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Not everyone comes to Bend for the breweries and outdoor adventure. In fact, we have many amazing resorts near Bend. These resorts offer world class golf, beautiful lodging options, pools, spas, fine dining, and more. This may surprise many of you who think of Bend as a craft beer and extreme sports mecca. The resorts …Read More →
Unless you are business traveler who is loyal to a specific chain of hotels, I was a Marriott guy in my former life, the number of hotel options in Bend can be daunting. A quick Google search for hotels in Bend, OR will bring up nearly 100 listings. For a town the size of Bend, …Read More →
Anytime you’re visiting a tourist town you can safely assume that there are a TON of options when it comes to lodging. Where to stay in (or near) Bend is first question that needs to be answered when you’re planning your Central Oregon vacation. Bend was recently ranked 4th in the country for vacation rentals …Read More →
We get tons of questions from people traveling with their dogs regarding the dog “friendliness” of Bend. Visitors are surprised to hear that there are more off-leash dog areas in Bend than there are in Portland?! There is no better way to get out and explore the beauty of Bend than with your best 4-legged …Read More →
Hiking in Bend… where do we start?! One of top questions we get asked is “what are your favorite hiking trails in Central Oregon?” It makes sense since roughly 42 percent of Bend visitors do some sort of hiking or trail running while in town. But that’s a tough question or answer! There are so …Read More →
Bend Vacation’s Ideal Pub Crawl Bend is probably most well known for beer and our outdoor lifestyle. While there are several awesome tours of our beer scene, sometimes it’s best to just enjoy the sun and pub crawl through town at your own pace. If experiencing multiple different brewers, sitting outside, walking along the river, …Read More →