Grants Pass Tourist Attractions
Located in southern Oregon, Grants Pass (pop. 30,000) lies on the banks of the Rogue River. The town's historic district has buildings dating back to the late 1800's. The river offers including river rafting, boating and fishing.
Schmidt House Museum
The Schmidt House Museum is in the former home of Claus and Hannchen Schmidt who were early settlers in Grants Pass. The house was built in the 1880's and still contains some of the original furnishings and an antique toy collection.
Wolf Creek Tavern, Wolf Creek, Oregon
The Wolf Creek Inn is located in Wolf Creek. It was formerly known as the Wolf Creek Tavern and has been running almost continuously since it's opening in the late 1800's. It is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Great American Petting Zoo
Wildlife Safari, Winston, Oregon
The Wildlife Safari in Winston is a 600-acre facility that lets visitors drive their vehicles through the grounds while viewing free-roaming wildlife.
Gold Beach (pop. 1,900) is located on the southern coast of Oregon. The town is named for its former gold mining days when gold was discovered in the sand of the beach.The town features ocean scenery, golfing, hiking, biking, fishing, crabbing, jet boating, beachcombing and whale watching.
Cape Sebastian State Scenic Viewpoint
Curry County Historical Museum
The Curry County Historical Museum in Gold Beach features displays related to the history of the region and American Indian artifacts and crafts.
Brookings (pop. 6,000) is located in the far southwest corner of Oregon. The town is known for its mild climate, particularly during the winter months. Brookings refers to itself as the "city of winter flowers". Fishing, hiking and other outdoor activities are popular in the area.
Azalea State Park
The Azalea State Park in Brookings features wild Azaleas which dominate this 33 acre park. The annual Azalea Festival is held on Memorial Day weekend. Throughout the month of December, the park hosts an event called Nature's Coastal Holiday, a fantasy of lights and music.
Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor
The Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor stretches for 20 km (12 miles) along the southern section of the Oregon coast. The coastline has a number of interesting rock formations - natural bridges, arches and monoliths - as well as beaches, cliffs and coves. A portion of the Oregon Coast Trail runs through this park.
Oregon Coast Trail
Port Orford (pop. 1,100) is located on the Pacific Coast in southern Oregon. It was once an important shipping port and logging town and is now an important center for cranberry farming. Recreational opportunities in the town include, whale watching, scuba diving, fishing and crabbing.