Welcome to the Bend Marriotts blog! Stay up-to-date on everything that's going on around our Bend, Oregon hotels (Fairfield Inn and Suites and Towneplace Suites). Featuring events, things to do and special offers, our hotel blog will keep you current on all of the latest happenings, including nearby attractions such as Mt. Bachelor, the Old Mill District and more.
It's no secret-Oregon is brimming with natural wonders, from the coastal regions to foothills, snow-capped mountains, and everything in between. Bend's central location affords maximum access to some of the state's seven true wonders. Leap into the deep caldera waters of Crater Lake, scale the sides of Smith Rock, or get lost in the beautifully colored Painted Hills. Continue reading7 Wonders of Oregon detail
Central Oregon's largest food festival returns in 2014 for its 12th year. The 2014 Bite of Bend Food Festival fills the streets of Bend on June 28th and 29th, and is free and open to the public. Grab a few small plates from local and regional restaurants vending their wares, and makes sure to sample local wines, ciders, beers, or soda with your meal! Stroll about and soak in great live music, watch chefs duke it out in a live kitchen battle, or run a 5k-Oregon style-with craft beer breaks. Continue readingBite of Bend Food Festival detail
For nearly 20 years, West Coast golfers flock to beautiful Bend, Oregon for championship-caliber amateur golf. The PacAm Amateur Golf Classic celebrates its 18th Annual running in 2014, with the usual three-day, net, stroke-play set up. Three different divisions ensures all golfers are welcome at tee time, no matter their skill level. The classic kicks off on Saturday, September 20th, at the Sunriver Resort. Continue readingAmateur Golf Championship detail
You can celebrate summer with the Marriotts of Bend if you win our fantastic package getaway! Just like us on Facebook and enter at either the TownePlace Suites or Fairfield Inn and Suites Facebook Pages. You could win a tasting at the award-winning Deschutes Brewery and then a dinner with some of the best views and atmosphere in town at Greg's Grill, just along the river in the Old Mill District. Then, cap your night with a complimentary stay in a spacious room at either the TownePlace Suites or Fairfield Inn and Suites. Continue readingVacation Contest from Bend Suites detail