Top 3 Outdoor Thrills in Southern Oregon

Here are the top 3 outdoor thrills to experience in Southern Oregon sponsored content provided by Visit Medford Southern Oregon is an amazing place, from the moment you land in Medford, you’re surrounded by adventure on all sides. If you like the water, you can hit the rapids. Or grab your favorite hiking shoes and take to the mountains. You can also fly…On a zip line, of course. If you’re thirsty for thrills, embrace the rogue spirit and start your next Southern Oregon adventure! Zip It Good Soar across the sky on a zip line and watch the ground race by below your dangling feet. The wind snatches your breath away and it’s easy to imagine your toes touching the treetops. Tucked away in the historic gold mining hills of Southern Oregon, Rogue Valley ZipLine Adventure brings summer fun to sky-high levels. Hike It – One Step At A Time…

Experience the Britt Festival Live and Outdoors

A unique summer experience awaits you at the Britt Festival sponsored content provided by Visit Medford At the Britt Festival, you’ll find world-class music acts in a charming small-town setting. The Britt Music & Arts Festival, based in historic Jacksonville, Oregon, is the premier outdoor summer performing arts festival. The nonprofit presents dozens of summer concerts––from pop to classical and bluegrass to folk––each year. The music is great––the venue is even better. Held in a naturally formed amphitheater shadowed by ponderosa pines and madrones, you’ll watch your favorite acts perform from the hillside estate of nineteenth-century photographer Peter Britt. Visitors travel from all over the West to pack a picnic, grab a bottle of wine and relax while the music echoes through the amphitheater. The Britt is 5 miles from Medford, 15 miles north of Ashland (and its famous Oregon Shakespeare Festival), and a day’s drive from Seattle, Portland or…

The Oregon Wine Experience in Jacksonville

If wine is your thing, check out The Oregon Wine Experience in Jacksonville. sponsored content provided by Travel Medford The Oregon Wine Experience is a weeklong festival, at the Bigham Knoll Campus and at wineries and restaurants around the region, offers a celebration of all things wine. This year, the experience will take place August 22 to August 26. Start with the Medal Celebration on August 23, which offers small plates and award-winning wines from the Oregon Wine Competition. Or indulge in an Ultimate Vintner Dinner, taking place throughout the month. The dinners, hosted by winery owners at their winery and vineyards, are multi-course meals with wine pairings and other experiences. Participating wineries include local favorites 2Hawk Vineyards & Winery, Troon Vineyard and Kriselle Cellars. The Founders’ Barrel Auction, on August 24, features barrel tastings, lunch from Seven Feathers Casino Resort chef Mark Henry, and, of course, an auction. If…

Oregon Lodging: Atticus Hotel

The sweet old-fashioned wine country hamlet of McMinnville has plenty going for it—the thriving main street, vibrant farmers’ market, up-and-coming Granary District, uniquely beautiful AVA and abundance of first-class restaurants, from venerable Nick’s Italian Cafe to romantic Thistle.

Morrisons Rogue Wilderness Adventures

WORLD CLASS FISHING TRIPS ON THE ROGUE RIVER The Wild and Scenic Rogue River is known worldwide as one of the most incredible places to fish for steelhead and salmon. Morrison’s Rogue Wilderness Adventures & Lodge offers two main types of fishing trips. Fishing trips right from Morrison’s that included fly fishing and conventional style fishing. You can fish for a single day, or fish for multiple days while staying at southern Oregon’s premier Resort. The second type of trip offered is a multi-day lodge to lodge fishing trip in the Scenic Rogue River canyon. This trip travels down the Rogue river canyon staying at different remote scenic lodges down the iconic Rogue River while fishing using multiple methods of fishing for steelhead & salmon. Whether you would like to experience a multi-day wilderness fishing adventure in the Rogue River canyon or stay at Morrison’s Lodge and fish with our…

Morrisons Rogue Wilderness Lodge

Escape the Ordinary! Experience the Rogue River with Morrisons. Morrisons Rogue River Lodge is located 16 miles downstream from Grants Pass along the banks of the famed Rogue River. The historic log lodge and individual cabins—half-hidden by groves of evergreen, maple, and oak—are a peaceful refuge from the hectic, everyday world. Whether fishing, rafting, dining or just taking it all in, guests have the luxury of walking from their lodgings to the river. 1-800-826-1963 8500 Galice Rd Merlin, OR 97532 Book a variety of activities for a family adventure on the Rogue River! Lodging Rafting Day Trips Rafting Multi-Day Trips Raft-Supported Hiking Wild and Scenic Fishing Trips Morrisons Fishing Packages Orvis Steelhead School

Ashland Springs Hotel

Ashland Springs Hotel is The Perfect Getaway Ashland Springs Hotel originally opened its doors in 1925, and today this lovely hotel continues to offer first-class hospitality to those who are drawn by business, the arts or the area’s natural beauty. Ashland Springs Hotel is the perfect getaway for your personal retreat or as a home base for regional excursions. The beautifully restored landmark hotel is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a member of the Historic Hotels of America. It is just steps from the renowned Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Other nearby attractions and activities include: Oregon cabaret theater, lithia park, winery and gallery tours, skiing and snow boarding, golf, fishing, tax-free shopping, dining, and pampering at the nearby Waterstone Spa.

Farm to Table Oregon Potatoes

From the time Dan Chin was knee high to a grasshopper, he knew he wanted to be a farmer. As a child he loved putting on his cowboy hat and boots and exploring his family’s potato fields near Klamath Falls.

A Touch of Spanish in Southern Oregon Tempranillo

Red Lily Vineyards quest to create the perfect Oregon Tempranillo written by Carrie Wynkoop of Cellar 503 For Rachael Martin, winemaker and co-owner of Red Lily Vineyards, winemaking is truly a family affair. Rachael’s husband, Les, worked in the hospitality industry for years, and on their frequent travels to Europe they fell in love with Spanish Tempranillo. When they found the future home of Red Lily just outside of Jacksonville, they knew what would come next. In 2004, they planted their first Tempranillo grapes, and shortly thereafter Rachael, Les and their two kids moved to the small town. Growing the Tempranillo Red Lily Vineyards—named for the rare red flower found in the neighboring Siskiyou Mountains—opened in 2011 and focuses on the Tempranillo grape, which grows beautifully in Southern Oregon. Their wines reflect their passion for Tempranillo as well as their passion for family. They’ve named wines after their children including…

Dancin Vineyards

Dancin Vineyards is the 2017 Oregon Winery of the Year Southern Oregon Magazine The Very Best Winery 2017 DANCIN is a love story. It is the marriage of science and art. The pairing of fine wine with delicious food, and the sincere passion of Dan and Cindy. DANCIN is an annual dance in harmony with nature and humanity, with vines and wines, which are primarily named after movements within ballet, a form of dance wherein dedication, discipline and balance are in submission to the grace and beauty of the final performance. Within a year of their storybook meeting in 1995, Dan and Cindy (DANCIN) began researching wine and viticulture at UC Davis, and twelve years later, they discovered a perfect plot of land nestled within the forested foothills of southern Oregon, just outside of the gold rush community of Jacksonville. A northwest facing slope, benefitting from the late afternoon shade…