Medford, OR

Travel Guide
Medford

Visit southern Oregon’s largest city to enjoy regional produce, including wine, and easy access to outdoor activities in Ashland, Crater Lake and the Pacific coast.

Medford is located in the Rogue Valley, a lush region surrounded by the Cascade, Siskiyou and Oregon Coastal mountain ranges. View this distinctive landscape as a dramatic backdrop while visiting southern Oregon’s largest city.

Begin your experience in the OldTown Dining and Entertainment District, Medford's downtown. This historic district offers picturesque architecture and a walkable layout, making it a great destination for an afternoon of casual exploration. Galleries and boutiques line the streets. Have dinner in one of the artisan restaurants here then watch a performance at the Craterian Performances at Collier Center for the Performing Arts. Enjoy the good food, nightlife and tax-free shopping opportunities that abound in Medford’s commercial center.

In the heart of Oregon’s fertile agricultural region, Medford is known for producing some of the best wine, cheese and produce in the state. Farmers markets and craft fairs are weekly occurrences at the Armory, Medford’s primary events center. Be sure to sample the Rogue Valley's delicious Harry & David's Royal Rivera pears. Drive a few miles outside the city center and pay a visit to one of the dozens of vineyards in the region. As well as tastings, most wineries offer food and live music options several times a week.

Medford is known for its warm spring, summer and autumn months. Spend a day climbing Roxy Ann Peak in Prescott Park. The trail, which is just 8 miles (12.9 kilometers) from the city center, is suitable for hikers of all ages. It offers beautiful views of Medford and the surrounding countryside.

Bear Creek Park and Hawthorne Park are both in the middle of downtown and offer convenient waterfront access, making them beautiful locations to enjoy a picnic lunch with a view.

Drive 13 miles (20.9 kilometers) south from Medford to Ashland for the Shakespeare Festival, an event that runs from February through November and attracts nearly half a million visitors annually. Crater Lake National Park, featuring a deep lake of an incredible blue colour and surrounded by sheer cliffs, is just over an hour’s drive from downtown. Medford’s location also makes it possible to take daytrips to the Pacific Ocean, Klamath Lake and even northern California.

Where to stay in Medford

Quality Inn and Suites Airport
Quality Inn and Suites Airport
2.5 out of 5
1950 Biddle Rd, Medford, OR, 97504
The price is $110 per night from Jun 28 to Jun 29
Stay at this hotel in Medford. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in our reviews. Popular ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (980 reviews)
"The room smelled"

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2022

Quality Inn and Suites Airport
Rogue Regency Inn and Suites
Rogue Regency Inn and Suites
3 out of 5
2300 Biddle Rd, Medford, OR, 97504
The price is $160 per night from Jun 28 to Jun 29
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Medford. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and breakfast. Our guests praise the breakfast and the restaurant in our ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (972 reviews)
"Friendly staff and cool old style hotel feel. Breakfast was so good."

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2022

Rogue Regency Inn and Suites
Best Western Horizon Inn
Best Western Horizon Inn
2.5 out of 5
1154 E Barnett Rd, Medford, OR, 97504
The price is $114 per night from Jul 4 to Jul 5
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Medford. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (955 reviews)
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Reviewed on Jun 22, 2022

Best Western Horizon Inn
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Chic & cozy 1 bedroom guest-house
Chic & cozy 1 bedroom guest-house
Medford, OR
The price is $80 per night from Jun 30 to Jul 1
Stay at this apartment in Medford. Enjoy a water park, WiFi, and onsite parking. Popular attractions Medford Railroad Park and Rogue Valley Mall are located ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
Family Visit
"This is a wonderful place to stay! Very cozy and comfortable. The pictures are exactly what it looks like. My husband and I stayed here for 6 nights and it was perfectly located to everything. Savannah was a great host. She responded very quickly anytime I sent a message. The booking, checking in, ..."

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2021

Chic & cozy 1 bedroom guest-house
🐻 Unique, Filly Loaded Tiny Home to Make Your Stay an Experience 🐻 “Baby Bear”
🐻 Unique, Filly Loaded Tiny Home to Make Your Stay an Experience 🐻 “Baby Bear”
Medford, OR
The price is $95 per night from Jun 28 to Jun 29
Stay at this apartment in Medford. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and 1 bedroom. Popular attractions Blackbird Statue and Beekman Loop Trail are located nearby. ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (28 reviews)
Great place!! Did not disappoint!
"Location was terrific for hiking, local culture, etc...place was clean, comfortable, and well-stocked!"

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2022

🐻 Unique, Filly Loaded Tiny Home to Make Your Stay an Experience 🐻 “Baby Bear”
Madrona Lane Cottage ~ Countryside ~ Kitchen ~ 8 Minutes to Britt Festival
Madrona Lane Cottage ~ Countryside ~ Kitchen ~ 8 Minutes to Britt Festival
Medford, OR
Stay at this vacation home in Medford. Enjoy WiFi, a patio, and a TV. Popular attractions Blackbird Statue and Medford Carnegie Library are located nearby. Discover ...
5/5 Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Beautiful, relaxing place to stay... rural but close to town.
"Spacious one bedroom home tastefully decorated and furniture was very comfortable. No dishwasher but kitchen has every thing you need, nice big frig. Host is warm and welcoming and on site pets are adorable. Will stay here again if I can."

Reviewed on May 18, 2022

Madrona Lane Cottage ~ Countryside ~ Kitchen ~ 8 Minutes to Britt Festival
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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