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Brunch Season Has Arrived!

Baskets, bunnies and bacon. With spring here, brunch season is in full swing and Roseburg has plenty of options whether it's for Easter, Mother’s Day, showers, graduation or just a beautiful Sunday to park it by the mimosa bar. Here are some favorite Sunday breakfast and brunch locations serving up…

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Gardener's Paradise

Many of the signs of spring are nearing the corner here in Douglas County. The warm sun has made several appearances in the last week, flowers are in bloom, lawn mowers are humming, and seasonal allergies are making their infamous comeback. The arrival of spring is met with great excitement for…

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For Love and Pizza

As February pays homage to doting over your sweetheart - an authentic, classic date can be as simple (and perfect) as an evening shared between greasy fingers, cheese-smothered slices and two pint glasses. Over here at Experience Roseburg, we think there is nothing quite as romantic as pizza - and…

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Our Favorite Diamond Lake Winter Activities

Diamond Lake is nestled in Douglas County’s scenic backyard in the Umpqua National Forest. While it is a supreme summer hotspot, it also is known to be the perfect winter playground. 79-miles east of Roseburg on Highway 138, Diamond Lake offers cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, tubing…

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Shop Small This Holiday Season

Let the Christmas shopping commence! This year has been incredibly difficult for local businesses so there is no better time to spread the gift of cheer in multiple ways – shop small and locally while also finding unique gifts for everyone on your list. Roseburg and the surrounding Douglas County…

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Downtown Roseburg Date Night

Hot summer nights with your boo call for outdoor lounging, acoustic tunes and cold, craft brew. Downtown Roseburg provides small-town charm that radiates romance and sweet simplicity. Less crowds make the sidewalks stroll-worthy and with a variety of eateries, wineries and breweries within blocks…

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Homegrown Haven

Passionate about their community and the bounty of high-quality food grown in Douglas County, Erin Saylor of Saylor Farms and Chad Northcraft of DC Modern Roots collaborated at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic with the mission of supporting local, small-scale producers as well as getting…

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A Weekend on The Great Umpqua Food Trail

The great thing about travel is getting the opportunity to try and discover new food, craft beverages or culinary experiences. The not so great thing about travel is attempting to find hidden gems and only being able to find chain eateries. The Great Umpqua Food Trail is your map to secret, culinary…

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Umpqua Valley Birding

It’s a romantic, summer-sunset sway and at the same time a scene from Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds.” Roseburg’s Vaux swift migration is one of the most unique birding events in Western North America as anywhere from 2,000 to 6,000 small birds descend at dusk into an old chimney at the Umpqua Valley…

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Keep Crater Lake Blue

In these strange and uncertain times, outdoor adventures are more appealing and popular than ever. Being outdoors is a great way to get out of the house while being able to socially distance. Sometimes popular locations can be overwhelmed with visitors though. Crowds can overwhelm limited services…

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