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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

Finding Healthy Breakfasts in Ashland

Berry yourself in all that Ashland has to offer One of the hardest things when travelling is finding healthy options while dining out.  For those of you who are looking to maintain a healthier lifestyle while visiting Ashland, I have compiled a list of businesses close to the downtown that offer a variety [...]

By | June 10th, 2014|Stratford Inn Blog|0 Comments

What To Do While Waiting For A Play

 Working at the front desk of a hotel lobby often exposes me to short snippets of conversation as people are walking through.   A frequent issue for those who have traveled to Ashland from out of town is that of what to do in the short amount of time before going to see a play at [...]

By | June 5th, 2014|Stratford Inn Blog|0 Comments

Hiking Grizzly Peak

If you are looking for something adventurous to do while in Ashland, Grizzly Peak may be just what you’re looking for. At an elevation of 5,922 feet, Grizzly Peak offers a breathtaking view of the Rogue Valley and the city of Ashland.  The trailhead to the summit is a gorgeous 5 mile round-trip hike through [...]

By | March 20th, 2014|Stratford Inn Blog|0 Comments

Check Out Live Music in Ashland

The winter seems to be shifting quickly into spring and with the slightly warmer temperatures, many of us here in Ashland are starting to stir from our winter hibernation.  The question is what is going on in Ashland to entice us out of our homes?  I personally have always enjoyed seeing live music, so with [...]

By | March 13th, 2014|Stratford Inn Blog|0 Comments

Get ready for the Ashland Film Festival!

The Ashland Film Festival Spring is upon us here in Southern Oregon. As the weather gets warmer and the days get longer, the town of Ashland begins preparation for the 13th annual Ashland Independent Film Festival (AIFF). The festival last five days and will be held from April 3rd through the 7th. Filmmakers from around [...]

By | March 10th, 2014|Stratford Inn Blog|0 Comments

Remembering Angus Bowmer

As the 2014 Oregon Shakespeare Festival kicks off another incredible season of contemporary and Shakespearean productions, we at the Stratford Inn want to take a moment to reflect upon the founder of Ashland’s Shakespearean Festival, Angus L. Bowmer.  Originally invited to teach English at Southern Oregon University’s predecessor school, Bowmer moved to Ashland to take [...]

By | March 3rd, 2014|Stratford Inn Blog|0 Comments

Don’t Miss the Oregon Chocolate Festival!

Don’t Miss the Oregon Chocolate Festival! Friday March 7th marks the start of the 10th annual Oregon Chocolate Festival held right here in beautiful Ashland Oregon. Events are held all day Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, and take place at a variety of business all within walking distance of the Stratford Inn. Events include chocolate themed tastings, demonstrations, [...]

By | March 3rd, 2014|Stratford Inn Blog|0 Comments

“Rogue Valley On Tap” Brewery Tours

Looking for something new and exciting to do in Ashland? Try Indigo Creek’s brewery tours. These tours leave from Ashland, run Thursday through Sunday and last for five hours. During that time the tour will stop at four breweries here in the Rogue Valley. These unique micro and nano breweries are considered to be “off [...]

By | February 25th, 2014|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