“Medford is the heart of the Rogue Valley in Southern Oregon and the meeting point of the west with ample outdoor recreation, cascade cuisine, a world-class wine country and a Tony Award-winning theater.”
Created by a violent volcanic eruption, Crater Lake National Park is home to the nation’s deepest lake. Boat and trolley tours (unavailable at the time of publication) provide stunning views of deep blue waters beside the Cascade Mountain Range along with educational narration.
Fly through the historic gold mining hills of Southern Oregon with Rogue Valley Zipline Adventure. Select a classic zip line tour or opt for something with a bit more to experience in the Medford region with the Zip, Dip & Sip Tour.
Momentum River Expeditions offers rafting trips down the Rogue River.
Medford and the Rogue Valley might be known as a wine region, but it’s also home to sprawling purple lavender fields. Spend an afternoon walking through the aromatic fields at a number of lavender farms, like Dos Mariposas Vineyards & Lavender Farm or English Lavender Farm.
The Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF), founded in 1935, features three theaters, with two indoor stages and its flagship outdoor Allen Elizabethan Theatre. Enjoy works by Shakespeare, classics, musicals and world-premiere plays. OSF offers group pricing and is a member of the American Bus Association.
Venture through several exhibits located throughout four galleries at Rogue Gallery & Art Center. The Main Gallery hosts eight to 10 exhibitions a year, while the Community Gallery’s smaller space is perfect for special themed exhibits and one-artist exhibits.