TripSavvy: The 9 Best Things to Do in Ashland, Oregon

August 2020

If you want to spend a few days attending a Tony Award-winning theater festival, exploring art galleries, strolling through vineyards, hiking, rafting, and skiing, you’ll probably have to visit several different destinations. Or, you can visit Ashland, Oregon. This beautiful town in Southern Oregon is equally big on art, culture, and adventure. Add in fantastic wineries, breweries, and restaurants and you’ve got yourself the making for a perfect getaway. To help you plan your time there, here are the best things to do in Ashland, Oregon. Continue reading

Food, Wine, Travel Magazine

June 2020

Our Beautiful World” issue takes a look at everywhere from Budapest to San Moritz, the Ozarks to the Caribbean, Hawaii to Nova Scotia, Italy, Alaska, and more. In addition, we introduce readers to biscochitos and the Juliarita, New Mexican specialties. The world is a beautiful place; let’s get back to exploring it. Continue reading

The Oregonian: Ashland Insider’s Guide: The Downtown Was Designed to Lure in Travelers

February 2020

Why is arts-centered Ashland so appealing to visitors? It was designed that way. Ashland’s founders figured out quickly in the 1850s that this tiny southern Oregon settlement, on the emigrant trail and sheltered by the picturesque Siskiyou and Cascade mountains, could prosper not as a boom-and-bust gold town but one that supplied people prospecting for a richer future. Continue reading

San Francisco Chronicle: Pair of hospitality mavens a force in Ashland’s growing dining, lodging landscape

May 25, 2018

While Jamie North and Becky Neuman are not as well known as the Danish prince, flawed kings and star-crossed Italian teenagers who tend to be the focus in this Shakespeare-centric town, they are leading characters in the story that is lodging and dining in Ashland. And, possibly, the story’s heroes.

Southern Oregon Magazine: Delicious Ways to Say “I Do”.

Winter 2013

Very important to Ashland Springs hotel is the farm-to-table movement. We partner with local farms, wineries, and vendors to create a fresh, seasonal menu. Continue reading

1859 The Oregon Magazine: 72 Hours Ashland

June 2011

Nestled into the hills of the Rogue River Nation Forest, Ashland Springs hotel located in the center of downtown Ashland is an easy and beautiful location for a weekend outing. Continue reading

Southern Oregon Magazine: The Grand Dame of Southern Oregon

October 2009

Ashland Springs Hotel has been a beacon of civility and elegance since it opened in 1925 as Lithia Springs Hotel. Continue reading

Sunset Summer Trips: Wow Vacations to Take Now

July 2008

Some 120,000 people come to Ashland Oregon every years specifically to attend plays. Here’s how to get the most out of it. Continue reading

Smart Meetings Magazine: A Tour Through Time

December 2007

Ashland Springs Hotel features 70 guest rooms and meeting spaces with enough room to accommodate any event.  Continue reading

VIA Magazine: Best Cultural Feast – Ashland 

January 2006

Spend a few days in this Southern Oregon arts hub and you’ll come away convinced: Parting is sweet sorrow. Continue reading

Travel + Leisure Magazine: My Town – Ashland, Oregon

May 2004

Wild river rapids by day, The Tempest by night and all manner of adventures in between. Continue reading

Travel Oregon Magazine: All Dressed Up

November 2003

Southern Oregon’s historic hotel gets dolled up for a new century. Continue reading

USA Today: Amazing hotels for romantic proposals, per Historic Hotels of America

February 14, 2020

Happy Valentine’s Day! What better day than this romantic holiday to propose? Don’t let anyone tell you it’s cliche — especially when you can do it at one of these romantic historic hotels. Scroll through the gallery to see the top 25 historic hotels for romantic proposals, according to Historic Hotels of America, and what the organization has to say about them. Continue reading 

Portrait of Portland & Seattle: Plan a Weekend Exploring Ashland, Oregon

July 2, 2019

Portrait Magazine

In Southern Oregon, the weather is balmy, the landscape lush, and the cities alive with activity. Local foods abound, the wine culture is booming, and art and theatre are around every corner. Ashland, home to the world-famous Oregon Shakespeare Festival, is the cultural epicenter of this region. A beautiful small college town with great dining…

San Francisco Chronicle: Five vineyards you must see in Oregon’s lesser-known Rogue Valley region

May 25, 2018

The rugged, heavily forested Rogue Valley, surrounding the cities of Medford and Ashland in southern Oregon, is very much a frontier wine region. It’s a place where young winemakers with relatively little capital can dig in and try to make their mark on the American wine scene.

Oregon Business Magazine: Will Medford Ever Be Cool?

January 2015

A real estate developer and a Lithia Motors executive aim to revamp the city’s forlorn downtown. Continue reading

Portrait of Portland Magazine: Exploring the Jewels of the Rogue Valley

May 2012

Spring comes a bit earlier here than to other parts of the state and arrives with an explosion of rich green foliage and flowers galore. Continue reading

VIA Magazine: Weekender – Ashland, Oregon

April 2010

Enjoy the Oregon Shakespeare Festival with a local wine or a melted chocolate drink in this artsy town with urban tastes.  Continue reading

Creative Living Magazine: Gone to Oregon

September 2009

Enjoy a stay at the Ashland Springs Hotel, a boutique, historic hotel that reflects the old grandeur of Oregon’s railroad and logging history. Continue reading

PDX Magazine: Ashland Adventure

May 2008

With a population of fewer than 22,000 year-round residents, this small Southern Oregon town packs a big punch. Continue reading

Oregon Bride Magazine: Southern Oregon

November 2007

The Ashland Springs Hotel’s Grand Ballroom, with hand-painted botanicals on the walls and original mica and cast bronze chandeliers, makes for an elegant wedding ceremony and reception site.  Continue reading

Sunset Magazine: Ashland Onstage

September 2005

It’s a late-summer night’s dream: Dancers whirl to music that’s part Renaissance and part rock and roll, while an audience gathers, anticipating the more formal theater to come. Continue reading

Our Valley: The Never Ending Story

April 2004

Learn how the Ashland Springs Hotel owners weathered a torrent of difficulties and restored the Hotel to its former glory. Continue reading

The Oregonian: Places to Stay in Ashland from Camping to Luxury Digs

February 2020 

To understand the breadth of Ashland’s lodging options, consider this: U.S. presidents to Pacific Crest Trail hikers have stayed in the small city just over the California-Oregon border. Five sitting presidents were welcomed a century ago and since then, celebrities and film directors have checked into the nine-story, luxury Ashland Springs Hotel, which rose downtown during the Roaring Twenties. Continue reading

Our visit to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival #OSF2018

July 24, 2018

2018 OSF

The Historic Ashland Springs Hotel – A Lovely Splurge

February 27, 2017

Oregon’s a great travel destination: ocean beaches, mountains, forests, wildlife, waterfalls, hiking, camping, and more…

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Oregon Road Trip Stops At Ashland Springs Hotel

December 14, 2017

The beautiful historic Ashland Springs Hotel.

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1859 The Oregon Magazine: Homage to Fromage

December 2011

A renaissance of Oregon cheese is in the making. With Farmstead cheese you’re savoring the land that nurtured the product. Continue reading

Organic Spa Magazine: On the Organic Trail…Ashland

April 2010

Ashland has attracted visitors since the turn of the last century, thanks to its cultural offering, its climate, and its curative waters. Continue reading

Napa Valley Life Magazine: Escape to Ashland

July 2009

Escape to Ashland, Oregon, where California ends and Oregon begins, located just 15 miles north of the California border. Continue reading

SacTown Magazine: Chocolate, Cheese and Shakespeare – a Romantic Weekend in Ashland, Oregon

March 2008

Having been restored to its former splendor, the 70 room Ashland Springs Hotel is the place to stay during Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Continue reading

Black Diamond Living: Much Ado About Ashland

May 2006

“As merry as the day is long” from Shakespeare’s play is one way to describe Ashland the city that pays annual tribute to his work.  Continue reading

Ashland Magazine: The Natural History of Ashland’s Landmark Hotel

April 2005Ashland Springs Hotel was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978 and now a new dream has been realized inits association with Historic Hotels of America. Continue reading

Small Market Meetings Magazine: Resurrection in the Rogue Valley

January 2004

The nine-story hotel at the corner of East Main and First streets in Ashland Oregon, built in 1925, was and still is the tallest building in town. Continue reading