a list of attractions in the surrounding area.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Green Show

A highlight of the summer schedule of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival is the green show.  It features performances by many types of groups coming from all over as well as locals.  All ages are welcome and will enjoy  the show.  One evening  you may wander upon a beautiful dance routine and the next [...]

By | July 21st, 2016|Local Attractions, Stratford Inn Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

City of Ashland Fouth of July Celebration

The best part of a community like Ashland is coming together to celebrate.  The city pulls out all the stops for their annual Fourth of July Celebration.  The day starts with  2-mile and 10k runs to get the blood flowing.  After the races, watch for the planes to fly over Main St. signaling the start [...]

By | June 29th, 2016|Local Attractions, Stratford Inn Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Perfect Family Getaway

Planning a great vacation for a family can be tricky. Ashland, Oregon is a destination that has it all.  Whether just passing through or staying a little longer, there are all range of accommodations available in all price ranges.  Breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains can be seen from anywhere in town.  For [...]

By | May 10th, 2016|Local Attractions, Stratford Inn Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Complete Guide: 4th of July Ashland

As people gear up all around the nation for the biggest celebration of American culture, you most likely don't want to miss out on the fun. Here are some ideas to fill your holiday weekend with only the best that Ashland has to offer! I have good news and bad news for you, which do you [...]

By | July 2nd, 2015|Local Attractions, Stratford Inn Blog|Comments Off on A Complete Guide: 4th of July Ashland

How One Love Story Changed History

America's first Elizabethan theatre is in the heart of Ashland Oregon. Antony and Cleopatra were pretty much the Brangelina of ancient times, only a whole lot more dramatic. In this tragedy—written by none other than Shakespeare himself around 1608—Mark Antony (no, not that Marc Anthony) and Cleopatra fall in love. Simple enough, right? [...]

By | June 28th, 2015|Local Attractions, Stratford Inn Blog|Comments Off on How One Love Story Changed History

Emigrant Lake

Located just ten minutes from the Stratford Inn, Emigrant Lake is one of Ashland Oregon’s hidden jewels. Emigrant Lake is the perfect spot to relax, take a dip, and find some relief from the hot summer sun. For swimming and sun bathing, there is an area equipped with a dock as well as a small [...]

By | August 4th, 2014|Local Attractions, Stratford Inn Blog|0 Comments

Camping with Shakespeare

If you are looking for a change of pace for your next visit to Ashland, consider adding a few nights at Lake of the Woods resort to your trip. Lake of the Woods Resort is located approximately an hour northeast of the Stratford Inn, in the Cascade Mountains. Amenities at the resort include a general store, [...]

By | July 14th, 2014|Local Attractions, Stratford Inn Blog|0 Comments

Rafting the Rogue River

If you are looking for an outdoor adventure you won’t soon forget, a rafting trip down the Rogue River with Indigo Creek Outfitters is just what the doctor ordered. This mix of beauty and excitement is a perfect combination sure to satisfy people of all ages and experience levels. Rafting for the first time? Not [...]

By | July 1st, 2014|Local Attractions, Stratford Inn Blog|0 Comments

Preview Week At Oregon Shakespeare Festival 2014

Spring at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival is about to begin!  Preview Week begins February 14th and should not be missed.  The plays to open the season are The Tempest, The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window, Cocoanuts, and The Comedy of Errors. The first play to run is The Tempest.  Set in the Renaissance, this play [...]

By | February 10th, 2014|Local Attractions, Stratford Inn Blog|0 Comments