Local Oregon Travel Guide
What to See, Do and Experience
Compass by Margaritaville Medford is nestled in the Rogue Valley region of southwestern Oregon, an area renowned for an abundance of natural beauty.
As our guest, you’re only moments away from some truly incredible experiences. Medford is known as the gateway to all the area has to offer, so you’re perfectly situated to launch your adventure expeditions when you make us your home base.
We’re just minutes from:
Crater Lake National Park — Oregon’s only national park, Crater Lake offers fishing, hiking, camping, boat tours, and spectacular scenery.
Rogue Valley Wine Country — Just a few hours north of Napa but a world away, the Rogue Valley Wine Country is a world-class wine region with over 60 wineries and tastings rooms dotting the valley Hills. Sunset Magazine calls it, “ Wine Country the way it should be.”
The Rogue River — Wild and Scenic Rogue River draws visitors from around the nation to experience its renowned fishing, jetboating, rafting class IV and V rapids, leisure floating and ample river beach access points for swimming.
Cultural Events — Medford and the Rogue Valley are home to Oregon's only Shakespeare festival, the coveted outdoor Britt Musical Festival and historic theaters venues such as the Holly Theatre, Craterian Theatre and more.
Historic Jacksonville — As a gold rush town dating to the 1850s with many surviving structures, Jacksonville is a must-stop for history buffs.
Fine Dining — Medford is home to countless excellent restaurants of every style and culture, so there’s always something delicious cooking around the corner.
Prominent Local Businesses — Whether you are in town for a sporting event at Lithia and Driveway Fields, the nation’s largest continuous astro-turf sports fields, or in town for business travel to meeting with prominent local companies such as Erickson Air, Harry & David, or the Lithia Corporation, we are just moments away.
In addition, our team loves where we live! So if you’re interested in exploring the area, just ask for recommendations — we’re happy to be your Oregon travel guides!