This Oregon Small Town Is Like A Wild West Movie Set Come To Life

Few towns in Oregon compare to historic Jacksonville. This 1850s gold mining town in Southern Oregon is home to good food, wine, and plenty of awe-inspiring scenery. The historic character of this authentic Wild West town can still be experienced today, whether you’re walking past the historic buildings that line the downtown area, or checking out the landmarks on the outskirts of town.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

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