Historic Jacksonville is a must see on a visit to Southern Oregon. The entire town has been designated a Historic Landmark and remains much as it was over 100 years ago. Old brick buildings, once occupied by saloons and frequented by gold miners still line the streets and are now home to unique shops, art galleries and fine restaurants. This quaint town is also a great starting point to explore the wineries of the Applegate Valley.
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Christmas merchandise crowds the aisles at all the shops while festive yuletide decorations line the streets. It’s Christmas, or is it? Every year it gets earlier. Had I wanted to buy ornaments or even a plastic Christmas tree I could have done so before Halloween. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a huge fan of Christmas but when it starts two months early that’s just overkill. So, in honor of the autumn season and that seemingly forgotten holiday called Thanksgiving here are some suggestions as to how to get out and enjoy the pre- Christmas season.
After a long wet winter two sure signs of spring in Southern Oregon are the Spring Uncorked Barrel Tour and Roam the Rogue Passport Winery Tour. Both give a chance to sample wine and take in the beautiful valley scenery. The Spring Uncorked Barrel Tour takes place Sunday May 22nd from 11am – 5pm and …
While the weather outside is giving us a taste of winter’s chill the next two weekends in Southern Oregon will provide plenty of seasonal warmth. If you are a wine lover, Fall Uncorked and Roam the Rogue are not to be missed. Both tours provide participants the chance to taste wine from a wide variety …