Ashland, Oregon is a highly desirable destination not only for visitors, but for industry gatherings, groups, tours, planners and conferences as well. Why? Because nestled at the convergence of the Cascade and Siskiyou mountain ranges, Ashland is within one of the 13 most bio-diverse regions in the world. It lends itself to amazing natural beauty, epic outdoors and an award-winning culinary scene.
With the largest conference space in Southern Oregon at the Ashland Hills, Hotel and Suites of the Neuman Hotel Group, Ashland has a variety of venue options for groups of any size. But what sets it apart is its access to the world-class culture of theater and its proximity to Crater Lake National Park, Oregon’s only National Park.
Enjoy 365 days of theater. Ashland is home to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) which runs 11 plays in repertoire from February through October. Meanwhile, the Oregon Cabaret Theatre welcomes you year-round to enjoy the intimate dinner theater experience. You can “feel” the culture in Ashland with art galleries around every corner including the Schneider Museum on the campus of Southern Oregon University.
Ashland is the southernmost point of Southern Oregon Wine Country, which offers over 80 varietals with the same latitude as France and Spain and more than 300 days of sunshine. This climate is unique to Southern Oregon, as it is located just north of the California border. Enjoy winetasting right outside your hotel, in Ashland at five wineries within minutes of each other or venture further with your group to the Applegate or Upper Rogue wine trails, which are gaining national recognition.
Ashland is the complete destination for your group, with amenities that surpass your expectations. People seek out Ashland as a place to relax and rejuvenate with many spas and services that cater to and pamper you. Downtime is important, and Ashland’s walkability is commendable with eateries and boutique shopping in the historic downtown and Railroad districts.
Visitors can get outside and breathe in the fresh air of Ashland with the clear blue skies and scenic views. Ashland is a base camp for recreation and natural beauty. Whether it’s strolling through Lithia Park’s 93 acres or waking up early for a morning trail run on the miles of single track trails within the 17,000-acre Ashland Watershed, the access to Ashland’s outdoors is incomparable. In the winter, Mt. Ashland Ski Area offers group rates and local mountain fun at 7,600 feet above town.
Each season brings new colors to Ashland, Oregon. We invite you to choose Ashland for your next event.
Katharine Cato, Director of Travel Ashland
541-482- 3486 ext. 106
Neuman Hotel Group
Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Southern Oregon University
Southern Oregon Winery Association
Oregon Cabaret Theatre