Articles by Amy Whitley

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What Ashland activities do you recommend?

Ashland is our hometown, and we love it! I’m sure you’ll enjoy a visit. Without knowing your interests, I can tell you that we believe the Oregon Shakespeare Festival to be a must-do; this season of high quality plays and performances…

December 29th, 2016- Post Your Answer
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Are there hikes near Rogue River (the city) that reach an elevation of 1,500 feet?

I love your question! Like you, I must have elevation hiking, and I live near Rogue River. My Adam Sawyer has written a book on waterfall hikes in Southern Oregon; he also wrote aTravel Oregon story about specific waterfall hikes along the Umpqua…

December 13th, 2016- Post Your Answer
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48 Hours in Kid-Approved Klamath Falls

November 8th, 2016

Ready to make a family winter weekend of it? Here’s how.

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Is November a good time to visit Ashland?

If you visit in early November, check out the Ashland Culinary Festival. And to make a weekend out of it, the Oregon…

October 14th, 2016- Post Your Answer
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Can we stay close to Crater Lake in an RV in October?

I think October is an ideal month to visit Crater Lake! The two campgrounds within the national park are only open…

September 26th, 2016- Post Your Answer
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Is there RV camping at Crater Lake?

Yes, you can RV camp below the rim at Crater Lake at Mazama Village Campground, the only RV camping in Crater Lake…

August 31st, 2016- Post Your Answer
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Where can we see redwood trees in Oregon?

In Southern Oregonyou can find wonderful redwood groves by driving out the Redwood Highway (Highway 199) from Grants…

August 5th, 2016- Post Your Answer
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Where can I pan for gold in Southern Oregon?

For gold panning, the Rogue River is a great place. We’ve seen many people panning for gold along the lower Rogue…

July 5th, 2016- Post Your Answer
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What are the most dog-friendly towns in Southern Oregon?

Oregon in general is a very dog-friendly state! In my opinion, Ashland and the smaller, historic town of Jacksonville…

June 24th, 2016- Post Your Answer
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Are there places to stand-up paddleboard near Ashland?

Excellent question! Yes, there are several great places to SUP near Ashland. In fact, my family regularlypaddleboards…

June 9th, 2016- Post Your Answer
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About Author Amy Whitley

Amy Whitley is an outdoors and family travel writer making her home in Southern Oregon. An avid backpacker, skier, and hiker, Amy has written features celebrating Oregon travel experiences from yurt camping to hut-to-hut skiing for local and national publications. Passionate about families getting outdoors together, Amy authors the NWKids column in OutdoorsNW Magazine, and spends her free time trying to keep up with her three school-aged sons in the backcountry. A lover of travel across the US and internationally, Amy is an editor at Trekaroo, and founder of Pit Stops for Kids.

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