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While in Central Oregon
Enjoy your next best meal
From the casual, outdoor food pods to fine dining and farm to table options, you have your pick. Find your next meal in Central Oregon.
Taste a Central Oregon beer
With nearly three dozen breweries and cideries sprinkled throughout Central Oregon, beer-o'clock could last for days! While Bend, also known as Beertown USA, houses many of them, we will introduce you to some of originals and newbies around the region.
You could argue (as many locals do) that there are actually five seasons in Central Oregon—the fifth, of course, being ski and snowboard season.
More Winter Fun
Central Oregon shines in the wintertime, when snow covers Cascade Range forests and mountain peaks between late October and April.
Once known as a bustling mill town, Bend is now the most frequently visited city in Central Oregon - known for its craft beer, outdoor adventure, small town vibes, and high desert landscape. Let's not forget it's food pods + firepits, bike trails, tax-free shopping, and natural beauty to explore. There, really is no shortage of experiences to be had in Bend.
What to do in Bend
Sunriver lives up to it's name- a sunny, idyllic town with the Deschutes River rolling through it. Time slows down here, making it the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing spa day, dine with the family, or escape into the great outdoors with a wide range of activities from kayaking to horseback riding.
What to do in Sunriver
Redmond is the hub of Central Oregon as it's home to the Redmond Airport and host to many large-scale events. With a vibrant downtown, great restaurants, craft beer, and outdoor adventure, it's the perfect microcosm of Central Oregon in one town.
What to do in Redmond
A drive through downtown Sisters will make you feel like you're back in the Wild West, with Western styled buildings, old-time drive ins, and homemade ice cream. More than a frontier-styled town, Sisters is also famous for its creative arts culture, fresh dining, family-friendly atmosphere, located in the heart of outdoor adventure opportunities.
What to do in Sisters
The community of Culver started as a post office in 1900, formally incorporated as a city in 1946—and hasn't changed much in the decades since. Sitting between Redmond and Madras, the cozy community harkens back to Central Oregon’s earlier years with small-town charm to spare. That means fun annual festivals, friendly eateries, and easy access to outdoor recreation.Discover More
La Pine, Oregon
La Pine may be a small town, but it is home to a large amount of outdoor recreation possibilities. Explore through the ponderosa pines at the local state park, check out Newberry National Volcanic Monument, or cool off at Wickiup Reservoir. The town also hosts distilleries and dining to keep you fueled up between outdoor adventures.Discover More
Early on, the town of Madras was a trading post and community to serve local farmers. While there are still many farms around, it now also serves tourists with outdoor recreation ranging from a skate park and skydiving to camping, boating, and hiking as well as beer and spirits crafted right in town.
What to do in Madras
Located at the base of the Deschutes River Canyon, Maupin is the perfect home base for outdoor adventure. Whitewater raft or fish the Deschutes, bike the scenic canyon, or chase waterfalls. After your adventure, head back and enjoy a locally-sourced meal, pint and the charming community.Discover More
Nestled in the heart of the Crooked River Caldera and Central Oregon's oldest city, there is plenty to love about Prineville. Natural beauty such as the Painted Hills and Crooked River will leave people stunned as they hike, bike, fish, or enjoy the great outdoors. The city itself is rich with history, craft beer, and delicious food.
What to do in Prineville
Terrebonne is best known for Smith Rock State Park- the birthplace of sport climbing and popular outdoor destination. However, there are many other attractions to visiting Terrebonne as well from hot air balloon excursions, challenging golf courses, relaxing horseback rides, autumn attractions, and full plates of thoughtfully prepared food.Discover More
Tumalo is a small city just northwest of Bend and although the population is only 500, this town should not be overlooked. There are bountiful amounts of indoor and outdoor dining, relaxing activities such as floating down the Deschutes River, and one of Central Oregon's best cider maker.Discover More
Warm Springs, Oregon
Sitting in the heart of the Warm Springs Reservation, the hamlet of Warm Springs is one of the northernmost communities in Central Oregon. You can pass through town in less time than it takes to listen to a commercial on your favorite podcast but a longer stay rewards visitors with fascinating insight into tribal history, home-cooked meals steeped in tradition, and a close connection with the surrounding Deschutes River.Discover More
Explore the Cities of Central Oregon
Explore Nature’s Beauty
From the sagebrush-covered plains of the high desert to the towering pines and majestic mountain peaks, discover the diverse landscape Central Oregon has to offer.
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Central Oregon Traditions
Come make new memories in a nostalgic place. A convergence of something old with something new.
Leave No Trace
Experience the enchanting landscapes and connect with nature while responsibly recreating in the region.
Tastes of the Region
Read about all the easily accessible Food Truck Pod locations throughout the region ideal for families and fur children.
Into The Dark
The stars shine a little brighter in Central Oregon. Read about why we are on the map for our starry skies and the best spots to experience it.
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Top Sno-Parks in Central Oregon Near Bend
Central Oregon sits at the doorstep of the Cascade Range, which is blanketed every winter in a scenic blanket of snow—turning the region into a playground for locals and visitors alike. Often, these play areas come in the form of Sno-Parks, which are exactly what they sound like: forested winter wonderlands where visitors can go cross-country skiing or snowshoeing, hop on a snowmobile…
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