-- Among my favorites for its central location (if you're willing and able to climb stairs) is downtown's affordable, European-style Columbia Hotel, above the shops at 262 1/2 E. Main St.; columbiahotel.com.
-- Do it up fancy at the landmark Ashland Springs Hotel, 212 E. Main St., a half-block from the theaters: ashlandspringshotel.com
-- A helpful directory of Ashland bed-and-breakfast inns: stayashland.com
Finding art this fall
Year-round, Ashland Galleries Association hosts Ashland First Friday, 5-8 p.m. the first Friday of each month, with music and food at galleries in Ashland's downtown and Railroad District. ashlandgalleries.com/events/first-friday-artwalk.
-- Also, attend the Ashland Open Studio Tour, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 14-15, 2017, when more than 25 area artists open their studios to the public; ashlandost.com.
Travel Ashland visitor bureau: travelashland.com
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