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Welcome to Central Oregon

Central Oregon is home to the cities of Bend, Redmond, Sisters, La Pine, Prineville, and Madras, Warm Springs and the resort community of Sunriver. Start your vacation planning with a place to stay. In Central Oregon, you will find some of the finest outdoor adventures with places for paddling, hiking, cycling, golfing and dining al fresco in the summer. In winter, areas of the High Desert turn into a snowy playground with skiing, snowboarding, sledding and ice skating. It doesn't hurt that, whatever the season, we are home to some of the country's top craft breweries, unique boutiques for tax-free shopping, and world-class restaurants to please every lifestyle and budget. #Adventure Calls

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Where is Central Oregon?

The mountains meet the high desert in Central Oregon. Adventures unfold effortlessly on clear waters, corduroy runs, and world-class fairways. Summer escapades in the warm desert air will set your spirit free. Float pristine lakes and rivers, breathe in fragrant forest air and rediscover what thrills you. Winter retreats bring a wonderland with the most sun and powder turns in the West. All this under 300 days of sunshine. With 30 daily flights, getting here is easy.

Whatever the season, this region is a vibrant scene, combining small-town friendliness with sophisticated luxury. Discover your perfect getaway with all that Central Oregon offers.


Bend is hailed as one of the best towns in the country by residents and visitors — an outdoor enthusiast hub with a bit of urban cool. Includes: Bend, Tumalo

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Sunriver is the Pacific Northwest’s premier destination resort and residential community, as well as Central Oregon’s year-round base camp for adventure, group retreats, and family fun.

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Sisters Country

The city of Sisters (and surrounding area) offers a small Western-themed town with a slow pace of life is overlaid with an ever-expanding creative culture and a long-standing outdoor recreation tradition. Includes: Sisters, Black Butte Ranch, Camp Sherman, Metolius

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Greater Redmond

Centrally located in the High Desert, Redmond is a community rejuvenated with upscale restaurants, a growing beer scene, ample lodging, vibrant parks and a bustling downtown district. Includes: Redmond, Terrebonne

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Newberry Country

South of Bend and Sunriver, geologic wonders abound. The area’s largest town, La Pine, is a sparsely populated community cloaked in pines that goes by the apt slogan, “Small Town Strong.” Includes: La Pine, Crescent, Gilchrist

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River Canyon Country

Winding waters cut through sunset-hued canyon walls that bind beauty with the promise of adventure in this rugged area that draws visitors from around the globe Includes: Prineville, Powell Butte, Culver, Madras, Crooked River Ranch, Warm Springs, Maupin

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