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Bend at a Glance

Bend is renowned for its outdoor recreational opportunities and vibrant community.   Bend is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts offering easy access to skiing, hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, and water activities. The Deschutes River flows through the city, providing opportunities for kayaking, paddleboarding, and fly fishing.  Bend has earned a reputation as a craft beer mecca, boasting numerous breweries and pubs. The city’s craft beer scene is celebrated nationally, with a variety of unique and innovative brews to enjoy.  Bend experiences a high desert climate, characterized by sunny days and cool nights. Winters bring snowfall, perfect for winter sports, while summers are warm and dry.

Whether you’re an outdoor adventurer, a craft beer connoisseur, or someone seeking a vibrant community with a laid-back atmosphere, Bend has something to offer for everyone.

Local Favorites

Boasting numerous breweries, wineries, and recreational activities it’s hard to choose. Below are a few of our favorites.

Spork serving creative delicious global cuisine.

Sparrow Bakery offers mouth watering pastries, breads, and savories. Don’t forget to try the ocean roll!

Chow Bend was one of the first restaurants to bring “farm to fork” to Bend. They offer a full breakfast and lunch menu along with daily specials.

Wild Rose serves Northern Thai dishes prepared for sharing and mixing and matching menu items.

Wanderlust Tours offers half-day naturalist-guided tours and trips throughout the year in Bend, Sunriver, and Sisters.

Pine Mountain Sports was voted the Best Outdoor Store for mountain bikes and touring skis in Central Oregon.