Grants Pass, Southern Oregon
An hour north of the California-Oregon border on the banks of Oregon’s legendary Rogue River, Grants Pass is an outdoor activities paradise with a historic downtown and delightful wineries. Visit Downtown Grants Pass or take the historic walking tour that starts at the Corral Tavern or check out 400 unique shops and antique shops and galleries. Enjoy dining in one of the many restaurants. There is something for every taste and budget.
Take time to visit The Glass Forge, where traditional Italian Art Glass techniques are used to create a variety of art. Choose a piece to have shipped home, or you may even have a go at creating your own! Your senses come alive with Southern Oregon wines. Travel from vineyard to vineyard and sample some of the wonderful wines. Oregon is home to many different wine grape varieties including Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Syrah, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel and more.
Spring and Summer bring warmer weather and clear skies, perfect for exploring the pristine hiking and biking trails that will thrill and challenge you. Winter’s runoff also unveils a playground for boaters, rafters, and fisherman starting from the deepest lake in the United States, Crater Lake. Perhaps take a Jetboat ride for yourself at Hellgate Jetboat Excursions, down at ShopRiverRock.