How to Have the Best Time in Applegate Valley

Whether your ideal vacation includes sampling the region’s best cuisine, hiking the highest mountain peaks, or wine tasting and simply relaxing, you’ll find that Applegate Valley, Oregon, has it all! Read on to discover the best ways to spend a day in this incredible region. Afterward, make your Southern Oregon getaway even more memorable by taking advantage of our vacation specials at Country Willows B&B Inn. Spend less time planning and more time having fun!

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Sip and Savor the Wineries

If you are planning a trip to Applegate Valley, chances are that you are coming for the wine. We don’t blame you! On the Applegate Valley Wine Trail, there are 19 distinct wineries where you can sip, savor, and enjoy the best of what Southern Oregon offers.

We recommend leaving the driving to someone else and hopping aboard a wine trolley. With so many wineries to choose from, it’s hard to know where to start! A wine tour is a great solution.

Relax at a Lavender Farm

Applegate Valley Lavender Farm is a must for all who visit. Take a deep breath in, and let your worries from the day melt away. You’ll find more than lavender fields forever at Applegate Valley Lavender Farm. You can also look forward to exploring a working farm where babydoll sheep, Sebastopol geese, ducks, and chickens are abound. Remember to bring home a fragrance with you! Homemade lavender products are available for sale in the gift shop.

Spend a Day in the Great Outdoors

If you want to incorporate exercise into your next vacation, make your way over to the Applegate Valley Trails. Whether you are searching for a leisurely stroll or a challenging feat, the trails here offer plenty of variety. The Applegate Valley Ridge Trail is currently underway, but will soon be available for hikers. This 50-mile trail will pass through lush forests, flowering meadows, and open fields. We can hardly wait! 

For more information on Applegate Valley Trails, including trail maps, see the Applegate Valley Trails website.

Indulge at the Restaurants

Dining is one of the most important aspects of any vacation, and there are plenty of incredible places to eat while you’re visiting Applegate Valley. Many of the trail’s wineries, such as Schmidt Family Vineyards, have full-service restaurants with impressive menus. If your goal is to plan the ultimate culinary vacation, be sure to venture out to Jacksonville and Ashland. Take a peek at our free Southern Oregon Vacation Guide for recommendations on farm-to-table restaurants, vegan-friendly cafes, and more.

The Best Place to Stay

After a day of fun in Applegate Valley, head home to Country Willows B&B Inn for the ultimate Southern Oregon getaway. When you book any of our elegant The interior of The Oak Room at Country Willows B&B Inn.accommodations, like The Oak Room, you can always look forward to stellar amenities, vacation specials, and top-notch service. Farm-to-table breakfast, complimentary tea throughout the day, our heated pool, and hiking trails are a few perks to enjoy during your stay. If you are ready to plan your next trip, check our availability and book your stay!

Looking for more fun things to do near Applegate Valley? Download our free Southern Oregon Vacation Guide for over 100 recommendations on restaurants, wineries, events, and more.