Southern Oregon Sees Tourism Boost

MEDFORD, Ore. — Jackson County is seeing a boost in visitors coming to our area strictly for vacation. Rogue Valley Zipline Aventures says roughly 70% of summertime customers are from out of the area. Chamber of Commerce officials call those customers leisure travelers. “I think that that leisure traveler continues to grow which is very … Continue reading »

New Website for Crater Lake Attractions

CRATER LAKE, Ore. — About half a million people visit Crater Lake each year. The National Park brings in big tourism dollars to Southern Oregon, and this is why a new website is trying to make visiting the lake easier. CraterLakeCountry.com has lots of trip planning advice from regional attractions, to lodging and dining options. … Continue reading »

Rolls-Royce Tourists Stop By

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Visitors from around the country, from as far away as Hawaii and Florida are in Southern Oregon taking in the sites. While you might expect the tourist destinations to include the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and wineries, on Monday the group of 50 tourists spent time at Dogs for the Deaf. They … Continue reading »

Oregon Trails: House of Mystery

By Ron Brown NEAR GOLD HILL, Ore. — The Memorial Day holiday is just a couple weeks away, and with it, the unofficial start to the summer vacation season. That means families all across the country will be hitting the highways for summer vacation. For nearly a hundred years, Southern Oregon has been a destination … Continue reading »