Bend

Bend Travel Guide

Articles about Bend

By Kayleigh Kulp

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

By Nicholas DeRenzo
By Kayleigh Kulp
By Joshua Pramis
By Ted Katauskas
Day One CHECK IN Sunriver Resort (800/547-3922 or 541/593-1000; www.sunriver-resort.com; doubles from $165), 15 miles south of town, has it all: a stately lodge, three golf courses (including Crosswater, the top-ranked course...
By Jeff Wise
See our slideshow of America’s Best Small Ski Towns. The main draw of ski towns is, of course, the skiing. But let’s not kid ourselves: the slopes aren’t all that matter. Part of what makes a ski vacation wonderful—especially for city dwellers—is...

Hotels in Bend

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

This restaurant turns out “New Ranch Cuisine” (for example, a sophisticated version of meatloaf) in a converted 1923 smithy.

Things to do in Bend

Head to the Old Mill District, where there are vast outposts of REI and Helly Hansen, as well as one-off boutiques like Vanilla (should your needs run more to Cosabella lingerie) and Dieci Soli (for covetable Provençal faïence and Umbrian majolica).