Central Oregon



Stories from the Journey



Central Oregon Events



Oregon Wheat: A Bountiful Harvest
The Bend Brewfest

Trips

Airstream Adventures: The Painted Hills and John Day Fossil Beds
Growing Up Golf
Bend Brewing Company
Where to Eat After Hitting the Slopes in Central Oregon
Suttle Lodge & Boathouse
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The Art of Beef
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Trip Planner: Sunriver
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MOsley WOtta
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Oregon’s Cyclocross Culture
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Adventure Abounds at Waldo Lake
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Butte-iful Oregon Hikes
Oregon Trip Planner: Bend
Oregon Trip Planner: High Desert
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Road Reconsidered: The Cascade Lakes Highway
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Oregon Trip Planner: Sisters

Recreation

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Adventure Abounds at Waldo Lake
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Butte-iful Oregon Hikes

Culture

The Bend Brewfest
symons beef company, madras
The Art of Beef
MOsley WOtta
MOsley WOtta
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Oregon’s Cyclocross Culture

Continue Your Adventure



Best of the Region

Panacea Resort at the Canyon
Panacea Resort is a glamorous getaway in central Oregon written by Kim Cooper Findling Imagine sleeping outdoors under a sky full of stars … in a plush, king-sized bed. Panacea at the Canyon exemplifies “glamping”—the trend that brings glamour into
Solomon’s at Tetherow
written by Julie Lee The best of Bend has been rolled into one spanking new destination location: Solomon’s at Tetherow. With breathtaking scenery, regionally focused dishes, phenomenal wine and artsy cocktails, Solomon’s is destined to become another happening local hot
Pine Ridge Inn
e Pine Ridge Inn is tucked between the trees & the Deschutes River in Bend. Surrounded by nature, minutes from downtown and walking distance to the Old Mill District and Les Schwab Amphitheatre. Known for exceptional guest service, Pine Ridge
Pine Mountain Sports
Ready to skip the lifts and earn your turns? A backcountry ski package from Pine Mountain Sports lets you make tracks uphill as well as down. As Central Oregon’s backcountry and alpine touring headquarters, Pine Mountain Sports is here to
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Norma Holmes Fine Art
Norma Holmes’ paintings bring to the public an awareness of the beautiful and diverse landscape on Oregon’s Eastside. Holmes packs her van with painting supplies and follows her passion, painting directly from nature. Once a six-by-eight inch study is done
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4 Seasons Sunriver
For more than 30 years friendly, experienced staff have been serving Central Oregon residents and visitors. 4Seasons provides insider knowledge to the best recreational pursuits in the area and outfit you with everything you need to fully enjoy your experience.
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Bistro 28
Opened in January, Bistro 28 is located in the Athletic Club of Bend, offering members and non-members alike a classic bistro experience. The bistro is the more casual sibling of Zydeco with the same high culinary standards. You can enjoy
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Kah-Nee-Ta Resort
Kah-Nee-Ta Resort & Spa offers a variety of accommodations including rooms with private balconies, teepees and even a full-service RV Park. They also offer 15,000 square feet of flexible meeting space to host any event you need to plan. Come
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Bend Kayak School
Bend Kayak School is passionate for sharing the love of rivers through education, by providing low student to teacher ratios and a supportive learning environment. We believe solid river knowledge is the best way to become a life long river
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Bend Factory Stores
Central Oregon’s premier boutique outlet shopping experience with brand names & great prices, you’ll be sure to find everything you need right here!
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Bennington Properties
When it comes to planning your next vacation, there is no more ideal place than the Sunriver area to play and stay with your family. Bennington Properties manages more high quality Sunriver vacation rentals than anyone else. Bennington Properties, LLC
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Silverado Jewelry Gallery
Silverado Jewelry Gallery showcases highly innovative artisans and their eclectic collection covers many styles from  traditional to contemporary.  Whether your preference is sterling or stainless, turquoise or pearls, you are sure to find something that pleases you. 1001 NW Wall
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Crown Villa
Beautiful grounds and immaculate sites set the tone for an experience unlike any other at Crown Villa. Each site is constructed with stone pavers,. thick grass, old growth pine trees, storage sheds, bistro sets, and at least 20’ of open
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Terrebonne Depot Food & Drink
The freshest cuisine in Central Oregon, minutes from Smith Rock. Terrebonne Depot offers ingredient-focused American cuisine served in Terrebonne’s 100-year-old former train station. Terrebonne Depot serves a wide range of fresh traditional fare, specialty cocktails, choice local and imported beer
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Pronghorn, An Auberge Resort
When it comes to your wedding, you shouldn’t have to compromise on anything. Choosing a wedding venue can often be one of the hardest parts of the planning process, because it’s one of the biggest decisions—the place that will be
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Cascara Vacation Rentals
Sunriver offers thousands of acres of outdoor activities such as biking, golf, and tennis along with dining, shopping and entertainment in the remodeled Village.  Cascara Vacation Rentals helps you enjoy all that Sunriver offers with a wide selection of homes,
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Revive Spa
Revive is an organic wellness and beauty spa providing natural beauty solutions through organic skin care, facials, microdermabrasion, LED, high frequency and hair removal. Revive also offers acupuncture to balance the body, Advanced Allergy Therapeutics to eliminate allergies, and sensitivities
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Mount Bachelor Village Resort
Mount Bachelor Village Resort is located minutes from downtown Bend and the Old Mill District shops on the road to Mt Bachelor. Nestled among the pines on the ridge above the Deschutes River, the resort offers a variety of nightly
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Elk Lake Lodge
Nestled among Three Sisters, Broken Top and Mt. Bachelor, Elk Lake Resort is truly an all season oasis. The Resort’s mountain views and pristine lake waters are the perfect backdrop for all your outdoor activities.  Hiking, biking, paddleboarding, sailing and
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Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe
Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe is your locally owned and operated paddling shop in Bend, creating lifelong paddlers for more than a decade. Visit the retail store and learning center, located right on the banks of the Deschutes River, just
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Wheel Fun
Experience the historic Old Mill on a surrey, deuce coupe, cruiser bike or one of our unique specialty bikes – they’re perfect for exploring this scenic area!  Cruise the beautiful Deschutes, enjoyiing sweeping river vistas as you stop for a
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Tumalo Art Co.
Classic to contemporary with a twist—paintings to sculpture, photography to printmaking, Tumalo Art Co. showcases the best of Northwest art. An artist is always available to assist you in your art journey. Visit us seven days a week in the
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Fin & Fire
From its humble roots, Fin and Fire has grown  into Central Oregon’s premier destination fly-fishing shop. Brands like Sage, Winston, Simms, Hatch, and Patagonia are just some of what you’ll find inside. And, as Redmond’s only fly-fishing outfitter, Fin and
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Sunriver Resort
Sunriver Resort in Central Oregon brings the beauty of the natural world and premier hotel accommodations together in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains. Year-round outdoor adventure and recreational activities are abundant at Sunriver- including world-class golf, skiing, kayaking, and
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Shady Cove Market
Shady Cove Market specializes in the groceries your family needs. No matter what you are looking for, you’ll find it at Shady Cove Market. Visit our supermarket and see all we have to offer.
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Sunriver Marketplace
Full-service grocery and liquor store, offering high quality meat, produce and a lengthy beer and wine selection too. Includes a gas station, postal service and carpet cleaner rentals. Located on the north end of Sunriver.
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Tortilleria Reyes
Tortilleria Reyes is a small, authentic Mexican eatery, bakery and grocery store located not too far from Mt Bachleor on South Highway 97 in Bend. Owners Carlos and Martha Reyes of Michoacán, Mexico, started the business in 2003 as a
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Newport Market
Located on the west side of Bend for more than twenty years, Newport Avenue Market is all about local. Owner and founder Rudy Dory has shaped the market to reflect the Central Oregon communities and is a supporter of numerous
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Devore’s Good Food Store
Devore’s Good Food Store has been bringing good food to Central Oregon since 1977. It is committed to organic food, supporting family farms from the Northwest and using only the freshest organically grown produce in its deli foods. It is
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Worthy Brewing Co.
Worthy Brewing hit the ground running as a production brewery with the capacity to brew 60,000 barrels. It experiments with new ingredients and recipes with the goal of cooking up two or three new beers a month.  
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Crux Fermentation Project
Crux is a crossroads, an intersection, the heart of something. In the brewing process, it’s the pivotal point where fermentation happens and anticipation mounts. Crux Fermentation Project is the ongoing pursuit of that place. 
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Deep Canyon Outfitters
Deep Canyon Outfitters brings a combination of experience, enthusiasm and knowledge to every guided trip they offer. For 25 years, Deep Canyon Outfitters has been guiding on the myriad rivers and lakes surrounding their headquarters in Bend, Oregon. With the
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Sara Bella Upcylced
The original Sara Bella* was founded in 1991. The name, Sara Bella started with owner and designer, Sara Weiner. She lives in Bend, Oregon, with her partner and their daughter, Bella. The original Bella was Sara’s grandmother, who taught her
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Three Creeks Brewing Co.
Where they utilize only the finest ingredients available for all of their food and brewing activities, while striving to impress even the most sensitive of palates, their menu of excellent yet casual and unpretentious pub food is served in a
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Silver Moon Brewing Co.
Recently voted Best Indoor Music Venue in The Source Weekly’s Best of Central Oregon Poll ! They proudly present a diverse array of entertainment… nationally-touring acts, local acts, slam poetry, belly dancing, pub theater and more. One of Bend’s Oldest
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McMenamins – Old St Francis School
The Old St. Francis School, conveniently located in the center of downtown Bend, has undergone a transformation from 1936 Catholic schoolhouse to lively destination hotel complete with classrooms-turned-lodging rooms, a pub, brewery and bakery, a movie theater, private meeting and
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Good Life Brewing Co.
Located on Bend’s Westside. They take their name from the lifestyle that most Bend-ites live. With tons of recreation, sprinkled with hard work and friends make living in Bend truly the GoodLife. The 30 Barrel Brewhouse and fermentation area are
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Cascade Lakes Brewing
Cascade Lakes Lodge On the road to Mt. Bachelor you’ll find the warm and welcoming Cascade Lakes Brewing Company Lodge. Enjoy 16 liquids on draft, a full bar, pool table and darts. You can also visit the flagship location in
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Boneyard Brewing Co.
Boneyard Beer was started with one goal in mind: make a great beer! The major hurdle to overcome, however, was how to do so in large quantities without large sums of money. The solution was simple – you pull from
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Bend Brewing Co.
Bend Brewing Company overlooks the Deschutes River at Mirror Pond in Bend, Oregon. Locally owned and operated, this exceptional brewpub opened its doors in February of 1995 and quickly became a favorite for locals and visitors alike. The people of
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Lavabelles
Through 1859 Explore, experience Bend like a local—or if you’re local, live it up like a tourist—by hanging your beanie at a historic Lavabelles cottage. If it’s just the two of you, opt for “Laverne,” a retro chic one-bedroom with
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Wanderlust Tours
Since 1993, Wanderlust Tours has specialized in outdoor tours, outdoor activities and things to do while on vacation in Bend and Sunriver, and has won numerous awards. Wanderlust Tours offers half-day guided tours and trips in Bend, Sunriver and Sisters.
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Sisters Rodeo
June, Annual
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Black Butte Ranch
Recreation is never ending when you have a Central Oregon destination such as ours! All four seasons provide outstanding outdoor activities at the Ranch and in the surrounding Sisters country area! Spring is a beautiful time to see the Black
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Mio Sushi
Mio Sushi provides quality at reasonable prices in a casual, family- friendly dining atmosphere by offering fresh and delicious foods that are also healthy and affordable for you and your family. Customers visit the many Oregon locations time and again
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McKay Cottage Restaurant
Fresh ingredients, attention to detail and great service make McKay Cottage Restaurant one of Bend’s best breakfast and lunch destinations. Warm muffins, homemade scones, cinnamon rolls and pecan sticky buns along with freshly baked desserts greet you at the door.  Award winning food
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Jen’s Garden
Jen’s Garden is an intimate cottage offering a dining experience inspired by southern France. Pursue culinary adventure with a five-course, three-course or à la carte dinner. Dishes are created using the freshest regional ingredients matched with a carefully constructed selection
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Deschutes Brewery – Bend Public House
When the doors opened on June 27th, 1988, our Bond Street Public House was the original home of Deschutes Brewery. The pub’s Executive Chef, Matt Neltner, uses only the finest ingredients, with an emphasis on fresh and handcrafted products. Everything
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Portello Winecafe
Portello features an urban interior and atmosphere, rotating wine selections by the glass, unique bottle selections and international and local beers. The wine bar is an award winning European inspired wine bar and cafe serving a fresh and diverse menu.
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Scanlon’s
“Our mission is to create menu offerings from fresh, locally sourced and organically grown ingredients prepared in a manner to enhance your health and wellness.  We strive to be an important part in your daily choice for fitness, fresh food and
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Greg’s Grill
In the heart of the historic Old Mill District, Greg’s Grill is amid movie theaters, galleries and great shopping. The cuisine includes rotisserie prime rib, choice steaks, seafood, and chicken prepared on the applewoodand mesquite-fired grill. Floor-to-ceiling windows overlook beautifully
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La Rosa
La Rosa’s Mexican restaurant is a Bend favorite and is located on the Westside in Northwest Crossing’s Town Center. High quality ingredients, authentic Mexican food and great service. Open daily for dining in or taking out. One of Bend’s few
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10 Barrel Brew Pub
The scene is young, vibrant and well-heeled at this Bend brew pub. Sit at an outside patio for both the bar and the restaurant or cozy up next to the fire pit while you sip the wide range of hand-crafted
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900 Wall
The inspiration for 900 Wall comes from its sincere desire to be a strong part of the Central Oregon community. 900 Wall brings its guests outstanding food, drinks and service in a comfortable and social atmosphere. A gathering place for
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Five Pine Lodge & Cabins
Through 1859 Explore, stay at the base of the Three Sisters Mountains for an ultimate Oregon getaway at FivePine Lodge. Voted Bend Living’s “Best place for Romance in Central Oregon”, its rooms provide privacy and serenity. From the Craftsman lodge
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The Oxford Hotel
Capturing the warm hospitality and adventurous heart of Bend, the OXFORD hotel welcomes travelers amidst a backdrop of snow-covered peaks and the high-desert plateaus of Central Oregon. Without a detail overlooked, this four-star boutique hotel fuses an eco-friendly design and
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Seventh Mountain Resort
Located in the heart of Central Oregon, Seventh Mountain Resort is a year-round paradise encircled by peaks, lakes and meadows. Offering a special brand of hospitality shrouded in natural splendor, the resort provides the perfect destination for families, groups and
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Lake Creek Lodge
Step back in time. Explore something rare called peace and quiet. This lodge has been hosting families since 1936. A beautiful setting, comfortable cabins, wonderful amenities, a great restaurant, and a kind staff await you here. Get a fresh taste