Nestled between the snow-covered peaks of the Cascade Mountains and the vast high desert plateaus, Bend, Oregon has grown from a sleepy lumber town to an international mecca for outdoor adventurers and families looking for active and healthy vacation ideas and tourist attractions.
Bend has you covered whether you’re seeking world-class river activities, hiking and biking through scenic mountain forests, or the pristine beauty of trail running on Bend’s cutting-edge Urban Trail System. Grab an extra helping of high desert heaven with a living history trip to the High Desert Museum.
If there’s snow on the ground, scoop up all the skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and ice skating opportunities your winter-loving heart can handle. When you’re done, we’ll save a spot by the fire bit at your favorite Bend brewery.
You can also stick with simple pleasures like a walk around one of 80+ public parks or a stroll through bustling shopping districts in our vibrant, hip, cosmopolitan mountain town.
People from around the world visit Bend to get outside and to be inspired by the Bend lifestyle. Follow the links below to discover tourist attractions in Bend, Oregon.