Surrounded by world-class outdoor adventures and brimming with great craft beer, coffee, and food, Bend is an all-season destination worthy of inclusion on your must-visit list.

Top Spots

First Street Rapids Park - Deschutes River Trail

Bend, Oregon

5.94 mi / 243 ft gain

Deschutes River Trail: Sawyer Park to Archie Briggs Canyon

Bend, Oregon

5.1 mi / 384 ft gain

Ride the Twin Bridges Loop

Bend, Oregon


Pilot Butte

Bend, Oregon

1.85 mi / 433 ft gain

Deschutes River Trail: 1st Street Rapids

Bend, Oregon

4.41 mi / 213 ft gain

Riley Ranch Trails

Bend, Oregon

4.53 mi / 308 ft gain

Juniper, Sage Flat, and Canyon Loop

Bend, Oregon

2.79 mi / 249 ft gain

Float or Paddle The Deschutes River

Bend, Oregon


Deschutes River Trail Loop

Bend, Oregon

3.18 mi / 203 ft gain

Places to stay

Walk to Downtown! Sleek Getaway with 2 Balconies

From $87 / night

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Blocks to River, Downtown, Dining - Large Yard

From $158 / night

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Extraordinary Riverfront Home Next to Biking, Hiking & Fishing

From $280 / night

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Walkable Galveston Corridor Gem with Home Office

From $111 / night

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Remodeled Retreat | Firepit | Near Dining & Shops

From $134 / night

Chic Retreat | Indoor Pool & Hot Tub, Fenced Yard

From $180 / night

Guides and stories

A Mountain Biker's Dream Hotel: LOGE Bend, Oregon

Liam McNally

An Overnight Journey to Oregon's Green Lakes

Garrett Schmidt

Beginner Backpacking in Central Oregon: Misadventures Along the Broken Top Loop Trail

Jacqueline McGraw

15 Hikes for the Best Views of Mt. Hood

Rachel Davidson

The Ultimate Weekend Adventure In Portland, Oregon

Alan Maxcy

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