Day Trips

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Butte Creek Mill

Butte Creek Mill

The Butte Creek Mill, in Eagle Point, is the last surviving water powered grist mill that still operates commercially, west of the Mississippi. Built in 1872, the mill stands rustically over Little Butte Creek, water pouring out of her antique timbered side as it has for over 135 years.

Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake has long attracted the wonder and admiration of people from all over the world. Its depth of 1,943 feet (592 meters) makes it the deepest lake in the United States, and the seventh deepest in the world. Its fresh water is some of the clearest found anywhere in the world. The interaction of people with this place is traceable at least as far back as the eruption of Mount Mazama 7,000 years ago.

Hellgate Jet Boat Excursions

Hellgate Jet Boat Excursions

Located in the city of Grants Pass, Hellgate Jet Boat Excursions has provided access to the wild and scenic Rogue River since 1959. These uniquely designed wide beam jet boats skim the water's surface in less than 8 inches of water, while providing an adventure of a lifetime. Each trip is narrated by a professional Coast Guard licensed Captain who is sure to keep all ages entertained in a comfortable and safe environment.

Jacksonville

Step back in time, just 20 minutes away from Ashland!

Jacksonville

Named as “One of America’s Top 10 Coolest Small Towns” by Budget Travel Magazine, and listed as one of 18 “Best Places to Live” by Men’s Journal, Jacksonville combines the gentle ambiance of a historic small town with a vibrant cultural scene. Offering a summer long concert series, numerous wineries and tasting rooms, unique shopping and dining options and an easy-going attitude, Jacksonville is a perfect destination – for a day trip or for an extended stay.

 

Oregon Caves National Monument

Oregon Caves National Monument

The Monument is located at an elevation of 4,000 feet (1,220 meters) on the wooded slopes of the Siskiyou Mountains, part of the coastal mountain range of Oregon and California. When you visit, expect comfortable summer temperatures, snowy winters, and rain during spring and fall.

Rogue Creamery

Rogue Creamery

People dedicated to sustainability, service, and the art and tradition of making the world's finest handmade cheese, Rogue Creamery is the 2012 World Cheese Award's Best American Cheese winner, 2011 and 2009 American Cheese Society's Best in Show winner, and 2003 World Cheese Award's Best Blue Cheese winner.
Founded in 1933, Rogue Creamery is located in the beautiful Rogue Valley and over the last half-century it has introduced a flight of nine distinctive varieties of hand-crafted artisan blue cheeses and a variety of gourmet cheddars and American originals like TouVelle.