Bend + The Cascades

Bend + The Cascades Travel Guide

Articles about Bend + The Cascades

By Katrina Brown Hunt

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By Nicholas DeRenzo
By Travelandleisure.com Staff

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

By Lyndsey Matthews

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

McMenamins Old St. Francis Hotel is a converted 1936 elementary school with 19 guest rooms and four rental cottages—plus a microbrewery, restaurant, and movie theater offering at-your-seat drinks and dinner service.

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

Fly fisherman Peter Bowers, owner of the Patient Angler, swears that what he'll teach you in a 90-minute crash course would take you three years to learn on your own; when you're done, he'll set you up with a rod, reel, and map of the best local holes.