Beyond the Big Stuff

Central Oregon has lots of well-known outdoor destinations and many other equally stunning spots, too. Here's where to go to stay away from the pack
The beauty and outdoor adventures that await in Central Oregon are probably some of the big reasons you find yourself visiting here. It's why we live here, too—and very likely why the people in the Airbnb next door to you are here as well.

Winter Paradise

Cabins, cocktails and winter fun await at Elk Lake Resort in the Cascades
Plenty of locals have only been to Elk Lake in the summer. The views and the abundant trails and camping make this area fun—but crowded.

Go with the Float

Everything you need to know before floating the Deschutes River
After adventuring the Cascades and exploring the Old Mill District, it's time to relax. Grab an inflatable donut and meet at Riverbend Park to enjoy one of Central Oregon's most popular and majestic attractions the right way.

Pole Pedal Paddle

A scenic race showcasing Bend's inclusive outdoor culture, from Mt. Bachelor to the Deschutes River
Central Oregon is an outdoor enthusiast's dream. Runners and athletes need only throw a stone and hit various athletic events, from races for runners and skiers, in the same weekend.

Fun with the Kids

10 spots to take the family in Central Oregon
Central Oregon is full of activities for adults, but there’s plenty for kids to as well. Here’s where adventure-loving parents—and their kids—are guaranteed to up the fun-factor in any family outing.


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Road Biking in and Around Sunriver with Gary Carlson

Road Biking in and Around Sunriver with Gary Carlson - Sunriver Homeowners Aquatic & Recreation Center

Mon., June 24, 4 p.m.
The Outer Reaches of Inner Space Poetry Playshop

The Outer Reaches of Inner Space Poetry Playshop - Downtown Bend Public Library

Mon., June 24, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Rock Your Pride Ride - Cyclebar

Rock Your Pride Ride - Cyclebar - Old Mill District

Mon., June 24, 5:45-6:45 p.m.
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