One favorite place there was Mix, Alice's recommendation. We went there two days in a row for breakfast - wonderful Stumptown coffee from Portland and house-baked pastries, and again Sat. afternoon for ice cream (raspberry rhubarb and salted caramel). Delicious.
Lithia Park, right in downtown Ashland, is a really pleasant local park:
And we went wading in Ashland Creek:
That was really nice, since it was in the upper 90's our whole trip. Only cooled down somewhat around 11:00 pm.
Here was a surprising site on Sunday morning:
Closed? I guess it's a low-crime sort of time.
All in all, really nice. I am looking forward to going back.