What to DoTucked neatly between the snow covered peaks of the Cascade Mountains and the inspiring high-desert plateaus of Central Oregon, Bend has evolved from a sleepy lumber town to an international mecca for outdoor enthusiasts and people in search of active and healthy vacation experiences.
Whether you're seeking the world renowned rock climbing at Smith Rock, the hiking, biking and skiing in the Cascade Mountains, the blue-ribbon fly fishing on the myriad of area trout streams, the trail-running on Bend's cutting-edge Urban Trail System, or simply enjoying the vibrant energy of a hip, cosmopolitan mountain town, people from around the world visit Bend to get outside and to be inspired by the Bend lifestyle.
>> The Bend Ale Trail ™ - a self-guided or guided trek for craft beer enthusiasts. Using a Bend Ale Trail map and passport, guests can track their route between Bend’s eight local breweries and earn prizes for visiting all of them.
>> The Roundabout Art Route ™ - a self-guided or guided art tour of Bend, Oregon's distinct Roundabout Art collection. Visit at least 10 of the roundabouts then answer the associated quiz questions to earn a prize!