Central Oregon: A Cycling Paradise All Year Long Blog Entry

The 37th annual Cascade Cycling Classic, North America’s longest running cycling stage race will kick off July 20th with a ride over McKenzie Pass – and the McKenzie Pass Scenic Bikeway. The 5-day event features some of the best professional women and men cyclists in the country (who aren’t currently over in France doing that “other” big bike […]

Central Oregon Vacation Tip: Leave Your Cycling Gear, Rent Some Here Blog Entry

While planning a vacation to Hawaii a few years ago, I did some research on renting a road bike for my stay. Figuring cycling was a big deal there, I thought I’d have plenty of shops and plenty of bikes to choose from. Nope. The selection was thin at best and I ended up with a rickety […]

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Winter Cycling in Central Oregon – Bust Out the Fat Bike Blog Entry

When the snow starts to fly in Central Oregon, cyclists rejoice. No, not because they’re looking forward to some time off after a spring, summer and fall shredding the trails. They’re stoked because winter means fat bike season and some of the best riding of the year. Fat Bikes are the next “big thing” in […]

Central Oregon Cycling: McKenzie Pass Scenic Bikeway (video) Blog Entry

Some roads are made to get from here to there. Others, like Oregon Highway 242, offer an experience all their own. By car, Highway 242 is known as the McKenzie Pass Scenic Byway, but the same road is also one of Oregon’s unique Scenic Bikeways. If you’re up for a challenge, cycling is the way […]

Cycling Snow Play: Ride Central Oregon’s Groomed Fat Bike Trails Blog Entry

Think about the experiences in your life that had you smiling from start to finish. The kind of smile that’s equal “I can’t believe I’m doing this” and “this is so cool.” I can only think of a a few – and it includes fat biking Central Oregon’s new groomed fat bike trail system. I should have […]

Winter Isn’t Only About Snow in Central Oregon Blog Entry

Splashing Through the Snow It’s true that when winter rolls around in Central Oregon, most people’s minds veer toward things to do in the snow. With Mt. Bachelor, Hoodoo, sno-parks and more, there’s plenty of options for folks to get out and play. But with our high desert climate, there’s also plenty of opportunities for […]

Get Outdoors – Central Oregon Summers Shine Blog Entry

Want to start a debate at a Central Oregon brewpub? Ask a local which season is best: Summer or Winter? Mt. Bachelor might get all the press – it is the Pacific Northwest’s largest ski area after all. But you’d be hard pressed to find a better summer destination than Central Oregon. The Deschutes River has […]

Top Winter Adventures in Central Oregon Blog Entry

Central Oregon is an outdoor enthusiasts paradise – perhaps known better for our endless summer activities like hiking, cycling, golf and more. The thing is…you can actually do a lot of those same things during the winter AND we have one of the top ski resorts in the world right in our backyard. Here’s our […]

Lodging Comfort Blog Entry

When it comes to your lodging accommodations in Central Oregon, you’ll marvel at the choices, the quality and range of prices to fit your lifestyle and budget. Splurge on a high desert resort family getaway, take it up a notch in town or find something that’s tucked away along the Deschutes River for a quiet […]