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Summer Vacation Fun in Bend and Central Oregon

People often ask the best time of year to visit Bend, and while we’re morally obligated to tell you it’s amazing 365 days a year, let’s admit it—there’s no place on earth offering a better summer vacation than Bend, Oregon.

June, July, August, and September are great months to explore Bend’s wide open spaces,and you can do it in dozens of ways. Try biking, cycling, hiking, fly-fishing, standup paddleboarding, rock climbing, rafting, golfing and so much more!

When your legs are tired and you’ve got a goofy grin plastered on your face, take a break to do some people-watching while you enjoy a scrumptious meal on an outdoor patio at one of our amazing Bend restaurants. Summer is also a great time for events, ranging from concerts to festivals—all featured on our huge calendar of summer events. Don't forget, too that all of that playing means that your body needs a great place to recharge. Find that perfect place on our where to stay page, where you can find options from  hotels and motels to vacation rentals and B&Bs.

Traveling with kids for the ultimate Bend family vacation? Take a trip to the High Desert Museum to check out the animals and enjoy unique exhibits. Run the young’uns ragged at Sun Mountain Fun Center where they’ll enjoy bowling, arcade games, billiards, bumper cars,outdoor mini-golf, go-karts, and batting cages. To explore lakes, volcanoes, or caves, book an outing with Wanderlust Tours. You can even try one of their new road cycling tours, or opt to explore on a mountain bike when you hit the trails with Cog Wild. Want the ultimate camping adventure? Rent a luxury camper trailer from Cricket Rentals and savor every moment in the great outdoors.

If you’re fond of the foodie scene, schedule a culinary adventure with The Well Traveled Fork. Craving some arts and culture? Check out the the Roundabout Art Route on a guided outing with GETIT Shuttle and enjoy the fabulous BendArt Safari tour. Looking for something extra unique? Try a Segway tour from the Bend Tour Company

No matter how you choose to spend the hours of your amazing Bend getaway, you’re sure to enjoy every sun-soaked minute!

>> Canoe, Kayak & River Activities
>> Trail Running
>> Golf Courses
>> Biking
>> Hiking
>> White Water Rafting
>> Sightseeing
>> Fishing
>> Guided Tours >> Bend Ale Trail


>> Aerial Tours and Scenic Flights  >> Bend Ale Trail Beer Tour
>> Bicycle Cab & Carriage Ride Tours  >> Biking
>> Bird Watching  >> Boating 
>> Canoe, Kayak & River Activities  >> Historic Cemetery Tours 
>> Cultural Tours  >> Crater Lake National Park
>> Culinary Tours >> Disc Golf 
>> Equestrian Polo  >> Fishing 
>> Golf Courses  >> Hiking 
>> History Tours  >> Horseback Riding 
>> Mt. Bachelor in the Summer  >> Motor Sports 
>> Museums  >> Pickleball 
>> Rock Climbing  >> Rock Hounding 
>> Sightseeing  >> Standup Paddle Boarding 
>> Spas  >> Spelunking & Caving 
>> Star Gazing  >> Swimming 
>> Tennis  >> Trail Running 
>> Walking Tours  >> White Water Rafting 
   
   
   
   
 
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