Local Area Guide: Things to do / Activities / Attractions


Bend is nestled in the foothills of the scenic Cascades and offers the perfect blend of man-made and natural attractions. Browse our Local Area Guide to find the top attractions and things to do on your vacation in Bend, Oregon.


There are over 25 Breweries in and around Bend! Begin your adventure at the Bend Ale Trail where you`ll discover award-winning watering holes and delicious brews.


Bend is a four season destination and there is something happening year round in Bend! Check out our events calendar to plan fun things to do during your stay.


Tee off on immaculate bent grass fairways surrounded by the scenic Cascades and Ponderosa Pines. There are over 30 golf courses within 45 minutes of Bend.

Hiking Trails

Bend has over 300 days of sunshine a year, so get outdoors and explore the trails. Whether you are getting the best of Bend`s views from Pilot Bute or chasing waterfalls in the forest, the options are endless.

Indoor Family Fun

Help the kids let off some steam! Tenpin Bowling, Games Arcades and so many more family friendly activities! Also, perfect for a rainy day!


Grab some taco`s on the run while exploring the town, find a cozy corner in a cafe to sip on coffee or enjoy fine dining at an award-winning restaurant. You will find it all here in Bend.


Connect with one of our local outfitters to discover the best of Bend. Ride the waters, explore the trails on mountain bike or take to the skies for the best aerial views of our hometown.

Winter Sports

Mt. Bachelor is the 5th largest ski resort in the nation and winter sports enthusiasts flock back year after year to enjoy perfect power, sunny snow days, miles of nordic trails and great winter activities.