EXPLORE

a world of adventure

Welcome to Ashland, the most cultural destination you’ve ever experienced.

Independent film, amazing galleries, performances, rich history, a thriving artist and music scene, enjoyed with a stunning backdrop of scenic beauty, a delicious culinary scene and award-winning wines. Does it get any better?

Want to feel enriched? Indulge in Ashland’s culture and you will.  Performances, music, events, galleries and museums provide an opportunity to learn, to be entertained and to love this unique destination.
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Beyond Shakespeare, Ashland offers 365 days of performing arts for all audiences.  Come for the food, the wine, the outdoors and stay for the plays.
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Part of Ashland’s experience is shopping.  It’s a sensory experience.  Feel, see, smell and taste incredible products carefully selected by local, knowledgeable, welcoming retail shop owners.
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Check out the latest exhibit, purchase an amazing piece of locally crafted art, Ashland offers so much for you.
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Moviemaker magazine thinks Ashland is one of the best towns in the country to live as a moviemaker.  Not only do we make films, as a visitor, you have a vast selection of film to witness here.
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Independent Film? Check. Wine? Check. Chocolate? Check.  Plan your next trip around one of these awesome festivals
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Be enchanted by the holidays, the civic pride, the delicious culinary scene or the magic, Ashland’s events are amazing.
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Explore on your own, the history, the culture, the beauty and magic of Ashland.
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Over 300 days of sunshine, 4 seasons and miles of trails to explore, Ashland is an amazing outdoor town, without the ego
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With an amazing sense of place, its clear that Ashland has long, varied and fascinating roots.
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Since 1872, SOU has brought vitality to Ashland.  Check out their campus, become a student or engage in their culture.
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Roots, rock, reggae, classical, bluegrass, it’s all here. Check out the local, live music scene with talented, local musicians.
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