Plan a trip to Medford
Book a trip to Medford to experience the famed Crater Lake and the four distinct wine trails found in the Rogue Valley
Heart of the Rogue
From world-class sporting venues to internationally-prized artisan eats, infuse your life with the unexpected sights, sounds, and experiences the Heart of the Rogue has to offer. The possibilities for adventure are endless, from outdoor vista views to indoor delights. Let Medford be your launchpad to all things rogue, and discover its beautiful bounty all from one place.
Home to more than 150 wineries, the valley is home to hundreds of delectable varietals, exciting wine events and beautiful tasting rooms. Recently named one of two wine capitals in Oregon by Northwest Travel & Life Magazine, and a top ten wine destination by Forbes – uncover the authenticity of every bottle, glass and drop the valley has to serve.
Cutting-edge wineries and enchanting woodland hikes are just the beginning of what awaits you when you venture to the rogue. Oregon’s only national park, Crater Lake, lies just a 45 minute drive away from downtown Medford. This magical park holds once-in-a-lifetime views and experiences, open all year-round with exciting seasonal activities from stargazing the milky way to snowshoeing or swimming. Also known for being the clearest, bluest, and deepest lake in the nation – Medford’s beautiful crown jewel will be in your backyard upon your stay.
In addition to its incredibly designed complexes, the Heart of the Rogue is filled with natural assets and things to do that visitors won’t find anywhere else. Home to the Wild & Scenic Rogue River, visitors will discover world-class fishing and rapids, along with SOTAR river rafts, Sawyer paddles and oars, Pavati wakeboarding boats and Rogue Jet Boat Works manufactured boats, each producing equipment known nationwide for its cutting-edge technology.
When it comes to the Heart of the Rogue – you can expect the unexpected. The valley humbly boasts incredible mountains, with thousands of trails along each peak and valley. From the ground, view the uniqueness of the Table Rocks, 1,700 acres of trails at Prescott Park, as well as the beautiful trails along the Rogue River.
Looking to see the valley from a new point of view? Take to the skies in a paragliding or hang gliding excursion! Nationally recognized as one of the best places to fly, Woodrat Mountain is only a 30 minute drive from downtown Medford. Below the ground, discover the true depths of the rugged rogue in the Oregon Caves. With several different tour options, including one by candlelight, follow your guide throughout the marbled halls of this geologically marbled paradise.
Outdoor adventure abounds in the Heart of the Rogue – but it doesn’t end there. The valley has a wealth of artists, makers, growers, musicians and experience providers that truly make the area a place of positivity and wonder. From one of the largest children’s museums in the state, Southern Oregon Children’s Museum, to natural outdoor amphitheaters, Medford is a host to over eight different arts and culture attractions. When you’re looking for a family friendly vacation, Medford has plenty of things to do for all ages and interests. Zipline above historic hills, play at one of 28 local parks, and discover your inner child at the locally acclaimed Railroad Park – all from the Heart of the Rogue.
From the rivers to the mountains, Medford holds more than just award-winning wine and the world’s best cheese. Whether you seek to taste or trek the valley, Medford invites you to explore variety, diversity, and all things beautifully and uniquely rogue.
The Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport (MFR) is located in the heart of Southern Oregon and offers simple connections to area attractions and sites. Downtown Medford is just three miles away and easily reached via rental car, rideshare, or public transportation from RVTD.
Distance to popular destinations
Distance to popular destinations
Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport (MFR)
1000 Terminal Loop Parkway
Medford, Oregon 97504
(541) 776-7222 (administration office and lost & found)
4 a.m. to last flight
Ticket counter hours:
Avelo ticket counters provide flight and baggage check-in services, as well as the opportunity to purchase Avelo flights, and are open for approximately two hours prior to each scheduled departure. The counters close 40 minutes prior to the take-off time.
Recommended arrival time:
At least 90 minutes before departure
Amenities and services:
EV charging stations
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