There are several things you can count on when you visit Bend: rich western heritage, friendly mountain town hospitality, and snow…lots of it. With an average of more than 30 feet of snow annually, the mountains surrounding Bend offer unparalleled winter fun while in town less than 30 inches falls on average.
From downhill skiing and snowboarding at Mt. Bachelor Ski Resort and Nordic skiing on more than 70 kilometers trails, to snowshoeing, sledding, horse-drawn sleigh rides, dog-sledding, and anything else you can imagine, there’s a good reason why Warren Miller Entertainment chose to feature Bend in their 2008 Worldwide Film Tour.
Did you know that Kids Ski Free at Mt. Bachelor? This makes vacationing in Bend Oregon very affordable for your next Oregon ski vacation. You can book your ski and stay free packages from many of Bend's hotels, Bend motels, and Bend vacation rentals here.
Seek the sunshine you need in the sunny mountain oasis of Bend Oregon! Build a snowman, catch snowflakes on your tongue, and soak up the sunshine at Mt. Bachelor, where kids 12 and under ski free every day. Then set your tail wagging on a dog sled dash through the Deschutes Forest, get cozy with critters at the High Desert Museum, get your game on at the Sun Mountain Fun Center, and finish your day by making snow angels and star-gazing until you’re sleepy. Plan your Oregon ski vacation now!
Bend Ale Trail – Trek the largest beer trail of the West
Beer is good. Beer in Bend is Better! Follow your beer dreams to the sunny mountain oasis of Bend, Oregon. Trek the world famous Bend Ale Trail and sample decadent craft beers at over 10 award-winning Bend breweries. When you need a break from Beervana, soak up the sunshine on the slopes of Mt. Bachelor, snowshoe through the beautiful Deschutes National Forest, and enjoy the energy of the hip mountain oasis of Bend. Plan your Bend Beercation now!
A Snowmance in Bend
Nothing stokes winter romance like a moonlit snowshoe tour, hot drinks around the fire, and a quaint B&B. Grab your sweetie by the hand and share the fun of winter in the sunny mountain oasis of Bend, Oregon! Build a snowman, make snow angels, and share the thrill of skiing and riding at Mt. Bachelor. Finish your day with a gourmet meal at one of Bend’s many award-winning restaurants and enjoy the charming shopping districts in Downtown Bend and the Old Mill District. Plan your Bend Snowmance now!
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