Things to Do in Bend, Oregon

One of the most fascinating destinations in Central Oregon, the friendly, charming town of Bend, Oregon, offers a wide variety of attractions, fun things to do, and amazing outdoor recreation-while also boasting some of the best weather in Oregon. Explore the award winning craft breweries or go hiking and biking through the Cascade Mountains. Enjoy dining and shopping in the relaxed vibe of Downtown Bend, play a round of golf, or hit the slopes at spectacular Mt. Bachelor!

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Travel Itineraries

Located in Bend, Locals Compass is a travel marketplace connecting travelers with locals for personalized travel itineraries. Whether you are coming to Bend for a family vacation, to shred the gnar or conquer the Bend Ale Trail, we have a Local Expert that can create a travel itinerary all your own!

Mt. Bachelor

Located just 20 minutes east of Bend, Mt. Bachelor is an idyllic, all-season playground-from winter skiing and snowboarding to summer hiking.

Downtown Bend

Located minutes from our hotel, Downtown Bend is a laid-back mountain escape with a hip, cosmopolitan vibe, trendy restaurants, art galleries, chic shopping and award-winning breweries.

Golf

Called the "Palm Springs of the North," Bend is home to many of the most aesthetic and challenging courses on the West Coast, including Widgi Creek, Pronghorn, Tetherow and Crosswater.

Hiking and Biking

Whether planning a whitewater quest down the Deschutes River or exploring the canyons at Smith Rock State Park, Bend, Oregon, offers outdoor fun for travelers of all levels and ages.

Bend Breweries

Beer lovers will discover a sip of heaven in Bend, Oregon-home to the top craft breweries in the Northwest. Stop by Deschutes Brewery for an ice cold pint of award-winning beer.