Home to more than its fair share of enticing wineries, Medford is blessed with a mild climate and easy access to the surrounding mountain ranges. Travelers often take advantage of these conditions to explore the many parks or simply zip to a nearby orchard to settle in with a glass of local wine.Fun Things To Do In Medford
Natural Attractions Worth Driving To
- Just three miles from downtown, EdenVale Winery features daily tastings and seasonal events like summer music performances. The winery overlooks the beautiful Eden Valley Orchards, and tourists can enjoy strolling in the historic pear gardens and formal gardens.
- Originally founded in Medford in 1934 as a mail-order fruit company, Harry & David has since expanded its premium fruit empire to include wine, pastries and flowers, among other products. You can visit the Harry & David Country Village to peruse their goods, then take the factory tour to see how the treats are made.
- Just 25 miles outside of Medford is the Roxy Ann Peak, part of Prescott Park. Open year-round for hiking, picnicking, biking and more, the Peak -- actually a dormant volcano -- stands at 3,756 feet and offers a splendid panoramic view of Rogue Valley.
- A bit farther away -- 64 miles from town, to be precise -- is Crater Lake National Park. Scenic highway Rim Drive circles the caldera rim of the lake, which shines a flawless azure during summer. For an even closer look, visitors can take a boat tour across the waters.