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Tucked 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 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.


Ouzel Outfitters Phone: 800.788.7238  View the Website  
ouzel-outfitters.jpgOuzel Outfitters is a Bend-based company offering trips on a wide variety of rivers in Oregon. Choose from the Rogue, Deschutes, McKenzie, North UmpquaJohn Day or Owyhee Rivers. From half & full-day trips and weekend getaways to fully-outfitted vacation-length adventures on a variety of rivers, they have the perfect trip for you. Few experiences rival a whitewater rafting trip for creating quality time family vacationsOuzel Outfitters also has raft & equipment rentals available in Bend for the do-it-yourself rafter. They look forward to hosting you, your family and friends for a memorable rafting adventure!

Downtown Bend Phone: 541.788.3628  View the Website  
downtown-bend-or.jpgDowntown Bend: You Always End Up Here!
Over 200 shops and restaurants featuring the best of Central Oregon all situated in our beautiful historic downtown. There’s always something to do - fun festivals, farmer’s market, parades and more. Get all the information you need about downtown Bend happenings and events at www.DowntownBend.org

Sun Country Tours Phone: 800.770.2161  View the Website  
sun-country-tours-sml.jpgSun Country Raft Tours has offered family fun adventures since 1978.   Choose from the Deschutes Big Eddy Thriller, McKenzie Half-Day, Lower Deschutes All Day Adventure, North Umpqua Premiere. Also now offering Standup Paddle Board lessons and rentals and River Tube Rentals.  Check out their 3-day & 7-day “Ultimate Adventure Pass". You can mix and match as many thrilling family adventures as you can pack into 3 or 7 days for one great price. Call and book your unforgettable family adventure! 

Deep Canyon Outfitters Phone: 541.390.6697 | 323.3007  View the Website  
Deep Canyon Outfitters Guided Fly Fishing Deep Canyon Outfitters will customize a guided fly fishing trip that will exceed your expectations. Our guided fly fishing trips focus on the best fly fishing streams, creeks, rivers, and lakes within a one hour drive of Bend.  Choose from half day, full day, or multi-day trips on the Crooked River, the Fall River, the Upper Deschutes, the Lower Deschutes, Crane Prairie, East Lake, Hosmer Lake, as well as private property options at Ranch at the Canyons and Buckhorn Lake. Book your family fly fishing adventure now

Carrera Collection  Phone: 541.382.1711  View the Website  
Carrera Collection Car Rentals Bend.jpgOregon's Car Rental Experience: Porsche, Audi, VW, BMW. Rent a Porsche in Oregon's scenic Bend. Rent luxury German SUVs and sedans all year long. Weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, incentives. Service to local airports: Redmond, Bend, Sunriver. Rental cars are equipped with snow tires for winter driving. Multi-day & weekly discounted rental rates.

Cascade Center of Photography  Phone: 541.241.2266  View the Website  
Photo Walk of Bend Photography ToursCascade Center of Photography presents a wealth of exciting workshops and classes. Join a local professional for our weekly Photo Walk of Bend and experience the highlights and off the beaten path locations around town. We also offer personalized tours, one-on-one tutoring sessions (both in the classroom and out in the field), and photography workshops for all ages and levels of expertise; all taught by hand-picked professional photographers from the best Central Oregon has to offer!


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