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Celebrate Winter

Enjoy three days of live music, delicious food and drink as well as a showcase of the best local creators and businesses in the region at Bend’s WinterFest.

Best Things about Staying at Pine Ridge Inn

Thinking of planning a trip to Bend? Pine Ridge Inn is an excellent choice for so many reasons! We share our favorites.

Hop Aboard the Bend Brew Bus

Grab a taste of Pacific Northwest craft culture by hopping aboard the Bend Brew Bus. This is a great activity for friends, families, bachelor and bachelorette parties, or business groups!

Enjoy a Beer at Bend Brewing Company

Bend Brewing Company is located in downtown Bend and is an excellent place to have a bite and a brew after a day spent exploring the recreational paradise that is Central Oregon’s great outdoors!

Pole, Pedal, Paddle

Take part in the largest multi-sport event in Central Oregon! The US Bank Pole, Pedal, Paddle is a fun and flexible race that can involve a number of activities including downhill skiing, Nordic skiing, cycling, running, kayaking canoeing and SUP boarding.

Enjoy a Summer Concert at the Les Schwab Amphitheater

Enjoy a Summer concert at the Northwest's most distinctive mixed-use venue: the beautiful, independent, outdoor, riverfront Les Schwab Amphitheater.

Oregon Wines Fly Free

Fall is a fabulous time to visit Oregon Wine Country and this Fall, Alaskan Airlines is making it even better! Up to one case of Oregon wine can fly home free of charge on Alaska Airlines until November 20th.

Experience the Great Outdoors in Bend

Often referred to as the “outdoor playground of the West”, the central Oregon town of Bend is equally as famous for its outdoor pursuits as it is for its pristine beauty. Majestic snow caps punctuate the gorgeous high-desert skyline, which just so happens to make for some of the best weather in the country (nearly 300 days of sunshine a year!)

Take a Cascade Lakes Road Trip

What makes this road trip unique? It's unparalleled scenery. Find the true meaning of super natural beauty as you look upon the peaks of the Cascade Mountains, 1000 year old hardened lava flows, high desert plains, thick forests, pristine mountain lakes, gentle streams and peaceful meadows. Take this Cascades Lakes road trip and see for yourself why this 83 mile route is so widely renowned.

Hit the Slopes of Mt. Bachelor

Make the most of mountain this season and hit the slopes of the magnificent Mt. Bachelor. Mt Bachelor features almost 60 groomed runs that are perfectly smooth, soft and carveable as well as ungroomed powder in the trees and above the tree line!

Come, See & Enjoy Art in the High Desert

Art in the High Desert is a world class juried art and craft festival held in beautiful Bend, Oregon. Many nationally acclaimed artists gather to share their inspirational art work as well as their stories.