10 ways to savor your extra Daylight Savings hour in Bend

10 ways to savor your extra Daylight Savings hour in Bend

It’s that time again. Time to fall back for Daylight Savings 2018. Here in Bend, we’ll switch our clocks just after midnight on November 3, which means we all gain an extra hour. What’s the best way to spend it? Grab a Bend happy hour Countless bars and breweries around … Continue reading

How to celebrate Independence Day 2018 in Bend

How to celebrate Independence Day 2018 in Bend

If there’s one holiday that perfectly captures the awesomeness of being in Bend, it’s Independence Day. That’s my humble opinion, but considering July 4 is one of the busiest days for Bend tourism, I’m not the only one who feels that way. From the waggy-tailed joy of the Pet Parade … Continue reading

7 things your mom secretly wants in Bend

7 things your mom secretly wants in Bend

Today we’re going to talk about 7 things your mom secretly wants you to do for her in Bend. By “your mom” I might mean “me.” And by “you” I might mean “my family.” But since it’s almost Mother’s Day Weekend 2018, I figure this list might hold true for … Continue reading

What to know for winter break 2017 in Bend!

What to know for winter break 2017 in Bend!

Bend is one of the most amazing places on earth to spend winter break, no matter which holiday you’re celebrating these last couple weeks of December. Heck, you don’t even need to celebrate a holiday—there are festivities galore for people from all walks of life. Scoping out visitbend.com is a … Continue reading

32 Bend experiences for 2017 holiday gift giving

32 Bend experiences for 2017 holiday gift giving

In recent years, gift giving trends have swung from gifting “objects” to gifting “experiences,” which is pretty awesome in my book. Giftwrapping is easier, not to mention there’s less uncertainty about whether a gift is wanted or where the recipient will store more stuff. Luckily, Bend is packed full of … Continue reading

5 ways to guarantee a white Christmas in Bend, Oregon

5 ways to guarantee a white Christmas in Bend, Oregon

This marks my 42nd Christmas on planet earth, and more than half of those have been in Bend. About half of those have been an actual white Christmas, which gives us decent odds of having some fluff on the ground December 25, 2016. But what can you do to guarantee it? … Continue reading