Kristen Riggle shares her perfect day in Bend with a baby

Kristen Riggle shares her perfect day in Bend with a baby

Babies are awesome, but they can make traveling a challenge. Fortunately, there are moms and dads who’ve blazed a trail before you and can offer tips on getting around Bend with a little one. While your regular Visit Bend blogger, Tawna, is out on vacation this week, we’ve asked author and … Continue reading

5 reasons President’s Day Weekend is better in Bend

5 reasons President’s Day Weekend is better in Bend

Hooray! You’ve made it to President’s Day Weekend, a chance to get away from reality and break up the winter blues with a 3-day (or more) vacation to celebrate Washington’s Birthday. A chance to switch off the TV, pack a bag, and jump in the car to spend your mini-vacay … Continue reading

How to keep your kiddos from driving you nuts in Bend

How to keep your kiddos from driving you nuts in Bend

There’s nothing more wonderful than a family vacation. The starlit bonding over campfire s’mores. The shared laughter as you bob on innertubes with your toes in the icy river and the sun on your shoulders. The bickering in the backseat because the kids are tired and cranky and if I … Continue reading

3 Bend experiences that are cooler than you think

3 Bend experiences that are cooler than you think

Despite what I tell my husband and step-kids, I’m not always right. Case in point: In 7.5 years of having a job that requires me to experience everything Bend has to offer so I can tell other people about it, I’ve occasionally….misjudged. Like I’ll hear about a new experience and … Continue reading

3 ways to do a Bend family vacay when life throws a curveball

3 ways to do a Bend family vacay when life throws a curveball

Everything’s ready. You’ve packed the kids’ bags, your Bend hotel reservations are set, and you’ve planned the perfect family weekend in Bend. Then it happens. Something unexpected threatens to derail your perfect family vacation. Been there, done that, forgot to pack the t-shirt. Fortunately, you can still pull off an … Continue reading