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The crisp beauty of the winter outdoors in Southern Oregon is breathtaking. If you love snow activities, your adventure awaits with snowshoeing and guided hikes at Crater Lake National Park, day and night skiing and snowboarding at Mt. Ashland, or tube sliding, snow mobile tours or cross-country skiing at Diamond Lake. After a day in the snow, head back to the inviting accommodations at Inn at the Commons in Medford. Cozy up to the fireplace at Larks with some award-winning wine or brews and farm-fresh culinary creations. To book your trip, visit

Sun – Here I Come!

If it’s sun you’re yearning for, now’s the perfect time to start planning your visit to sunny Southern Oregon at You can look forward to warm spring months that lend a variety of opportunities for wine enthusiasts, outdoor and active adventurers, or the avid tourist, alike. From the Oregon Cheese Festival, to running, biking, hiking and world-class wines, check out the best that Medford and the Rogue Valley have to offer. For trip ideas and to browse top attractions, visit

 Award-winning Cheese and Wines, Running, Biking & Hiking

Among the bounty of the outdoors, Southern Oregon offers a variety of events with almost everyone in mind. March 18-19, join us at the Oregon Cheese Festival in Central Point. A farmers market-style event, you’ll nibble on the largest selection of prized Oregon cheese, wine and beer, as well as local artisan gourmet foods.

The active travelers, runners and bikers can take part in the Pear Blossom Festival on April 8. Take your pick of running the Pear Blossom Run – 10 mile, 5K or fun run – or one of the four rides in Pedals n’ Pears.

Rather hike or book a wine tour? Check out the Rogue Valley’s notable Table Rocks with spectacular views of the Valley. After working up an appetite, head over to the Artisan Corridor for Rogue Creamery’s award-winning Blue Cheese, Lillie Belle’s luscious hand-made chocolates and Ledger David Estate Wines. If you seek more award-winning wine, take note that Southern Oregon has over 150 wineries. To book a wine tour or view wine maps, visit

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