Attractions & Cultural Activities
There’s Always Something Fun to Do in Ashland, Oregon
Nestled in the foothills of the Siskiyou and Cascade mountain ranges, just north of the California border and along Interstate 5, Ashland is the cultural heart of southern Oregon.
Best known for being the home of the Tony award-winning Shakespeare Festival, Ashland offers an astounding assortment of theaters and festivals as well as outdoor sports and recreation such as rafting on the Rogue River and miles of hiking trails. Superb golf courses, spas, music festivals, and wineries are to be found throughout the area.
For more information regarding things to do and see, please visit the Ashland Chamber of Commerce (541-482-3486), the Medford Chamber of Commerce (541-779-4847) or the Southern Oregon Visitors Association.
The signature event of the area is the yearly internationally renowned Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF). One of the largest venues for the production of Shakespeare’s plays in the world, the OSF runs from early spring until late fall.Visitors to Ashland will be pleasantly surprised with the variety of cultural venues, music, and theater which call Ashland home.
Ashland is also home to world-class boutique shopping and dining. In fact, you will have a hard time finding a bad meal in downtown Ashland!
If you need additional information about these activities or other things to see and do in the area, please see our very own Plaza Inn & Suites Concierge who will be happy to make a recommendation.