Jacksonville is a charming tourist town located just five miles west of Medford. Known for its wine tastings and historic mid-19th-century buildings, this quaint, pedestrian-friendly city offers residents and visitors alike a delightful selection of cafes, restaurants, shops, spas, and wineries. It also hosts a number of festivals each year, such as the ever-popular Britt Music Festival. Opportunities for outdoor recreation include hiking along the area’s various trails, rafting and fishing in the Rogue River, enjoying a Trolley Tour, and skating at the Jacksonville Skate Park. The city’s 1,100-acre Forest Park features 15 miles of scenic vistas, hiking trails, small creeks, old gold mines, and wild and plant life. The Jacksonville Woodlands Trails offer more than 20 miles of hiking and biking trails, including several that offer self-guided audio tours.