From the annual Oregon Shakespeare Festival to Southern Oregon University, the city of Ashland holds many cultural gems that delight residents and draw a steady stream of visitors. The city is home to a vibrant and growing solar industry and city leaders strongly encourage sustainability and smart design. Located at the convergence of the Cascade and Siskiyou Mountains, Ashland boasts an impressive outdoor scene with plenty of opportunities to hike, bike, swim and frolic.
- Our 5th annual ranking of the best places to live in America includes familiar names and deserving newcomers.
- Our third annual ranking of the best small to mid-sized cities in the U.S.
- Our second-annual ranking of the best small to mid-sized cities in the U.S.