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Eagle Crest Resort

1522 Cline Falls Road Redmond, OR 97756

Experience the all new Eagle Crest Resort. Nestled against the Cascade Mountains near Bend, the 1,700 acre resort with…

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Sunriver Resort (Crosswater Golf Club)

17600 Canoe Camp Dr Sunriver, OR 97707

Honored by Golf Digest as one of "America's 100 Greatest Courses," Crosswater was designed by award…

Deschutes River Adventures – Maupin

PO Box 371 Maupin, OR 97037

In business for over 30 years, we offer guided 1 day raft trips as well as raft rental for the do-it-youself rafters on…

Deschutes River State Rec Area

89600 Biggs-Rufus Hwy. Wasco, OR 97065

The Deschutes River State Recreation Area is a tree-shaded, overnight oasis for campers. The sparkle-laden, swift,…

Deschutes River in autumn at Dillon Falls, Bend,Oregon,USA

Sunrise on the Deschutes River

written by Christian Heeb on October 28th, 2013

October along the Deschutes River is always a stunning and even more so recently when I went there with a German…

Deschutes River Trail

A series of three parallel trails through pine forests and lava flows along the variously placid and tumultuous…

Deschutes River State Recreation Area

Deschutes River State Recreation Area is an excellent place for family outing activities like hiking, biking, swimming,…

Deschutes River Anglers

63430 Palla Ln Bend, OR 97701

Their motto is “our boats, your trip”. Specializing in flyfishing only drift trips on the Lower…

Deschutes River-Big Eddy

Bend, Sunriver, Redmond, Sisters, OR

Great spot for family friendly rafting, native american

Deschutes River-Day Section

Maupin, OR

One of the states most popular Summer rafting trips, native american

Deschutes River-Middle

Maupin, Bend, Madras, OR

Excellent Fishing, camping and fun whitewater, native american

Deschutes River-Upper

Maupin, The Dalles, OR

Great fishing, good whitewater, and not as popular as other sections of the river, native american

Macks Canyon Recreation Site

Macks Canyon Recreation Site Maupin, OR 97037

Macks Canyon Recreation site is a popular campground and day use site on the lower Deschutes River, a designated Wild…

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Oregon Camping 101

written by Chris Santella on May 9th, 2016

With thousands of miles of backcountry beautyto explore, Oregon is the perfectplace for camping getaways. You can…

Where are the best golf courses and resorts in Oregon?

I recommend starting in Central Oregon and making your way to the Southern Oregon Coast. Central Oregon is the home of more than 23 golf courses at all levels of difficulty and price points.  And Central Oregon is ranked as the 23rd most robust g…
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Mount Bachelor Village Resort

19717 Mt. Bachelor Drive Bend, OR 97702

Looking for the perfect vacation accommodation with resort style amenities?  Located minutes from downtown…

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Bend’s Best Breakfasts

written by Eileen Garvin on February 8th, 2016

Breakfast in Bend is not for sissies. That’s because if you’re tucking into your first meal of the day in this…

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Sounds of Summer at Les Schwab Amphitheater

written by Marie Melsheimer on January 26th, 2016

For me, nothingscreams summertime more than sitting under the sky listening to live music from some of my…

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Oregon WinterFest

written by Allison Keeney on January 11th, 2016

Last February I headed out on a winter weekend getaway over the Cascade Mountains to the heart of Central Oregon for…

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Road Trip: Winter in Central Oregon

written by Eileen Garvin on December 30th, 2015

There’s something about the winter in Central Oregon. You can’t help but be in a good mood out here in the high…

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A Chef Comes Home to Central Oregon

written by Kim Cooper Findling on November 19th, 2015

It’s 9 a.m. at 5 Fusion & Sushi Bar, and the classy downtown Bend restaurant is quiet except for muffled sounds…

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Bend Whitewater Park

written by Grant McOmie on November 6th, 2015

Bend has long been mecca for folks who enjoy recreation in the great outdoors. Now, there’s more good news: the first…

I want to propose to my girlfriend during our 6 days camping around Oregon — where should I pop the question?

First of all, congratulations! When I opened this email, I got goosebumps and butterflies and my heart started racing and I immediately had a million ideas in my mind of where you should go. But first. I'm going to give you my top 5 favorite place…

What should we do and see in Central Oregon in September?

Hi! You're in for a treat. Central Oregon in September is so beautiful. I have several recommendations for you. Don't miss the High Desert Museum, which presents natural and cultural history and also has live animals on site. For hiking, try Smith…
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10 Things to Do in Bend’s Old Mill District

written by Marie Melsheimer on August 11th, 2015

As a sixth-generation Oregonian, and an on-again, off-again resident of Bend since 1977, sometimes it’s easy for me…

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Get Away with the Grandkids

written by Eileen Garvin on July 28th, 2015

Attention all grandparents: August has been declared Official Grandparents Road Trip Month. At least according your…

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Chasing Rainbows on the Deschutes

written by Chris Santella on July 1st, 2015

Most fly-fishers agree that central Oregon’s Lower Deschutes River with its native rainbow trout and steelhead …

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12 Top Summer Dog Spots

written by Eileen Garvin on June 26th, 2015

Welcome to the dog days of summer so named for gloriously sunny days and the ascension of the Dog Star in the night…

Can I pack skydiving, hiking, camping and paragliding into 10 days in Oregon?

Ten days is the perfect amount of time to have the greatest vacation, ever. If you're starting in Portland, I'd recommend taking a day to check out the city. It sounds like you and I like all of the same things, so I'm going to give you a hot and …
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Go With the Flow

written by Eileen Garvin on April 29th, 2015

Spring runoffmakesrivers flows strong. For some early season boating, check out the rivers in sunny Central Oregon…

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Oregon Ghost Towns and New Beginnings

written by Grant McOmie on April 10th, 2015

Just past the Gorge in EasternOregon, less than 20 miles south of The Dalles, you quickly see that distances are…

2 Weeks, 7 Wonders

written by Eileen Garvin on April 3rd, 2015

If you’ve fallen in love with Oregon’s Seven Wonders, you might be hankering to visit them all. We think you need…

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7 Wonders Road Trip: Day 6, Crater Lake to Bend

written by Eileen Garvin on March 1st, 2015

Day 6: Crater Lake to Bend (Driving time: 140 miles/2.25 hours) Linger overnight at Crater Lake’s lodge or campground…

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7 Wonders Road Trip: Day 11, Joseph to Hood River

written by Eileen Garvin on March 1st, 2015

Day 11: Joseph to Hood River (Driving time: 268 miles/4.5 hours) Goodbye, Wallowas; hello, Columbia River Gorge! Get…

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Oregon’s First Whitewater Surf Park

written by Lizzie Keenan on February 23rd, 2015

Kayakers everywhere are barrel rolling for joy at the news that Bend White Water Park opened on the Deschutes River.…

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Deschutes Byway Bighorns

written by Grant McOmie on December 5th, 2014

Oregon’s back roads are the best! They can lead you down trails to secret hideaways, like the one that is less than…

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Distiller for a Day

written by Eileen Garvin on July 14th, 2014

Ready to drink in one of Oregon’s newest culinary trends, Portland Chef Gabriel Rucker travels to Central Oregon to…

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Casting for Steelhead

written by Eileen Garvin on July 9th, 2014

French-born Chef Philippe Boulot made his home in Portland’s Heathman Restaurant & Bar for more than two decades,…

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Motorcycle Riding in Central Oregon

written by Peter Russell on July 9th, 2014

While Bend deservedly has a reputation as a vacation destination in its own right, the city makes a fine base for day…

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Sisters to Smith Rock Scenic Bikeway

written by Eileen Garvin on June 6th, 2014

Oregon’s 11 official scenic bikeways curated routes chosen to showcase the best and more beautiful rides in the…

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Sunny Spring Road Bike Rides

written by Eileen Garvin on March 13th, 2014

Spring sunshine always gets our wheels turning: the ones in our heads that start planning the ultimate spring road trip…

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Three Seasons in a Day

written by Nathan Swartz on March 13th, 2014

For a town situated in Oregon’s high desert, Bend doesn’t particularly invoke the typical imagery of hot,…

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7 Wonders of Oregon: Smith Rock

written by Emily Forsha on February 23rd, 2014

Smith Rock draws climbers from across the globe, and it’s considered by many to be the birthplace of American…

Where can I go rafting near Portland with a 6 year-old?

For rafting near Portland with a six year old I'd suggest the Deschutes River near Maupin. It's a great introduction to rafting and flows all summer long!
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Fort Rock

written by Grant McOmie on June 28th, 2013

Oregon’s high desert is vast, timeless and remote where distances are great and people are few and where the only…

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Canyons, Peaks and Orchards

written by Greg Robeson and Randy Kiyokawa on May 17th, 2013

When Randy Kiyokawa was a kid, he dreamed of growing up to be a policeman or a disk jockey. His parents had other ideas…

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Climb and Fish in Central Oregon

written by Emily Forsha on May 1st, 2013

How does sunshine, snowy mountains, alpine lakes and a thriving craft beer scene sound? In the high desert plateau of…

What should I stop and see between Portland and Pendleton?

There are so very many things! I recommend you request the most current copy of the Travel Oregon Visitor’s Guide, which will serve you for this trip and many others since it covers the whole state, region by region from local travel experts. As…
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