Things to Do in Ashland Oregon

Ashland, OR is in the southern part of the state and is situated along I-5, 30 miles north of the California border. While Ashwood Inn guests are being well cared for, their families or caregivers get to experience the fun and adventure of beautiful Ashland Oregon. Southern Oregon is home to the most accessible beaches in the state, Crater Lake National Park, championship golf courses, jet boating, fishing, rafting, Mt. Ashland Ski Area, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, fine dining, wine region, and Southern Oregon University.

The Ashland Chamber of Commerce lists many extraordinary events throughout the year, including:

  • Chocolate Festival – March
  • Ashland Independent Film Festival – April
  • 4th of July Parade & Celebration – July
  • Halloween Celebration – October
  • Ashland Culinary Festival – November
  • Festival of Light – November

See the Ashland Chamber of Commerce website for additional resources »

Here is just a sample of the many wonderful activities available:


  • Belle Fiore
  • Grizzly Peak
  • Platt Anderson Cellars
  • Weisinger Family Winery
  • Dana Campbell Vineyards
  • RoxyAnn
  • Edenvale Wines
  • Two Hawks Vineyard and Winery
  • Dancin Vinyards
  • Qaudy North
  • South Stage Cellers
  • Red Lily
  • Troon Winery
  • Schmidt Family Winery


  • Standing Stone Brewery
  • Caldera Tap House
  • Southern Oregon Brewery
  • BricktownE Brewery


  • Experience Southern Oregon
  • Via Bike Tours
  • Wine Hopper Tours
  • Main Street Adventure Tours
  • Bravo Outings

Hiking Trails

  • Falls of the North Umpqua River
  • Grizzly Peak
  • Hobart Bluff
  • Jedidiah Smith
  • Lithia Park
  • Mount McLoughlin
  • Mt. Ashland’s Pacific Crest Trail
  • Pilot Rock
  • Rogue River Trail
  • Roxy Ann Peak Trail
  • Takelma Gorge Trail
  • Upper and Lower Table Rock


Southern Oregon offers an abundance of camping options in federal, state and county parks as well as numerous quality RV resorts. See these links for more details:

Biking & Mountain Biking

Other Activities (many at no to low cost)

  • Art Galleries
  • Ashland Independent Film Festival
  • Bloomsbury Author Talks
  • Blue Giraffe Spas
  • Britt Music Festival
  • Dog Park
  • Emmigrant Lake
  • Friday Art Walks
  • Grower’s Markets
  • Harry & David Tours
  • Hiking
  • Historic Jacksonville
  • Lectures and concerts at Southern Oregon University (SOU)
  • Lithia Artisan Weekend Market
  • Lithia Park
  • Mount Ashland Skiing
  • Noah’s River Adventures
  • Oregon Shakespeare Festival Green Shows
  • Schneider Museum of Art (SOU)
  • ScienceWorks Hands on Museum
  • Willow Wit Ranch
  • Window Shopping
  • YMCA

Plus many fine hotels, B&B’s, and restaurants.

Design: A Street Web Design