Illinois and North Umpqua rivers, this part of the state also holds some of the most storied and iconic river lodges in Oregon. Here you’ll find cabins and inns rich in history and tradition, where nature-loving families have come for decades to experience the magic. Of course, these places book up fast and some close for the winter, so start your planning now.

Read On
07

Southern Oregon’s Signature Trails

It’s no secret that Oregon’s wilderness is second to none. With remote lakes, snowy peaks and storybook forests of ancient trees dripping in moss and awe, the state’s untrammeled beauty belongs to those who hike.

Read On
08

Harvest Time on the Great Umpqua Food Trail

Ready for pumpkins, apples, pears, olives and all the flavors of fall in Southern Oregon? Hit the road and check out the new Great Umpqua Food Trail in Douglas County. Like its sister route, the Rogue Valley Food Trail — which features culinary delights from Grants Pass to Ashland — Great Umpqua offers a self-guided trail through Southern Oregon’s lush farmland and vineyards. Stop in at more than 40 farms, wineries and shops committed to showcasing the best ingredients of the Umpqua Valley. During harvest time, you’ll get to savor the season’s cool days, clear nights and all the abundance.

Read On
09

Our Revels Now Continue

Rogue Valley’s renowned arts and culture are back with style Summer brings out the best in Southern Oregon, including outdoor […]

Read On
010

Gateway to Crater Lake Series: Adventures in the Communities Southeast of Crater Lake

Head south on Highway 62 to paddle brilliant blue waters, camp and learn history Crater Lake National Park is at […]

Read On
011

Fun Fall Events for the Whole Family in Southern Oregon

UPDATED September 2022 Fall in southern Oregon is absolutely stunning!  Every tree bursts out in beautiful oranges, reds, and yellows […]

Read On
012

Vineyard Stays in the Umpqua Valley

Stay among the vines and getaway to these Umpqua Valley vineyards The Umpqua is home to more than 30 wineries. […]

Read On
013

Southern Oregon’s You Pick Farms

Ask anyone what are your favorite things about summer, and one of the responses will always be the fresh fruits […]

Read On
014

Adaptive Recreation in Southern Oregon

Home to wild rivers, deep canyons, dazzling mountains and iconic Crater Lake, Southern Oregon has enough natural beauty for all, and many destinations have thoughtfully improved or built in accessibility features to welcome more visitors. Here are a few options to inspire your next vacation itinerary.

Read On
015

Great Brewpubs of Southern Oregon

Today Southern Oregon’s breweries do much more than make great beer. With the cornucopia of fresh, local ingredients at their fingertips, chefs at the region’s flagship brewpubs now wow travelers and locals alike with food that lives up to the quality of the drink. Try these spots to sample the best of both.

Read On
016

6 Great Parks for Camping and Fishing in Southern Oregon

Pitch a tent or park your RV and drop a line into the water.

Read On
017

Ride the Rim Is Back!

After a two-year hiatus, Crater Lake’s car-free event returns.

Read On
018

Southern Oregon Wildflower Hikes

I reached out to our Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest to add to my list of favorite wildflower hikes in our region and we chose our favorites to bring you a combination of easy, family-friendly hikes and some a little more technical for advanced hikers.

Read On
019

Grab a Slice in Southern Oregon

Raise your hand if you like pizza!  Thin crust, thick crust, small slice, fold in half slice, it is all […]

Read On
020

Film Festivals in Southern Oregon

With the Klamath Film and Ashland Independent Film festivals, Southern Oregon has added filmmaker skills, access, and tools to the area’s natural allure and cultural delights. 

Read On