Bend + The Cascades

Bend + The Cascades Travel Guide

Articles about Bend + The Cascades

By Kayleigh Kulp

With high altitude and low attitude, America’s best ski towns offer plenty of fun beyond the slopes.

By Katrina Brown Hunt

What makes a town magnetic? Travel + Leisure readers voted for their favorite small towns—with beaches, mountains, vineyards, and personality to spare.

By Everett Potter

Plan your leaf-peeping trip around one of these inns with spectacular views of fall colors.

By Kayleigh Kulp

Fine-tune your concert experience by sampling one of these cool outdoor arenas or intimate clubs.

By Nicholas DeRenzo
By Staff

We’ve mapped out easy weekend getaways full of outdoor activities, delicious food, and seasonal bursts of color to enjoy this spring.

Hotels in Bend + The Cascades

The lodge is set on a 253-acre lake at the edge of the Deschutes National Forest. Native American prints decorate the 11 rooms, which have vaulted ponderosa pine–beamed ceilings, stone fireplaces, and soft Denali blankets.

Restaurants in Bend + The Cascades

The kitchen turns out ambitious cooking; the flatiron steak in guajillo-chili sauce is a standout.

Things to do in Bend + The Cascades

Stop along the 35-mile Hood River Fruit Loop, where farm stands sell homemade, fruit-filled pastries.