lounging on the second story veranda of Jacksonville's Magnolia
Inn, or sitting in the yard below under the giant Magnolia Tree,
one can relax in view the Historic Jackson County Courthouse, now
the Jacksonville Museum, and take in life in this Southern Oregon
gold rush town.
hints of the grandeur of a Southern plantation and all of the charm
of a Victorian Inn, Magnolia Inn is a refreshing and enchanting
getaway in the heart Rogue River Country and a short drive to rafting
adventure and a national treasure, Crater Lake.
guests of Magnolia Inn are treated to the warmest hospitality by
the Inn's owners, Frank and Cheryl Behnke, who renovated the Inn
from it's mysterious past as a sanitarium into the Jewel of Country
Inn's with a well deserved AAA triple diamond rating.
romantic room has been thoughtfully appointed with antiques, fine
art and subtle themes using soft warm and rich color palates that
combine with the natural filtered light and shadows that move across
the inn throughout the day and evening to caress the senses. One
room features an adjoining room with a twin bed, which is perfect
for a couple traveling with children.
to the Colonial Veranda is the guest kitchen and sitting room where
delicious pastries are served with morning coffee and select teas.
Throughout the day, guests can enjoy this area, playing board games,
selecting videos and reading materials.
is striking about Magnolia Inn is it's spaciousness, wide stairways
and hallways, the feeling that you are enjoying life in a Southern
Mansion in the heart of the West's most picturesque gold rush town
with shopping, dining and cultural attractions that rival the top
travel destinations all within steps
from the inn.
world famous Britt Music Festival takes place, a short walk up the
hill to Britt Gardens, named for photographer, musician and early
settler to Jacksonville, Peter Britt. The
festival attracts top name performers and people from around the
world come to this outdoor series overlooking the Rogue Valley.
Nearby wineries are open for tasting and Jacksonville's five star
restaurant Jacksonville Inn has a wine shop that features the best
selection of wines between San Francisco and Portland.
one of the most popular attractions is the Jacksonville Children's
Museum, just across the street from Magnolia Inn. This hands on
Pioneer Museum features miniature trains, and
rooms where children can play in Pioneer settings and learn
about the old West. While a walk through the old graveyard on the
hill with headstones dating back two hundred years is a hauntingly
beautiful experience, it is just one of many memorable experiences
that make a visit to Magnolia Inn a treasured destination you will
return to again and again.