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

Grants Pass

Travel to Grants Pass

Traveling to Grants Pass, Oregon, is a journey that offers scenic views and easy accessibility from several major cities in the Pacific Northwest. From Portland, the drive south takes approximately four hours along I-5, allowing travelers to enjoy the lush landscapes of Oregon. Grants Pass is just a short 45-minute drive for those flying into Medford International Airport, making it an ideal destination for a day trip or weekend getaway. Lastly, for those journeying from San Francisco, the drive is around seven hours, presenting a fantastic chance to experience the scenic beauty of the West Coast.

Cultural Events and Festivals in Grants Pass, Oregon

Discover the vibrant cultural scene in Grants Pass, Oregon, which is renowned for its various cultural events and festivals. This charming city hosts numerous annual celebrations, including the famous Grants Pass Boatnik and the free music festival Porchfest. Whether you’re a music enthusiast, art lover, or festival-goer, Grants Pass offers an eclectic mix of events that showcase local talent and culture. These festivals not only highlight the rich cultural heritage of Southern Oregon but also provide a lively and engaging atmosphere for all ages.

River Adventures on the Rogue River, Grants Pass

Experience the thrill of river adventures on the Rogue River in Grants Pass. Known as a premier destination for white-water rafting, kayaking, and jet boat tours, the Rogue River offers unparalleled opportunities for adventure and excitement. Whether you’re a seasoned rafter or a beginner, Grants Pass provides a range of river experiences, from serene floats to adrenaline-pumping rapids. Embark on a guided tour to explore the scenic beauty of the Rogue River and indulge in a memorable adventure in the heart of Oregon’s natural landscape.

Historic Downtown Grants Pass, Oregon

Explore the charming historic downtown of Grants Pass, Oregon, a picturesque area brimming with history and character. Stroll through the quaint streets with historic buildings, unique boutiques, and cozy cafés. The downtown district is a hub for local arts, with galleries and studios showcasing the works of Southern Oregon’s artists. Experience the warm hospitality of Grants Pass by visiting local eateries, participating in community events, and immersing yourself in the rich history and heritage that define this beautiful downtown area.

Things To Do

''
Rogue Valley

G Street Bar and Grill

125 SE G st
Grants Pass, OR. 97526
541.956.5427
Learn More
WEBSITE
''
Rogue Valley

Crater Lake Cellars

Crater Lake Cellars is located in the Heart of downtown Shady Cove, right on your way to the Crater Lake […]

21882 Hwy 62
Shady Cove, OR. 97539
541-878-4200
Learn More
WEBSITE
''

Grants Pass Tourism » Things to Do » Area Attractions » A Little Further…   Sanctuary One – At Double […]

13195 Upper Applegate
Jacksonville, OR. 97530
541.899.8627
Learn More
WEBSITE
TownPlace Suites by Marriott

Come stay in downtown Medford Oregon at the TownePlace Suites by Marriott – Medford. This newer, extended-stay hotel allows you […]

1395 Center Drive
Medford, OR. 97501
541-842-5757
Learn More
WEBSITE
''

When you book a stay at our Comfort Inn Medford North hotel, you’ll enjoy relaxing accommodations in a convenient location. […]

2280 Biddle Road
Medford, OR. 97504
541-772-9500
Learn More
WEBSITE
''
1375 Center Drive
Medford, OR. 97501
(541) 494-1818
Learn More
WEBSITEWEBSITE
Play structure near the lake
Rogue Valley

Emigrant Lake

Emigrant Lake is formed by Emigrant Dam which is a feature of the Rogue River Project. Recreation on this 806-acre […]

Ashland, OR. 97520
541-774-8183
Learn More
WEBSITE
''
Rogue Valley

Paddington Station

Paddington Station is located across from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, in a beautifully restored brick building that was built in […]

125 East Main St
Ashland, OR. 97520
541-482-1343
Learn More
WEBSITE
Rafting the Rogue!
Rogue Valley

ROW Oregon LLC

ROW Adventures’ mission is “Sharing Nature – Enriching Lives” and since 1979 they’ve guided thousands of happy guests. Their goal […]

Merlin, OR. 97532
(800)451-6034
Learn More
WEBSITE