2 — VIEW ALL LISTINGS AND 1,000’S MORE ONLINE: www.Move2Oregon.com • Vol. 22#10 …a place where nothing has been left out, where a balance has been maintained by the natural beauty, the history, the culture, the varied activities, and a kind of constant bright hope sustained by the people that live here. It is the kind of place that renews your sense of awe and wonder, that encourages you to live every moment fully. E verything is here. Mountain ranges and their foothills weave their way through the area: the Cascades, the Siskiyous and the Coast Mountain ranges. Mt. Ashland & Mt. Bachelor for ski- ing, the Pacific Crest Trail for hiking, are just a few of the wonders of this area. Beautiful rivers and streams carve their paths through the diverse backgrounds, while four distinct seasons dress the natural beauty in different sets of clothing year round. The area maintains a moderate yearly cli- mate. Summers average in the 80’s and 90’s with the winters seldom below 30º . Oregon Caves National Monument is here; Mt. McLaughlin (Mt. Pitt to the old-timers), and other State & National Parks. Klamath County is home to the sapphire blue Crater Lake National Park and Oregon’s largest fresh water lake - Klamath Lake. The “Wild and Scenic” Rogue River with its white water and its amazing canyons, passes through Jackson, Josephine & Curry Counties and the Umpqua River and its tributaries which run through Douglas County are a breathtaking site - all offer some of the best fishing imaginable! Whale watching, clam digging,& crabbing, jet-boat rides, golfing and antique shopping are just a few of the activities to enjoy at the Oregon Coast. Scout around Curry and Coos Counties. Be sure to visit the many Light Houses & historic points of interest. Cultural celebrations abound! Ashland is host to the world renowned Oregon Shakespeare Festival. The season runs mid - February through October and is now in its 79th year. Ashland also boasts nine other theatre groups, and hosts one of the top- rated independent film festivals in the nation. From June through early September, bring a picnic, bring a friend, and enjoy an evening of world class music under the stars at the Peter Britt Festival in Historic Jacksonville. Each evening brings different and exciting top-name performers and offers a wide range of music from classical, rock, jazz, pop, country, and more! I n October, Medford is host to the South- ern Oregon Music Festival, bringing fans from across the country for a weekend of music & dancing, food & fun. World-class Vineyards, wine tasting & tours are also plentiful in our beautiful State! Ahh...Our Oregon... Come to Visit ~ Come to Play ~ Come to Stay!