Green Springs Inn & Cabins
11470 Hwy 66, Ashland, OR, United Stateshttp://www.greenspringsinn.com(541) 482-0614Less than an hour’s drive from Medford and not much farther from Klamath Falls, the Green Springs is a world apart from the hustle, bustle and endless asphalt of modern life. Here, near the crest of the Southern Cascades, Green Springs Inn is creating a sustainable getaway opportunity by protecting and nurturing a long-abused forest, using dead and dying trees to build cabins, harvesting solar energy and more.
Schneider Museum of Art
1250 Siskiyou Boulevardhttp://www.sou.edu/sma(541) 552-6245The Schneider Museum of Art is a vital force in the intellectual life of Southern Oregon University that promotes an understanding of the visual arts within a liberal arts education. Serving both an academic and community audience, it seeks to build a challenging environment that engages with the visual arts through exhibitions and programs supporting interdisciplinary study, research, and discourse.
Tub Springs State Park
Ashland, ORhttp://www.oregonstateparks.org/index.cfm?do=parkPage.dsp_parkPage&parkId=73In 1846, a wagon train led by Jesse Applegate traversed southern Oregon along what became known as the Applegate Trail. Tub Springs Wayside is one of the stopping points before you head down the mountain pass into Ashland. Take a moment to stop here amid the towering fir and sense what it was like 150 years ago. Breathe in the fresh mountain air. There's an interpretive panel at the wayside describing the difficulties faced by these pioneers.
Camelot Theatre Company
101 Talent Avenuehttp://www.camelottheatre.org(541) 535-5250Under the leadership of Artistic Director Livia Genise, professional and amateur artists and technicians present plays, musicals and theatrical events. Camelot is noted for energetic, uplifting productions of both well-known and original shows. In the coming season, Camelot will move to a new theater in downtown Talent, Oregon, just west of Ashland on Highway 99.
Oregon Shakespeare Festival
15 South Pioneer Streethttp://www.osfashland.org(800) 219-8161Founded in 1935, the Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) is among the oldest and largest professional non-profit theatres in the nation. Each year OSF presents an eight-and-a-half-month season of eleven plays in three theatres plus numerous ancillary activities, and undertakes an extensive theatre education program. Operating on a budget exceeding $26 million, OSF presents more than 780 performances annually with attendance of approximately 400,000.
Britt Festival Pavilion
350 1st Streethttp://www.brittfest.org(541) 773-6077The Britt Festivals present world class jazz, folk, country, pop, dance, and classical music artists in an outdoor setting each summer on the former estate of Southern Oregon pioneer Peter Britt in in Jacksonville, Oregon.
Adventure and Sport
Ashland Mountain Adventures
700 Mistletoe Road #105http://ashmtnadv.com(541) 499-2298Ashland Mountain Adventures is the premier shuttle service to any location in the Siskiyou Mountain Range. Featuring a fleet of brand new rental bikes, perfect for the riding on Mt Ashland, they offer guided tours or will happily link you up with the best mountain bike trails according to your proficiency. Fourteen passenger shuttles allow your group to enjoy the trails together, as Ashland Mountain Adventures swoops you up at the bottom of the trail, and plops you right back on top! They also do mid-mountain shuttles for shorter runs.
Birding with with Harry Fuller
http://www.towhee.netHarry is a man of many parts (including a part that blogs on green technology and another that used to manage the CNBC bureau in London) but birds are his passion and his enthusiasm is contagious. He frequents the many habitats that lie within a stone’s throw (or at least a Subaru jaunt) of Green Springs Inn & Cabins: conifer forest, oak savannah, the Great Basin flyway, highlands, lowlands, wetlands, drylands. He knows birds by first name at all these addresses and he sees them long before you do. And he is more than willing to share his avian relationships with you. If you wish to explore the birding byways of Southern Oregon on your own, Harry offers professional birding tours of Southern Oregon and Northern California to individuals and groups. We recommend him highly.
Momentum River Expeditions
1257 Siskiyou Boulevardwww.MomentumRiverExpeditions.com(541) 488-2525Momentum River Expeditions leads scenic, safe and thrilling trips on Southern Oregon rivers including the Rogue and the Klamath. Their excursion on the nearby Upper Klamath may offer the most intense one-day white water experience available anywhere, and starts below John Boyle Dam east of Green Springs on Hwy 66.
Mt. Ashland Ski Area
http://www.mtashland.com(541) 482-2897Mount Ashland ski area is located on 7,532-foot (2,296 m) Mount Ashland and features 23 trails on 200 acres (0.81 km2) served by four lifts, in addition to chute skiing in a glacial cirque called The Bowl. The mountain receives over 300 inches (7,620.0 mm) of snow annually with a season from early December until mid-April. Half of the terrain is rated as advanced, and 15% is rated beginner.
http://www.ashland.or.us/Page.asp?NavID=14083In the hub of downtown sits Lithia Park, Ashland's crown jewel. Lithia is a 93-acre vista of emerald lawns, tennis courts, a sand-pit volleyball court, picnic areas, colorful landscaping and playground equipment. The park follows Ashland Creek through undeveloped woodlands, and also includes a Japanese garden, two duck ponds, a formal rose garden, groves of sycamore trees and a number of secluded spots.
Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge
http://www.fws.gov/klamathbasinrefuges/lowerklamath/lowerklamath.htmlImagine thousands of Snow Geese rising together in a cloud of thundering wings. These summer inhabitants of the arctic winter on Lower Klamath Lake, along with many other northern waterfowl species. Winter also brings as many as 500 bald eagles, which prey on sick and injured migratory birds, to the Klamath Basin. Year round, the lake hosts a variety of birds moving up and down the Pacific flyway. For human visitors, the 53,600 acre Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge offers a 10 mile auto tour.
Crater Lake National Park
Crater Lake, OR 97604(541) 594-3000Crater Lake National Park is a United States National Park located in southern Oregon. Established in 1902, Crater Lake National Park is the fifth oldest national park in the United States and the only one in the state of Oregon
8035 Oregon 238http://www.jacksonvillevineyards.com(541) 846-3022Fiasco Winery is the Audacious side of Jacksonville Vineyards! The Cellar Door at Fiasco is a relaxing Old World European garden. Owners Pamela and Dave happily greet you, then share their wines and their obvious passion for their internationally award winning wines. What's not to love?
Therapy and Pampering
Blue Giraffe Day Spa Salon
51 Water Streethttp://www.bluegiraffespa.com(541) 488-3335The Blue Giraffe Day Spa Salon was conceived to be Ashland’s finest full-service day spa, embodying beauty, health, pampering and relaxation. Trisha Kolker and her husband Jimmy, fell in love with the exquisite spa location by Ashland Creek and its close proximity to the downtown Plaza and the Oregon Shakespeare festival. Come in and see the actual Blue Giraffe in our lobby, and we will be happy to tell you the story behind the name.
Wild Goose Cafe & Bar
2365 Ashland Street(541) 488-4103