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Welcome to Travel Ashland, Ashland’s official destination marketing organization.

Travel Ashland's purpose is to promote and deliver a modern mountain community that provides year round access for travelers to pursue their passions.  From accessibility to nature and homegrown hospitality, the spectrum of events and amenities provide something for everyone.

We showcase the mild four seasons, natural beauty and quality of life both visitors and locals enjoy. Ashland welcomes over 350,000 visitors annually to a town with a population of over 20,000.

With over 100 restaurants, access to over 250 wineries, world-renowned art galleries, 365 days of theatre and world-class recreation, the Ashland experience is unmatched.  Ashland is home to Lithia Park, the oldest park in Southern Oregon, Southern Oregon University as well as the Oregon Shakespeare Festival that began in 1935.

Travel Ashland is Ashland’s Destination Marketing Organization and works in alignment with Travel Southern Oregon and Travel Oregon to promote tourism on the local, regional and statewide levels.

Travel Ashland inspires visitors to travel to Ashland and strives to build a steady visitor volume throughout the year. Travel Ashland promotes a travel experience that creates lasting memories, encourages repeat visitation, enriches lives and converts visitors into lifelong Ashland ambassadors and potential residents through servicing individuals, industry partners, groups, tours, and conference attendees. We accomplish this through our scope of work that encompasses promotion, outreach and exposure, partnerships, tools and fulfillment.

To request a Media Kit or for Media Inquiries and stories on Ashland, please contact:
Katharine Cato,
Director of Travel Ashland
or 541-482-3486 ext. 106

Visit our Tourism Partners:

Learn more about the Region with Travel Southern Oregon, the official Regional Destination Management Organization:  or visit their Industry page:

Statewide Tourism Entity – Oregon Tourism Commission, Travel Oregon

Industry Resource:

Oregon Destination Association

Ashland Facts

Location: Ashland is located 15 miles north of the California border. We are located 365 miles north of San Francisco and 285 miles south of Portland, Oregon.

Elevation: Ashland's elevation is 1,949 feet above sea level.

Population: 21,117 (2017)

Terrain: Set in the foothills of the Cascade and Siskiyou Mountain ranges

Average High, Summer 82.3 degrees
Average High, Winter 48.9 degrees
Average Rainfall: 19.19 inches per year
Average Snowfall: 8.38 inches per year

Average Humidity:
Spring 65%
Summer 52%
Fall 70%
Winter 83%

Town Area: 6.5 miles

Housing: Average Home Price: $594,000

# of Housing Units: 9050

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