A creative date night is one of the best ways to get to know someone or make a special memory with your significant other. If you live in the Ashland area or will be visiting there soon and want to make it a romantic getaway, here are a few suggestions.
Oregon Shakespeare Festival
The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is ideal if one or both of you are into theatre and the works of Shakespeare. You can see several plays and enjoy the great weather, and there are restaurants nearby so you can go to dinner before or after a play. There’s nothing more romantic than seeing your favorite Shakespeare play together.
Stay at a Bed and Breakfast
The Country Willows Inn is a bed and breakfast that you and your mate may enjoy. The facility is a quaint historic home that offers large suites and a private cottage with comfortable beds, private patios with views, and Jacuzzis for two. A full gourmet breakfast is offered each morning of your stay. You’ll be close to hiking trails and two miles from downtown Ashland where you’ll find local attractions and activities like galleries and museums. The bed and breakfast also offers packages tailored to romantic getaways and even a special package for the Shakespeare Festival. A stay at a bed and breakfast is sure to make for a memorable vacation or staycation.
Ashland has a number of museums that you can visit as part of a date as well. The Schneider Museum of Art has fascinating exhibits and portraits that showcase the historic and modern art philosophies of local and national artists. Gathering Glass Studio is another venue you can visit when you’re in Ashland. You’ll learn how glass decorative items are made and you’ll see vases and figurines made by professional. You can also purchase some decorative pieces that will help you remember your trip.
Dana Campbell Vineyards
Sample some of the best wines in Ashland in the tasting room, or enjoy a glass near the outdoor fire pit at Dana Campbell Vineyards. There’s also a space to play bocce ball as you take in the natural landscape of Ashland. This is a great place to have a picnic as well.