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What To Do in Bend

What To Do in Bend

Bend is the ultimate outdoor playground! There’s no shortage of things to do, from amazing restaurants to arts and culture to outdoor activities.

The Pine Ridge Inn’s prime location offers convenient access to just about everything: Minutes from the shops, restaurants, and galleries in the Old Mill District and downtown Bend, our upscale and intimate inn is also in the heart of Central Oregon’s year-round adventure playground. We’re less than 20 miles from Mt. Bachelor Ski Resort, sno-parks, snow shoeing, cross-country skiing and snow mobile trails.

We're located on the ridge directly above the Deschutes River Trail System. We are also close to the Cascade Lakes, hiking trails, golf, fly fishing, river rafting, mountain biking, road biking, horseback riding, and rock climbing…it’s all just around the corner, waiting for you!

Visiting Bend and sitting in your room and are wondering what to do? Virtually every recreational activity imaginable is available and our hospitality specialists will be happy to help answer questions while you are here.

We highly recommend that prior to your stay you check out the extensive list of activities provided by Visit Bend. Check out The Bend Buzz Blog so you don’t miss a beat on what’s happening around Bend.

Breweries

Breweries

Central Oregon has no shortage of breweries! With nearly 30 breweries and counting, Bend is nationally recognized as a craft-beer paradise. Whether your tastes run to ales or lagers, you're sure to find a beer for anyone's palette. 

Cascade Lakes Brewing is just across the street from the Pine Ridge Inn and offers guests a discount on their exclusive in-room guest growler!  Downtown and within walking distance, you'll find Goodlife Brewery, 10 Barrel, Oblivion Brewing, Deschutes Brewery, McMenamins, Silver Moon, and many others. 

For the ultimate Bend beer vacation, hit the Bend Ale Trail and earn free prizes by visiting area breweries!

Deschutes River

Deschutes River

Rafting, kayaking, and paddleboarding...it's all waiting for you on the Deschutes. The Pine Ridge Inn has easy access to this beautiful waterway, including the Deschutes River Trail

A number of local outfitters offer guided fishing trips. Or explore on your own, starting with a list of 50 places to go fishing within 90 minutes of Bend.  

We're happy to help you arrange trips for whitewater rafting, stand-up paddleboarding, kayaking, and more! Contact us to get started. 

Events

Events

Check out the Bend event calendar to find out what’s happening during your vacation.

And mark your calendar for the annual events that you’ll want to keep coming back for, including Oregon WinterFest, Pole Pedal Paddle, the Cascade Cycling Classic, summer concerts at the Les Schwab Ampitheater, Balloons Over Bend, Bend Summer Festival, Art in the High Desert, Bend Brewfest, Bend Marathon, major running and bike races, and much more.

 

 

Restaurants

Restaurants

Bend offers a variety of dining options, from fine dining to casual, family-friendly restaurants. For the latest on where to eat in Bend, click here

Looking for something good from a cart? Check out this handy guide to Bend food carts, including cuisine type, hours, and prices.