The secret to southern Oregon’s unique way of life is its bounty of amenities. The quality of cultural attractions rivals that found in more populated areas. And  the recreation supplied by the natural world makes this area a coveted place to work, play and retire. Add to that an increasingly diverse economy, affordable cost of living, quality educational institutions and a bounty of unique entertainment, shopping, dining and lodging facilities and visitors will find an abundance of things to do and see.

Medford is about midway between Portland , 273 miles to the north, and San Francisco , 373 miles to the south.  It’s a host to many festivals including Art in Bloom- a gathering of fine local art and musical performances, Jazz Jubilee- Artists from all over the States filling the streets playing from Dixieland, traditional jazz to blues and swing music.