Indoor Activities in Bend
Playing outside in Bend is sublime, but our weather sometimes has other ideas. Whether it’s a rare stormy day in Central Oregon, the kids need to wiggle out some energy, or you just need a break from all the fresh air and sunshine, there are plenty of indoor activities in Bend, Oregon for everybody to enjoy.
Check out our abundance of museums, art galleries, shopping, and family-friendly activities offering shelter from the elements and a healthy helping of culture and fun. You’ll see everything from art to live animal exhibits at the High Desert Museum or learn more about Bend’s history with a stop at the Deschutes Historical Museum.
Go for a stroll downtown and find yourself viewing, and maybe buying, beautifully unique art from local artists from all over the area. If you need some retail therapy, then a shopping trip downtown and at the Old Mill District will give you all the positive feels in no time.
Have kids who need to let the wiggles out? Good thing Bend has all kinds of fun indoor activities for kids. Let them bounce off some energy at Mountain Air Trampoline Park or the Trampoline Zone. If you’ve got a need for speed, K1 offers indoor Kart racing that’s fun for the whole fam. Fans of vintage video games will dig the offerings at Vector Volcano, or head to Sun Mountain Fun Center for bumper cars, bowling, and games galore. Ready to embrace Bend’s timber history, along with your inner lumberjack? Swing by the Unofficial Logging Company to put your hatchet-throwing skills to the test.
Sometimes your body needs a break from all that hiking, biking, and skiing you’ve enjoyed in Bend. Treat yourself to some pampering at one of Bend’s luxurious day spas, or soak your cares away at Easy Float.
Less than ideal weather, need a break from all the outside dopamine, or maybe your favorite movie is playing at the theater. Whatever the reason, there’s all kinds of indoor fun to be had in town. Check out these listings for some entertaining indoor ventures.