Bend Travel Guide
Welcome to Bend, OR!
Fondly referred to as the recreation capital of Oregon, Bend boasts a multitude of outdoor activities, from hiking to skiing to camping. In the summer, golf on one of Bend's scenic courses in the morning and stargaze at the Pine Mountain Observatory in the evening. Leisure enthusiasts enjoy rafting, kayaking and fishing excursions on the Deschutes River and mountain biking and hiking in the Deschutes National Forest. Bend is home to the wacky and family-oriented Funny Farm amusement park, as well as several museums. One such museum is the Deschutes Historical Center, which features a number of prehistoric and pioneer history displays. Wintertime in and around Bend features a wealth of outdoor activities, such as skiing at the Mt. Bachelor Ski Area and snowshoeing and snowmobiling in the many surrounding wilderness areas. After a day of adventure, visitors choose from a variety of accommodations to relax in, ranging from hotels to vacation rentals to bed and breakfasts.
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Hotels & Motels
The Holiday Inn Express Hotel offers a free expanded continental breakfast, free local phone calls.
In the winter, Wanderlust Tours offers day and moonlight snowshoe trips, as well as cave tours.