- Miguel’s Resturant – Have a tasty Margarita overlooking the Rogue
- Brewed Awakening – Coffee Stand right at the bottom of the hill next to Chevron, best Milky Way Ever!
No Sales Tax in Oregon. Hurray!
- Historic Downtown Grants Pass
Antiques, galleries, restaurants, and specialty shops in restored Gold Rush era buildings
- Historic Jacksonville
Fine restaurants, antique and specialty shops in beautifully restored historic buildings
Activities & Southern Oregon Attractions
- Hellgate – Grants Pass
EXPERIENCE THE NORTHWEST’S #1 RIVER TRIP!
Over 85,000 guests enjoy a Hellgate Excursion each year! Interpreted Jetboat tours of the “Wild & Scenic” Rogue River and famous Hellgate Canyon.
- Oregon Caves – National Monument
Experience Oregon Caves – Deep inside the Siskiyou mountains lies the “Marble Halls of Oregon.” The caves formed when acidic rainwater dissolved the surrounding marble, creating one of the few marble caves in the world. The Monument’s ancient forests contain endemic Port Orford cedar and one of the largest Douglas-fir trees in Oregon.
- Britt Festival – Jacksonville
Outdoor summer concerts feature top artists in music – jazz, blues, folk, bluegrass, world, pop and country – and dance
- Oregon Shakespeare Festival – Ashland
- Oregon Caves National Monument – Cave tours daily March – October. Also ranger-led nature walks and hiking trails in old-growth forest.
- Spirit of the Rogue Nature Center – Trail Oregon
“Hands-On” education center provides an array of informal and formal classes and exhibits about native Rogue Valley wildlife.
- Rafting the Rogue – several local outfitters offer trips or organize your own.
- Wine Tasting – Southern Oregon is home to several first class wineries.
- Fly fishing guide service Steve Walser’s Southern Oregon Adventures staff of guides have been arranging guided instructional outings on the waters of Oregon and California for the past 18 years.
- Hiking – gorgeous views and interesting wildlife make hiking a treat in Southern Oregon.
Sightseeing & Local History
- Butte Creek Mill- Oregon’s only water powered grist mill
- Crater Lake National Park – the deepest lake in the US attracts visitors from around the world
- Rogue National Wild and Scenic River – bald eagles, osprey, black bear, great blue heron, river otter, black-tail deer, Chinook salmon, water ouzel, and Canada geese are commonly seen along the Rogue River.
- Rand National Historic Site – Rand Oregon
Visitor Center at Rand is open daily May 15 – October 15, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call for winter hours.
- Whisky Creek Cabin – one of the few remaining relics of the Rogue River Gold Rush era
- Applegate Trail Interpretive Center – Sunny Valley
Learn about the daily life of Southern Oregon’s earliest settlers.