Step out the front door of your Lodgings and never have to get in your car again until you choose to leave. What could be finer for a Writer's Retreat? Write, walk, dream, write. Combine this with the Feldenkrais Creativity Workshops for Writers and you have the perfect balance of downtime and inspiration. Experience beautifully preserved downtown Jacksonville, Oregon, filled with fine artisan boutiques, antique shops, and fine dining. Downtown Jacksonville was recently rated 13th on a list of the Top 25 Cutest Main Streets in Smaller Towns by Fodor’sTravel


élan premier accommodations

Elan Guest Suites and Gallery is southern Oregon’s premier boutique travel accommodation and art gallery. On a picturesque side street only a block from the main sights of historic Jacksonville, Elan exceeds the expectations of most guests. Elan’s exclusive lodging is a perfect combination of comfort, technology and pure panache for any writer seeking space and solitude for writing. Website.


Jacksonville’s Magnolia Inn

Jacksonville’s Magnolia Inn, built in 1928 is located just blocks from the heart of historic Jacksonville, Oregon. The elegant rooms feature premium linens, private bath and central air. The lush floral grounds beckon you to relax and unwind in one of the numerous sitting areas, each having wonderful views of several of the town’s most historic buildings. Enjoy a continental breakfast at your leisure. Website


McCully House Inn

McCully House Inn is nestled in a flourishing English Garden in the heart of the Jacksonville Historic District, a designated National Historical Landmark. It was built in 1862 by John McCully, Jacksonville’s first doctor and Justice of the Peace. McCully House Inn offers six distinctive deluxe guest rooms, three luxurious suites and private studio Wine Cottages with private baths, terrycloth bathrobes and spa toiletries. Website