A Shopper’s Dream
Visiting a new destination is about discovering new landscapes, people and lifestyles, and letting all that inspire you, right down to your personal style. Central Oregon has a relaxed, mountain-chic aesthetic that extends from fashionable clothes for town to high-performance sportswear and gear for the outdoors. You’ll want to take our style home with you. Fortunately, our region offers a range of retail variety, from small one-of-a kind boutiques to large chains and everything in between. Apparel to footwear, gifts to jewelry, locally made products to imports – there’s something for every shopper. Don’t forget, there’s no sales tax in Oregon.
For the small boutique experience, shop The Village at Sunriver, downtown Bend, downtown Sisters, and downtown Redmond. Each of these locations offers a broad mix of shops with friendly shopkeepers offering highly personalized service. The shops lining the streets are woven among a blend of irresistible venues where you can dine and drink along the way.
This exceptional shopping experience, with boutiques, art galleries and sporting goods stores, is the place to go for whatever you need to make your visit that much more fun and interesting.
Browse original, handcrafted gifts and fine art from more than 30 local artists. Since you’re here to relax, get in touch with your crafty side with knitting and beading supplies. Have fun at the toy store or linger in the bookstore, perusing the perfect tome for your visit: fiction, non-fiction, mystery, or a local guide book. Rent a moped or stock up on fly-fishing equipment. Take home items unique to Oregon, and don’t forget some special treats for your pet.
After you’ve shopped ’til you’ve dropped, kick back at one of many distinctive dining venues that run the gamut from bistros to breweries and bakeries.
must-have: Oregon berry gourmet jams and syrups made from the renowned fruit of Oregon: marionberry, loganberry, black raspberry, red raspberry, wild huckleberry, blueberry, wild blackberry and Bandon cranberry.
There’s fashion, furniture, jewelry, art galleries, as well as plenty of restaurants, breweries, coffeehouses, ice cream shops and old-fashioned candy stores to keep you going. As you shop, you’ll enjoy strolling among charming brick buildings that date back to the early 1900s. Today the shopping scene is as vibrant as it was even in Bend’s early days as a booming timber town.
Keep it local with Oregon Body & Bath. Here you’ll find some of the best products that Oregon has to offer, so you can surround yourself with the spirit of our state even after you’ve returned home. Don’t forget to stop in The Oregon Store, where you’ll find the best of Oregon-made goods: including Pendleton blankets made especially for Ducks and Beavers fans.
must-have: Pendleton Woolen Mills blankets and pillows add personality to any home. Accent a bed or sofa with these beautiful and functional items. This famous mill’s designs will energize a room or favorite chair, incorporating bold colors and patterns inspired by Native American traditions.
Cascade Cottons captures the character of Bend with fashionable and fun T-shirts, hoodies, fleece and hats sporting Bend, Mt. Bachelor, and Central Oregon logos. Proclaim your love for beer, the outdoors and all things Bend with casual apparel for the entire family.
must-have: The T-shirt that puts the Bend spin on the movie Star Wars, emblazoned with the phrase, “May the forest be with you!”
Cowgirl Cash is Bend’s boutique for used cowboy boots, belt buckles and jeans. Women from all over the world have come to love Hot Box Betty, and the shop’s personal styling expertise. Every piece of clothing and fashion accessory is selected with an eye for the latest trends that also fit the Bend lifestyle. In your search for the perfect collection of outfits for your dream closet, stop here for sensational pieces, and where the emphasis is always on service, service, and service.
must-have: Leather belts, cuffs, and handbags handmade from fine Italian leather in sumptuous saturated color. Exposed stitching imparts an artisanal organic quality. High-end denims with impeccable fit, finish, feel and originality and eco-chic yoga-inspired pieces. And, even the “world’s most comfortable thong.”
Celebrating a special occasion during your visit? Head down Newport Avenue to Donner Flower Shop, which has been doing fine floral arrangements and gifts here for more than a century.
In Western-themed downtown Sisters, you’ll find more than Western wear. Stroll through the many art galleries and specialty shops. Find that undiscovered treasure in one of Sisters’ antique shops. Among the many specialty shops, you’ll find wonderful restaurants. Enjoy a scrumptious meal, taste some wine, grab an ice cream cone or just sit back and people watch.
must-have: Add some cowgirl (or cowboy) chic to your personal style with a great pair of boots and hat. These classics withstand all fashion fluctuations, are envied on city streets, or roughed up on our breathtaking trails. Need a wow-factor for your home? A rustic antler chandelier is it.
Redmond is not only Central Oregon’s flight hub, this city offers retail with a view. It is also the place to shop for antiques. Cruise the emporiums on 6th Street and see what gems you can find. For contemporary tastes, there are unique home furnishing stores, hip clothing stores and cool coffee shops. Downtown Redmond is the unexpected jewel of retail therapy in Central Oregon.
must-have: Frontier-era glass apothecary jars, and early 20th-century cards and letters, handwritten by fountain pen and framed.