Retire to Ashland Oregon
Home of Shakespearean Festival

Why Retire to Ashland, Oregon? While retirees come
here for the theater culture, they also come for the
outstanding outdoor recreation

Ashland Oregon

For one thing, according to Modern Maturity Magazine, Ashland was ranked number two in the nation for accommodating "healthy active retirees." It is a College-retirement town, set in a pleasant countryside at an elevation of 1,800 feet.

Ashland City is located at the south end of Oregon’s beautiful Rogue Valley, the Gateway to the Pacific Northwest, only about 15 miles from the California border, at the foot of Mt. Ashland.

It offers a variety of recreational activities sure to keep you busy. From hiking to skiing, this is one town where you will not only have lots of fun, but if you are a Shakespeare enthusiast – this town offers the best in theater provided by the Oregon Shakespearean Festival.

There is also Oregon Cabaret Theater which features musicals throughout the year in a converted church. Oregon Stageworks which features many classic Broadway and International plays, in addition to new material from local and national playwrights.

It is the home of Southern Oregon University, it sponsors the wonderful Osher Lifelong Learning Institut where retirees can take unlimited classes for $100 a semester, students may attend classes on both the Ashland and Medford SOU campuses.

An active Senior Center managed by the city is open Monday through Friday; it offers health services, noon meals and many social activities including dance classes, movies, computer learning and more. See here for a complete list of activities

There is no time like the present to begin researching this ideal place to retire. Retire to Ashland, Oregon and experience what others have been boasting about for years Ashland offers qualities of life many towns only dream about.

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