ENTERTAINMENT

Music at the Halfshell is a 25 year Douglas County tradition. The yellow half dome in by the river can be seen surrounded by blankets and family picnics during the summer months and has hosted the likes of Paris-based Caravan Palace and Oregon favorite, Pink Martini.

http://www.halfshell.org/

Oregon State Parks. From the serene Silver Creek Falls (known as Trail of Ten Falls) near Salem to the expansive Oregon Dunes in Reedsport, Oregon is full of beauty and opportunities for adventure. Those who settle in Oregon often do so because of the surrounding landscape and sites for exploration.

http://oregonstateparks.org/

Wildlife Safari, located in Winston, just 9 miles from Roseburg on the I5, is an immense 600 acres of wildlife conservation, dedicated to the survival of various endangered species, both native and exotic. It has a Village and a drive-through viewing, which are sure to be a family favorites as well as a favorite for anyone interested in animals and their preservation.

http://www.wildlifesafari.net/index.html

Oregon Shakespeare Festival located in Ashland, only 13 miles from Medford, is Oregon's own regional theatre, attracted artists and audience from all over the country.

https://www.osfashland.org/

DINING

Lighthouse Bakery and Cafe. Home to delicious artisan breads, Lighthouse is a hugely popular spot for those visiting the Umpqua as well as locals. The reasonable prices and friendly service make them a Douglas county staples since 2009.

http://lighthousecenterbakery.com/