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Ashland

Travel to Ashland, Oregon

Getting to Ashland is a journey that can be easily planned from several major along the west coast. From Portland, driving to Ashland takes approximately 4 to 5 hours along the scenic I-5 South. If you’re coming from San Francisco, expect a slightly longer drive of around 6 to 7 hours North on I-5. 

For those who prefer not to drive, Ashland is accessible by air with the Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport located just 15 miles north of the city, offering daily flights from Denver, Los Angeles, and Phoenix, among others. 

Stunning Natural Scenery in Ashland

Discover the breathtaking natural scenery of Ashland, Oregon, a haven for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. Nestled in the heart of the Rogue Valley, Ashland is surrounded by the majestic Cascade Siskiyou National Monument offering a picturesque backdrop for hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, skiing Mount Ashland, and riding the watershed. The city’s proximity to Crater Lake National Park, with its diverse landscapes ranging from lush forests to serene lakes, makes it an ideal destination for those seeking scenic beauty and outdoor adventures. Within city limits, wander through the tree-lined paths of Lithia Park while enjoying locally roasted coffee or a freshly baked treat from nearby cafes.

Ashland’s Vibrant Art and Culture Scene

Ashland is a cultural hotspot renowned for its dynamic art and culture scene. The cornerstone of this scene is the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, a world-class theatre experience attracting visitors globally. Beyond Shakespeare, Ashland’s rich cultural tapestry includes an array of art galleries, local theaters, and music events. The city’s First Friday Art Walk is a popular event where art enthusiasts can indulge in local creativity, showcasing a blend of visual and performing arts that reflect the city’s artistic diversity.

Culinary Delights in Ashland

Experience the culinary delights of Ashland, Oregon, where food lovers can embark on a journey of the senses. The city’s culinary scene combines global flavors and traditional American cuisine, offering everything from gourmet dining to cozy cafes. Known for its farm-to-table dining approach, Ashland boasts an array of restaurants that emphasize locally sourced, organic ingredients. The Rogue Valley Food Trail helps visitors connect to the best the city and region offer. Wine enthusiasts will also appreciate Ashland’s proximity to Rogue Valley’s vineyards, known for producing exquisite wines, enhancing the overall dining experience in this charming Oregon city.

Things To Do

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
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Puck’s Donuts

Tucked away in the heart of Phoenix, Oregon, Puck’s Donuts is a must-visit culinary experience for all food lovers. Located […]

109 S Main Street
Phoenix, OR. 97535
541-897-0592
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Eddy's Burgers

Eddy’s Burgers has been serving the Rogue Valley since 1962. In January of 2018, Charles Sheckells, a Grants Pass native […]

956 Rogue River Hwy
Grants Pass, OR. 97527
541.479.8667
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Cedarwood Inn

nHere at the Cedarwood Inn, your comfort is our priority. The Cedarwood Inn of Ashland is family owned and operated, […]

1801 Siskiyou Blvd.
Ashland, OR. 97520
541-488-2000
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Royal Crest Motel

Located in Medord, Oregon, The Royal Crest Medford is in an area with good shopping. The property is non-smoking throughout […]

411 E. Barnett Road
Medford, OR. 97501
541-772-6144
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Motel 6 Medford North

Motel 6 Medford North is located off I-5 at Crater Lake Highway, just 1 mile from Rogue Valley International Airport. […]

2400 Biddle Road
Medford, OR. 97504
541-779-0550
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Lithia Artisans Market

Opened weekends March through October this outdoor open-air art and craft marketplace features live music and creekside dining. Support local […]

20 Calle Guanajuato
Ashland, OR. 97520
(888)303-2826
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PO Box 11
Ashland, OR. 97520-0001
(541) 261-4742
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Daily Blessing Farm
Rogue Valley

Daily Blessings Farm

Daily Blessings Farm utilizes organic, regenerative and sustainable growing practices to grow strawberries, vegetables, culinary herbs and poultry for eggs. […]

485 Daily Lane
Grants Pass, OR. 97527
530-304-3754
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