Things to Do in Bend, Oregon

Learn about where to go and what to do when staying in a Bluebird Day vacation rental home in beautiful Bend, Oregon

"Endless recreation and sunny skies are exactly as they've always been, but in the last decade Central Oregon has been utterly transformed in terms of culture. Now, top-tier restaurants, arts, theater, entertainment, classy resorts and four-star hotels round out the Central Oregon experience. Events have boomed - there's something exciting happening just about every weekend of the year, all accompanied by fine wine, gourmet food and the biggest selection of micro-brewed beer on the West Coast."


-Portrait of Portland, Spring 2011



Ski Resorts

Mount Bachelor Ski Resort 

Hoodoo Mountain Resort 

Golf in Central Oregon


Golf Tetherow 

The Pronghorn Club 

Awbrey Glen Golf Club 

Broken Top Club 

Widgi Creek Golf Club 


Fun on the River


For white water rafting, kayak and canoe rental, tubing, and water fun click on the links below.

Sun Country Tours 

Tumalo Creek Kayak and Canoe 


Restaurants in Bend

Bend is Foodie Heaven!  Check out this dining guide. Or, click on the links below for menus and hours of some of Bend's finest eateries:

Breakfast and Lunch


The Sparrow Bakery 

The Victorian Cafe 

McKay Cottage 

Jackson's Corner 


Dinner & Fine Dining

Zydeco: Gourmet with a hint of Cajun 

Joolz: Mediterranean 

900 Wall: Contemporary American 

Brother John's Ale House 

Ariana's, Fine Dining 

Anthony's at the Old Mill: Seafood


Yummy Food Carts!

The Rogue Chef

Real Food Street Bistro 



The Bend Ale Trail 

The Cycle Pub 

Deschutes Brewery and Public House 

Bend Brewing Company 

10 Barrel Brewing Company 

Silver Moon Brewing  

Cascade Lakes Brewing Company 



Newport Avenue Market 

Devore's Good Food Store

Whole Foods Market



Spa and Massage

Jinsei Spa 

Sports Massage: Action Dynamix