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From high desert ranches to lush wine country stretching across rushing rivers, culinary travelers will find anything they are looking for.

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A boutique winery producing award winning wines, champagnes and sparkling sake. This winery borders Humbug Creek and has a beautiful […]

1425 Humbug Creek Rd
Jacksonville, OR. 97530
5418460810
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Jefferson Farm Kitchen
Rogue Valley

Jefferson Farm Kitchen

At Jefferson Farm Kitchen, they act as the middleman from farms and local producers to customers. They create value added […]

135 S. Oregon St
Jacksonville, OR. 97530
541-531-6740
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Rogue Valley

Anchor Valley Wine

Always up for an adventure and full of entrepreneurial spirit, Joe Moxley and Mike Herrera entered into the wine world […]

150 S Oregon St
Jacksonville, OR. 97530
(541) 702-2355
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Rogue Valley

Upper Five Vineyard

Upper Five grows small lots of expressive, nature driven wines; focused in scale, and informed by a wide world view. […]

1125 Morey Rd
Talent, OR. 97540
(541) 285-8359
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Rogue Valley

Black Bear Diner

1900 NW 6th St
Grants Pass, OR. 97526
541.955.6888
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Rogue Valley

Mario’s Sandwiches

1889 NE 7th St
Grants Pass, OR. 97526
541.474.5557
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Rogue Creamery Farm Stand

For the past 90 years, Rogue Creamery has drawn from the beauty and flavors of Southern Oregon’s Rogue River Valley […]

6531 Lower River Road
Grants Pass, OR. 97526
541-471-7292
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Rogue Valley

Rogue Express

Get your cofee, espresso beverage or smoothie from this shop located in a converted caboose.

180 Classick Drive
Rogue River, OR. 97537
541-582-3642
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Rogue Valley

Black Forest

820 NE E St
Grants Pass, OR. 97526
541.474.2353
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Southern Oregon Food Trails

Southern Oregon’s landscape is rich in rivers, forests and farms. It naturally follows that this region would produce innovative foods and drink from its fruitful soils. A passionate group of vintners, farmers, chefs and artisans have crafted Southern Oregon into a culinary paradise, dotted with excellent restaurants, unique farm experiences and scenic wineries.

Food-loving communities plotted two self-guided Southern Oregon Food Trails to share and celebrate the region’s bounty with visitors. Feast on the trails throughout the year. Happy tasting!

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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 […]

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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.

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6 Great Parks for Camping and Fishing in Southern Oregon

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

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Ride the Rim Is Back!

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

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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.

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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 […]

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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. 

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