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Settled along the winding Deschutes River in the heart of Central Oregon, Bend and its surrounding area is known worldwide as a recreational mecca, attracting golfers, skiers, snowboarders, cyclists, rafters, kayakers, rock climbers, hikers and other outdoor enthusiasts of all ages. Combine that with a richly diverse cultural and historical landscape, world-class dining and tax-free shopping.

Central Oregon

Bend is located in Central Oregon, home to alpine lakes, sparkling rivers, snowy mountains, sage-brush plains and Smith Rock, a rock-climber's paradise.

Nearby cities are: Sunriver, Redmond, Terrebonne, and Sisters.

an ItineraryPaul Losch’s Culinary Tour to Smith Rock

by Kerry Newberry / September 14, 2015

Visit Oregon wine country before heading on a culinary journey through the high desert of Central Oregon.

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an ItineraryBuddies, Birdies, Brews and Bend

by Chris Santella / September 9, 2015

Every two years, my college buddies and I (proud class of ’85) organize a golf trip.A few of us play with some regularity; for others it’s a once-every-two-years activity.While we appreciate experiencing some nice courses, these trips are…

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an Oregon Story10 Things to Do in Bend’s Old Mill District

by Marie Melsheimer / August 11, 2015

As a sixth-generation Oregonian, and an on-again, off-again resident of Bend since 1977, sometimes it’s easy for me to forget all the amazing things to do in this place I call home. When I was growing up, the section of the Deschutes River where…

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an ItineraryThe Tale of the Ale Trail

by Eileen Garvin / February 28, 2014

We’re standing in the rain on the edge of the Deschutes National Forest looking at a 10-foot section of a spruce trunk that’s been halved and hollowed. With handles on one end and a small wheel on the other, it looks like a strange and skinny…

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Find things to see and do In Bend

  1.     Attractions
    1.     Amusement Parks
    2.     Aquariums & Zoos
    3.     Art Galleries & Studios
    4.     Casinos
    5.     Movies and TV filmed in Oregon
    6.     Museums & Interpretive Centers
    7.     Outdoors & Nature
    8.     Performing Arts
    9.     Shopping
    10.     Theater
    11.     Tour Companies & Guides
  2.     Recreation
    1.     Birding
    2.     Camping
    3.     Cycling
    4.     Fishing
    5.     Golf
    6.     Guides & Charters
      1.     Back Country Guides
      2.     Bicycle Guides
      3.     Charter Boats
      4.     Fishing Guides
      5.     Hunting Guides
      6.     Jet Boat Charters
      7.     Outdoor Guides
      8.     Whitewater Guides
    7.     Hiking
    8.     Indoor Sports
    9.     Jet Boating
    10.     Kayaking
    11.     Rafting
    12.     Snow Sports
    13.     Sustainable Travel
  3.     Eat & Drink
    1.     Artisan Producers
    2.     Beer & Breweries
    3.     Cideries
    4.     Coffee & Tea
    5.     Culinary Experiences
    6.     Distilleries
    7.     Farmers' Markets
    8.     Farms & Farm Stays
    9.     Oregon Food Trips
    10.     Picking & Foraging
    11.     Ranches & Ranch Stays
    12.     Restaurants
      1.     American
      2.     Asian Fusion
      3.     Cajun / Creole
      4.     Chinese
      5.     French Bistros
      6.     Greek
      7.     Irish
      8.     Italian
      9.     Japanese
      10.     Latino
      11.     Mediterranean
      12.     Pacific Northwest
      13.     Pizza
      14.     Seafood
      15.     Southern
      16.     Thai
    13.     Seafood
    14.     Wineries & Wine
  4.     Oregon Heritage
    1.     Covered Bridges
    2.     Ghost Towns
    3.     Heritage Areas
    4.     Heritage Museums
    5.     Indian Country
    6.     Lighthouses
    7.     Old West & Oregon Trail
  5.     Natural Wonders
    1.     Bodies of Water
      1.     Lakes & Reservoirs
      2.     Rivers
      3.     Waterfalls
    2.     Forests, Parks & Refuges
      1.     National Forests & Parks
      2.     National Wildlife Refuges and Areas
      3.     State Parks
    3.     Mountains & Hills
  6.     Events
    1.     Animal & Agriculture Events
    2.     Culinary Events
    3.     Cultural Heritage Events
    4.     Exhibit & Lecture Events
    5.     Fairs & Festivals
    6.     Flower & Garden Events
    7.     Oregon Food Trips
    8.     Performing Art Events
    9.     Sports Events
    10.     Visual Art Events
    11.     Volunteer Events
  7. All Places to Stay
  8.     Lodging
    1.     Bed and Breakfasts
    2.     Hotel / Motel
    3.     Vacation Rentals
  9.     RV Parks
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Visit Bend 750 NW Lava Rd., Ste. 160 , Bend, OR 97701 541.382.8048 or 877.245.8484

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