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Smith Rock frames Mt. Jefferson as rays of summer sun brighten the Crooked River and famed climbing walls. Photo by Greg Vaughn

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The 2014 Official Central Oregon Visitors guide is published by the Central Oregon Visitors Association (COVA). While every effort has been made to provide up-to-date information, the publisher assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of its contents. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced without express written permission of the publisher. For further information, contact COVA at 705 SW Bonnett Way, Suite 1000, Bend OR 97702, 800-800-8334. Or visit us online at VisitCentralOregon.com. Visitors Guide produced by Deschutes Media, LLC, publishers of 1859 - Oregon's Magazine, 1859magazine.com. Printed in the U.S.A. ©2014


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yourhorizons Welcome to Central Oregon. Here you'll find some of the finest places for paddling, hiking, golfing and dining al fresco in the summer. In winter, the high desert turns into a snowy playground with skiing, snowboarding, sledding and ice skating. It doesn't hurt that, whatever the season, this area is home to some of the country's top craft brews, unique boutiques for tax-free shopping, world-class restaurants and accommodations to please every lifestyle and budget.

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Pronghorn

where memories are made

Rise above the ordinary and discover Pronghorn, An Auberge Resort. In the backdrop of nine peaks within the Cascade Range, Pronghorn provides a luxury setting to experience the best of Central Oregon.

• Top 100 Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf • 4 Season Recreational Opportunities • 5 Star Lodging with 1 to 4 Bedroom Configurations • Signature Auberge Resorts Amenities and Services

Only 3 hours by car from Portland and with direct flights from 6 major western cities, Pronghorn is closer than you think. Contact us today to inquire about making your memories at Pronghorn.

888.403.9816 www.pronghornclub.com 65600 Pronghorn Club Drive | Bend, Oregon


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The small towns and unique regions that make up Central Oregon are bursting with high desert and mountain culture and ideas for your own travel itinerary. Lose yourself in a network of adventure here.

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Natural Idylls Sunriver Sunriver is the Northwest’s premier destination resort where the emphasis is on fun ... for any age and any season. During the warm weather, you’ll find world-class golf courses, indulgent day spas and tax-free shopping at The Village at Sunriver. Outdoor adventures abound for families. There's biking on 35 miles of paved trails or swimming and sliding at the SHARC, or trail riding in the wilderness. Explore the Deschutes River by stand-up paddleboarding, kayaking or canoeing from the marina. If running is your passion, don’t miss the Pacific Crest Weekend Sports Festival triathlon, marathon and family runs in June or the Marathon for a Cause over Labor Day weekend. In the winter, Sunriver is the closest ski village to Mt. Bachelor and provides a welcoming and romantic winter wonderland with cross-country skiing and snowshoeing right out your back door. Regardless of how you spend the day, Sunriver will pamper you at night with a range of luxury accommodations. Beautifully furnished vacation home rentals, condominiums or hotel suites are ideal for everything from romantic retreats to family reunions and corporate business meetings. The Owl's Nest in Sunriver Resort, Hola! and the new Sunriver Brewing Company only begin the list of culinary delights of this AAA Four Diamond destination.

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Must see: The view of sunset over the mountains from the Sunriver Resort Lodge. Must do: Spend a thrilling day at SHARC, the new waterpark, complete with indoor-outdoor pools, water slides, a lazy river, lap pools and bocce ball courts.

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Downtown Bend

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Mountain Lifestyle Bend When it was known as “Farewell Bend,” it was a village composed of a few makeshift buildings on the banks of the Deschutes River; the last hospitable spot pioneers saw on their epic wagon train journeys west over the Cascade Range. Today, Bend remains not only a hospitable place, it has become the setting of nationally recognized sporting and recreational events. When it comes to events, take your pick. From triathlons and multisport races, to ski races, running races, mountain bike races, fly-fishing competitions and more, Bend is an athlete’s reward. For the less hardcore athletes, there’s a lazy float down the Deschutes River through Bend’s Old Mill District. Hikers will love the Deschutes River Trail and taking their pooches for some play time at one of several dog parks. If you get too ensnared by Bend’s recreational options, you’ll miss a vibrant cultural scene that’s alive with art galleries, art walks, a full schedule of outdoor concerts with top musical acts and a lively

theater scene. More than 20 breweries are behind Bend’s exploding craft beer culture. On any evening out, take in one of the town’s brewpubs and drink in Oregon’s burgeoning “beervana.” Feeling a little more formal? Try one of the dozens of white-linen restaurants or go the other direction with great eats from a food cart. The rest is easy when you’re staying at a destination resort, a chic urban hotel or a vacation rental in town.

Must see: Tumalo Falls as it tumbles 90 feet to Tumalo Creek. Ten miles west of Bend, the falls are a top destination for hikers, bikers, snowshoers, cross-country skiers and photographers year-round. Must do: Hike the Deschutes River Trail and rendezvous at

one of Bend’s top-notch craft breweries on the Bend Ale Trail.

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Sisters Rodeo

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Western Adventure Sisters

Take a small town with a slow pace of life and overlay an everexpanding creative culture and a long-standing outdoor recreation tradition, and you have Sisters. In the shadow of the snowcapped Three Sisters, the town’s artistic vibe is a blend of art galleries, music (Sisters Folk Festival) and crafts (Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show). The outdoor vibe is enhanced with the Peterson Ridge trail system that starts just blocks from the heart of downtown. This dirt is popular with runners, hikers and mountain bikers. There’s hiking and backpacking in the Three Sisters Wilderness, fishing in Whychus Creek and golf at Black Butte Ranch and Aspen Lakes. Plus, three of Oregon’s Scenic Bikeways originate from this quaint little town. Dining options include two superb bakeries, a local brewpub and restaurants that appeal to everyone from the French gourmet to the steak-and-potatoes lover.

Must see: The hundreds of colorful quilts hung everywhere in town during the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show.

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Must do: “The Biggest Little Show in the World” – The Sisters Rodeo – held every June for more than 70 years.

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Metolius Basin

Travelers will find Camp Sherman a tranquil paradise on the banks of the crystal-clear waters of the Metolius River bound by old-growth Ponderosa pines. Today, Camp Sherman is a year-round mecca sought by fly-fishermen, hikers and mountain bikers, who have miles of stream to fish and trail to ride and hike. More bustling in nature, the nearby Black Butte Ranch Resort has stood the test of time with two exceptional golf courses and all types of family fun from horseback riding to swimming, hiking and mountain bike riding. Not far from Black Butte Ranch is Suttle Lake, offering an idyllic summer experience. The lake is a playground for sailors and anglers, and has a hiking and mountain biking trail that circles the lake. The Lodge at Suttle Lake offers luxury and rustic cabins along with exceptional dining. A bit farther up the highway is the Hoodoo Ski Area, which has a loyal following among skiers and snowboarders alike. In summer, the area close by the ski resort is dotted with campgrounds and close to some of Oregon’s most treasured hiking—the Pacific Crest Trail.

Must see: The spot where the virginal Metolius River springs from its headwaters and also showcases one of the best views of Mt. Jefferson. Must do: Stay along the banks of the Metolius in a cozy cabin or an elegant country retreat.


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Redmond

Long noted as Central Oregon’s commercial air hub (RDM), Redmond has transformed itself into a rejuvenated town with upscale restaurants, brewpubs, lodging, a bustling farmers market in summer and outdoor ice skating in winter. Add in a few open-air music events and a growing antique and art scene and Redmond is fast undergoing a renaissance. Smith Rock State Park in Terrebonne is a top attraction in Redmond’s backyard. Its umber-colored sheer rock cliffs are known among rock climbers worldwide yet also known regionally for the hiking and mountain biking trails.

Must see: The Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo or the display of hundreds of flags in Flag City, USA. Must do: Walk Redmond's downtown

antique district and relax with a brew at 7th Street Brew House. In the winter, enjoy outdoor ice skating.

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The Newberry Crater in the Newberry National Volcanic Monument is a must-see for any budding geologist. The caldera is a spectacular shield volcano and what's left when its dome collapsed sometime between 500,000 and 2,000 years ago. From its top, you can witness a lot of the makeup of Central Oregon—beautiful lakes (Paulina and East lakes) and large lava fields such as the Big Obsidian Flow. This ocean of lava was used by NASA astronauts in the 1960s as training for what the surface of the moon would be like. Both East Lake and Paulina Lake have small natural hot springs on their banks for public use.

Must see: The craters running with Paulina and East lakes from the summit of Paulina Peak.

Must do: Experience La Pine's unique heritage and July 4th festivities at La Pine Frontier Days and Rodeo, or make time in June for Oregon's only Rhubarb Festival.

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Smith Rock State Park

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This tiny hamlet just north of Madras is the gateway to Smith Rock State Park and the birthplace of sport climbing in America. Terrebonne may be small, but many of the world's top climbers have paid her a visit after clipping bolts at Smith Rock. Terrebonne is also a popular spot for some of the best fly-fishing on the Crooked River. This spectacular little place was one of the settings for the 2001 movie, Swordfish, starring John Travolta, Halle Berry and Hugh Jackman. The Terrebonne Depot restaurant, housed in a renovated 100-year-old train station, is another good reason to make your way there.

Must see: The beautiful rock formations at Smith Rock State Park, with climbers far up the sheer rock walls. Look for slackline walkers at Monkey Face teetering hundreds of feet in the air. Must do: Stop for regional wine tasting at Maragas Winery, then treat yourself to local fare at Terrebonne Depot. Enjoy a scoop of world-famous huckleberry ice cream at Juniper Junction.

Crooked River Ranch

Located above the steep basalt canyon walls of the Deschutes River, Crooked River Ranch is best known for its golf, hiking, water skiing and fishing. Golfers can take a short—and exhilarating—shot over the river canyon on one of the course’s signature holes. Everyone should hike out to the Crooked River overlooks and peer hundreds of feet down into the tumbling waters of Steelhead Falls. Anglers will want to fly-fish the Foley Waters section of the Deschutes River for native rainbow trout.

Must see: The view down into the Crooked River from Otter Bench. Must do: Play a round or two on the scenic and fun Crooked River

Ranch Golf Course, a par 71 “with teeth.”

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Prineville

The most historical town in Central Oregon, Prineville serves as the starting point for fishing trips along the Crooked River or the Prineville and Ochoco reservoirs. Camping, hiking and mountain biking are some of the area’s best in the Ochoco National Forest and Maury Mountains. Take in local history with a visit to the stately Crook County Courthouse, Central Oregon’s oldest public structure. Add in the Crooked River Roundup, the annual rodeo, and you get a sense of what makes Prineville authentic and Western. Fueled by economic growth from its new Facebook and Apple data centers, Prineville is experiencing a renaissance with more places to dine, a new brewpub and choice lodging.

Must see: The winding Crooked River as it flows from Prineville Reservoir into town. Must do: Hit the Crooked River Round up in June or bring a gambling spirit to the Pari-Mutuel Horse Races in July.


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Warm Springs

The heart and soul of The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, Warm Springs offers the new Indian Head Casino. For a cultural diversion, you'll find one of the finest Native American art museums in the West. A short drive north is Kah-NeeTa Resort and Spa, noted for its warm water swimming pools, spa and blue ribbon fly-fishing. At the end of the day, the amenity-rich resort and spa has many paths to relaxation.

Must see: One of the nation's largest

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From this Central Oregon hub, outdoor recreation enthusiasts can wade and fish the waters of the Deschutes, Metolius and Crooked rivers, or fish from their boats on Lake Billy Chinook. There’s camping on the lake at The Cove Palisades State Park. Nearby, there’s superb hiking on The Peninsula and The Island in the Crooked River National Grassland. For something completely different, take a drive north and east of Madras to the old mining town of Ashwood, a place where time has stood still.

Must see: The August Airshow of the Cascades with biplanes, military and vintage models taking to the air. Must do: Spend a weekend on a houseboat at Lake Billy Chinook.

Maupin

Redsides and rafting are the mainstays of Maupin. Redsides are the brilliantly collections of Native American art and arcolored, hard-fighting native Deschutes River trout that anglers obsess over. Add tifacts at The Museum at Warm Springs. to that, whitewater thrills, and this river town is a hive of recreational activity. In Must do: Take the plunge in the warm recent years, uptown Maupin has seen the addition of more lodging and dining water pools at Kah-Nee-Ta Resort and amenities to make it more of a recreation destination. Spa; naturally heated by hot springs. Must see: Native Americans fishing from platforms below Sherars Falls.

Must do: Hit class-3 Boxcar Rapids, rafting the Lower Deschutes River with Imperial River Co.

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January

February

Mt. Bachelor

Month of Chocolate sunriver

USA Snowboard Association Enter the Dragon Central Oregon Series. Through March. (800) 829-2442 mtbachelor.com

hoodoo

Backcountry Ski Fest: The West Coast's largest free-heel skiing event. (541) 822-3799 hoodoo.com

Bend Broadband’s Jazz at The Oxford

Grammy-winner Arturo O’Farrill Afro-Latin Septet (541) 382-8436 jazzattheoxford.com

The Tower Theatre bend

Toad the Wet Sprocket and International Guitar Nights. (541) 317-0700 towertheatre.org

Let your taste buds run wild in Sunriver during this month-long celebration of chocolate. (800) 609-1589 sunriver-resort.com/chocolate

hoodoo Winter Carnival

Snow sculptures, torchlight descent, kids' games, fireworks, barbecue and live music. (541) 822-3799 hoodoo.com

YearRound First Friday Art Walk

On the first Friday of each month in downtown Bend and the Old Mill District, enjoy live music and guest artists. bendgalleries.com

Oregon WinterFest

old mill district - bend Ice carving, fire pits, snowboarding rail jam, live music, beer garden and local artisan crafts. (541) 323-0964 oregonwinterfest.com

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La Pine Crab Feed

March

All you can eat crab and entertainment. (541) 536-7821 lapine.org

In Cove Palisades State Park, an annual celebration of the arrival of winter migrant bald eagles to Lake Billy Chinook. (541) 923-7551 x21 oregonstateparks.org

Bend Broadband’s Jazz at The Oxford

Internationally celebrated jazz guitar “Western bebop” with Bruce Forman & Cow Bop. (541) 382-8436 jazzattheoxford.com

Concert Series. Every Saturday in May 2014. (800) 829-2442 mtbachelor.com

Crooked River Ranch Steel Stampede Vintage motocross and trials. (800) 637-5435 crookedriverranch.com

Pole Pedal Paddle bend Participants from across the U.S. gather to alpine ski, cross-country ski, bike, run, canoe or kayak and sprint to the finish line. (541) 388-0002 pppbend.com RiverFest on the Deschutes maupin

Free and family-friendly! Live music, raft trips, fly-casting pond, kids' activities, arts and crafts and more. (541) 395-2222 maupinriverfest.com

Sisters Stampede Bike Race

One of Oregon's largest mountain biking races on scenic Peterson Ridge. (541) 595-8711 sistersstampede.com

Central Oregon Saturday Market doWntoWn bend

Every Saturday, Memorial Day weekend through mid-September. centraloregonsaturdaymarket.com

Central Oregon Beer Week

Events celebrating the region's amazing craft beers. info@centraloregonbeerweek.com centraloregonbeerweek.com

Gerry Lopez Big Wave Challenge: Surf a sweeping course of course of wavelike snowboarding features. (800) 829-2442 mtbachelor.com

June

Summer Concert Series

Summer Concert Series

old mill district - bend An eclectic mix of the hottest and biggest names in music at the Les Schwab Amphitheater in Bend’s Old Mill District through September. Free concerts Sunday afternoons through July. (541) 312-8510 bendconcerts.com

Bend Farmers’ Market

Wednesdays 3-7 p.m.; June – October in the Brooks Alleyway (behind the Tower Theatre) in downtown Bend on Fridays from 2-6 p.m.; at St. Charles Medical Center, June – September. (541) 408-4998 bendfarmersmarket.com

Sisters Rodeo Three days of rodeo performances, gatherings and family activities. (800) 827-7522 sistersrodeo.com

Rhubard Festival la pine Everything rhubarb: desserts, salsa, beer, wine plus hay rides, car show and live music. (541) 536-2049 lsgardens.com Oregon Senior Games bend Age 50+ compete in sports such as archery, basketball, golf, pickleball, road racing, swimming, volleyball. (225) 766-6800 nsga.com Pi-ume-Shaw Treaty Days Pow Wow Warm sprinGs Treaty commemoration featuring cultural arts, crafts, food and traditional dance. (541) 553-1196 warmsprings.com Crooked River Roundup prineville

The Spirit of the Old West is still alive with cowboys, horses, music and more. (800) 428-5574 crookedriverroundup.com

Pacific Crest Weekend Sports Festival sunriver Athletes from around the country compete in this weekend event which includes a triathlon, duathlon and marathon (a national qualifier for the Boston Marathon) plus 5K, 10K and kids races. Sports and fitness expo, live music, beer garden and family fun, too. (503) 644-6822 aasportsltd.com/pacificcrest Bite of Bend doWntoWn

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Cascades Theatrical Company bend Funny Money by Ray Cooney: a slap-happy British farce. (541) 389-0803 cascadestheatrical.org

Mt. Bachelor Springtacular

April redmond Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center. More than 1,000 of the nation’s top BMX racers compete in numerous age divisions. (541) 548-2711 expo.deschutes.org

Oregon Winterfest

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Art Walk in downtown Bend

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Great food booths, live music and, of course, a beer garden. (541) 323-0964 thebiteofbend.com

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Pet Parade downtown followed by games in Drake Park. One of Bend’s oldest and most popular events. (541) 389-7275 bendparksandrec.org

La Pine Frontier Days & Rodeo la pine

Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo redmond Fun, great food, carnival rides, concerts, vendors. An abundance of family fun! (541) 548-2711 expo.deschutes.org Flashback Car Cruz bend, draKe parK

This event is open to all ’79 and older classic cars. (541) 382-9370 centraloregonclassicchevyclub.com

La Pine’s biggest crafters fair of the year, Fourth of July celebration and a rodeo that draws over 400 cowboys and cowgirls to ride, rope and wrangle. (541) 536-7500 lapinefrontierdays.org

Sunriver Music Festival sunriver resort

Fine music, including classical, pop & a family concert at the historic Great Hall. (541) 593-1084 sunrivermusic.org

Celtic Festival & highland Games madras Jefferson County Fairgrounds: Traditional events of the Highland Games, plus demonstrations and activities from all Celtic groups. hdcs.net/festival.htm

Pari-Mutuel horse Races

prineville Among the best horse racing events in the Pacific Northwest. (541) 447-4479 crookedriverroundup.com

Art in the high Desert bend, old mill More than 110 juried artists from across the country and Canada exhibit and sell their original artworks. (541) 322-6272 artinthehighdesert.com

Bend Summer Fest doWntoWn

Community arts, kids’ activities, beer garden, food vendors and live music. (541) 389-0995 bendsummerfestival.com

Sunriver Marathon for a Cause

Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show doWntoWn sisters

Classes, garden tours & an outdoor show featuring nearly 1,000 quilts hung throughout town. Not to be missed! (541) 549-0989 sistersoutdoorquiltshow.com

Cascade Cycling Classic

Some of the best cycling races in America, taking more than 700 riders through downtown Bend and into the surrounding Cascade Mountains. (541) 388-0002 cascade-classic.org

The Oregon high Desert Classics horse Show bend

A "must run" event among Boston qualifiers and first-time marathoners alike, supporting Susan G. Komen for the Cure. (541) 593-1000 sunrivermarathon.com

Ghost Tree invitational pronGHorn - an auberGe resort

Charity golf tournament and first-class epicurean event. ghosttreeinvitational.com

The Airshow of the Cascades madras airport

Biplane, helicopter and glider rides. Vintage and military aircraft displays. (541) 475-6947 cascadesairshow.com

Bend BrewFest les scHWab ampHitHeater

More than 50 distinct craft beers available for public tasting. (541) 312-8510 bendbrewfest.com

The largest and most prestigious hunter-jumper competition in the Pacific Northwest. (541) 389-1409 jbarj.org/ohdc

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Balloons Over Bend

Hot-air balloons soar above Central Oregon’s clear blue skies. In the evening, they are lit up for “Night Glow.” (541) 323-0964 balloonsoverbend.com

Jefferson County Fair madras Good old fashioned family fun, carnival, music, demolition derby, tractor pull and much, much more. (541) 325-5050 jcfairgrounds.org

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October

November

Sisters Western & Native American Arts Festival

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Visit SistersCountry.com for Cowboy Christmas special promotions & events. (541) 549-0251 sisterscountry.com

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“The Maize.” (541) 504-1414 pumpkinco.org

Sunriver SunFest

Bend Fall Festival doWntoWn

Elf tuck-ins, breakfasts with Santa, concerts sleigh rides and more. Make this your family tradition. Starts the day after Thanksgiving and runs through New Year’s Eve. (541) 593-4609 sunriver-resort.com

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Starfest at eagle Crest Resort redmond Drive through this spectacular display of holiday lights at night or ride in a horse-drawn wagon. (800) 682-4786 eagle-crest.com

Sunriver’s annual food and wine festival in the Sunriver Village Mall. (541) 385-7988 sunriversunfest.com

Sisters Folk Festival

World-class blues to bluegrass in an intimate, bucolic setting. (541) 549-4979 sistersfolkfestival.org

More than 100 artist booths, two music stages, children’s activities and more. bendfallfestival.com

Leadman Tri Bend bend

Four days of viewing, learning & celebrating independent cinema, filmmakers & film fans. (541) 388-FEST (3378) bendfilm.org

Bend Oktoberfest doWntoWn

Sisters harvest Faire doWntoWn More than 200 juried vendors of handcrafted quality arts & crafts, plus food & entertainment. (541) 549-0251 sisterscountry.com

Three distances, from epic to short course. Swim, bike and run amid fabulous scenery and spirit. leadmantri.com

Bavarian-style beer, wine, cider, music and food. (541) 788-3628 bendoktoberfest.com

Pacific Amateur Golf Classic

Official Host Site: Sunriver Resort The West’s largest amateur golf event, playing on Central Oregon’s finest courses, plus 19th hole evening activities. (888) 425-3976 pacamgolf.com

Bend’s Big Fat Tour

Three days of fully supported, guided & shuttled single track mountain biking bliss! (541) 385-7002 bendsbigfattour.com

halloween Cyclocross Crusade bend

Two days of epic costumed racing, a huge party and cross culture art celebration. (541) 385-8606 halloweencyclocross.com

Cowboy Christmas in Sisters Country Traditions at Sunriver Resort

December Bend Christmas Parade downtown Marching bands, kids of all ages & pets of all varieties put on their festive best to kick off the holiday season. (541) 388-3879 bendchristmasparade.com La Pine Truckers’ Light Parade

Lighted vehicles of all sizes sparkle their way through downtown La Pine in a holiday atmosphere. (541) 536-9771 lapine.org

Deschutes Brewery Cyclocross Cup

The only UCI-C1 race in the Northwest, and the Cross Crusade finals. crosscrusade.com

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Summer in the high desert and in the high alpine Cascade Lakes is among the most memorable for visitors and locals alike. The possibilities for recreation are endless while humidity is scarce.

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High Desert Summers

Paddle on the Cascade Lakes

Many people think of skiing and Mt. Bachelor when they envision Central Oregon. Those who do are missing at least half of the fun. Summer makes its own fans.

The Deschutes River has always been the lifeblood of Central Oregon and vital to any “must do” list. Taking a refreshing and relaxing inner tube float down the Deschutes from Bend’s Farewell Bend Park is required river therapy. The best part of the float—apart from its highly social nature—is the availability of a shuttle bus ride from Drake Park back to Farewell Bend Park to do it all over again. If recreational kayaking, canoeing or stand-up paddling is more to your liking, there are acres of open water with great views out over the mountain and forest landscape in the High Cascades Lakes of the Deschutes National Forest or on Paulina and East lakes in the Newberry National Volcanic Monument. For those who fancy lakes with houseboating, water skiing and swimming, there’s Lake Billy Chinook near Madras. There’s also fishing in all the region’s lakes such as Cultus and Davis lakes and reservoirs such as Crane Prairie and Wickiup, and, of course, the Deschutes, Crooked and Metolius rivers. The Deschutes is famous for its native “redside” rainbow trout and its annual steelhead runs. The smaller Metolius River is known for being home to monster bull trout. Crane Prairie Reservoir, Davis Lake and East Lake

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are all noted for their trophy trout. On dry land, Central Oregon is the home to more than 200 miles of singletrack mountain bike trails. There’s a wide variety from mellow cruisers for beginners to technical trails requiring expert skills. The singletrack trail network is also well used by trail runners and hikers. The best hiking, however, is in the Three Sisters Wilderness, at Newberry National Volcanic Monument and at Smith Rock State Park—a world-famous rock climbing venue. Climbers now also flock to the basalt columns at Trout Creek Recreation Area close to Madras. Back on pavement, Central Oregon has become a hub for road cycling, with routes fanning out in every direction from Bend. The region also hosts the Cascade Cycling Classic, the longest running road cycling stage-race in the country, now in its 35th year. Each June, athletes, joined by their families and friends, converge on Central Oregon to take part in the Pacific Crest Weekend Sports Festival. The Pacific Crest is known as the jewel of multisport events in the Northwest and a destination race for athletes from around the world. The Pacific Crest

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Local Knowledge Sarah Max multisport champion Sarah Max bid adieu to New york City and settled in Central Oregon in 2002, knowing little more about the area other than that she could ride her bike and ski in the same day. She was sold. Her career as a financial writer allows her to keep one foot in New york, but most people here know her as the three-time winner of the u.S. Bank Pole Pedal Paddle, a timehonored race from Mt. Bachelor to Bend which has participants ski, bike, run, kayak and sprint to the finish.

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Weekend features a Health & Fitness Expo, great food, a beer garden, live entertainment and some of the best competitive racing in the country. In the heart of Central Oregon’s inspirational running country, Sunriver Resort is proud to host the Sunriver Marathon for a Cause in August. Runners, skiers, bikers and paddlers compete in Bend's festive Pole Pedal Paddle in May, starting at Mt. Bachelor and finishing in the Old Mill District. With dozens of celebrity-designed golf courses, Central Oregon has become a nationally recognized golf destination. In September, the Pacific Amateur Golf Classic (the largest amateur event in the West) moves daily from one of the area’s 30 courses to another before the

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champions emerge on the fourth day at the award-winning Crosswater Club Course. No matter what time of year and what recreation precedes it, the region’s brewpubs are always alive with activity. Brewing craft beer and the publican lifestyle have become a Central Oregon hallmark. Many of the region’s pubs have integrated their indoor space with expansive outdoor dining while offering excellent food, live music and, of course, tasty ales, lagers and stouts. Cheers! To take it all in—brewpubs to golf, hiking, fishing or floating—can be daunting. Leave the logistics (and driving) to gETIT Shuttle and The Bend Trolley. Both of these transportation boutiques offer tours built around recreation and libations.

When friends visit we usually start the day with a gallon of coffee and then cycle the quiet roads around Tumalo, or go mountain biking on forested trails. For friends who don’t share my enthusiasm for riding uphill, a Cog Wild Bicycle Tours shuttle lets us save energy for afternoon boutique hopping or hops tasting at a favorite brewery. My favorite thing about Central Oregon is that while it’s true that we love our craft beer and wear a lot of spandex, there’s a lot more to this place than meets the eye. Most people here have a pretty broad world view and have accomplished some amazing things artistically, professionally and philanthropically.

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Mt. Bachelor Mt. Bachelor's Downhill Bike Park is the hottest new way to ride the mountain in summer and fall. Grab your Mt. Bachelor mountain bike and hop on the chair lift. Cruise to intermediate and advanced downhill mountain biking trails. The world's premier downhill bike park planners, Gravity Logic, joined the ski resort's crew in creating the new adrenaline-inducing park, which opened in the summer of 2013. details at mtbachelor.com

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Oregon’s official scenic bikeways are the first of their kind in the U.S., and Central Oregon is home to five of 11 Oregon routes. AN ABSOLuTe summer must for road cyclists is riding the best of the best – our scenic bikeways. Every rider can find a ride to suit their style and mood, from family friendly to adventurous.

Twin Bridges This 36-mile ride begins in Bend’s downtown Drake Park and follows an engaging, moderately hilly course past the city limits into farm and ranch country, rolling through rimrock canyons with views of snowcapped peaks. Cross the Deschutes River at Twin Bridges Road, and stop in the quaint town of Tumalo. Dip your feet in the cool, clear water, get lunch or sip a latte before powering home. With no extended climbs, it’s a great way to fill your lungs with mountain-fresh air and take in the sublime scenery. Sisters to Smith Rock This moderate 37-mile route weaves through Sisters Country to Smith Rock State Park's impressive rock walls. The Crooked River winds at the base of the volcanic, multicolored formations towering above the valley floor. Watch rock climbers from all over the world tackle thousands of ascent routes. The varied, rolling terrain is generally downhill from Sisters. It is a perfect point-to-point ride if you leave a support vehicle in the public parking areas at each end. MORE INFO For links to download detailed maps and even turn-by-turn cue sheets for these rides, go to: visitcentraloregon.com

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Mckenzie Pass This challenging 37-mile route winds through deep forests, climbing to a volcanic lava-rock moonscape summit. This is likely the most interesting and beautiful scenery you'll ever get on a bike ride. Stop at the Dee Wright Observatory, built from lava rock, and take in spec-

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tacular views of the Three Sisters mountains. A huge bonus: most of this ride is on Route 242 (on the u.S. Register of Historic Places), and it's open to bicycles in spring.

Metolius River Loops These loops vary from short, familyfriendly rides of about three miles, to a moderate, 24-mile ride if you connect several of the shorter loops. The loops begin and end at the 90-year-old Camp Sherman Store and Fly Shop. Travel along the wild and scenic waters of the Metolius River to the Wizard Falls fish hatchery where kids can feed the trout, kokanee and Atlantic salmon. Educational signs describe how the headwaters of the Metolius mark the marvelous beginning of the 28-mile river that flows through meadow and forest and careens through canyon walls before it empties into Lake Billy Chinook. Take in all hues of green in the spring and summer, or stunning reds, yellows and oranges throughout the fall. Madras Mountain Views This 30-mile loop through high desert and basalt palisades offers sweeping views of the Cascade Mountains and almost no traffic. Begin and end in small, friendly downtown Madras. Pedal to the stunning overlook above Cove Palisades State Park and Lake Billy Chinook to glimpse eagles and other raptors soaring. Wind through the little towns of Culver and Metolius, stopping for refreshments along lightly trafficked roads. This area's mild winters offer great year-round riding, with sun-drenched days extending throughout winter, spring and fall.


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The first of two perfect Central Oregon days begins with an early morning visit to Smith Rock State Park to see the magnificent sheer rock walls and spires come alive with the first rays of the sun. After a hike along the Crooked River, as it flows through the park, there’s lunch on the deck at either the nearby Terrebonne Depot or at the 7th Street Brew House in Redmond. On to Sisters, for a mountain bike ride Day 1 on the Peterson Ridge trail system followed by fine dining at Jen’s Garden or casual fare at Three Creeks Brewing. Cozy up for the night in a rustic-chic cabin at the nearby eco-resort, FivePine Lodge. Day two starts in Bend with baked goods on the terrace of McKay Cottage, then a round at the stunning Scottish links-style Tetherow Golf Club. If there’s no golfer in your group, head directly to the Old Mill District with its compelling blend of national retailers and local specialty shops. Linger over lunch outside along the river at Anthony’s and Day 2 soak in spectacular views of the Cascade Range. If you’re up for a little river zen, take a leisurely innertube float or stand-up paddle from Riverbend Park to the heart of town. Downtown has many dining options reached on foot, or make a brewery visit via the CyclePub, a pub on MORE INFO wheels pedaled by revelers. Tired and happy, you don’t have Find more itinerary ideas at: far to go to get to downtown’s Oxford Hotel, one of the visitcentraloregon.com area’s AAA Four Diamond accommodations.

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Cyclists have long known our region as the premier outdoors playpen of the West. It's true at any speed. Explore our scenic bikeways, 35 miles of paved bike paths at Sunriver Resort, hundreds of miles of forested mountain biking trails, or pedal a colorful surrey built for six through the Old Mill District and along the Deschutes River trail.

The volcanic peaks of the Cascade Range are true beauties, offering aweinspiring views that are not to be missed. And you don't have to be a climber to get there. Go with a top-notch guide, hike an easy trail, or, at Mt. Bachelor, ride the chairlift and even enjoy dinner and a stunning sunset at nearly 8,000 feet. Not enough? Try a hot air balloon or helicopter tour!

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Award-winning chefs, brew masters and distillers use our pristine water and locally grown ingredients to create unforgettable taste experiences. Our cutting-edge culinary scene offers everything from elegant dining to craft brew pub “beervana” and trendy food carts.

Our sun-drenched, yet mild climate, absolutely ideal for golf, has attracted an all-star cast of architects from Tom Fazio, Jack Nicklaus and David McLay Kidd to Robert Trent Jones, Jr. They’ve designed their most innovative courses here, framed by towering mountain peaks. It’s time to cross this off your bucket list.

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Eagle Crest Resort

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StandUp Paddle Bend

Big Sky Balloon Co.

Chockstone Climbing Guides

1522 Cline Falls Rd. Redmond, OR 97756 (877) 929-3432 eagle-crest.com

17600 Center Dr. Sunriver, OR 97707 (800) 386-1926 sunriver-resort.com

550 SW Industrial Way, Ste. 115 Bend, OR 97702 (541) 323-3355 supbend.com

Kah-Nee-Ta Resort & Spa

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Sun Country Tours

61240 Skyline Ranch Rd. Bend, OR 97701 (541) 388-2582 tetherow.com

531 SW 13th St. Bend, OR 97702 (800) 770-2161 suncountrytours.com

rafting & water

Sunriver Homeowners Aquatic & Recreation Center (SHARC)

1859 NE Maple Ave. Redmond, OR 97756 (541) 316-0398 bigskyballoonco.com

Leading Edge Aviation, Inc. 63048 Powell Butte Hwy. Bend, OR 97701 (541) 383-8825 flybend.com

Smith Rock State Park Terrebonne, OR 97760 (541) 318-7170 chockstoneclimbing.com

culinary tours The Well Traveled Fork (541) 312-0097 welltraveledfork.com

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The Bend Tour Company SEGWAY Tours

Deschutes River Outfitters, LLC

550 SW Industrial Way, Ste. 105 Bend, OR 97702 (541) 480-8477 thebendtourcompany.com

PO Box 371 Bend, OR 97709 (541) 760-0956 deschutesoutfitters.com

Cog Wild Mountain Bike Tours & Shuttles

The Fly Fisher’s Place

255 SW Century Dr., Ste. 201 Bend, OR 97702 (541) 385-7002 cogwild.com

Hutch’s Bicycles - East 820 NE 3rd St. Bend, OR 97701 (541) 382-6248 hutchsbicycles.com

Hutch’s Bicycles - West 725 NW Columbia St. Bend, OR 97701 (541) 382-9253 hutchsbicycles.com

Let It Ride Electric Bikes 25 NW Minnesota Ave., Ste. 6 Bend, OR 97701 (541) 390-9848 letitridebend.com

Life Cycle Bikes

PO Box 1179, 151 W. Main St. Sisters, OR 97759 (541) 549-3474 flyfishersplace.com

Fly and Field Outfitters 35 SW Century Dr., Ste. 100 Bend, OR 97702 (541) 318-1616 flyandfield.com

Stillwater Fly Shop 56898 Enterprise Dr. Sunriver, OR 97707 (877) 598-7322 stillwaterflyshop.com

family fun Black Butte Ranch 8 miles west of Sisters on Hwy. 20 Black Butte Ranch, OR 97759 (800) 425-7455 blackbutteranch.com

Bike rentals - free delivery and pick-up - hotels - vacation rentals - residential. Bend, OR (541) 647-8348 bendbikedelivery@gmail.com

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The Paulina Plunge Downhill Waterfall Mountain Bike Tour

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(800) 296-0562 paulinaplunge.com

1134 SE Centennial Ct. Bend, OR 97702 (541) 306-6587 bouncingoffthewallbend.com

16986 SW Brasada Ranch Rd. Powell Butte, OR 97753 (541) 526-6865 brasada.com

Wheel Fun Rentals 603 SW Mill A Dr. Bend, OR 97701 (541) 408-4568 wheelfunrentals.com

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6823 Hwy. 8, PO Box 1240 Warm Springs, OR 97761 (541) 553-1112 kahneeta.com

Mount Bachelor Village Resort 19717 Mt. Bachelor Dr. Bend, OR 97702 (866) 328-8915 mtbachelorvillage.com

Oregon Observatory at Sunriver 57245 River Rd. Sunriver, OR 97707 (541) 598-4406 oregonobservatory.org

The Paulina Plunge Downhill Waterfall Mountain Bike Tour (800) 296-0562 paulinaplunge.com

Pronghorn An Auberge Resort 65600 Pronghorn Club Dr. Bend, OR 97701 (541) 693-5300 pronghornclub.com

Riverhouse Hotel and Convention Center 3075 N. Business 97 Bend, OR 97701 (866) 453-4479 riverhouse.com

Seventh Mountain Resort 18575 SW Century Dr. Bend, OR 97702 (866) 976-2482 seventhmountain.com

Sun Mountain Fun Center 300 NE River Mall Ave. Bend, OR 97701 (541) 382-6161 sunmountainfun.com

Sunriver Nature Center 57245 River Rd. Sunriver, OR 97707 (541) 593-4394 sunrivernaturecenter.org

All Seasons RV & Marine 63195 Jamison St. Bend, OR 97701 (541) 382-5009 asrvm.com

Bend Paddle Trail Alliance Info@BendPaddleTrailAlliance.org bendpaddletrailalliance.org

Cove Palisades Resort & Marina 5700 SW Marina Dr. Culver, OR 97734 (877) 546-7171 covepalisadesresort.com

Imperial River Company 304 Bakeoven Rd. Maupin, OR 97037 (800) 395-3903 deschutesriver.com

Lake Billy Chinook Houseboats 12334 SW Lakeview Dr. Culver, OR 97060 (866) 546-2939 lakebillychinook.com

Mavericks at Sunriver 18135 Cottonwood Rd. Sunriver, OR 97707 (541) 593-2500 mavericksatsunriver.com

N8TV Adventures 2197 Hwy. 26 Warm Springs, OR 97761 (541) 553-1200 n8tvadventures.com

Ouzel Outfitters Whitewater Rafting 63043 Sherman Rd. Bend, OR 97701 (800) 788-7238 oregonrafting.com

57250 Overlook Rd. Sunriver, OR 97707 (541) 585-5000 sunriversharc.com

Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe 805 SW Industrial Way, Ste. 6 Bend, OR 97702 (541) 317-9407 tumalocreek.com


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Seventh Mountain River Company Seventh Mountain Resort offers daily rafting excursions on the wild and scenic Deschutes River. Two-hour raft trips leave five times daily and include class-3 rapids with an expert, certified river guide. Enjoy wildlife and ancient lava flows along the way. A photographer will capture images of your exciting trip. Best rates in town and shortest bus ride to the river. Rates start at $25! 18575 SW Century Drive, Bend ⬥ (866) 976-2822 ⬥ seventhmountainriverco.com

Crooked River Ranch golf Course Perched on the rim of the Crooked River gorge lies one of the most scenic golf courses in the region. With awesome views of the canyon walls and the river Crooked River Ranch GC – the GEM of Central Oregon… 400 feet below, Crooked River Ranch GC truly is a golfing gem. The signature No. 5 hole has been coined the "Most Spectacular Golf Hole in Oregon," offering a true risk-reward tee shot over the 5195 SW CLUBHOUSE RD  CROOKED RIVER RANCH, OR 97760 541-923-6343 800-833-3197  CROOKEDRIVERRANCH.COM corner of the gorge. Come play the Ranch, where its beauty and ambience is unsurpassed, but its qualities are enjoyed by golfers of all abilities. With its own RV park, swimming pool, tennis courts, and other amenities, it truly is a great place to hang your hat.

Perched on the rim of the Crooked River gorge lays one of the most scenic golf courses in the region. With awesome views of the canyon walls and the river 400 feet below, Crooked River Ranch GC truly is a golfing gem. The signature No. 5 has been coined the Most Spectacular Golf Hole in Oregon offering a true risk-reward tee shot over the corner of the gorge itself. Come play the Ranch where its beauty and ambience is unsurpassed but its uniqueness is enjoyed by golfers of all abilities. And with its own RV Park, swimming pool, tennis courts, and other amenities, it truly IS a “Great Place to Hang Your Hat”!

5195 SW Clubhouse Road ⬥ (541) 923-6343 ⬥ crookedriverranch.com

The Bend Tour Company

Hutch’s Bicycles Hutch’s Bicycles is Bend’s full-service family bike shop, and a 2012 national, top-100 bicycle retailer. Three locations in Bend and Redmond provide Central Oregon’s largest selection of bicycles, accessories, and service options. Hutch’s will service any brand, and has extensive knowledge of the latest shifting and suspension systems. Hutch’s Bicycles also has the largest selection of rental bikes, with everything from cruisers and kids bikes to carbon-fiber road bikes and full-suspension mountain bikes.

The Bend Tour Company offers informative and entertaining SEGWAY sightseeing tours of Bend. Tours highlight Bend’s great history, incredible sights and attractions, exceptional restaurants, fabulous breweries and unique shopping opportunities. Guests glide into the historic Old Mill District then crisscross the Deschutes River before winding through our many beautiful parks, historic homes and around downtown Bend. Experience Bend on a SEGWAY!

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550 SW Industrial Way # 105 , Bend ⬥ (541) 480-8477 ⬥ thebendtourcompany.com

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Leading Edge Aviation

"Whether you think you know Bend like the back of your hand, been there hundreds of times, or you are visiting Bend, Oregon for the first time ... you simply MUST make Let it Ride Electric Bike Tours part of your adventure! Truly the best way to see and experience the beauty, charm and uniqueness of Bend." –Trip Advisor. History tours, rentals, sales and bike service.

DISCOVER BEND AND CENTRAL OREGON BY HELICOPTER Flights are scheduled daily and take off from the Bend Airport. Choose from four exhilarating tours: fly over desert, the mountains, the Lava Lands or the city. If you would like to personalize a tour or charter, special arrangements can be made. Book your flight today at FlyBend.com! Leading Edge has served the community of Bend for 24 years and maintains the highest level of safety and customer service.

25 NW Minnesota Ave., Suite 6, Bend ⬥ (541) 647-2331 ⬥ letitridebend.com

63048 Powell Butte Hwy., Bend ⬥ (541) 383-8825 ⬥ flybend.com

Let It Ride Electric Bike Tours

Sunriver Art Faire 2014 Sunriver, a unique community in Central Oregon, is the home of one of the area’s premier summer art events. The fith annual Sunriver Art Faire will be held in the Village at Sunriver on August 8-10, 2014. Included are Juried fine arts and crafts, a variety of professional entertainment, and fun for the whole family! In the words of one artist: “One of the best shows ever, great setting, very well organized, wonderful people. This show is definitely a must!” All profits go to support deserving charities in the community. Village at Sunriver – 57100 Beaver Drive, Sunriver ⬥ (877) 269-2580 ⬥ sunriverartfaire.com

Widgi Creek golf Club Nestled among the giant Ponderosa pines in the Deschutes National Forest and on the top of many "must play" lists of visitors and locals. That's where you'll find a challenging 6,900-yard Robert Muir Gravesdesigned course with tight fairways, undulating greens and some of the best scenery you can imagine on a golf course. Just minutes from the bustling, hip downtown of Bend. That's where you'll find Widgi Creek. Voted Best Golf Course in Central Oregon 11 times. 18707 SW Century Drive, Bend ⬥ (541) 382-4449 ⬥ widgi.com


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Author of the Forget-About-It Guide To Better Golf. When in Bend, stop by. Try some new gear and get the inside scoop on all the courses of Central Oregon. Off 3rd Street, just north Macy's.

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Golf Galore! Black Butte Ranch

What makes the Central Oregon golf experience truly special is not only the variety and value of 30 golf courses within a 45-minute drive of Bend and Sunriver, but the exceptional caliber and diversity of course design. From high-mountain to high desert golf, you won’t find any single track like the next in Central Oregon. With some of the most renowned names in course design, you can be sure of a “bucket list” golf experience in Central Oregon. For many good reasons, Golf Digest named Central Oregon in its “Top 50 Golf Destinations in the World.” Central Oregon courses aren’t short on scenery, with shots that challenge you to carry over deep canyons and the famed Deschutes River; bunkers carved from lava flows and filled with red sand; and fairways framing the majestic Cascade mountains. Just

Variety is the spice of life when it comes to golf in Central Oregon. From Scottish links-style, to towering Ponderosa-lined fairways, to pristinely manicured resort play… Central Oregon’s courses feature the finest course architects in the world. remember to call “FORE!” when the resident deer, rabbit or bald eagle ventures into the path of your shot. If your quest is to play a course designed by the likes of Jack Nicklaus, David McLay Kidd, and Peter Jacobsen then you’re in luck. This roster of all-star architects and many others, has chosen Central Oregon as the site for their most innovative course designs. It may surprise you to learn that with less annual rainfall than San Diego, Central Oregon and its sunny, dry and mild temperatures is absolutely ideal for golf. Summer day temperatures average in the low 80s, while spring and fall provide crisp mornings and warm evenings for golf lovers. Many Central Oregon courses are open year-round.

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Local Knowledge David McLay Kidd Course architect David McLay kidd is at the peak of his profession. Golf World magazine called him the “hottest architect in golf," given the list of course masterpieces he’s designed around the world. Courses such as Laucala Island golf Club in Fiji, Bandon Dunes on the Oregon Coast, the TPC Stonebrae Course in Northern California and now, the design of the Castle Course at St. Andrews, Scotland. Then there’s his Bend creation, Tetherow, that is attracting players from across the u.S. and abroad. When friends come to visit, I love to take them to Tetherow and golf. As the course designer, my local knowledge is as good or better than our great caddies. If you want to beat me at Tetherow, you'd better bring your ‘A’ game. I also love to take friends out on my boat to Lake Billy Chinook. There, we can wakeboard, use towables, swim and picnic. What I like best about Central Oregon is that, as a Scotsman who spent years in London, there’s reliably good weather, and it lacks crowds.

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The Pacific Amateur Golf Classic Looking for a reason to test your game and sample this bounty of golf? If you have an established uSgA handicap, you’re invited to enter the largest amateur tournament in the West—the Pacific Amateur golf Classic. The PacAm, held September 20-25, 2014 and now in its eighteenth year, welcomes hundreds of golfers each fall to this three-day, 54-hole event. The top four finishers in each flight qualify for a fourth round at famed Crosswater golf Club in Sunriver, where the PacAm Champion is crowned. Nightly 19th-hole activities make the PacAm a celebration of golf and camaraderie. The tournament benefits the Boys & girls Clubs of Central Oregon. For tournament and entry information, visit PacAmGolf.com or call (888) 425-3976.

The Legends Collection Come play the best golf of Central Oregon: five unforgettable courses,

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one incredible destination. All created by names like Jack Nicklaus, Peter Jacobsen and David McLay kidd. All regularly ranked among the greatest courses in America. Tight aspen-lined fairways, high desert river canyons, open meadows and more features offer challenges and rewarding experiences you won’t find anywhere else. The Legends Collection includes: Big Meadow and glaze Meadow at Black Butte Ranch, Brasada Canyons, Pronghorn's Jack Nicklaus Signature Course and Tetherow golf Club.

On The Trail With 30 courses in the region that make up the Central Oregon golf Trail, many golfers set their own itineraries that will, over several visits, allow them to play every course. To plan your Central Oregon golf Trail or customize a destination golf vacation, visit CentralOregonGolfTrail.com or call our vacation planners at (800) 800-8334.


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Designed by David McLay Kidd, this Top 100, visually stunning par 72 course takes full advantage of the panoramic views of the Cascades and the rugged high desert terrain.

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NEW IN 2014! The Tetherow Lodges deliver a premium boutique lodging experience with outstanding views and direct access to Deschutes National Forest. Just minutes from downtown Bend!

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With our new pub-style restaurant, in addition to the more refined Tetherow Grill and indoor/outdoor seating, every menu will tantalize your taste buds and nourish your spirit.

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Post Game it’s time to trade stories about the day’s round, to relax with your feet up, to take in the view over drinks and snacks. Here are some great options: Owl’s Nest at Sunriver Resort The Aspen Lounge at Black Butte Ranch The Row at Tetherow Bogey’s Café at River’s Edge Ranch house at Brasada Cascada at Pronghorn The Clubhouse at Lost Tracks Niblick & Greene's at Eagle Crest

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it Don’t Mean A Thing if You Ain't Got That Swing Duke Ellington’s observation on swing extends beyond great jazz. In golf, the swing—be it that of Fred Couples, Tiger Woods or a weekend warrior—is everything. Pronghorn's Troon golf Academy offers comprehensive instruction, from full-swing to putting and short game to on-course management, and state-of-theart video analysis. Led by world-renowned Director of Education Tim Mahoney, the academy offers discriminating travelers the Troon golf Experience. The Tetherow golf Academy is a yearround, state-of-the-art golf training facility led by PgA Teacher of the year

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Central Oregon hat Trick It’s spring, and the region’s golf courses are snow free. yet up at Mt. Bachelor and Hoodoo ski resorts, there’s still tons of snow and the Deschutes and Metolius rivers are prime for fly-fishing. So how about carving a few turns in the morning, playing 18 holes in the afternoon and casting a fly at twilight? This cross training is an abundantly practiced Central Oregon perk. The best part may be when you kick back to sip your favorite Oregon Pinot noir or craft brew at the end of a day and just share the day's stories.


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Aspen Lakes Golf Course 16900 Aspen Lakes Dr.; Sisters aspenlakes.com

(541) 549-4653 (GOLF) (541) 549-3663 restaurant

7302/5594

Max. 75.4 Min. 69.7

141 125

$29-$75

Black Butte Ranch, Big Meadow 13020 Hawksbeard; Black Butte Ranch blackbutteranch.com

(800) 399-2322 (541) 595-1500 tee times

7002/5485

Max. 71.6 Min. 68.3

125 118

$45-$75

Black Butte Ranch, Glaze Meadow 13020 Hawksbeard; Black Butte Ranch blackbutteranch.com

(800) 399-2322 (541) 595-1500 tee times

7007/4909

Max. 72.7 Min. 63.4

133 109

$45-$75

Crooked River Ranch Golf Course 5195 SW Clubhouse Rd.; CRR crookedriverranch.com

(800) 833-3197 (541) 923-6343

5818/5000

Max. 67.1 Min. 65.0

117 109

$46-$64**

Eagle Crest Resort, Challenge Course 1522 Cline Falls Rd.; Redmond eagle-crest.com

(866) 311-7039

4175/3008

Max. 61.5 Min. 57.7

112 101

$25-$44

Eagle Crest Resort, Resort Course 1522 Cline Falls Rd.; Redmond eagle-crest.com

(866) 311-7039

6704/5175

Max. 71.6 Min. 64.9

132 117

$55-$74

Eagle Crest Resort, Ridge Course 1522 Cline Falls Rd.; Redmond eagle-crest.com

(866) 311-7039

6974/4814

Max. 73.5 Min. 63.6

137 115

$35-$74

Juniper Golf Course 1938 SW Elkhorn Ave.; Redmond playjuniper.com

(800) 600-3121 (541) 548-3121 ext. 1

7186/5500

Max. 74.0 Min. 65.7

130 117

$20-$65**

Kah-Nee-Ta Resort 6823 Hwy. 8; Warm Springs kahneeta.com

(541) 553-4971

6352/5195

Max. 70.7 Min. 70.2

124 119

$30-$61**

Lost Tracks Golf Club 60205 Sunset View Dr.; Bend losttracks.com

(541) 385-1818

7003/5344

Max. 72.7 Min. 68.6

136 126

$44-$61

Meadow Lakes Golf Course 300 SW Meadow Lakes Dr.; Prineville meadowlakesgc.com

(541) 447-7113

6783/4858

Max. 72.1 Min. 67.9

125 121

$20-$38

Old Back Nine at Mountain High 60650 China Hat Rd.; Bend oldbacknine.com

(541) 382-1111

2882/2295

Max. n/a Min. n/a

n/a n/a

$22-$26

Pronghorn, Jack Nicklaus Signature Course 65600 Pronghorn Club Dr.; Bend pronghornclub.com

(541) 693-5300 (866) 372-1003 tee times

7379/5256

Max. 75.2 Min. 68.9

151 135

$90-$209**^

Quail Run Golf Course 16725 Northridge; La Pine golfquailrun.com

(800) 895-4653 (GOLF) (541) 536-1303

6897/5422

Max. 73.4 Min. 69.6

137 130

$25-$55

River’s Edge Golf Course 400 NW Proshop Dr.; Bend riverhouse.com

(800) 547-3928 (541) 389-2828

6683/5340

Max. 72.4 Min. 70.0

137 126

$35-$68

Sunriver Resort, Meadows Course 17600 Center Dr.; Sunriver sunriver-resort.com

(800) 737-1034 (541) 593-4402 tee times

7012/5287

Max. 72.9 Min. 70.4

132 123

$49-$109**

Sunriver Resort, Woodlands Course 17890 W. Core Dr.; Sunriver sunriver-resort.com

(800) 737-1034 (541) 593-4402 tee times

6933/5341

Max. 73.4 Min. 70.4

142 135

$49-$109**

Widgi Creek Golf Club 18707 Century Dr.; Bend widgi.com

(541) 382-4449 ext. 1

6905/5070

Max. 72.7 Min. 68.7

139 128

$25-$75

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Tetherow Golf Club 61240 Skyline Ranch Rd.; Bend tetherow.com

(866) 948-2582 (541) 388-2582 ext. 210

7298/5342

Max. 75.2 Min. 69.7

142 131

$125-$195**^

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Awbrey Glen Golf Club 2500 NW Awbrey Glen Dr.; Bend awbreyglen.com

(800) 697-0052; (541) 385-6011 (541) 388-8526 tee times

6957/5389

Max. 72.9 Min. 65.7

138 122

$95**

Bend Golf And Country Club 61045 Country Club Dr.; Bend bendgolfclub.com

(541) 382-3261 (541) 382-7437 tee times

7058/5493

Max. 73.1 Min. 66.0

135 120

$110**

Broken Top Club 62000 Broken Top Dr.; Bend brokentop.com

(541) 383-8200 (541) 383-0868 tee times

7161/5281

Max. 73.8 Min. 68.4

139 121

$90-$150**

Caldera Links* 17750 Caldera Springs Dr.; Sunriver calderasprings.com

(800) 801-8765 (541) 593-4851 tee times

1162/777

Max. n/a Min. n/a

n/a n/a

$39

Crosswater Club* 17600 Canoe Camp Dr.; Sunriver crosswater.com

(800) 801-8765 (541) 593-6196 tee times

7683/5213

Max. 76.5 Min. 69.7

145 131

$99-$189**

Pronghorn, Tom Fazio Course 65600 Pronghorn Club Dr.; Bend pronghornclub.com

(541) 693-5365

7456/5028

Max. 75.2 Min. 68.2

142 128

No Unaccompanied Guest Play

The Club at Brasada Canyons* 16986 SW Brasada Ranch Rd.; Powell Butte brasada.com

(541) 526-6380

7295/4722

Max. 74.4 Min. 64.4

145 125

$150**

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• 3 rounds of golf on a different course, daily • Shopping credit to TaylorMadeadidas store on-site • Golf equipment demo days • 19th hole events each evening following rounds • Lunch and cart provided during tournament • Tournament of Champions for Top 4 finishers in each flight

Test your golf game against other amateurs from across the nation at the 18th Annual Pacific Amateur Golf Classic, the largest and longest running amateur tournament in the West. Men and women of all ages will compete over three days of tournament play to qualify for the Championship round at Sunriver’s world-renowned Crosswater Club. Enter the PacAm and you’ll experience the finest courses in Central Oregon along with exciting 19th hole activities and prizes. So no matter how you play, you can’t lose. September 20 - 25, 2014 » Visit PacAmGolf.com for Early Entry Discounts and a free Central Oregon Visitors Guide » 888.425.3976

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Create your family's stories, now and for generations to come, at Sunriver.

The Start of Unforgettable One couple tells the story of how their family has found the perfect place. A place where they can connect with each other, the outdoors — even themselves.

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hat first time we visited Sunriver, what struck me was the natural beauty surrounding us. The high desert sky, such an incredibly deep blue. And the pine forests – so dense and vast, they almost didn’t seem real. There we were, on the edge of a meadow with a sparkling river, at a resort with every recreational possibility at our doorstep for us and the kids. We did it all – biking, canoeing, tennis, golf, hiking, the pools, the spa, terrific restaurants. My husband and Sunriver Resort

the kids and I rode our resort rental bikes everywhere on all of the paved bike paths. It was so relaxing and fun. We biked to the stables and did a trail ride, and moved on to the Nature Center. It was such an experience to see a great horned owl close up, on the arm of one of the staff who was so friendly and knowledgeable. A few minutes away at the High Desert Museum, we got close up to live porcupines, a bobcat, otter, owls and eagles, and learned all about them. The kids loved meeting the people

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“We get to do it all amid the beautiful mountains — biking, canoeing, tennis, swimming — and I even get some time to unwind.”

portraying the pioneers. I even got some alone time. At the Sage Springs Spa, the lavender and sage sugar-scrub treatment and hot-stone massage let me fully unwind.

We are hooked. Every time we go to Sunriver, we come home feeling rejuvenated. There is always something more to do, and every summer we return to explore more.”


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Once you experience Sunriver, you'll make it your new family tradition too.

“The golf in Sunriver is unbelievable, and all of our fun family time has kept us coming back year after year.”

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was initially attracted mostly by the golf—four world-class courses in a great setting, designed by some of the biggest names: Bob Cupp, John Fought, Robert Trent Jones Jr. Over the years that we’ve been coming here, I've played them all. Some of the best memories, though, are of golfing with the family at the 9-hole course, Caldera Links. Afterward, we’d head to the Owl’s Nest pub and sit out on the deck. I really enjoyed trying the local microbrews, looking out over the mountains, and we’d all be talking about the day as we ordered great steaks, salads and burgers. It was at times like those when I started

to realize how much this place meant to our family. We came back the following summer with all of the aunts, uncles, cousins and grandparents. We rented a couple of vacation homes, and everyone loved it. There was something for everyone. My mom loved Sunriver’s Classical Concert Series, held in the Great Hall. It is a magnificent, historic building constructed with huge timbers during the 1940s as Camp Abbott, by the U.S. Army. At nearby Lava Lands, we

walked over a 7,000-year-old lava flow and to the top of the butte for a great view. Dad and I played golf at spectacular Crosswater, and then took the kids to a beautiful reservoir where we caught a few trout. We came back that fall to celebrate Thanksgiving, and to ski at Mt. Bachelor during the winter break, and that sealed the deal. We knew we wanted this place to be a part of our lives forever. I think I can say that buying

our vacation home at Sunriver was the best thing we’ve ever done. This is where we are creating our family history. Sunriver will be a part of it for generations to come. It’s unforgettable.”

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Play & Explore

From floating down a lazy river to biking on forested paths in the mountains, there's something for everyone in Sunriver's ideal setting.

“Sunriver's endless backyard is the perfect place to create family memories — they'll last a lifetime.”

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A LANDSCAPE shaped by volcanoes has inspired and drawn people here for centuries, giving rise to an active outdoor lifestyle scene and distinct local culture. Sunriver Resort is the perfect setting for enjoying it all. Summer Fun WATeR PARKS & POOLS

Canoe and kayak rentals

6+$5&

Kick back and float endlessly on the re-created Aquatic & Recreation Center lazy river, or shriek your way down water slides at the new, state-ofthe-art SHARC center. Check out the kids' splash-and-play areas, a hot tub, sand play area, basketball, bocce and more on this facility's 22 acres. Plus try the two resort pool complexes and lap pool at the Sage Springs Club & Spa.

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ReSORT MARiNA

Climb into a canoe, float downriver on a raft or paddle a kayak. The marina staff has everything you need for a short outing or a full day of fun and will meet you at your take-out spot to shuttle you back after your trip. Stand-up paddling is one of the hottest new ways to play on the water. Grab a paddle and step on to a paddleboard for a mellow cruise, or amp it up and get an incredible workout. Our marina has the gear, and the resort offers prime conditions on the river's flat water. Group classes are offered daily. Run some rapids to add memorable thrills to your vacation. Our marina staff will take you to the McKenzie River for a full day of paddling inflatable kayaks amid spectacular scenery. For a quieter experience, they'll guide you on the Wildlife Waterway Float to explore the surrounding high alpine scenery, old-growth forests and an ancient lava flow. End with refreshments near the pristine falls. BiKiNG

Ride along the river or among the pines on the resort's 35 miles of paved bike paths. Or venture out into the forest for some of the nation's best mountain biking. The resort Bike Barn has all kinds of bike rentals, whatever your speed.

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SHARC

SHARC (541) 585-5000

Wanderlust Tours (800) 962-2862

Bike Barn (541) 593-3721

First Ascent Rock Climbing (541) 318-7170

Tennis (541) 593-7890 Water Sports 541-593-3492 TeNNiS

Play under the sun on 31 courts throughout the resort, or rally year-round on indoor courts at Sage Springs Club & Spa, where you can also take advantage of the state-of-the-art conditioning center. Reach your full potential with guidance from the resort's certified tennis professionals. Afterward, soak in a hydrotherapy spa or use the steam room. FORT FuNNiGAN

Whether it's a day of arts and crafts, outdoor adventures or just “monkeying around� on the indoor bouldering wall, Fort Funnigan is the perfect environment for children ages 3 to 10. hORSeBACK RiDiNG

Explore the scenic backcountry of Sunriver and the Deschutes National Forest on beautiful meandering trails with guided rides for all levels at Sunriver Stables.

Sunriver Marina (541) 593-3492 Sunriver Stables (541) 593-6995

Cascade Guides and Outfitters Fishing Adventures (541) 593-2358 Fort Funnigan (541) 593-1000

Guides & Outfitters GuiDeD TOuRS

Explore fascinating caves and the crater of an ancient volcano. Trace hidden clues on a GPS Scavenger Hunt and more. ROCK CLiMBiNG

Experts guide you in scaling the towering, sheer faces of world-famous climbing destination Smith Rock State Park. FiShiNG ADVeNTuReS

Orvis-endorsed guides add to the experience of fishing in the area's most scenic lakes and rivers and offer beginning fly-casting clinics. Sunriver Resort

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In the Swing

When it comes to the ultimate golf vacation, Sunriver Resort scores.

“It is simply not possible to find a better manicured course anywhere in the world. Period.� - Golf Digest, on Crosswater Crosswater

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Meadows

IN THIS GOLFER'S PARADISE, renowned architects have created four distinct courses: Crosswater, Meadows, Woodlands, and Caldera Links, all framed by snowcapped mountain peaks, verdant forests and sparkling waterways. Designers Bob Cupp, John Fought and Robert Trent Jones Jr. contributed conceptualizations that highlight the dramatic landscape while offering the perfect challenge for a range of skill levels. Experience some of the top golf courses in Oregon in the heart of the high desert. Crosswater

Woodlands

Meadows

True to its title, this 18-hole course is noted for its whimsical forested setting and superb conditioning. One of the Pacific Northwest’s finest championship courses, Robert Trent Jones Jr. is the mastermind of this design, which won the Golf Magazine Gold Medal Resort Award. Noted for its superb conditioning and beautiful setting, the Woodlands is one of the Northwest's finest championship courses. Woodlands' abundance of water and outcroppings of lava rock place a premium on shot accuracy.

This 18-hole course and 9-hole putting course features tremendous variety, natural beauty, and the aesthetic grace of courses from the 1920s and ’30s. Designed by John Fought, it has been the venue of USGA and NCAA golf championship tournaments and is also a fun place to practice your putt. Seven of the 18 holes border the meandering river. The 9-hole course features bent grass putting surfaces for fun and challenge for every level of golfer.

Creating fun golfing memories is what it’s all about at this 9-hole course designed for every skill level. Perfect your skills or introduce the kids to golfing on tour-quality greens, with holes ranging from 60 to 185 yards in length. Reserved exclusively for Sunriver Resort guests, Caldera Springs homeowners, and Crosswater Club members. The Golf Channel recently ranked Sunriver Resort the fifth-greatest destination for

Designed by Bob Cupp, this 18-hole course was nominated by Golf Digest as one of “America’s 100 Greatest Courses” for its spectacular scenery along the Deschutes and Little Deschutes rivers, which come into play as often as seven times a round. “Save your strength and a few extra sleeves of balls for Crosswater, which is one of the most spectacular designs in America.” — Links Magazine

Caldera Links

Caldera Links GOLF eVeNTS Swings for Strings at Woodlands June United Way Charity Classic at Crosswater June Best of Bend Best Ball at Crosswater June AJGA Sunriver Open at Meadows August PNGA Sr. Team Championship at Meadows September Pacific Amateur Golf Classic at Meadows, Woodlands and Crosswater September

couples seeking a romantic getaway. Take your significant other and ski Mt. Bachelor in the morning, golf a beautiful rolling course in the afternoon, and take in sunset over the Cascade Range in a hot tub at one of the resort's cozy Caldera cabins. Sunriver Resort

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Powder Fix

Chase epic snow, whether you frolic or head for gravity-fueled fun.

SERIOUS high desert powder, sunny skies and fun activities for the whole family make Sunriver an ideal winter vacation destination. Winter Worlds SKiiNG AND SNOWBOARDiNG

Be perfectly positioned for the snow sport vacation of a lifetime. It's no wonder Condé Nast Traveler voted Sunriver one of the Top 50 Ski Resort Hotels in North America. Tap into great access to Mt. Bachelor, the Northwest's premier ski area, famous for its dry and abundant powder. Imagine the fun – and family photo possibilities – at the highest ski-able elevation in all of Oregon and Washington with stunning views for hundreds of miles. SNOW PLAY

Sunriver Stables Mt. Bachelor

Diverse terrain serves adrenaline junkies as well as first-timers and families. Non-skiers won't miss out at the snow tubing park, or snowshoeing with Wanderlust Tours. Plan around one of the longest seasons in the West, from Thanksgiving through May. Swirl and spin at the Village Mall ice rink, then head to the lodge for hot chocolate. Ever envisioned riding in a one-horse open sleigh? Along the river and through the woods, take in spectacular mountain views and the meadow glistening in snow. Snuggle under warm blankets and let the Victorian sleigh bells ring. Seize a rare chance to heed the call of the wild when the Trail of Dreams team of dogs gives you a taste of what they do in races such as the famous Iditarod. WiNTeR iNFO Skiing (541) 382-2442

Dog Sledding (800) 829-2442

Snowshoeing (800) 962-2862

Skating (541) 593-8704

Sleigh Rides and Horseback Riding (541) 593-6995

Sunriver sledding

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Sunriver Nature Center & Oregon Observatory

Fort Funnigan

exPLORiNG iNFO Fort Funnigan (541) 593-1000

Explore

Nature Center (541) 593-4394

Discover arts and culture, natural history, shopping and more

Oregon Observatory (541) 598-4406 Artists Gallery Sunriver (541) 593-4382 Village at Sunriver (541) 593-8704

SUNRIVER'S DISTINCT local culture and spectacular natural wonders make exploring fun and easy, from sightseeing day trips to local arts and great shopping.

Lava Lands Visitors Center May-October (541) 593-2421 High Desert Museum Open 362 days a year (541) 382-4754

Explore & Discover SuNRiVeR NATuRe CeNTeR & OReGON OBSeRVATORY

Stroll the nature trail and the botanical garden, and meet raptors and other wildlife. Fun handson programs engage everyone with exciting new perspectives on the natural world. At the observatory, feast your eyes on distant galaxies, a meteor shower or deep space. The roof retracts for viewing from dozens of telescopes. Daytime solar viewing is offered, too.

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Every Saturday night, it's parents' night out with the resort's recreation staff offering kids ages 3 to 10 a fun-filled night. ARTiSTS GALLeRY SuNRiVeR

Sculpture, paintings, fused and blown glass, textiles, woodcrafts, custom jewelry, furnishings, metal art, photography, ceramics, handcrafted gifts and more are on display from local artists. Mingle at art receptions or take a class at this wonderful creative hub in Sunriver Village. TAx-FRee ShOPPiNG

The Merchant Trader in the resort's lower lobby is the place for sweatshirts, blankets, picnic items and gifts reflecting high desert spirit. And at the Sunriver Village Mall, you'll find everything from sporting gear to books, toys, folk art and apparel. Downtown Bend has an eclectic mix of unique shops, restaurants, breweries, coffee shops, art galleries, theaters and parks in this vibrant community. The Old Mill District is an outdoor mall in Bend, with restaurants, shops, an outdoor amphitheater, art galleries, a 16-screen cinema and scenic river trails.

WiThiN 20 MiNuTeS

At Lava Lands Visitors Center, talk with friendly rangers and explore the interactive exhibit detailing the area's volcanic history. At this interpretive hub of Newberry National Volcanic Monument, don't miss the drive to the top of Lava Butte for a spectacular view of all of Central Oregon and the evidence of eruptions that shaped the terrain. Take in a film and walk the Trail of the Molten Lands and the Trail of the Whispering Pines. At High Desert Museum, experience close-up wildlife encounters with porcupines, bobcat, lynx, birds of prey, river otter and reptiles. Chat with pioneers at the re-created homestead, mining operation and 1880s frontier town. Discover the cultural history and spirit of the region through acclaimed traveling and permanent exhibits interpreting the stories of native peoples, explorers, immigrants and settlers.

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Where to Stay Connect with family and friends in accommodations ranging from guest rooms and suites to luxury custom homes.

Guest Benefits All Sunriver Resort guests enjoy the following privileges: • Access to Sage Springs Club & Spa • Guaranteed advanced tee times • Discounts on resort-owned recreation • 24-hour service and registration

• Discounted shuttle service to Mt. Bachelor in winter • Access to Crosswater private course, golf shop, and The Grille • Complimentary resort-wide transportation service • Access to the private Lodge Village Pool and Spa

Lodge Village guest room

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Lodge Village suite

Caldera cabins

ONE OF THE BEST rewards of exploring the vast, pristine beauty of Central Oregon is that at the end of the day, you retreat to the soothing surroundings of Sunriver's premium lodging. Get cozy beside your own fireplace, or recline on your private deck and take in the beauty of the forest and fresh mountain air. At our River Lodges, Lodge Village, or the luxurious Caldera Cabins, you will be just steps from our grand main lodge and historic Great Hall conference and events venue, restaurants, cafĂŠs, shops, outdoor pool, hot tubs, and the Sage Springs Club & Spa. Lodge Village

Fully unwind in the finest Pacific Northwest style and quality. Stone and wood accents throughout create a rustic and soothing atmosphere at these guest rooms, so you can recharge and be ready for all of the recreational offerings at your doorstep. To make it even easier and more relaxing, you can bring your pet along, as some Lodge Village accommodations are pet friendly. Lodge Village Suites offer 900 square feet of living space, with an open loft with a king bed or two queen beds upstairs and a queen sofa sleeper in the living area downstairs, a continental kitchen, dining area and two bathrooms.

River Lodges

Reach the pinnacle of pure style and comfort in the resort's River Lodges, with spectacular views for the most discerning business and leisure travelers. Slip into a Sage Springs cotton robe, and luxuriate amid mountain-chic style and amenities such as spacious baths with double marble vanities, soaking tubs, down comforters and triple-sheeted beds, and a stone fireplace with a raised hearth.

Sunriver Vacation Rentals

Having a home base is perfect for reconnecting with family and friends and exploring the high desert. Sunriver Vacation Rentals are carefully selected fine homes and condominiums with two to six bedrooms. Some are even pet friendly.

LODGiNG iNFO River Lodges Guestrooms, Lodge Village Guestrooms and Suites, Caldera Cabins, Crosswater Vacation Rentals (800) 801-8765 (800) 735-1232 (TTY/TDD) Sunriver Vacation Rentals (541) 593-4840 www.sunriver-rentals.com

Caldera Springs

This is Sunriver Resort's latest interpretation of the ultimate in rustic mountain-chic lodging. Caldera Springs cabins and homes offer beautiful interiors and versatility, as well as special amenities. In addition to all Sunriver Resort privileges, guests have access to Caldera Springs amenities as well. Take advantage of the community gathering place at the Lake House, and connect with family and friends as you launch a canoe or kayak on the glassy, glistening water. At the Quarry Pool and Fitness Center, explore walking and biking trails, or play at the discovery playground. Golf at the Caldera Links course, a nine-hole executive course — it's all included. Custom homes at Caldera Springs incorporate traditional Western mountain architecture into updated style, blending rustic timber details with natural colors and accents. Each home's distinct design makes great use of natural light throughout, creating a refreshing, welcoming milieu.

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Cuisine Scene Sunriver's culinary offerings suit every mood and taste, from upscale Northwest to casual microbrew pub.

Owl's Nest Bar

“We had incredible panoramic dining views — it's the ultimate place to take in the beauty of the high desert.” Sunriver Resort

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Zeppa Bistro

Merchant Trader Owl's Nest Patio

DiNiNG iNFO Meadows at the Lodge McDivot's Cafe* (541) 593-3469 (541) 593-3740 The Grille at Crosswater (541) 593-3400 Owl's Nest (541) 593-3730 Merchant Trader Cafe* (541) 593-3790

Zeppa Bistro* (541) 593-4855 Bellatazza (541) 593-4999 Sunriver Resort Beer Garden* (541) 593-1000 *Open spring/summer

CENTRAL OREGON'S ENDLESS recreational pursuits attract people from around the globe, including talented chefs who come here to create great cuisine. Fine Dining Sunriver chef Fabrice Beaudoin incorporates the region's fresh and sustainable ingredients in an upscale American menu at Meadows at the Lodge, where you'll find one of the world's best dining views. It is the ultimate place to take in the singular beauty of the high desert, be it at sunset while savoring dinner, during the brilliant midday sunshine over lunch, or in the cool, atmospheric morning for breakfast. For Crosswater golf members and Sunriver Resort guests, an exclusive upscale dining experience awaits at The Grille at Crosswater. This intimate lodge setting

emulates the feel of a true Northwest family dining room, with a distinctive menu of New American cuisine based on local ingredients.

Casual

Central Oregon is on the global map for outstanding microbrews, but you don't have to be a beer aficionado to discover it's true. In summer at the family friendly Sunriver Resort Beer Garden, kids can frolic on lush grass while adults sip local craft favorites and order gourmet summer grilling fare. Looking for a casual deli-style option on your way out to play? The Merchant Trader on the Main Lodge lower level is a

casual option for soups, sandwiches, salads, espresso drinks and a full bar. Zip in and out, or linger on the patio with friends and family next to the cozy firepit. It's true, life is sweet in Sunriver. Savor la dolce vita at the vibrant Zeppa Bistro. You'll feel like you're in the Alps, sipping an Italian soda or vino, savoring a handmade panini, wood-fired pizza or salad, and feasting your eyes on breathtaking views of Obsidian Lake and Mt. Bachelor. The Northwest's reputation for great coffee is exemplified at Bellatazza, serving freshroasted espresso, coffee, tea and pastries.

On the Range

Before or after a great game of golf at The Woodlands, head to McDivot's Cafe for breakfast sandwiches, burgers and fries, deli sandwiches and snacks. Meet up for early evening dining on the patio.

Pub Style

The Owl's Nest is where to head for great local microbrews, handcrafted signature cocktails, pub fare, steak and seafood. Behind a roaring, oversized stone fireplace, this perch above the fray offers a view any raptor would envy. Sunriver Resort

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High Desert Nirvana Achieve your most radiant, rejuvenated self

SAGE SPRINGS Club & Spa lets you indulge in fitness and complete well-being in the spirit of this high desert region.

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Soak in the Jacuzzi designed to re-create the solace of a desert night. Under twinkling indoor stars and amid boulders, feel the bustling, everyday world melt away. Take your rejuvenation to the next level, awake your senses and glow with treatments incorporating the area's natural, healing beauty. The local lavender and sage signature sugar-scrub revives skin, and massages incorporate the flowing motions of the river. A nourishing body wrap, facial or hot stone massage will let you unwind on a retreat for body, mind and soul. Fitness is a part of the experience, too, at the club's modern athletic facility with its three-lane lap pool and indoor tennis courts. SPA iNFO Sage Springs Club & Spa offers a vast menu of the world's most relaxing, restorative and soothing treatments to bring vibrance and beauty to your life. (541) 593-7891

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Goddess Facial Double exfoliation, treatment masks, penetrating hydration and repair serums balance and refine skin and soften signs of aging. Using all organic and natural skin care products. Organic Honey & Avocado Wrap Organic raw honey teeming with enzymes is blended with rich avocado oil to deeply moisturize dry skin. Detoxifying Body Ritual Detoxifying herbs blended with Moroccan clay is sprinkled on your skin and vigorously rubbed into oil, stimulating circulation and forming a body mask. Enjoy a heavenly scalp massage while you are wrapped in linens.


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Annual Events

Build your vacation around what's happening, from music, food and holiday celebrations to golf tournaments.

Traditions Holiday Celebration

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Fourth Annual Sunriver Marathon for a Cause

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A A USATF-certified course through the area's most stunning high desert landscapes of Sunriver, Caldera Springs and Crosswater. All proceeds benefit the Oregon and SW Washington Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure fight against breast cancer.

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 The Sunriver Music Festival offers a twoweek summer festival in August featuring a world-class orchestra and prestigious soloists, plus Fireside Concerts during the winter months with a mix of music genres in an intimate setting.

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 An 8K race and fun run presented by Sunriver Resort to benefit the Sunriver Nature Center & Oregon Observatory.

Month of Chocolate F If you love chocolate, you'll love February at Sunriver Resort. Join us for the Month of Chocolate, a decadent celebration featuring chocolateinfused spa treatments and our annual Run for Chocolate 5K.

Fall Festival A Showcase of Golf, Wine & Cheese

 The Showcase will feature the Crosswater Invitational, an 18-hole golf tournament on the private Crosswater course. The Wine & Cheese Showcase includes more than 100 wines, dozens of gourmet cheeses, scrumptious hors d'oeuvres and specialty foods, a silent auction and live music. Proceeds benefit the Newberry Habitat for Humanity.

 Sunriver Resort is the official host site of the Lithia Pacific Amateur Golf Classic, brought to you by the Central Oregon Visitors Association. This prestigious annual event happens every September.

Rhythm on the Range

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 Pull up a blanket or low-profile chair and get into the swing of things! A weekend of concerts is presented by Sunriver Resort at the beautiful Meadows golf course. Listen to an all-star cast of local musicians and enjoy food and beverage from the Sunriver Resort dining establishments.

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Central Oregon is a winter sports and recreation paradise. Choose from thousands of acres of recreational possibilities in the Cascades. Cross-Country Skiing Like your trails groomed for skating and classic crosscountry skiing? Head to the Mt. Bachelor Nordic Center, Hoodoo Ski Area or the Virginia Meissner Sno-Park. If, however, you prefer un-groomed skiing on marked trails, then try one of the region’s 14 Sno-Parks. If making your own path through the forest is the order of the day, almost any place that has snow in the Deschutes National Forest is there waiting to be tracked.

Backcountry Skiing Superb and among the most accessible in the country, backcountry skiing is just minutes north and northwest of the Mt. Bachelor Ski Area. A slightly longer haul is required to get into some virginal backcountry runs in the Newberry National Volcanic Monument, the Three Sisters volcanic peaks from nearby Sisters and Pine Mountain east of Bend.

Snowmobiling Thanks to the efforts of regional snowmobiling clubs, there are literally hundreds of miles of groomed and well-marked trails to “sled” throughout Central Oregon. Popular take-off spots

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include the snowmobile parking and shelter area at Wanoga Sno-Park on Century Drive near Bend, Edison Butte on the road between Mt. Bachelor and Sunriver, the Newberry National Volcanic Monument at La Pine and nearby Hoodoo Ski Area outside of Sisters. Another local favorite is to head from Dutchman Flat along Century Drive and out to Elk Lake Resort.

Snowshoeing Wherever there’s snow cover in Central Oregon, there’s an opportunity to snowshoe. Try marked snowshoe routes at Virginia Meissner and Swampy Lakes Sno-Parks off of Century Drive just outside of Bend. These are two main areas where snowshoers can find trails, warming huts and solace in the Deschutes National Forest.

Sledding The place to be for family sledding fun is Wanoga Sno-Park off Century Drive on the way to Mt. Bachelor. There’s ample parking and plenty of room to sled, toboggan or inner tube. Bring your own hot chocolate or buy it from the snack trailer in the parking lot. Head a little farther up to Mt. Bachelor's Snowblast tubing park and snag a day-pass for an afternoon


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Central Oregon Adventures

known as one of the world’s premier tube riders, gerry Lopez is a pioneer and master of surfing the hollow curls of huge waves, particularly the notorious Banzai Pipeline in Hawaii, the state where he was born. He has appeared in numerous films and created his own surfboard company before moving with his family to Bend in 1992. gerry translated his talents into snowboarding, and in 2008 he wrote the book Surf Is Where You Find It. “We’re almost 200 miles from the ocean, but it never feels that far, because whenever I’m snowboarding on Mt. Bachelor, I’m surfing the mountain.” When friends visit I take them to Mt. Bachelor for riding or Nordic skiing. In fall or spring, I take them mountain biking on any one of the trails here, and they’re pretty excited, especially when I tell them you could do it forever and never ride the same trail twice. We might do a yoga class, and then go for a night on the town in the Old Mill District.

of zooming down the mountain on innertubes. In Sunriver, SHARC has its own snow-tubing hill, and Hoodoo’s AutoBahn Tubing park is one of the largest snow-tubing parks in entire West!

an outdoor winter skating experience that’s fun for your whole family. Drinks are rink-side for your après ski. Or visit the new 4,000-square-foot ice skating rink in downtown Redmond.

Dog Sledding

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Regularly scheduled dog sled tours led by qualified guides depart and return to Mt. Bachelor ski area every day when the resort is open for business. Trail of Dreams, owned by an Iditarodcompeting family with their athletic dogs, take guests into parts of the forest many people never get to see. What an amazing way to experience the Central Oregon winter wonderland!

ice Skating Don’t miss The Village in Sunriver or Seventh Mountain Resort near Bend on the way to Mt. Bachelor. Both offer

My favorite thing about Central Oregon is the space, in both a literal and figurative sense. The peace and solitude of a natural setting is not far from the hustle and bustle of downtown. This is a nice balance to have in life.

Central Oregon is home to Prineville, the unofficial “Rock Hound Capital of the united States,” where precious gemstones lie just beneath the land’s surface, waiting to be uncovered. Discover a piece of Oregon’s geologic past at one of many public recreational collection areas. get the Rockhound Map from the PrinevilleCrook County Chamber of Commerce (see directory, page 120) for a full-color guide to your adventure, with pictures of what you can find at each site, historic and geologic information, and lots of tips, such as gPS coordinates.

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Mt. Bachelor Elevation: Summit--9,065 feet, Base--6,300 feet Vertical Drop: 3,365 feet Maximum Run Length: 3.9 miles Acres of Skiing: 3,683; 1,600 acres groomed daily Number of Runs: 88 Average Snowfall: 452" Average Snow Base: 150-200" 2013-2014 Rates*: alpine x-country Adult $67-$79 $14-$17 Teen (13-18; ID req.) $57-$67 $7-$10 Youth (6-12) $41-$47 $7-$10 Child (5 and under) Free Free Senior (65-69) $57-$67 $7-$10 Super Senior (70+) $41-$47 $7-$10 Adaptive Call for rates

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Alpine Terrain Rating: 15% Novice, 25% Intermediate, 35% Advanced, 25% Expert Chairlifts: 10 chairs, including 7 highspeed quads. Day Lodges: Six, including the midmountain Pine Marten Lodge and the Nordic Center. High-speed internet in Sunrise and West Village base lodges. Nordic Skiing: More than a dozen trails with 56 km of machine-groomed tracks. Nordic Terrain Rating: 5% Beginner, 69% Intermediate and 26% Expert. Ski Shuttles: Catch the Mt. Bachelor Shuttle to the mountain from its Park & Ride lot in Bend. Ski shuttle service is also available from Sunriver, Eagle Crest, Seventh Pine Marten Lodge Mountain at Mt. Bachelor Resort, Oxford Hotel, and Pronghorn. Kids Ski/ Ride Free: “Kids Ski/ Ride FREE” offer is for anyone in the family 12 or younger to get free lift tickets with a parent purchase of an adult multiday ticket. Day-care Center: Mt. Bachelor offers a state-licensed day-care center that provides care for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years. Ski Report: (541) 382-7888 or (800) 829-2442 Trail map: Available at the Central Oregon Visitors Association or at the mountain. Information/Reservations: (800) 829-2442 or mtbachelor.com *rates subject to change

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All Around Mt. Bachelor

From the day it opened 55 years ago, Mt. Bachelor gained a well-deserved reputation for its deep powder, its long season and the incredible vistas north over the Three Sisters Wilderness, west over the High Cascade Lakes region, south towards Crater Lake and east over the high desert country. Mt. Bachelor quickly became known as a cruiser’s delight—a mountain where almost every acre of terrain could be skied by just about anyone. Over the intervening years, Mt. Bachelor added to its luster by becoming one of America’s first ski areas to welcome snowboarders, embrace telemark skiing, and install high-speed lifts. The resort was also in the forefront of the cross-country ski boom, adding a groomed trail system in the late 1970s. Today Mt. Bachelor is the model of a complete snowsports resort. It offers 360-degree lift-served groomed skiing and riding from its volcanic summit. Off the groomed, there is plenty of untouched gladed tree skiing over Bachelor's 3,683 acres.

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A friendly team of Mountain Ambassadors are available to make you feel welcome and safe on the mountain. If you seek big air and tricks, there are terrain parks for your playground. Good to know that at Mt. Bachelor, kids up to age 12 ski for free (and ride the terrain park) if one of the parents buys a multiday ticket. Kids younger than five ski for free all season. Close to the West Village Lodge is the liftserved Snowblast and Tubing Park where kids of all ages can slide down a groomed runway to their hearts' content and then get pulled back up. There are two base lodges that offer rentals and lessons, as well as first-rate food and beverage service. Up on the hill, Pine Marten Lodge offers a memorable ski-in-skiout respite during a day on the slopes. Directly across the main parking lot from the tubing park, terrain park and lifts is the Mt. Bachelor Nordic Center with 56 kilometers of trails groomed for both skate skiing and classic skiing. From its classic log cabin structure, the Nordic Center offers lessons, rentals and a woodburning stove to cozy up to for a snack and a hot chocolate.


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Elevation: Summit--5,703 feet, Base--4,668 feet Vertical Drop: 1,035 feet Maximum Run Length: 3 miles Number of Runs: 32 Average Annual Snowfall: 450" Average Annual Snow Base: 120-180" 2013-2014 Rates*: Adult (13-64) Junior (6-12) Senior (65+) Child (5 and under)

alpine x-country $45-$51 $14 $31-$37 $10 $31-$37 $10 Free Free

NIGHT SKIING: Fri.-Sat. beginning Dec. 20 (3:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.) Adult $20-$22 Youth/Senior $16-$18 Alpine terrain rating: 30% Novice, 30% Intermediate, 40% Advanced Chairlifts: 5 chairs, including three quads. Day Lodge: Hoodoo has one centrally located lodge with rentals, a ski shop, a restaurant and a bar. The Autobahn Tubing hill has its own warming hut with food service.

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Hip Hoodoo CENTRAL OREGON's ONLY night skiing destination, the Hoodoo Ski Area just west of Sisters lets you ski under the stars (and the lights) on Fridays and Saturdays. And every day, Hoodoo offers uncrowded, affordable, family-friendly charm along with three high-speed quad lifts, 32 runs and 806 skiable and rideable acres. With nearly all the runs ending at the main ski bowl near the lodge, it’s easy for families and friends to stay together, and the Mountain Cubs area is for ages 4 to 6. Beginners will love Hoodoo’s new “1-2-3 and Rent For Free” program that gives first-timers: three two-hour lessons, three lift tickets and three equipment rentals, followed by free equipment rentals for the rest of the year, all for $149. And everyone can appreciate the easy in-and-out terrain from Hoodoo's spacious, 60,000-square-foot lodge, close to the chair lifts. Even non-skiers can tap into gravityfueled excitement with downhill

snowbikes, essentially bikes on skis, and at the Autobahn Tubing Park. One of the largest cable tows in the country takes riders to the top of the hill for more than 800 feet of inner-tubing downhill fun. Another way to enjoy this terrain is on the 19 kilometers of groomed crosscountry ski trails. Hoodoo also offers the most ski-in, ski-out RV hookups in Oregon. With 32 RV spaces just a few steps from the lodge, it’s easy to order a Hoodoo Voodoo IPA and tailgate right from your RV or trailer. Bring plenty of firewood and a fire pit to cozy up around the flame at night to watch the snow fall. Or, stay at cozy accommodations or spacious cabins in the woods at nearby at Suttle Lake, Camp Sherman or Black Butte Ranch. Hot tip: Black Butte Ranch offers packages starting at $165 including two lift tickets or four tubing passes, two free movie tickets and a free pizza.

Nordic Skiing: The Hoodoo Nordic trails are groomed on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. On nonholiday Tuesdays and Thursdays, Hoodoo doesn't groom and skiing is free. The trails are generally closed on Wednesdays. ski shuttles: From Eugene, contact Berg's Ski Shop for schedule (800) 800-1953. Deals: Tightwad Tuesdays lift tickets are $19; and 2-for-1 lift tickets on Thursday and night skiing Friday and Saturday with stamped voucher of 10-galllon fill-up from participating Shell gas stations. night skiing: Fri. - Sat. from Dec. 20; 3:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. Day-care Center: Hoodoo Day Care will hold five children ages 18 months to 4 years. $65 for a full day or $16/hour with 2-hour minimum. Lunch is $6 extra. Please call to reserve: (541) 822-3799 ext. 6952 Information: For questions about lessons and programs, email srsoffice@hoodoo.com or call (541) 822-3799, ext. 6510. Ski Report: (541) 822-3337 www.hoodoo.com/status Trail Map: Available at the Central Oregon Visitors Association or at the mountain. Visit hoodoo.com. *rates subject to change

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48 Hours of Winter Fun It’s a triple play when it comes to the perfect two-day winter stay in Central Oregon—starting and ending with three distinct experiences. Sisters Based out of Sisters, after a pleasant night’s stay at FivePine Lodge, head to one of the town’s renowned bakeries to start the day. If you're staying at Black Butte Ranch, brew up a cup and lay out some pastries in your vacation rental. After that, head to Hoodoo Ski Area to ski, ride or do a little innertubing down these Cascade slopes. After a morning full of downhill runs, head back to Sisters for a late lunch or refreshments at the Three Creeks Brewing Company. If you haven't been able to find time to see the latest movie, head next door to the Sisters Movie House, built inside a big red barn. If the slopes have gotten the best of you, there's always the Shibui Spa at FivePine Lodge, just a two-minute walk from the theater and brew pub. Day two is exploration day. It begins in

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Sisters with a relaxed cross-country ski tour on the Peterson Ridge trail system, a hike around nearby Suttle Lake or an amble along the Metolius River and into Camp Sherman. Try lunch at The Lodge at Suttle Lake. Back in town, it’s time to troll the art galleries or hit the winter series of the Sisters Folk Festival, where you can find big acts in an intimate setting.

Bend If you're launching from Bend, and staying at DoubleTree, The Riverhouse Resort or the Hilton Garden Inn, try McKay Cottage or downtown's Alpenglow Café before heading up for a day of alpine skiing. Those wanting to be a bit closer to Mt. Bachelor will find a haven at Seventh Mountain Resort, five miles from downtown on the way to the ski area. Legs a bit weary and ready to head back from the slopes, stop by the

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Seventh Mountain Resort's Rimrock Bar for après ski or head right to town for a brew and a burger at either 10 Barrel Brewing Company or Cascade Lakes Brewing Co. Lodge. Come evening, Bend has dozens of wonderful dining options such as the venerable Pine Tavern near Mirror Pond in the heart of the city. After dinner, downtown has several music clubs, regular big-time music acts at the Tower Theatre, wine bars and places to simply sit back and relax after a long day on the mountain. Or, an alternative itinerary for Bend would be to start off the day heading up Century Drive for cross-country skiing at one of the designated Sno-Parks, sledding at Wanoga Sno-Park or dog sledding with Trail of Dreams at Mt. Bachelor. Back in town, explore the shopping downtown or in the Old Mill District.


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The dinner fare in town runs from Middle Eastern, to Far Eastern to Pacific Northwest and Western. In any case there are top-notch restaurants for every whim.

Sunriver A third two-day excursion starts in Sunriver, with its wide variety of accommodations from lodge rooms and condos to rental homes. In winter, Sunriver is like being in a classic European alpine mountain community—small enough to walk everywhere yet replete with a central shopping and restaurant village. The drive to Mt. Bachelor from Sunriver is short. When your legs can't take any more on the mountain, head back to Sunriver Resort, where there’s Sage Springs Spa to minister

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aches and pains, Sunriver Brewing KNOW THIS Company for conviviality and You can pick-up your several excellent dining choices Sno-Park Permit at at the Lodge and in The Village at Central Oregon Visitors Sunriver. Association. Day two in Sunriver starts with 705 SW Bonnett Way, Ste. 1000 Bend, OR 97702 a leisurely breakfast at Merchant Trader Café before heading up to Edison Butte for a cross-country ski tour. By the way, dogs are welcome at Edison Butte. Ending the tour with a picnic lunch on the snow is a fitting finale to two wonderful Central Oregon days.

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High Desert Museum

The Well Traveled Fork (541) 312-0097 welltraveledfork.com

59800 S. Hwy. 97 Bend, OR 97702 (541) 382-4754 highdesertmuseum.org

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Mavericks at Sunriver

Bouncing Off the Wall

18135 Cottonwood Rd. Sunriver, OR 97707 (541) 593-2500 mavericksatsunriver.com

1134 SE Centennial Ct. Bend, OR 97702 (541) 306-6587 bouncingoffthewallbend.com

Cascade Indoor Sports 20775 High Desert Lane Bend, OR 97701 (541) 330-1183 cascadeindoorsports.com

Smith Rock Ranch 1250 NW Wilcox Terrebonne, OR 97760 (541) 504-1414 pumpkinco.com

Sun Mountain Fun Center 300 NE River Mall Ave. Bend, OR 97701 (541) 382-6161 sunmountainfun.com

Sunriver Homeowners Aquatic & Recreation Center/SHARC 57250 Overlook Rd. Sunriver, OR 97707 (541) 585-5000 sunriversharc.com

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57100 Beaver Dr., Bldg. 20 Sunriver, OR 97707 (541) 593-5948 sunrivericerink.com

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Ski Areas Hoodoo Ski Area Santiam Pass, Hwy. 20 (541) 822-3799 ticket office (541) 822-3337 snow phone hoodoo.com

Mt. Bachelor ice skating Seventh Mountain Resort 18575 SW Century Dr. Bend, OR 97702 (866) 976-2482 seventhmountain.com

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The Village at Sunriver

13000 SW Century Dr. Bend, OR 97702 (800) 829-2442 mtbachelor.com

PO Box 4188 Sunriver, OR 97707 (541) 593-8887 coadventures.com

Elk Lake Resort 60000 Century Dr. Bend, OR 97701 (541) 480-7378 elklakeresort.net

Powder House 311 SW Century Dr. Bend, OR 97702 (541) 389-6234 powderhousebend.com


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Seventh Mountain Resort Spend a winter afternoon on Central Oregon's finest sheet of ice located at Seventh Mountain Resort. Cosmic Skate with laser lights available every Friday night. We offer lessons for wobbly kneed beginners and advanced figure skaters. Skate rentals available along with hot cocoa, a full restaurant, lounge and fire pits. Open to the public, check the website for hours of operation. 18575 SW Century Drive, Bend ⬥ (866) 535-4940 seventhmountain.com

For more than 35 years, Powder House has been Central Oregon’s premier ski and snow sports store. The friendly and knowledgeable staff is dedicated to providing you with the very best customer service. It is their goal to help you make your buying decisions and to increase your enjoyment on the snow. Powder House has the largest demo and rental center in Bend and offers a full-service repair shop, including overnight waxing and repair. 311 SW Century Drive, Bend ⬥ (541) 389-6234 ⬥ powderhousebend.com

Carrera Rentals

Elk Lake Resort

Carrera Rentals features Porsche, BMW, Audi and VW car rentals. With our SUV and luxury rental cars, you don't have to sacrifice luxury and performance. Our rental rates are competitive, but our quality far surpasses what you would expect from other rental car companies. With Carrera Rentals, you can select a car that matches your need, your mood or one with the performance that matches the road itself.

Welcome to beautiful Elk Lake Resort. Surround yourself with a winter wonderland with 13 cabins ranging from rustic yurt style cabins to full luxury cabins. There is also a wonderful restaurant with a full bar serving the Northwest’s best winter meals and libations. Snowmobile, Nordic ski, snowshoe or hit the slopes at Mt. Bachelor. Come see why Elk Lake Resort is your true backcountry base camp.

1045 SE Third Street, Bend ⬥ (541) 322-1828 ⬥ carrerarentals.com

60000 Century Drive, Bend (541) 480-7378 elklakeresort.net

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Alpine Entertainment Open Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year's Day! • Newly remodeled ice rink. • Open midNovember to early April. • Covered rink for Central Oregon’s best conditioned ice. Bring in this ad for a "buy one admission get the second of equal or lesser value free" (including rental skates). Blackout dates: Nov. 29 - Dec. 1 / Dec. 21 – Jan. 5. Expires March 1, 2014. For more info please call (541) 593-5948 or visit sunrivericerink.com 57100 Beaver Dr. Building #20, Sunriver ⬥ (541) 593-5948 ⬥ sunrivericerink.com

Explore the beautiful backcountry of Central Oregon on a snowmobile! Central Oregon Adventures offers several exhilarating guided and non-guided trips for both experienced and novice riders. Enjoy breathtaking views and make memories that will last a lifetime as you explore the high lakes and powder-filled meadows throughout the scenic Cascade Range. Trips depart daily November through April from the Wanoga Sno-Park near Mt. Bachelor. Call and book your trip today! PO Box 4188, Sunriver ⬥ (541) 593-8887 ⬥ coadventures.com

Sun Mountain Fun Center Sun Mountain Fun Center is Central Oregon’s premier family fun center featuring 24 lanes of bowling, indoor bumper cars, 18 holes of mini-golf, go-karts, batting cages, a fun-packed arcade with redemption prizes, and a full-service restaurant featuring award-winning homemade pizza, along with a variety of healthy menu options for the whole family. At Sun Mountain Fun Center, we pride ourselves in providing a safe, clean environment where friends and family can enjoy quality time together having a great time. 300 River Mall Ave., Bend ⬥ (541) 382-6161 ⬥ sunmountainfun.com

The Pine Ridge Inn is Bend Oregon's premier boutique hotel offering spacious accommodations overlooking the Deschutes River and the Old Mill. Minutes from downtown and on the road to Mt. Bachelor, Pine Ridge Inn is at the heart of rich recreation and is fully equipped to accommodate all of your lodging needs. An active member of Unique Inns, the Pine Ridge Inn is Bend's finest boutique hotel awaiting your next getaway to Central Oregon. 1200 SW Mt. Bachelor Drive ⬥ (541) 389-6137 ⬥ pineridgeinn.com


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When it comes to your lodging accommodations in Central Oregon, you'll marvel at the choices, the quality and range of prices to fit your lifestyle and budget. Splurge on a high desert resort family getaway, take it up a notch in town or find something that's tucked away along the Deschutes River for a quiet retreat. In every case, the universe of lodging in Central Oregon is vast and creative. Downtown, Indie Style San Franciscans and aspiring filmmakers Sarah Johnson and Jerry McGrath try to see as many independently made films as possible. “Because BendFilm has gotten such great reviews in the indie film community and with film-goers in general, we had to come and see for ourselves," says Johnson. She and McGrath chose to stay at McMenamins Old St. Francis School close to the heart of BendFilm’s action. “McMenamins has such a great, funky vibe that fits neatly with the festival, and we could catch screenings there. It's just a five-minute walk to the Tower Theatre for other screenings,” McGrath offers. Just as important, the couple loved being near all the restaurants bars and nightlife in downtown Bend. “Big surprise," says Johnson, “this town has a lot of great places to hang out and eat.”

Fun for Cycling Fans Come fall, cyclocross racing becomes a big deal in Bend. National events, regional events and events such as the Halloween Cross Crusade are as much fun for spectators and photographers as they are for riders.

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“The best part of any fall cyclocross event in Bend is that you get a cycling double," notes Bill Everingham of Boise, Idaho, a competitor in the masters class of cyclocross. "You get to race on the cross course and then hit some of the best mountain bike riding on firm dirt and miles of singletrack when you’re not racing.” To position himself for the “double,” Everingham stays at the Seventh Mountain Resort. “From the Resort, it’s a short drive to the races and just a few minutes to be on singletrack trail in the Deschutes National Forest. I also love the get-awayfrom-it-all feel to the place.”

Eco Retreat Seeing a badge with a name and Sisters as the wearer’s hometown at her college reunion in Connecticut, Alison Vickers remarked, “Oh, that’s the home of the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show, something on my list of dream to-dos.” In 2012, Vickers was finally able to get to Sisters. “It was extraordinary with all the quilts hung up around town, the workshops and lectures, the whole atmosphere around the event,” she says.


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Sunset Lodging in Sunriver

Painted Hill Vacation Rentals

House on the Metolius

Vickers and her husband, Thomas, stayed at the FivePine Lodge. “We could walk to the heart of Sisters and all the activities in minutes, yet felt like we were out in the wilds at FivePine. Having the Three Creeks Brewery and the Sisters Movie House a short walk away was wonderful. After way too much time on my feet, the Shibui Spa at FivePine was a blessing.”

typical slope-side offerings.” Mt. Bachelor achieved goal one, and Mount Bachelor Village Resort met goal two. “The best thing about Bachelor is the variety of terrain,” says Merrell. “As for Mount Bachelor Village Resort, having a spacious condo unit where we could cook meals, watch movies, swim, hot tub and relax proved to be ideal and just a short drive to the slopes.”

Fishing the Deschutes

Yoga Retreat

The Carlsens of Southern California like to vacation where he gets to fly-fish while she gets to soak, spa and swim. “We solved both needs when we decided to try Kah-Nee-Ta Resort at Warm Springs,” offers Larry Carlsen. “She enjoys the Wanapine Spa, the thermal pools and a day of relaxing, while I fish to my heart’s content.” World-famous waters here hold redside trout on seldomfished sections of the nearby Deschutes River and the Warm Springs River. “What works so well for us, is that the resort has everything we need," he says. "We both unwind, eat well, sleep well and go home happy.”

Skiing the Cascades “There were two things that helped us decide to make Central Oregon the destination of our annual family winter snowsports trip,” says Kay Merrell of Sacramento, California. “First we wanted a ski resort where my husband and I could ski while the kids could work on their trick skills in the pipe. Secondly, we wanted to stay in a place that was close and had more than

“It was the serenity of the natural setting—the big vistas, the silence, the glowing sunsets over the Cascade Range in the distance, the wildlife that drew me here,” says Heather Dixon after a yoga retreat at Brasada Ranch. “The atmosphere enhanced the two-a-day sessions,” says Dixon, a television script writer in Los Angeles. “Plus the ranch’s spa and restaurants are exceptional.” Brasada has found well deserved recognition for its golf and horseback riding. As more people have stayed at the ranch, however, the more it has emerged as a peaceful retreat. “I first came to Brasada as part of a team looking for a quiet place to put the finishing touches on a movie script,” offers Dixon. “Now I come back for yoga and a week of total relaxation and health.”

Reunion for Everyone When it came time to choose a location for a family reunion, Robyn Luchs selected Sunriver. “I picked Sunriver because it has the space needed to accommodate the 21 family members coming from New Jersey, South Carolina, Indiana and California. A key element in my decision was the range of activities

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for both the adults and children, and the variety of luxury accommodations to please our diverse family. We rafted, went to the High Desert Museum, played golf, rode horses, bicycled, fished and, of course, went to the waterpark. We even took a trip down to Crater Lake National Park one day. Of all our family reunions, this was the easiest. The ease of getting everyone to Sunriver, the resort’s fine restaurants, its grocery stores, the glorious weather. We hope to do it again, and all the kids are already planning activities for next year’s reunion.”

Fun Family Vacation For Seattleite John Kenyon Ellis vacationing at Black Butte Ranch is like coming home. After all, for 30 years his parents owned a home there. That's where they spent every summer, and most Christmases as well. “It was paradise then and still is,” Ellis says, “I now bring my own young family down to experience what makes Black Butte Ranch so wonderful.” Part of that experience is golf, which he played with his father and brother for many years on both the Glaze and Big Meadow courses. Apart from golf, the Ellis children got in lots of pool time, biked around the seemingly endless trails and made regular visits to Paulina Springs via the boardwalk pathways. There were family hikes around the property, to the top of Black Butte, to the headwaters of the Metolius River, dinners

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at the Lodge, trips to Sisters that included shopping and gallery visits, great coffee and the annual pilgrimage to Jen's Garden, a world-class restaurant. “There’s something in the air here that makes me slow down and enjoy every minute of the day. It’s special.” Ellis says that the formula for a great time at Black Butte is the same as it always was: “Early golf, lunch, nap, swim, dinner, family games, cool air for a good night's sleep.”

Wed, Play and Stay ... In Luxury With more than 300 sunny days a year, moderate temperatures, and fresh, country air, this region is a perfect wedding destination. The rugged, Western atmosphere plus the modern amenities of the region's luxury resorts offer a great combination. “Central Oregon is a remarkable place to get married,” says Kacie Stott of Stott Shots Photography in Bend. “It's very easy to accommodate weddings any time of the year.” Arrive a few days before the big day and soak up the fun of the outdoors – and the luxurious spa treatments – before getting hitched with the Cascade mountains as a backdrop. Resort concierges will help organize all of the activities, from brewery and distillery tours to golf outings at award-winning golf courses. At night, gather with your group around a cozy bonfire, and make s'mores while everyone tells stories about the day's adventures and toasts the bride and groom.


ASPEN LAKES www.aspenlakes.com

Find your pioneering spirit in Sisters Country Make your escape to the gateway to Central Oregon, where the air is clear, the stars are bright, and the sun is warm. Discover the excitement of white-water rafting or rock climbing; embark on an adventurous hike or mountain bike ride through our backyard - the Deschutes National Forest; embrace the visual treasures at galleries or enjoy a special event. Similar to settlers years ago, come discover for yourself all the adventure that Sisters Country has to offer ~ Find your pioneering spirit by visiting one of these Sisters Country properties or www.SistersCountry.com

541-549-4653

SUN COUNTRY TOURS www.suncountrytours.com

541-382-6277

BLACK BUTTE RANCH www.BlackButteRanch.com

866-976-2259

FIVEPINE LODGE AND CONFERENCE CENTER www.FivePineLodge.com

866-974-5900

THE LODGE AT SUTTLE LAKE www.TheLodgeAtSuttleLake.com

541-595-2628

SISTERS AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

www.SistersCountry.com

Sisters Area Chamber of Commerce 866.549.0252

HOODOO SKI RESORT www.Hoodoo.com

541-822-3799


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Destination Resorts

Exceptional properties, committed to the finest attention to detail and service, await your arrival.

Black Butte Ranch

Pronghorn - An Auberge Resort

blackbutteranch.com

pronghornclub.com

An 1,800-acre destination community located seven miles west of Sisters on Highway 20, nestled beneath the Cascade Mountain range with sweeping views of Three Sisters, Mt. Washington, Black Butte, Broken Top, Three Fingered Jack and Mt. Jefferson. The family-friendly property offers two championship golf courses, four swimming pools, award-winning restaurants, full-service spa and four-season recreational opportunities.

Brasada Ranch brasada.com

Luxury in a rustic setting with stunning panoramas on 1,800 acres. Farm-to-table cuisine dining at Range Restaurant, and Ranch House suites with private infinity hot tubs and fire pits. golf, spa, swimming, horseback riding and the best of a modern laid-back pioneer lifestyle. Plus a golf course known for the best 18 views in Central Oregon where no two holes run parallel.

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Luxury lodging overlooking the Jack Nicklaus Signature golf Course. With fine restaurants and amenities such as pools, hot tubs. Each two- to fourbedroom residence is appointed with exceptional interiors including gourmet kitchens, private patios with fire pits and barbeques, original artwork, home theater systems and full concierge services. Customize any package to fit your family's needs.

Riverhouse hotel & Convention Center riverhouse.com

Nestled along the Deschutes River in Bend, the hotel and convention center is home to River's Edge golf Course, a par-72 championship course named by Golf Digest as among the "Best Places to Play." Indoor and outdoor pools and spas, fitness center, tennis courts, Deschutes River trails, a free full breakfast each morning and Crossings steak house.

eagle Crest Resort

Seventh Mountain Resort

eagle-crest.com

seventhmountain.com

Full-service destination family resort located just outside the city of Redmond on 1,700 acres in the high desert. With the Ridge, Resort and Challenge golf courses for links lovers, plus pools, a putting course, bike trails, Splash Park, playgrounds, Coyote Club programs and more. Experience our $3M lodge renovation.

Located just five miles from Bend, it is the closest lodging to Mt. Bachelor 14 miles away. A premier location for biking, hiking, whitewater rafting, kids camps and horseback riding, ice skating, skiing and shopping. The heated pools and hot tubs are open year-round. Here, you will be encircled by peaks, lakes, meadows, culture, adventure, breweries, festivals and family fun.

Kah-Nee-Ta Resort & Spa

Sunriver Resort

kahneeta.com

sunriver-resort.com

Just two hours from Portland and an hour from Redmond on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation. The lodge guest rooms with private balconies and the Village Rooms with kitchenettes also accept pets. Both include admission to the Hot Springs Pool. TeePees offer a true Native American experience. Full hookup RV sites for motorhomes, travel trailers, tent trailers, trucks with campers and fifth wheels.

AAA Four Diamond Resort, guest rooms to six-bedroom homes, 63-holes of golf, spa, stables, marina, dining, in an authentic setting rich with history. The resort is integrated into an environment of natural beauty and endless activities. Find adventure, discovery, relaxation, inspiration and ultimately, lasting and treasured memories. A signature property of the Destination Hotels & Resorts collection.

Mount Bachelor Village

Tetherow

mtbachelorvillage.com

tetherow.com

Choose a hotel room, a river-view condo or vacation rental home. Enjoy indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs, free use of cruiser bikes, nearby golf courses, the Deschutes River scenic walking trail, hiking, mountain biking, snowshoeing, snowmobiling and cross-country ski trails. Plus a 5,400-square-foot conference center.

The long-awaited Tetherow Lodge, scheduled to open this spring, features rooms overlooking the resort's award-winning David McLay kidd championship golf course and westward toward the Cascades. Expect a distinctive experience at this “luxury base camp� just off the road to Mt. Bachelor and minutes from downtown Bend and the Old Mill District.

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YOUR 1,700 ACRE BASE CAMP SINCE 1985 $3 Million in Renovations • Three Golf Courses • Juniors Play Free* Deschutes River Access • Equestrian Trail Riding • Three Sports Centers * Certain Conditions Apply.

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DESTINATION RESORTS Black Butte Ranch 13653 Hawksbeard Rd., Sisters 97759 (866) 976-5018 blackbutteranch.com Brasada Ranch 16986 SW Brasada Ranch Rd., Bend/Powell Butte 97753 (888) 329-0194 brasada.com Eagle Crest Resort 1522 Cline Falls Rd., Redmond 97756 (877) 929-3432 eagle-crest.com Kah-Nee-Ta Resort & Spa 6823 Hwy. 8, PO Box 1240, Warm Springs 97761 (541) 553-1112 kahneeta.com

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Mount Bachelor Village Resort 19717 Mt. Bachelor Dr., Bend 97702 (866) 328-8915 mtbachelorvllage.com

$139-$475

Pronghorn - An Auberge Resort 65600 Pronghorn Club Dr., Bend 97701 (541) 693-5300 pronghornclub.com

$160-$739

Riverhouse Hotel and Convention Center 3075 N. Business 97, Bend 97701 (866) 453-4479 riverhouse.com

$109-$289

$99-$429

$139-$1,599

$179-$399

Seventh Mountain Resort 18575 SW Century Dr., Bend 97702 (866) 976-2482 seventhmountain.com Sunriver Resort 17600 Center Dr., Sunriver 97707 (800) 386-1926 sunriver-resort.com Tetherow opening Late Spring 2014 61240 Skyline Ranch Rd., Bend 97701 (541) 388-2582 tetherow.com

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◆ A Bend Cottage Experience LLC All cottages close to downtown Bend (541) 480-8133 bendcottages.com

$109-$289

◊ Alpenglow Vacation Rentals 1712 NE Sonya Ct., Bend 97701 (541) 385-7100

$125-$450

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◊ Bend Dutch Vacation Rentals 777 Wall St. #106, Bend 97701 (866) 322-0218

$95-$500

$89-$150

■ Bend Quality Inn 20600 Grandview Dr., Bend 97701 (541) 318-0848 bendqualityinn.com

$70-$179

■ Bend Riverside Inn & Suites 1565 NW Wall St., Bend 97701 (800) 284-2363 bendriversideinn.com

$68-$159

■ Bend Three Sisters Inn and Suites 721 NE 3rd St., Bend 97701 (541) 382-1515 bendthreesistersinn.com

$85-$150

◊ Bend Vacation Rentals 377 SW Century Dr. Ste. 207, Bend 97702 (541) 385-9492

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▲ Bend/Sisters Garden RV Resort 67667 Hwy. 20, Bend 97701 (541) 516-3036 bendsistersgardenrv.com

$32-$180

■ Comfort Inn and Suites 62065 SE 27th St., Bend 97701 (541) 617-9696 comfortinnbend.com

$90-$135

■ Days Inn Bend 849 NE 3rd St., Bend 97701 (866) 388-7972 daysinnbend.com

$59-$120

$89-$239

◊ Downtown Bend Vacation Rentals Bend 97701 (541) 292-6766 downtownbendvacationrentals.com

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■ Double Tree by Hilton Bend 300 NW Franklin Ave., Bend 97701 (541) 317-9292 bend.doubletree.com

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■ Bend Inn and Suites 15 NE Butler Market Rd., Bend 97701 (541) 388-4114 bendinnsuites.com

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■ Econo Lodge 437 NE 3rd St., Bend 97701 (800) 304-4050 econolodge.com/hotel-bend-oregon-or173

$49-$129

▲ Elk Lake Resort 60000 Century Dr., Bend 97701 (541) 480-7378 elklakeresort.net

$29-$459

■ Entrada Lodge 19221 Century Dr., Bend 97702 (541) 382-4080 entradalodge.com

$79-$129

■ Fairfield Inn and Suites 1626 NW Wall St., Bend 97701 (541) 318-1747 marriott.com

$89-$179

■ Hampton Inn and Suites Bend - Opening Summer 2014

$109 & up

◆ Helios Eco-House, Bend 97701 (541) 595-8095 heliosbend.com

$209-$279

� Hillside Inn B&B 1744 NW 12th St., Bend 97701 (541) 389-9660 bendhillsideinn.com

$160-$210

■ Hilton Garden Inn 425 SW Bluff Dr., Bend 97702 (541) 617-6111 bend.hgi.com

■ Dunes Motel 1515 NE 3rd St., Bend 97701 (541) 382-6811

$89-$299

◊ Lucky Vacation Rental 740 NE 3rd St. Ste. 3 #222, Bend 97701 (541) 383-1780

$89-$395

■ Motel 6 - Bend 201 NE 3rd St., Bend (800) 466-8356 motel6.com

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� The Mill Inn Bed & Breakfast 642 NW Colorado Ave., Bend 97701 (541) 389-9198 millinn.com

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■ La Quinta Inn 61200 S. Hwy. 97, Bend 97702 (541) 388-2227 0461.lq.com

■ McMenamins Old St. Francis School 700 NW Bond St., Bend 97701 (541) 382-5174 mcmenamins.com

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House on Metolius

Cold Springs Resort

Vacation Year Round We invite you to come and get your feet wet in the

Camp Sherman Store and Fly Shop

Lake Creek Lodge

Metolius River Resort

Metolius River Basin.

Metolius River Lodges

The Lodge at Suttle Lake

old fashioned entertainment.

www.metoliusriver.com Camp Sherman, OR


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■ The Oxford Hotel 10 NW Minnesota Ave., Bend 97701 (877) 440-8436 oxfordhotelbend.com

$229-$699

■ The Pine Ridge Inn 1200 SW Century Dr., Bend (800) 600-4095 pineridgeinn.com

$189-$289

$45-$95

■ Rainbow Motel 154 NE Franklin Ave., Bend 97701 (541) 382-1821 ■ Red Lion Hotel Bend 1415 NE 3rd St., Bend 97701 (541) 382-7011 redlion.com

$85-$189

■ Rodeway Inn & Suites 904 SE 3rd St., Bend 97702 (800) 999-8143 rodewayinn.com

$40-$75

■ Shilo Inn Suites Hotel 3105 O.B. Riley Rd., Bend 97701 (800) 222-2244 shiloinns.com

$79-$199

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■ Sleep Inn of Bend 600 NE Bellevue Dr., Bend 97701 (541) 330-0050 choicehotels.com

$72-$120

■ Super 8 Bend 1275 S. 3rd St., Bend 97702 (541) 388-6888 super8bend.com

$62-$170

■ TownePlace Suites 755 SW 13th Place, Bend 97702 (541) 382-5006 marriott.com ◊ Vacasa Rentals Throughout Central Oregon (541) 728-3921 vacasarentals.com/usa/central-oregon

$89-$169

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■ Camp Sherman Motel 25635 SW Forest Service Rd. 1419, Camp Sherman 97730 (541) 595-6514

$65-$85

campshermanrv.com

■ Cold Springs Resort 25615 Cold Springs Resort Lane, Camp Sherman 97730 (541) 595-6271

$135-$175

coldspringsresort.com

▲ House on Metolius PO Box 100, Camp Sherman 97730 (541) 595-6620 metolius.com ▲ Lake Creek Lodge 13375 SW Forest Service Rd. 1419, Camp Sherman 97730 (800) 797-6331

$195-$500

$100-$400

lakecreeklodge.com

▲ Metolius River Lodges 12390 SW Forest Service Rd. 1419, PO Box 110, Camp Sherman 97756

$100-$315

(541) 595-6290 metoliusriverlodges.com

▲ Metolius River Resort 25551 SW Forest Service Rd. 1419, Camp Sherman 97730 (541) 595-6281

$185-$245

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CENTRAL OREGON

� Central Oregon Bed & Breakfast Association centraloregonbendandbreakfast.com CROOKED RIVER RANCH

■ Sunview Motel & Resort P.O. Box 1331, 5010 SW Clubhouse Rd., Crooked River Ranch 97760

$97-$177

(800) 282-0944 sunviewmotelandresort.com

FOSSIL

� Wilson Ranches Retreat B&B 16555 Butte Creek Rd., Fossil 97830 (866) 763-2227

$105-$145

wilsonranchesretreat.com

LA PINE

■ Best Western Newberry Station 16515 Reed Rd., PO Box 2820, La Pine 97739 (541) 536-5130

$85-$170

bestwestern.com/newberrystation

� DiamondStone Guest Lodges B&B/Vacation Rentals 16693 Sprague Loop, La Pine 97739 (541) 536-6263

$85-$426

diamondstone.com

MAUPIN

■ Imperial River Company 304 Bakeoven Rd.., Maupin 97037 (800) 395-3903 deschutesriver.com

$102-$196

MITCHELL

◊ The Painted Hills Vacation Rentals Mitchell 97750 (541) 462-3921 paintedhillsvacation.com

$95-$165

PRINEVILLE Prineville Chamber Call for lodging referral (541) 447-6304 visitprineville.com REDMOND

■ Best Western Plus Rama Inn 2630 SW 17th Place, Redmond 97756 (541) 548-8080 redmondramainn.com

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DiscoverSunriver You have a unique personality and so does each of our Sunriver vacation rentals. Let us help you find a match. They range in sizes from one to seven bedrooms, and from rustic cabins to luxury vacation homes. Guests cook in their own fully-equipped kitchen or barbecue on the deck. Enjoy time in a private hot tub, sauna or in the game room. Rentals include free Wi-Fi and exclusive access to Mavericks fitness center. (877) 929-9604 ⬥ DiscoverSunriver.com

Mountain Resort Properties in Sunriver offers vacations made simple. More than 100 homes and condos to choose from! We provide free access to SHARC and Mavericks. We also offer many lodging discounts throughout the year, including ski packages. Our staff is professional and courteous, and we have been rated excellent by FlipKey and Trip Advisor. If you are planning a family vacation, reunion or just a weekend getaway, we are always available 24/7.

Rentals@MtResort.com ⬥ (800) 346-6337 ⬥ MtResort.com

Sunray Vacation Rentals

Bennington Properties Your Sunriver or Caldera Springs vacation will be special when you book with Bennington Properties, LLC. Choose from 180 vacation homes or condos all located in Sunriver proper or Caldera Springs. We have many pet-friendly homes, discounted yearround access to SHARC aquatic center, highspeed internet, free DVD movies. We pride ourselves on offering you the friendliest staff and complete customer service to make this your best vacation ever.

Sunray is proud to have been a part of Sunriver since 1984. We offer a variety of homes and condos, all of which include access to the SHARC aquatic facility and Mavericks at Sunriver aquatic and recreation center. Many homes come with free Wi-Fi, hot tubs, and some are pet friendly. Offering the best rates for lodging, recreation amenities and dining, for 30 years Sunray has created fond vacation memories that last a lifetime. Visit Sunrayinc.com or call (800) 531-1130. 56870 Venture Lane, Suite 107, Sunriver ⬥ (800) 531-1130 ⬥ www.sunrayinc.com

Village Properties Make a Splash! Swim at Mavericks at Sunriver, float the lazy river at SHARC, surf the Flowrider! Sunriver is packed with wet and wild adventures for the whole family. Let Village Properties find the perfect home for the perfect vacation. Choose from more than 110 homes and condos. Sunriver’s best value! Guests receive: • Free access to Mavericks at Sunriver • Pet-friendly homes • Free Wi-Fi • Golf discounts • Retail discounts • Discounted lift tickets 56835 Venture Lane ⬥ (800) SUNRIVER ⬥ village-properties.com

Red Lion Bend Located in the heart of Bend on Business 97. Nearby you will find golf courses, the High Desert Museum and historic downtown Bend. Outdoor enthusiasts will find biking and hiking trails, rivers, lakes and Mt. Bachelor ski resort. We provide friendly service, locally inspired for our guests and 75 nonsmoking guest rooms. Seasonal outdoor pool, spa and gym, and breakfast buffet included in your rate. Black Bear Diner on property, and we are pet-friendly too. 1415 NE Third Street ⬥ (541) 382-7011 ⬥ redlion.com

56842 Venture Lane, Sunriver ⬥ (866) 628-1303 ⬥ benningtonproperties.com

The Mill Inn Bed & Breakfast The Mill Inn is a 10-room boutique hotel located within easy walking distance to historic downtown Bend, the Deschutes River, and the Old Mill District. Each of our rooms is artfully designed and can sleep up to two people, or groups of up to 20 can book all rooms for an intimate and memorable stay. Accommodations include a gourmet breakfast that is second to none, and our location can't be beat. 642 NW Colorado Ave., Bend ⬥ (541)-389-3218 ⬥ millinn.com

Bend Riverside Motel & Suites Great accommodations, the perfect spot in the perfect place. Nestled on five acres along the banks of the Deschutes River and in the backyard of Oregon's best playground. The river trail is steps from your door and downtown is walking distance. So relax, let yourself be lulled to sleep by the river's whisper. After all, you didn't come to Bend to hear traffic. "Rivers sound better than traffic." 1565 NW Wall Street, Bend ⬥ (800) 284.2363 bendriversideinn.com


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■ Comfort Suites Redmond Airport 2243 SW Yew Ave., Redmond 97756 (541) 504-8900 redmondorhotel.com ■ Motel 6 Redmond 2247 S. Hwy. 97, Redmond 97756 (800) 466-8356 motel6.com

$99-$160

$56-$80

■ Redmond Inn 1545 S. Hwy. 97, Redmond 97756 (800) 833-3259 redmondmotel.com

$45-$110

■ Sleep Inn & Suites 1847 N. Hwy. 97, Redmond 97756 (541) 504-1500

$89-$179

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■ Super 8 Redmond 3629 SW 21st Pl., Redmond 97756 (541) 548-8881

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SISTERS

� Blue Spruce Bed & Breakfast 444 S. Spruce St., Sisters 97759 (541) 549-9644 blue-spruce.biz

$159-$189

◊ Cascade Vacation Rentals 581 N. Larch, PO Box 459, Sisters 97759 (541) 549-0792

$130-$175

cascadevacationrentals.net

◊ Desert Pine Properties PO Box 2306, Bend 97709 (541) 388-9973 desertpineproperties.com

$150-$350

▲ FivePine Lodge 1021 Desperado Tr., Sisters 97759 (541) 549-5900 fivepinelodge.com

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▲ The Lodge at Suttle Lake 13300 Hwy. 20, Sisters 97759 (541) 595-2628 thelodgeatsuttlelake.com

$69-$429

� Long Hollow Ranch 71105 Holmes Rd., Sisters 97759 (541) 923-1901 lhranch.com

$115-$285

■ Sisters Inn and Suites 605 Arrowleaf Trail, Sisters 97759 (541) 549-7829 sistersinnandsuites.com

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◊ Bennington Properties, LLC 56842 Venture Lane, PO Box 3367, Sunriver 97707 (866) 628-1303

$110-$900

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◊ Discover Sunriver Vacation Rentals 57100 Beaver Dr., Sunriver Village Mall 7, Sunriver 97707

$160-$800

(877) 929-9604 discoversunriver.com

◊ Mountain Resort Properties - Sunriver Vacation Rentals 57084 Grizzly Lane, PO Box 3508, Sunriver 97707

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(800) 346-6337 mtresort.com

◆ StoneRidge Townhomes at Sunriver 1 Peppermill Circle, PO Box 3938, Sunriver 97707 (800) 255-2506

$190-$330

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◊ Sunray Vacation Rentals PO Box 4518, Sunriver 97707 (800) 531-1130 visitsunriver.com

$140-$900

◊ Sunriver Vacation Homes LLC Sunriver (541) 480-6182 sunriver-vacation.com

$99-$489

◊ Sunset Lodging in Sunriver 57100 Beaver Dr., Village Mall, Building 5, Sunriver 97707 (800) 541-1756

$88-$1,092

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△ Cold Springs Resort RV 25615 Cold Springs Resort Lane, Camp Sherman 97730 (541) 595-6271 coldspringsresort.com

△ Cove Palisades State Park 7300 Jordan Road, Culver 97734 (541) 546-3412 oregonstateparks.org

$16-$85 69'

△ Crown Villa RV Resort 60801 Brosterhous Rd., Bend 97702 (866) 500-5300 crownvillarvresort.com

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△ Deschutes Expo Center RV Park 3800 SW Airport Way, Redmond 97756 (541) 548-2711 expo.deschutes.org

$20-$32 60'

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△ Prineville Reservoir State Park 19020 SE Parkland Dr., Prineville 97754 (541) 447-4363 oregonstateparks.org

$16-$87 54'

△ Scandia RV Park 61415 S. Hwy. 97, Bend 97702 (541) 382-6206 scandiarv.com

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△ Smith Rock State Park 9241 NE Crooked River Dr., Terrebonne 97760 (541) 548-7501 oregonstateparks.org $5pp/per night

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△ Camp Sherman RV Park 25635 SW Forest Service Rd. 1419, Camp Sherman 97730 (541) 595-6514 campshermanrv.com

△ LaPine State Park 15800 State Recreation Road, LaPine 97739 (541) 536-2428 oregonstateparks.org

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△ Hoodoo Campgrounds (541) 388-7869 hoodoo.com/campgrounds

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△ Bend/Sisters Garden RV Resort 67667 Hwy. 20, Bend 97701 (541) 516-3036 bendsistersgardenrv.com

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◊ Village Properties 56835 Venture Lane, Ste. 109, Sunriver 97707 (877) 600-5690 village-properties.com


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Bend Dutch Vacation Rentals Stay in a luxury home or a cottage. Bend Dutch Vacation Rentals offers more than 45 homes in Bend's downtown and Westside. Our well-located homes place you close to shopping, restaurants, breweries, events and skiing. All of our homes offer Wi-Fi and cable, and many homes are pet-friendly and offer hot tubs. We are here for your vacation or longer corporate stay. Book online or call us for "your home away from home." (866) 322-0218 ⬥ benddutchvacationrentals.com

The Riverhouse Hotel & Conference Center Nestled along the Deschutes River and located just minutes from downtown Bend, The Riverhouse Hotel & Conference Center features 220 comfortable rooms with spa, fireplace and kitchen suites. As a guest, enjoy a free full hot breakfast buffet each morning of your stay. Take advantage of our indoor and outdoor pools and spas, complete workout facility, year-round championship golf at River’s Edge Golf Course or dinner at our award-winning Crossings restaurant. 3075 U.S. 97 Business, Bend ⬥ (541) 389-3111 ⬥ riverhouse.com

Mount Bachelor Village Resort

Discover an urban oasis in the middle of the great outdoors. Capturing the warm hospitality and adventurous heart of Bend, the Oxford hotel welcomes travelers amid a backdrop of snow-covered peaks and the high desert plateaus of Central Oregon. Without a detail overlooked, this four-star boutique hotel fuses an eco-friendly design and convenient downtown location with luxurious amenities and incomparable service. Rated a 2013 Top 25 U.S. Hotel by TripAdvisor, the Oxford hotel is a member of Preferred Boutique.

Situated above the spectacular Deschutes River and minutes from downtown Bend and the Old Mill District, you will find one of Bend’s best- kept secrets. Mount Bachelor Village Resort offers an array of overnight accommodations, a full-service conference center, endless recreational opportunities with easy access to the Cascade Lakes Highway, and just 19 miles to Mt Bachelor. If you are looking for your next family or group getaway, look no further!

10 NW Minnesota Ave, Bend ⬥ (877) 440-8436 ⬥ oxfordhotelbend.com

19717 Mt. Bachelor Dr., Bend ⬥ (877) 328-8915 ⬥ mtbachelorvillage.com

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Desert Pine Properties

Metolius River Lodges

We specialize in distinctive properties in or near downtown Bend. Each home is meticulously prepared to ensure the highest quality living experience. Leasing is straightforward and uncomplicated. A visit to Bend or a long-term stay will give you the sense of what it might be like to live in Bend. Desert Pine Properties, LLC can help you with that, too – creating your roots in Central Oregon!

From the moment you arrive at the Metolius River Lodges (13 cabins on the banks of the river) you can feel the weight of the world melting away. 15 miles northwest of Sisters, wood & gas fireplaces, 1, 2, and 3 bedrooms, 800-595-6290 metoliusriverlodges.com. Also Cascade Vacation Rentals is available for full-time or vacation rentals in Central Oregon. The staff includes expertise in leasing, management and maintenance. cascadevacationrentals.net

541-388-9973 ⬥ desertpineproperties.com

metolius river lodges ⬥ (800) 595-6290 cascade vacation rentals ⬥ (877) 540-1086

StoneRidge Townhomes at Sunriver StoneRidge Townhomes at Sunriver offers vacation rentals in spacious and beautifully furnished two- or three-bedroom townhomes. Guests have full access to the resort amenities including on-site management, clubhouse with pool, steam room, sauna, exercise room, bicycles and two tennis courts. A private setting with convenient access to the Village at Sunriver. Call StoneRidge Townhomes at (800) 255-2506 to secure your next vacation. 1 Peppermill Circle, Sunriver ⬥ stoneridgetownhomes.com

Bend Vacation Rentals There's no better way to enjoy a fun and relaxing vacation in beautiful Bend, than staying in a private home. We specialize in elegantly appointed homes on Bend's desirable west side. Our vacation rentals are close to worldclass mountain biking, alpine and nordic skiing, and recreation on the Deschutes River. Many of our homes have hot tubs, views, gourmet kitchens, fireplaces, Wi-Fi, cable and are pet friendly. We are here for your long-term and corporate stays. Book online or call us. (877) 385.9492 ⬥ bendvacationrentals.com


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Burgers and fries, Thai and sushi, Continental and Northwest, French, Italian and Mexican, Central Oregon’s cuisine offers a local take on global fare to please anyone’s palate. THE DINING OPTIONS in Central Oregon cover the gamut from Pacific Northwest specialties to global cuisine, and food carts offering every atmosphere, from casual to elegant.

Family Friendly Got the whole family with you? No problem. Try Baldy’s Barbeque, Old St. Francis Pub, Red Robin, Pastini Pasteria, Scanlon’s, Trailhead Grill at Pronghorn, Ranch House at Brasada Ranch and Terrebonne Depot. For breakfast, there are some amazing options. You can’t go wrong with McKay Cottage or Alpenglow Café in Bend. In Sisters, try Three Creeks Brewery.

A Tour de Gourmet A good part of Central Oregon is rolling ranch country. So what better way to start a gourmet tour than with a satisfying steak dinner at Crossings at The Riverhouse, Brand 33 at Aspen Lakes or Ranch House at Brasada Ranch. If it’s seafood you’re after, there’s Anthony’s Home Port in Bend’s Old Mill District with freshly caught fish flown in daily. “Surf’n’turf” at Brickhouse, downtown, in both Bend and Redmond. Traditional American classics are the specialty of Greg’s Grill in the Old Mill District and the venerable Pine Tavern in the heart of downtown

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Bend adjacent to Drake Park's Mirror Pond. All of the meals at the Pine Tavern begin with the popular scones and honey-butter. In search of unique Cajun-inspired meals, try Zydeco in downtown Bend. Jen’s Garden in Sisters is Continental cuisine with a French flair. For a chic urban setting and great Northwest fare, there’s 900 Wall in downtown Bend. A bit farther afield, there are some hidden gems such as The Boat House Restaurant at Suttle Lake. Golf clubs with exceptional dinner menus include Tetherow Grill and Broken Top Club.

Food Cart Culture Once there were just a couple food of carts located only in downtown Bend. Now there are food carts in every city in Central Oregon. The food cart culture that has become a culinary phenomenon in every major metro West Coast city has taken root here. The cart scene offers everything from chicken wings to Thai, authentic German food, fish and chips, comfort food, jumbo sandwiches and more.

Culinary Immersion Cascade Culinary Institute’s Jungers Culinary Center, an impressive new modern building on the Central Oregon Community College campus, rivals the facilities


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Chef Bette Fraser had been cooking professionally in Southern California for years but fell in love with Central Oregon when she and her husband visited on a

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the region's vibrant culinary community, from sustainable farms and ranches to microbreweries, artisan cheese makers, wine makers and distillers inspired Bette to create The Well Traveled Fork, which showcases it all through tours, cooking classes, catering and personal chef services. When friends visit I always take them to farms and ranches in Terrebonne,

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including the alpaca ranch. Most people have never seen an alpaca and when they do, they are just mesmerized by these peaceful creatures with their luxurious coats that come right up to you. We go beer tasting at Crux Fermentation Project and Deschutes Brewery, and sample local handcrafted wine and spirits. For dinner, I love to light my wood-fired oven to make rustic pizzas.

of top television foodie programs. Aspiring chefs learn every aspect of the culinary art in state-of-the-art kitchens including a demonstration theater. Wednesdays through Fridays, the institute’s students share their talents in threecourse lunches and dinners at the institute’s restaurant, Elevation. The menus feature fresh, local, sustainable ingredients in items such as handcrafted charcuterie, pan-roasted Chinook salmon with heirloom tomato and fennel sauce. Reservations are recommended at elevationbend.com.

slaw, arugula and wasabi aioli. Housed in Terrebonne’s 100-plus-year-old old former train station, Terrebonne Depot serves a wide range of New American cuisine surrounded by unmatched views of Smith Rock State Park. At The Oxford Hotel, take the elevator to the subterranean level for 10 Below, serving urban-chic organic dining that doesn’t compromise taste. For nouveau Mexican-Peruvian dishes such as ceviche of ahi in citrus yellow chile and red onions with Peruvian corn and sweet yams, head to Hola! in Bend and Sunriver.

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For a slice of pizza to go or stay, there’s plenty to choose from at the hipster quick-stop Pizza Mondo in downtown Bend. Also try Zeppa Bistro at Sunriver Resort. For savory glutenfree options, try 10 Barrel Brewing Company in Bend.

Find the culinary road less traveled with these one-of-a-kind restaurants. 5 Fusion & Sushi Bar is known for Japanese and korean flavors at lunch, dinner and happy hour with small plates such as beef sliders with kimchi

My favorite thing about Central Oregon is its winning combination of great weather, proximity to fantastic skiing at Mt. Bachelor and the extremely friendly people who live here.

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Pub Grub Don’t forget that the area’s breweries are a great option for families, offering a kid-friendly atmosphere with a local vibe. To see what's put Central Oregon on the craft beer map, swing by Bend Brewing Company, Crux Fermentation

19330 Pinehurst Rd. (541) 318-0200 bendistillery.com

Cycle Pub bend Riders provide the horsepower on this passenger “bike” tour of Bend. (541) 678-5051 cyclepub.com

Culinary Tours Stimulate your curiosity as well as your palate with out-of-the-ordinary culinary tours. At Oregon Spirit Distillers and Bendistillery in Bend, and at Maragas Winery in Culver, meet the distillers and winemakers to discover the artisan processes behind fabulous flavor profiles. Or do a Well Traveled Fork tour to stops such as Pono Farms & Fine Meats, Tumalo Farms for gourmet goat cheeses and Eberhard’s Dairy.

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Project, Deschutes Brewery, 10 Barrel Brewing Company, Cascade Lakes Brewing Co. Lodge and Old Mill Brew Werks in Bend. Redmond has Cascade Lake Brewing's 7th Street Brew House. In Sisters, head to Three Creeks Brewing. Staying in Sunriver? You can keep it local and convenient at the Sunriver Brewing Company or the new Sunriver Resort Beer Garden overlooking the Meadows Golf Course, with the best summertime views in Sunriver. At Tetherow, in addition to The Grill, a new casual venue called The Row features comfort food and a place to share tales of great golf.

Deschutes Brewery bend 901 SW Simpson Ave. (541) 385-8606 deschutesbrewery.com Eberhard’s Dairy redmond Full-service dairy processor manufacturing milk, cultured products and ice cream. 235 SW Evergreen (541) 548-5181 eberhardsdairy.com

Goody’s Candy Store bend 1111 SE Division St., (541) 385-7085 goodyschocolates.com Maragas Winery culver 15523 US Hwy. 97 (541) 546-5464 maragaswinery.com Oregon Spirit Distillers bend 490 NE Butler Market Rd., Ste 110 (541) 382-0002 oregonspiritdistillers.com

Sunriver Brewing Company sunriver (541) 593-3007 sunriverbrewingcompany.com

Silver Moon Brewing bend 24 NW Greenwood Ave. (541) 388-8331 silvermoonbrewing.com

The Well Traveled Fork bend Farm & ranch, fermentation, walking tours, cooking classes, catering and personal chef. (541) 312-0097 welltraveledfork.com

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Sunriver Country Store & Sunriver Marketplace

Both stores offering: • Produce & Meat Departments • Hot Deli • Daily Lunch/Dinner Menus • Beer • Wine • Full Liquor Stores • Cigars • Lottery • Video Rentals • Money Orders • FAX • Copies The Marketplace also features: Post Office & UPS • Full Service Gas Station • Carpet Cleaning Rentals

Fresh Northwest Seafood is Our Priority, Providing a Truly Northwest Dining Experience is Our Pleasure!

475 SW Powerhouse Drive • Bend 541-389-8998 www.anthonys.com

Anthony’s opened our own seafood company in 1984 for the sole purpose of ensuring our guests only the highest quality Northwest seafood. Complementing our seafood, Anthony’s family-owned restaurants offer fresh seasonal produce from local farms, local microbrews and Northwest wines, enhanced with a backdrop of the scenic Deschutes River.


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From internationally acclaimed craft beer and spirits, to hopping pubs and music clubs, Central Oregon is buzzing with fun, excitement and flavor. Gaze up at our sparkling mountain peaks and down at our gin-clear lakes and rivers, and you'll discover not just breathtaking scenery, but also a prime ingredient in our worldrenowned craft beers and distilled spirits: pristine water from pure, melted snow. Throw in first-rate wineries, eclectic pubs and music halls, and you'll never want for a fun-filled evening.

Beervana Bend has earned the moniker of “Beervana” because of its top-rate range of brew pubs. Why not get a reward for visiting them all by doing the Bend Ale Trail. Here's how it works: pick up maps and passports at one of our pubs, get them stamped at about a dozen Bend breweries, and receive a fun, flexible Silipint pint glass. It's made by a local company, designed for breakage-free revelry. Earn a surprise bonus if you visit a twelfth spot: Three Creeks Brewery in Sisters. Check out what's brewing in Sunriver on a brewery tour at Sunriver Brewing Company, where their tasty brews are now being made locally. There is a greater reward, too. Once you immerse yourself in the Bend beer scene and experience it firsthand, you will have set a higher bar for suds sipping. Make the journey easy and safe with shuttle services (GETIT Shuttle and The Bend Trolley) which also offer tours. Or pedal the Cycle Pub's multi-passenger bike or trolley with a guide to navigate pub-to-pub.

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When it comes to spirits, Central Oregon's natural beauty and culture plays a role in the process of pleasing the palate. Visit Bendistillery, located on 24 bucolic acres in Bend. Linger in the tasting room over a glass of their Crater Lake Vodka, and consider how their filtering process mimics melting snow percolating through the porous volcanic terrain. At Oregon Spirit Distillers, savor the C.W. Irwin Straight Bourbon, touted as “a perfect blend of old West and new frontier” or Wild Card Absinthe, with a smooth anise flavor complemented with complex botanicals. If wine is your libation, tasting rooms abound. Just one example is Maragas Winery, which crafts its wines using a centuriesold family tradition of extensive barrel aging and minimal intervention in fostering the evolution of grape to finished wine.

Nightlife For late-night socializing in Central Oregon, head to Bend, where the streets are alive with a fun scene at bars, pubs and live music at a range of venues. For a hip lounge scene with swanky cocktails, try Level 2 in the Old Mill District. For discovering the Northwest's rich reserve of musical artists, look to McMenamins Old St. Francis School, where you can take in the shows indoors, and relax outside around a roaring fire. Don't miss their mosaic-tiled, indoor soaking pool with an open view to the starry sky, or get cozy on a sofa in the intimate movie theater on this whimsical, small campus.


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821 NW Wall St. (541) 323-2328 5fusion.com Brewpub $

10 Barrel Brewing Company

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Anthony’s at The Old Mill 475 SW Powerhouse Dr. (541) 389-8998 anthonys.com Barbecue $

Baldy’s Barbeque

1135 NW Galveston Ave., Bldg. A (541) 678-5228 10barrel.com

235 SW Century Dr. (541) 385-7427 baldysbbq.com

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Broken Top Club

62000 Broken Top Dr. (541) 383-8200 brokentop.com bistro $

Cascada 65600 Pronghorn Club Dr. (541) 639-5300 pronghornclub.com Brewpub $

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Cascade Lakes Brewing Co. Lodge

900 Wall St. (541) 323-6295 900wall.com

1019 NW Brooks St. (541) 383-1599 bendbrewingco.com

1441 SW Chandler Ave. 100 (541) 388-4998 cascadelakes.com

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Alpenglow Café 1133 NW Wall St. 100 (541) 383-7676 alpenglowcafe.com

Brickhouse

5 NW Minnesota Ave. (541) 728-0334 brickhousesteakhouse.com

Chanterelle at Pronghorn

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Crossings at the Riverhouse 3075 N Hwy. 97 (541) 389-8810 riverhouse.com BREWPUB $

Crux Fermentation Project 50 SW Division St. (541) 385-3333 cruxfermentation.com Brewpub $

Deschutes Brewery & Public House 1044 NW Bond St. (541) 382-9242 deschutesbrewery.com

65600 Pronghorn Club Dr. (541) 639-5300 pronghornclub.com

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Greg’s Grill on the Deschutes 395 SW Powerhouse Dr. (541) 382-2200 gregsgrill.com Peruvian $$

Hola! Downtown 920 NW Bond St. (541) 728-0069 holabend.com Peruvian $$

Hola! Eastside 2670 NE Hwy. 20 (541) 389-4652 holabend.com Peruvian $$

Hola! Old Mill 680 SW Powerhouse Dr. Ste. 1002 (541) 647-2711 holabend.com american $

McKay Cottage 62910 O.B. Riley Rd. 340 (541) 383-2697 themckaycottage.com american $ $

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Pizza Mondo 811 NW Wall St. (541) 330-9093 pizzamondobend.com American $

Red Robin

625 SW Powerhouse Dr. (541) 382-9234 redrobin.com northwest cuisine $

Rimrock Bar

18575 Century Dr. (541) 322-5815 seventhmountain.com American $

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Zydeco Kitchen & Cocktails 919 Bond St. (541) 312-2899 zydecokitchen.com

black butte Northwest Cuisine $$$

Black Butte Ranch The Lodge Restaurant 13801 Hawksbeard Rd. (541) 595-1260 blackbutteranch.com

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Old Mill Brew Werks 803 SW Industrial Way (541) 633-7670 oldmillbrewwerks.com Italian $

Pastini Pastaria 375 SW Powerhouse Dr., Ste. 140 (541) 749-1060 pastini.com American $$

The Pine Tavern 967 NW Brooks St. (541) 382-5581 pinetavern.com

Hola! Sunriver 57235 River Rd. (541) 593-8880 holabend.com northwest cuisine $$

Meadows at Sunriver Resort Lodge

Owl's Nest at Sunriver Resort Lodge

661 NE Greenwood Ave. (541) 318-8177 rockindaves.com

16986 SW Brasada Ranch Rd. (866) 373-4882 brasada.com

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Scanlon’s Restaurant 61615 Athletic Club Dr. (541) 382-8769 scanlonsrestaurant.com Northwest Cuisine $$

Season’s Restaurant 18575 Century Dr. (541) 322-5815 seventhmountain.com

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Range Restaurant and Bar

Open seasonally May - Sept. 16986 SW Brasada Ranch Rd. (541) 373-4882 brasada.com

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Silver Moon Brewing 24 NW Greenwood Ave. (541) 388-8331 slivermoonbrewing.com

412 SW 6th St. (541) 526-1782 brickhousesteakhouse.com

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Brand 33 at Aspen Lakes

Breakfast (Sunday only) 2500 NW Awbrey Glen Dr. (541) 371-2885 awbreyglen.com

16900 Aspen Lakes Dr. (541) 549-3663 aspenlakes.com

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Trailhead Grill 65600 Pronghorn Club Dr. (541) 639-5300 pronghornclub.com

403 East Hood Ave. (541) 549-2699 intimatecottagecuisine.com Brewpub $

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Fine Dining One Center Drive (541) 593-3740 sunriver-resort.com

One Center Drive (541) 593-3730 sunriver-resort.com

721 Desperado Ct. (541) 549-1963 threecreeksbrewing.com

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700 NW Bond St. (541) 330-8563 mcmenamins.com

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Sunriver Brewing Company 57100 Beaver Dr. Bldg. 4 (541) 593-3007 sunriverbrewingcompany.com

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Terrebonne Depot 400 NW Smith Rock Way (541) 548-5030 terrebonnedepot.com

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Indian Head Casino 3236 Hwy. 26 (541) 460-7777 indianheadgaming.com

resources Bigfoot Beverages 2440 NE 4th St. (541) 382-4495 bigfootbeverages.com

The Where to Eat Guide The #1 Dining Guide theeatguide.com

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Jen's garden Jen's Garden is an intimate cottage offering a southern France-inspired dining experience. Join them for dinner and experience a five-course, three-course or à la carte culinary adventure. They take pride in featuring the freshest regional ingredients available, matched with a carefully constructed selection of European and domestic wines and beers.

Our foodie sanctuary offers an eclectic selection of what we like to call, the “Triple G” – groceries, gadgets and gifts. Shop our Boar’s Head Deli of Distinction, and prepare your palate to be dazzled by our grab-and-go lunches, gourmet dinner selections, appetizers, side dishes and desserts. Our global selection of specialty items are complemented with many local flavors – from artisan cheeses to fresh produce, craft brews and wines. Life is Short. Eat Good Food!

(541) 549 2699 ⬥ 403 E. Hood Ave., Sisters jensgardenmenu.com

(541) 382-3940 ⬥ 1121 NW Newport Ave., Bend ⬥ newportavemarket.com

Oregon Spirit Distillers

Old Mill Brew Werks We're not your typical brewpub! We feature dishes made form scratch, with daily specials showcasing chef Rudy's creations with the freshest seafood, homemade pasta, a Scotch egg, over-the-top burgers, scrumptious desserts, all paired with excellent Brew Werks beers in addition to rotating taps and a full bar, combined with a beautiful setting overlooking the Deschutes River with an expansive, sun-drenched deck.

Oregon Spirit Distillers is a family operated distillery focusing on quality spirits that are produced with integrity vand creativity. We practice sustainable operations using local ingredients whenever possible. At Oregon Spirit Distillers, we produce our own mash, ferment it and distill it on site. We want our spirits to reflect the quality of life that Oregon stands for, and we think you will find our products reflect that quality well by being bold, distinctive and beautiful.

(541) 633-7670 ⬥ 803 SW Industrial Way oldmillbrewwerks.com

Free tours offered and tasting room open Monday through Saturday 1p.m. to 6p.m.

900 Wall

Pine Tavern

Located in the heart of downtown Bend, 900 Wall is a relaxed, American restaurant serving serious country French-and Italian-influenced fare. The wine list, featuring more than 50 wines by the glass, is anchored with the great wines of the Pacific Northwest and spiced with enough international variety to satisfy any wine drinker’s palette. Artisian cocktails, informed, personable staff, and a unique atmosphere make 900 Wall a favorite among locals and visitors alike. 900 Wall Street, Bend ⬥ (541) 323-6295 ⬥ 900wall.com

Visit Bend’s most historic restaurant serving up classic dishes with a modern flare. Whether sitting next to our 250-year-old Ponderosa pine or viewing beautiful Mirror Pond, the Pine Tavern is always the place to be. Celebrating more than 75 years in downtown, the Pine Tavern is tradition redefined. And don’t forget our famous scones and honey butter! 967 Brooks Street, Bend ⬥ (541) 382-5581 ⬥ pinetavern.com

Baldy's Barbeque

Terrebonne Depot Food + Drink

Stop by soon to savor the 'que voted “Best BBQ” in Central Oregon every year since 2005! Award-winning baby back ribs, slow-smoked meats, homemade sides and so much more. Open every day for lunch, dinner and catering. Southern-style breakfast at the eastside Bend location, too.

The freshest cuisine in Central Oregon, minutes from Smith Rock. Terrebonne Depot features ingredientfocused American cuisine served in Terrebonne’s 100-year-old former train station. Terrebonne Depot offers a wide range of fresh traditional fare, specialty cocktails, choice local and imported beer and wine. Food and drink may be enjoyed under the exposed beams of the recently renovated historic structure or outside on the expansive deck—where views of Smith Rock and the Cascades are unmatched. A quarter-mile from Highway 97 toward Smith Rock State Park.

Bend-West: 235 SW Century Drive (541) 385-RIBS (7427) Bend-East: 2670 NE Hwy 20, Suite 720 (541) 388-4BBQ (4227) Redmond: 950 SW Veteran’s Way (541) 923-BBQ1 (2271)

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ViSiTiNG A NeW DeSTiNATiON is about discovering new landscapes, people and lifestyles, and letting all that inspire you, right down to your personal style. Central Oregon has a relaxed, mountain-chic aesthetic that extends from fashionable clothes for town to high-performance sportswear and gear for the outdoors. you'll want to take our style home with you. Fortunately, our region offers a range of retail variety, from small one-of-a kind boutiques to large chains and everything in between. Apparel to footwear, gifts to jewelry, locally made products to imports – there’s something for every shopper. Don't forget, there's no sales tax in Oregon.

Boutique experience For the small boutique experience, shop downtown Bend, downtown Sisters, downtown Redmond and The Village at Sunriver. Each of these locations offers a broad mix of shops with friendly shopkeepers offering highly personalized service. The shops lining the streets are woven among a blend of irresistible venues where you can dine and drink along the way. Downtown Bend There's fashion, furniture, jewelry, art galleries, as well as plenty of restaurants, breweries, coffeehouses, ice cream shops and old-fashioned candy stores to keep you going. As you shop, you'll enjoy strolling among charming brick buildings that date back to the early 1900s. Today the shopping

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scene is as vibrant as it was even in Bend's early days as a booming timber town. keep it local with Oregon Body & Bath. Here you'll find some of the best products that Oregon has to offer, so you can surround yourself with the spirit of our state even after you've returned home. Don't forget to stop in The Oregon Store, where you'll find the best of Oregon-made goods: including Pendleton blankets made especially for Ducks and Beavers fans. must-have: Pendleton Woolen Mills blankets and pillows add personality to any home. Accent a bed or sofa with these beautiful and functional items. This famous mill’s designs will energize a room or favorite chair, incorporating bold colors and patterns inspired by Native American traditions.


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Cascade Cottons captures the character of Bend with fashionable and fun T-shirts, hoodies, fleece and hats sporting Bend, Mt. Bachelor, and Central Oregon logos. Proclaim your love for beer, the outdoors and all things Bend with casual apparel for the entire family. must-have: The T-shirt that puts the Bend spin on the movie Star Wars, emblazoned with the phrase, "May the forest be with you!” Cowgirl Cash is Bend's boutique for used cowboy boots, belt buckles and jeans. Women from all over the world have come to love Hot Box Betty, and the shop's personal styling expertise. Every piece of clothing and fashion accessory is selected with an eye for the latest trends that also fit the Bend lifestyle. In your search for the perfect collection of outfits for your dream closet, stop here for sensational pieces, and where the emphasis is always on service, service, and service. must-have: Leather belts, cuffs, and handbags handmade from fine Italian leather in sumptuous saturated color. Exposed stitching imparts an artisanal organic quality. High-end denims with impeccable fit, finish, feel and originality and eco-chic yoga-inspired pieces. And, even the “world’s most comfortable thong.” Celebrating a special occasion during your visit? Head down Newport Avenue to Donner Flower Shop, which has been doing fine floral arrangements and gifts here for more than a century.

all fashion fluctuations, are envied on city streets, or roughed up on our breathtaking trails. Need a wow-factor for your home? A rustic antler chandelier is it.

Downtown Sisters In Western-themed downtown Sisters, you'll find more than Western wear. Stroll through the many art galleries and specialty shops. Find that undiscovered treasure in one of Sisters' antique shops. Among the many specialty shops, you'll find wonderful restaurants. Enjoy a scrumptious meal, taste some wine, grab an ice cream cone or just sit back and people watch. must-have: Add some cowgirl (or cowboy) chic to your personal style with a great pair of boots and hat. These classics withstand

Downtown Redmond Redmond is not only Central Oregon's flight hub, this city offers retail with a view. It is also the place to shop for antiques. Cruise the emporiums on 6th Street and see what gems you can find. For contemporary tastes, there are unique home furnishing stores, hip clothing stores and cool coffee shops. Downtown Redmond is the unexpected jewel of retail therapy in Central Oregon. must-have: Frontier-era glass apothecary jars, and early 20thcentury cards and letters, handwritten by fountain pen and framed.

The Village at Sunriver This exceptional shopping experience, with boutiques, art galleries and sporting goods stores, is the place to go for whatever you need to make your visit that much more fun and interesting. Browse original, handcrafted gifts and fine art from more than 30 local artists. Since you're here to relax, get in touch with your crafty side with knitting and beading supplies. Have fun at the toy store or linger in the bookstore, perusing the perfect tome for your visit: fiction, non-fiction, mystery, or a local guide book. Rent a moped or stock up on fly-fishing equipment. Take home items unique to Oregon, and don’t forget some special treats for your pet. After you've shopped 'til you've dropped, kick back at one of many distinctive dining venues that run the gamut from bistros to breweries and bakeries. must-have: Oregon berry gourmet jams and syrups made from the renowned fruit of Oregon: marionberry, loganberry, black raspberry, red raspberry, wild huckleberry, blueberry, wild blackberry and Bandon cranberry.

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Malls and Collections Old Mill District Bend's Old Mill District is its own small town of shops. Stretching along the bank of the Deschutes River, this revitalized historic site incorporates vintage brick buildings into a beautiful promenade with a popular collection of shops. Major retailers include Victoria’s Secret, REI, Coldwater Creek, Banana Republic and The gap and local favorite Saxon’s Fine Jewelers. With so much shopping to do here, you’ll need to stay energized with a stop for lunch, a local microbrew, cocktail, or dinner. At Greg’s Grill, Pastini Pastaria, Anthony’s and Level 2 in the Old Mill District, bask on the patios with gorgeous views of the Cascade Mountains over a tranquil stretch of the Deschutes River. Head to the Ticket Mill for concert tickets, gift certificates, pint glasses, postcards, posters or check out binoculars and a birding list for viewing along this stunning avian migratory corridor. must-have: The perfect dress that's great over a bathing suit and can go straight to drinks and dinner on the patio. Bend Factory Stores At the south end of town lies one of Bend's biggest secrets. The Bend Factory Stores have everything from sportswear and formal wear to children's wear and home furnishings. For those who love a deal, the Bend Factory Stores has a Nike and a Columbia Sportswear outlet to name just a couple. Other stores in the outlet include The Coach Factory Store, Eddie Bauer Outlet, Izod, Pendleton Outlet and Pearl iZumi. must-have: A head-to-toe high-tech ensemble that keeps you smiling and comfy under our true-blue summer skies or on snowy adventures – all at a reasonable price.

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Bend River Promenade The long-established Bend River Promenade Mall on Third Street is a hub of shopping variety in Bend. This shopping center is home to many of the trusted brands we grew up with, such as Macy’s, kohl’s and T.J. Maxx. The Duck Store is just across the street for university of Oregon Duck gear and accessories. must-have: A new pair of polarized sunglasses, because we have 300 days of sun a year, and even less rain than San Diego. Cascade Village Shopping Center The Cascade Village Shopping Center is located on the north edge of town. Here you'll find many larger format stores including Trader Joe's, Target, The Home Depot, Best Buy, Ross, Dick's Sporting goods and Famous Footwear. must-have: Crunchy and delicious organic snacks for your trip up to the mountains, and gear that will keep you happy while you’re there, no matter the season.

Sports gear and outfitters For sports gear, there's no better place to be than Central Oregon. For skis and snowboards, Powder house has a large demo and rental center in Bend and offers a full-service repair shop, including overnight waxing and repair. Or hit Gravity Sports @ Mt. Bachelor,

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which is rated as a Gold Medal Shop by SKI Magazine and has an ultra-convenient slope-side location. Headed out on the water? Find what you need at Stillwater Fly Shop, whose experts want you to be completely satisfied with your purchase, so they offer a full refund, credit or exchange within 30 days of a purchase. So, you know that fly-fishing reel or rod you have your eye on, or those SIMMs waders? Go ahead and get them – risk free. Or head to Deschutes River Outfitters, The Fly Fisher’s Place and Fly & Field Outfitters, where you'll get guidance on local tactics and fishing reports along with superb customer service. For family paddling, floating and whitewater adventures, Sun Country Tours is one of the largest and most respected river outfitters in the Northwest. They are ambassadors to the natural world of Central Oregon for families who want to create great lasting memories. This 35-year-old company is best known for

professionally guided whitewater adventures, and also offers Standup Paddle Boarding tours and lessons and Float the River tube rentals. And right on the banks of the Deschutes River, just downstream from the Old Mill District, is Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe. Sign up for classes, take a full-day river tour, or browse the large selection of kayaks, canoes, paddles, and rafting gear in Central Oregon. Go here or to StandUp Paddle Bend for standup paddle boards because Central Oregon is one of the best places in the world to paddle on flat water. How about combining waterfalls with bikes? On The Paulina Plunge Downhill Waterfall Mountain Bike Tour, gravity will be your friend as you descend through spectacular Oregon backcountry alongside a half dozen shimmering waterfalls. Discover the grandeur of the Paulina mountains and learn the legends of the ancient indigenous peoples and the saga of Chief Paulina. Coast down 2,500 vertical feet on a smooth dirt forest trail. The trip is divided into four 1.5-mile biking segments to each waterfall stop. Experience the natural beauty in the Warm Springs Indian Reservation area with N8TV Adventures with safe, fun and relaxing outdoors trips. You will likely see osprey and bald eagles soaring overhead as you enjoy the tranquility of lake kayaking or the excitement of river rafting with experienced, certified guides. Back on land, you will want to go biking, and we've got plenty of shops to assist you. Among others, Hutch's Bicycles has an eastside and a westside location in Bend and one in Redmond. Or rent a bike with Life Cycle Bikes, and they will bring it right to your door anywhere in Bend. For alternative wheeled outings, check out Let It Ride Electric Bikes. The Bend Tour Company SEGWAY Tours or Wheel Fun Rentals, offers a lively, multi-passenger surreywith-a-fringe-on-top cycle and other specialty bikes. must-have: Fun, fun, fun and more fun.

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Cowgirl Cash

Newport Market

The Oregon Store

Saxon’s Fine Jewelers

61334 S. Hwy. 97 Bend, OR 97702 (541) 382-4736 bendfactorystores.com

924 Brooks St. Bend, OR 97701 (541) 678-5162 cowgirlcashbend.com

1121 NW Newport Ave. Bend, OR 97701 (541) 382-3940 newportavemarket.com

639 NW Franklin Ave Bend, OR 97701 (541) 389-8850 theoregonstore.com

360 SW Powerhouse Dr., Ste. 110 Bend, OR 97702 (541) 389-6655 saxonsfinejewelers.com

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Donner Flower Shop

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The Oregon Store

Sunriver Country Store

3188 N. Hwy. 97, Ste. 110 Bend, OR 97701 (541) 388-3644 bendriverpromenade.com

605 NW Newport Ave. Bend, OR 97701 (541) 382-3791 donnerflower.com

SW Powerhouse Dr. Bend, OR 97702 (541) 312-0131 theoldmill.com

57100 Beaver Dr. Sunriver, OR 97707 (541) 593-8113

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The Duck Store

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The Village at Sunriver Building 24A Sunriver, OR 97707 (541) 593-1950 theoregonstore.com

909 NW Wall St. Bend, OR 97701 (541) 306-6071 cascadecottons.com

80 NE Bend River Mall Dr. Bend, OR 97702 (541) 388-4435 uoduckstore.com

1019 NW Wall St. Bend, OR 97701 (541) 383-5890 oregonbodyandbath.com

Powder House Ski & Patio

57100 Beaver Dr. Sunriver, OR 97707 (541) 593-8704 villageatsunriver.com

Cascade Village Shopping Center

Hot Box Betty

Pro Golf of Bend

903 Wall St. Bend, OR 97701 (541) 383-0050 hotboxbetty.com

100 NE Bend River Mall, Ste. 102 Bend, OR 97701 (541) 593-4653 progolfbend.com

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Sisters Motor Lodge Sisters Motor Lodge is located in the heart of Sisters. Discover a charming boutique motel with all the modern comforts, such as deluxe pillow-top beds, free Wi-Fi, cable-TV, kitchenettes, coffee and views of the Cascades. We’re locally owned and operated, serving the traveling public since 1938. Our guests enjoy easy access to the downtown area shops and restaurants, as well hiking, biking, birding, backpacking, riding, fishing and skiing trails. (541) 549-2551 ⬥ 511 West Cascade Ave., Sisters ⬥ sistersmotorlodge.com

Sisters Quilt Show For 39 years, quilting enthusiasts from all around the world come to town for the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show, the largest outdoor quilt show in the world, held annually on the second Saturday of July. Downtown Sisters disappears behind more than 1,200 quilts hung outdoors, creating a colorful spectacle that truly has to be seen to be believed. More than one spectacular day: Sisters offers a year-round celebration of everything fiber arts. (541) 549-0989

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Experience the historic Old Mill District on a surrey, deuce coupe, cruiser bike or one of our unique specialty bikes – they’re perfect for exploring this scenic area! Cruise the beautiful Deschutes, enjoying sweeping river vistas as you stop for a picnic, shopping or fine dining. Rentals available at: Eagle Crest Resort in Redmond, Black Butte Ranch near Sisters, and the Old Mill District Bend.

Cascade Cottons has Bend and Central Oregon's largest selection of logo apparel, accessories, gifts and souvenirs for the entire family. We have a huge selection of T-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, and souvenirs with Bend and local area themes. Come see us in downtown Bend and we will help preserve your vacation memories in style.

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Shop Sisters Country The shops in our 1880s themed town are anything but oldfashioned. Built with the spirit of the original Sisters Country settlers, the Sisters shopping experience is unique. Find your perfect gift at one of the many owner-operated specialty stores, enjoy stunning art work at a local gallery or locate a treasure at one of the antique shops. While you’re here, enjoy a scrumptious meal and taste some wine or craft beer. Then grab an ice cream or specialty coffee and stroll through Sisters Country to find your pioneering spirit. (541) 549-0251 ⬥ sisterscountry.com

The Prineville-Crook County Chamber of Commerce The Prineville-Crook County Chamber of Commerce invites you to experience “Forever Country." Open meadows, mountain terrain, beautiful lakes and rivers, Prineville is a reminder of all that Mother Nature has to offer. While visiting, you might see a cattle drive through downtown or 400 U.S. flags celebrating veterans. Experience horse races and rodeos or peace and tranquility. We are Crook County, with our communities of Paulina, Post, Powell Butte and Prineville, we are “Forever Country.” visitprineville.org

The Oregon Store Come see us at our new location in downtown Bend. The Oregon Store offers the best products of Oregon businesses. We carry products from more than 200 Oregon companies in our Sunriver and Bend stores. Gourmet foods, (marionberry, huckleberry, hazelnuts, and Smoked salmon), myrtlewood, souvenirs, Oregon wines, clothing, books, jewelry, to Pendleton® Woolen Products, we have a selection that allows you to give a gift of Oregon to yourself or to others. Gift baskets and more are also available online. 639 NW Franklin Ave., Bend, Oregon & Sunriver Village Mall (800) 541-5797 ⬥ theoregonstore.com We think Oregon has the most creative, innovative and just plain cool artisans in the country. With the Oregon General Store, presented by 1859 - Oregon's Magazine, you will find a comprehensive and easyto-use virtual store for boutique Oregon operations. Just browse and click, and the artisan will send your new favorite slice of Oregon right to your door (or to the door of a loved one). We support Oregon’s hard-working artisans and hope you will, too, at the Oregon General Store.

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Stop by The Museum Gift Shop featuring beautiful, collectible, hand-crafted art and adornments from Warm Springs artists. Memberships and Sponsorships Available.


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An array of museums, public art and music venues bring together the past and the emerging future of Central Oregon's cultural scene. Over the past two decades, Central Oregon’s communities have embraced the arts and made them an integral part of local life as well as an attraction for visitors. A walk through downtown Bend and the Old Mill District during one of the first Fridays of the month says it all. Paintings, sculptures and photography are on display in galleries, retail shops, offices and on sidewalks. Throngs of people turn out no matter what the weather brings. Musicians on the streets and in the shops enhance the festive atmosphere. Art in the High Desert, a juried outdoor art show in August, is also a great local place to see world-class art. Beyond Bend’s First Friday Art Walks, summer and fall street festivals in the region feature fantastic works of art. Notably, the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show has become an internationally famous event, attracting quilt makers from around the globe to show off their works outdoors throughout the town. The quilt show also includes seminars and workshops for quilters. On permanent display in the art scene, The Museum at Warm Springs in the town of the same name features

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one of the finest collections of Native American art and artifacts in the West. Handcrafted tribal treasures here include Patlapa, basket hats worn for ceremonies such as root, salmon and huckleberry feasts, and Sahaptin, painted rawhide cases which the Columbia Plateau people used throughout history for storage, packing and trading. Make this part of any of your Central Oregon cultural itineraries. Focusing on the flora, fauna and pioneer history of Central Oregon, the High Desert Museum south of Bend combines indoor dioramas, outdoor displays featuring birds of prey and live demonstrations of everyday pioneer life. A must-stop for families, the museum is also noted for presenting the best in contemporary landscape painting and photography. Moving from art to music, Central Oregon runs the gamut. For big-concert lovers, the Les Schwab Amphitheater along the Deschutes River in Bend presents national and international acts. The Athletic Club of Bend also showcases top-name acts for its summer series of evening outdoor concerts. Redmond hosts a summer concert series as well, featuring


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Chicago with his parents in 1992. When friends visit, we go to the Old Mckenzie Highway for the mystique and mystery of those lava flows – it's just magical. Whether you are zipping through on the scenic highway or crawling along, it allows the imagination to really flow. It’s not simply an escape when you venture off here, it's time-traveling through an ancient volcanic landscape. My favorite thing about Central Oregon is that you can be in the City of Bend, and within 20 minutes, even on foot,

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well-established and up-and-coming regional musicians. A quick check of the local media when in Central Oregon reveals a lively music scene at local clubs year-round. Folk music is alive not only at local clubs but at outdoor events such as the regular Pickin’ and Paddlin’ concerts on the lawn at Tumalo Creek kayak and Canoe in Bend's Old Mill District. The center stage of folk music in Central Oregon is the annual Sisters Folk Festival, which deftly combines big-name acts with neophytes to the scene. Held September 5-7, the event features a number of indoor and outdoor venues throughout Sisters. Classical music lovers should plan to visit in August during the Sunriver Music Festival August 8-20. The venue

is Sunriver Resort's dramatic, historic, giant-log-beamed great Hall, which hosts eight concerts from classical pops to piano. While in Sunriver, take an educational jaunt to the Oregon Observatory and Sunriver Nature Center for constellations and owls. Jazz fans can enjoy the Jazz at The Oxford series that runs fall through spring at the Oxford Hotel in Bend. And there’s the regular Jazz at Joe’s series that takes place at Bend’s Community Theater of the Cascades (CTC). When not hosting music events, CTC offers a full schedule of dramas, comedies and musicals. So, too, with Bend’s 2nd Street Theater. Offering its own mix of theater, film, music and lectures, the historic Tower Theatre is the crown jewel of

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downtown Bend. The theater also serves as the host location during the annual BendFilm Festival weekend that celebrates independent film and filmmakers. A new free, guided walk of downtown Bend is available whenever you want. Just download the new Bend Heritage Walk app at www.deschuteshistory.org, and discover the colorful past of this frontier boomtown through its oldest buildings. And as the region’s creative community expands and evolves, so too does its farmers’ markets. Bend hosts three distinct markets from May until October—one in the heart of downtown, one on the grounds of St. Charles Medical Center and a third in Bend’s NorthWest Crossing neighborhood. Redmond holds a regular Thursday evening farmers market. All of these markets, taken together, promote Central Oregon’s farm-to-table culture and is the perfect place to stock up for a picnic. While on an agricultural theme, try Maragas Winery’s old-fashioned annual grape crush in September. Purple hands are the signs of a true vintner. Chef Bette Fraser also offers culinary tours and classes through her Well Traveled Fork enterprise. With its diversity of theaters, museums, art galleries and concert venues, Central Oregon is the place for a diverse cultural scene with a spectacular backdrop.

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arts & culture directory Art in the High Desert PO Box 5575 Bend, OR 97708 (541) 322-6272 artinthehighdesert.com

Cascade Center of Photography

129 NW Idaho Ave. Bend, OR 97701 (541) 389-1813 deschuteshistory.org

DeWilde Art Glass

390 SW Columbia St., Ste. 110 Bend, OR 97702 (541) 241-2266 ccophoto.com

421 SW Powerhouse Dr. Bend, OR 97702 (541) 419-3337

Cascades Theatrical Company

Downtown Bend (541) 610-6103 getitshuttle.com

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High Desert Museum 59800 S. Hwy. 97 Bend, OR 97702 (541) 382-4754 highdesertmuseum.org

Jill Rosell Photography Bend, OR 97702 (541) 390-3834 jillrosellphotography.com

The Museum At Warm Springs PO Box 909, 2189 Hwy. 26 Warm Springs, OR 97761 (541) 553-3331 museumatwarmsprings.org

Oregon Observatory and Sunriver Nature Center

Sunriver Art Faire

57245 River Rd. Sunriver, OR 97707 (541) 593-4394 sunrivernaturecenter.org

PO Box 3334 Sunriver Women’s Club Sunriver, OR 97707 (877) 269-2580 sunriverartfaire.com

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Sunriver Music Festival

220 S. Ash St., Ste. 4 Sisters, OR 97759 (541) 549-0989 sistersoutdoorquiltshow.org

PO Box 4308 Sunriver, OR 97707 (541) 593-1084 sunrivermusic.org


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From day spas to full resorts that cater to your well being, your options for a healthy retreat are many. Massage, facials, and hand and foot therapy. While Central Oregon has become an outdoor recreation mecca, so too it is known for its relaxation oases. The region is now central to a bevy of spas that specialize in pampering—many of these in spectacular natural surroundings. Located east of Bend near Powell Butte, the Brasada Ranch Spa offers a wide range of services in a tranquil setting with superb views towards the snow-capped Cascade Range. Spa guests are privy to a hot tub and pool before and after their treatments—all in the setting of the high desert. The seaweed body wrap or lemongrass mimosa body scrub are two intoxicating indulgences to schedule. With a similarly inspiring setting, the Sage Springs Club and Spa at Sunriver sets the standard for a relaxing spa experience at the otherwise bustling resort. After a day on the slopes of Mt. Bachelor or on one of the area's golf courses, settle into a High Desert Nirvana package of massage and facial or the trifecta of the Three Sisters Renewal—a massage, facial and pedicure.

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Between Bend and Redmond, the Spa at Eagle Crest is yet again another spa in a tranquil rural setting. Clear out your day for Eagle Crest’s Day at the Spa package with the works—from massaged head to pedicured toes. If you are in the mood for high desert culture and repose, head to Spa Wanapine at Kah-Nee-Ta Resort & Spa in Warm Springs, where natural elements of the earth are combined with ancient tradition. The area’s natural, 140-degree hot springs are a key element in the offerings. The water is cooled and filtered to revive the body, renew the mind, and replenish the soul. After a full-body massage, invigorate your skin with a sea salt rub and unwind with a mineral soak. Back in Bend, there are several exquisite spas to choose from including Jinsei Spa and Anjou Spa. As its names connotes, Jinsei has Far Eastern touches. Anjou takes pride in being a “green” spa. Jinsei Spa brings a worldly menu of massages to Bend that stretch from Indonesian massage, to Indian head massage, traditional Thai massage, and Yin-Yang couples massage alongside a fireplace and a glass of pear sake.


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Zoe Willitts moved to Central Oregon from Marin County, California, 20 years ago with her husband, Bill, and the two youngest of their five children. A licensed massage therapist, Zoe began a small business in a garage on their 15 acres in Sisters with the intention of creating a health retreat resort. In 2005, Bill and Zoe, who also holds credentials in Ayurvedic medicine and energy work, built Shibui Spa, with elements such as a 120-year-old Buddha from Beijing and a serene cascading water feature. A year later, they completed the dream by adding FivePine Lodge and Conference Center to the site. When friends are visiting, we enjoy the intricate bike paths of the Peterson Ridge Trail System, a vigorous hike up Black Butte and the view from the top, or a stroll around Three Creeks Lake and its surrounding area. It’s a

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My favorite thing about Central Oregon is the year-round recreational pursuits in the natural beauty of the Cascade Range, the quality of life for families, and the proximity to a metropolitan city.

Anjou Spa and Salon takes its “green” mission serious. All of its products are all-natural and organic. Its services such as organic facials and non-toxic nail polish for mani-pedis are just a couple of examples of its sustainability. In Sisters, Shibui at FivePine is a Japanese-influenced spa with a beautiful Buddhist approach to restorative relaxation. In this zen den in the forest a contemplative 120-year-old Buddha sits among

many tantalizing treatments. Think of your time here as a spiritual retreat enhanced by special therapies such as the Ayurvedic Lotus Dream (a hot oil rhythmic massage), Shirodhara (warm oil poured over the forehead for healing) and Crystal therapy (deploying crystals to release energy).

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Escape to Fitness As much as Central Oregon is noted nationwide for its outdoor recreation and fitness options, so too is the region becoming known for its indoor offerings from yoga to Pilates, weight training, zoomba, water aerobics as well as seniororiented weight and aerobic training. Yoga and a variety of different versions of the ancient art have worked its way deeply into Central Oregon’s core health culture. Per capita, the region boasts an unusually high ratio of private studios and public venues to the number of participants. Offering yoga along with a diverse selection of fitness classes and indoor fitness apparatus are Bend Athletic Club, Juniper Swim and Fitness Center (Bend), the Sisters Athletic Club, Sunriver Homeowners Aquatic and Recreation Center (SHARC) and Maverick's at Sunriver. For a complete yoga immersion, try retreating to destination resorts FivePine Lodge in Sisters or Brasada Ranch outside of Bend. Both resorts offer comprehensive packages in tranquil and bucolic settings. With many public and private pools in the area, swimming is making a big splash in Central Oregon. Bring your suits, goggles and towels, and dive in on the

Athletic Club of Bend Brasada Ranch

Sisters Athletic Club

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lap and recreational swimming sessions. Of note is the Juniper Swim and Fitness Center with its 50-meter outdoor pool (domed in winter for four-season use) and its indoor 25-meter pool. The outdoor pool and kids water recreational park are new additions that are summer favorites. Kah-Nee-Ta Resort boasts a 184-foot slide into its hot springs mineral pool that is twice the size of an Olympic pool and is cooled in the summer and heated in the fall.

Sunriver's new aquatic and recreation center, SHARC, is a village of water. It has indoor and outdoor pools, water slides, a lazy river, hot tubs and plenty of space for kids to splash and play. If surfing is in your past, present or future, try Mavericks indoor wave rider. You'll emerge either soaking wet or as dry as local surfing legend Gerry Lopez riding a curl.

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225 NW Franklin Ave., Ste. 3 Bend, OR 97701 (541) 241-8454 anjouspa.com

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61615 Athletic Club Dr. Bend, OR 97702 (541) 385-3062 athleticclubofbend.com

18135 Cottonwood Rd. Sunriver, OR 97707 (541) 593-2500 mavericksatsunriver.com

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Sage Springs Club & Spa 17645 Tennis Village Ct. Sunriver, OR 97707 (800) 593-7891 sunriver-resort.com

Shibui Spa at FivePine 720 Buckaroo Trail Sisters, OR 97759 (541) 549-6164 shibuispa.com

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1001 Desperado Tr. Sisters, OR 97759 (541) 549-6878 sistersathleticclub.com

6823 Hwy. 8 Warm Springs, OR 97761 (541) 553-1071 kahneetah.com

Spa Brasada

Sunriver Homeowners Aquatic Center/SHARC

16986 SW Brasada Ranch Rd. Powell Butte, OR 97753 (866) 373-4882 brasada.com/spa

57250 Overlook Rd. Sunriver, OR 97707 (541) 585-5000 sunriversharc.com


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Central Oregon is teeming with spectacular places for that special corporate retreat or your perfect wedding. take the elements that make up the quality of life here—biking, fishing, skiing, hiking and paddling—and add them to your next business retreat agenda. The area's stateof-the-art facilities will help keep your staff focused, and the destination will be the reward that will keep them inspired while energized to create.

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Sunriver Resort captures the spirit of the Pacific Northwest, and the hearts of meeting planners everywhere. One of the nation’s top golf destinations also boasts premier meeting facilities, “Four Diamond” service and the largest resort conference center in the Northwest. That's why it is a top annual venue choice for many global organizations.

Seventh Mountain Resort Bend The breathtaking natural surroundings and fresh mountain air here lends perspective that is perfect for corporate meetings, weddings, concerts, car shows and special events. Located on Century Drive—the road to Mt. Bachelor—Seventh Mountain takes groups to new heights.

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State-of-the-art meeting facilities here include flexible meeting space options, tailored catering (including kosher menus by request) and the latest in audio-visual technology, making this resort’s laid-back setting perfect for conferences, meetings and retreats.

Small group meetings and events are a big priority for Black Butte Ranch. Located just eight miles from the charming Western-themed town of Sisters, Black Butte Ranch offers a spectacular setting for executive retreats, reunions and weddings.

Mount Bachelor Village Resort bend This resort conference center offers 5,000 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet space, and all meeting rooms offer floorto-ceiling windows showcasing the natural surroundings. The covered pavilion with radiant heat, lights and sound and the outdoor patio add another 3,000 square feet that is perfect for receptions or al fresco dining.


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Riverhouse Hotel & Convention Center Bend The only 36,000-square-foot space on the Deschutes River for events, with a 16,000-square-foot ballroom and a nearly 14,000-square-foot exhibition hall. It is the largest meeting space east of the Cascade Mountains, and the third-largest in Oregon, with services and amenities to accommodate up to 1,200 guests.

17,000-square-foot athletic center; equestrian and children's programs and catch-and-release fishing. Relax in lodge suites or high-end cabins. An 18-hole golf course designed by PGA TOUR professionals Peter Jacobsen and Jim Hardy completes the experience.

Pronghorn - An Auberge Resort Bend

Strategically located at the hub of the tri-county area, the Expo Center plays host to a wide range of events, including concerts, sporting events, automotive shows, trade shows, weddings, reunions and more. The venue offers spectacular panoramic views of the Cascades, meticulously manicured grounds and more than 100 acres of parking.

With nationally renowned golf courses and unparalleled dining and spa treatments, Pronghorn offers a one-of-a-kind experience. Discover why Travel & Leisure voted it the “#1 Golf Community in the Country� by playing through its Jack Nicklaus Signature Course. Enjoy opulent accommodations along the 18th hole, in a junior suite or in multibedroom accommodations.

Kah-Nee-Ta Resort Warm Springs

Tetherow Bend

The Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center Redmond

More than 15,000 square feet of meeting space and accommodations for up to 300, with fine and casual dining, a spa, two pools, an 18-hole championship golf course, and a range of recreational activities. Plus gaming nearby at the new Indian Head Casino.

Brasada Ranch Powell Butte

Express the personality and style of your event at this premium resort, with its David McLay Kidd championship golf course, new and highly anticipated Tetherow lodges, staggering views of the Cascades, and endless mountain biking trails at its doorstep. Right off the road to Mt. Bachelor and minutes from downtown and the Old Mill District, with seating for up to 250, and 400 in a social setting.

A luxury resort and golf course 16 miles northeast of Bend in an inspired ranch setting. Experience Spa Brasada; a

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Weddings Think of everything you want for your wedding ... and then find it all here. Sunriver Resort

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Californian Chelsea Harding knew exactly what she wanted when it came to planning her wedding. “Location was everything," she says. "My future husband and I wanted a rural setting hopefully with a mountain backdrop. Wherever we held the wedding, the location had to be not only spectacular but also easy for all our relatives and friends to come to from across the country.” After an exploratory trip to Central Oregon, Harding found herself in a quandary. “I came looking for a ranch or farm and found all sorts of other spectacular possibilities from destination resorts, to wooded and mountainous places that unexpectedly made my final decision very difficult.” Finding the perfect place for a wedding party’s needs can be challenging in Central Oregon because of the many gorgeous settings—the embarrassment of riches. Looking back on her wedding at Black Butte Ranch with full views of Mt. Washington and the Three Sisters, Californian Chelsea Harding says wistfully, “it was so perfect. Our guests loved the resort and the setting. It certainly made saying ‘I do’ so memorable.”

Convenience Bend native Janet Breyer moved to Denver after college to start her career in telecommunications. There she met her husband-to-be, and once engaged, began planning a June wedding in Bend.

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“I settled on the back garden at McMenamins Old St. Francis School because several of my family and local relatives had attended the former school which had been turned into a brewpub and hotel," notes Breyer. "it was so easy to house people traveling to the wedding in the hotel and cottages. It's location in downtown Bend made it easy for our guests to explore Bend.”

Resource Guide Still haven't decided on your wedding venue? Celebrations Wedding & Event Resource Guide is a comprehensive local resource to help you plan that perfect day. From settings and resorts to photographers and musicians and restaurants and caterers, Celebrations is the perfect wedding planning guide for your big day in Central Oregon. go to centraloregonevents.net to find everything you need.


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Aspen Lakes Golf Course Sisters (541) 549-4653 aspenlakes.com

3,700

4+

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Bend Golf & Country Club Bend (541) 382-3261 bendgolfclub.com

4,800

3

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Bend Inn & Suites Bend (541) 388-4114 bendinnsuites.com

600

1

99

Bend Three Sisters Inn & Suites Bend (541) 382-1515 bendthreesistersinn.com

1,000

1

100

Best Western Newberry Station La Pine (800) 210-8616 (541) 536-5130 book.bestwestern.com

600

1

40

Black Butte Ranch 7 miles west of Sisters (800) 452-7455 (541) 595-6211 blackbutteranch.com

2,500+

5+

100+ vacation rentals

Brasada Ranch 14 mi SE of Redmond Airport Bend/Powell Butte (888) 329-0194 brasada.com

12,500

7+

8 suites, 50 cabins

Broken Top Club Bend (541) 383-8200 brokentop.com

27,000

1+**

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Comfort Inn & Suites Bend (866) 326-0271 (541) 617-9696 comfortinnbend.com

920

1

64

Comfort Suites Redmond (541) 504-8900 redmondorhotel.com

1,679

3

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Deschutes Brewery Public House - The Tap Room Bend (541) 312-6946 deschutesbrewery.com

700

1

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Deschutes Brewery - The Mountain Room Bend (541) 312-6946 deschutesbrewery.com

1,850

1

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Deschutes Expo, Three Sisters Conference Center Redmond (541) 548-2711 expo.deschutes.org

114,000+

14++***

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DiamondStone Guest Lodges/The Homestead La Pine (541) 536-6263 diamondstone.com

850

1

5

DoubleTree by Hilton Bend (888) 291-4764 (541) 317-9292 bend.doubltree.com

2,327

3

117

Eagle Crest Resort Redmond (877) 929-3432 eagle-crest.com

10,000+

9

100 rooms, 75 rentals

Entrada Lodge Bend (541) 382-4080 entradalodge.com

300

1

79

Fairfield Inn & Suites Bend (800) 228-2800 (541) 318-1747 fairfieldinn.com/redmi

400

1

80

FivePine Lodge Sisters (866) 974-5900 fivepinelodge.com

7,000

4

Hampton Inn & Suites Bend - Opening Summer 2014

2,268

2

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High Desert Museum Bend (541) 382-4754 highdesertmuseum.org

3,000+

4++ **

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Hilton Garden Inn Bend (541) 617-6111 hiltongardeninn.com

2,150+

3+

96

8 lodge rooms, 24 cabins

Imperial River Company Maupin (800) 395-3903 (541) 395-2404 deschutesriver.com

650

1**

26

Juniper Golf Course Redmond (541) 548-3121 playjuniper.com

2,700

1

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Kah-Nee-Ta Resort and Spa Warm Springs (888) 220-9830 (503) 768-9830 kahneeta.com

15,000

11

170

Lake Creek Lodge Camp Sherman (541) 595-6331 lakecreeklodge.com

400

2

20

The Lodge at Suttle Lake Sisters (541) 595-2628 thelodgeatsuttlelake.com

5,000

2

11 lodge rooms, 14 cabins

Maragas Winery Terrebonne (541) 546-5464 maragaswinery.com

2,000

1**

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McMenamins Old St. Francis School Bend (877) 661-4228 (541) 382-5174 mcmenamins.com

6,434

3+

19 rooms, 4 cottages

Mount Bachelor Village Resort Bend (866) 328-8915 (541) 389-5900 mtbachelorvillage.com

5,400

5**

130

The Oxford Hotel Bend (877) 440-8436 (541) 382-8436 oxfordhotelbend.com

2,460

4

59

Pronghorn - An Auberge Resort Bend (541) 693-5300 pronghornclub.com

4,500

6**

48

Red Lion Hotel Bend (541) 382-7011 redlion.rdln.com

2,002

3

75

The Riverhouse Hotel & Convention Center Bend (866) 453-4479 (541) 617-7270 riverhouse.com

36,000

17++

220

Seventh Mountain Resort Bend (888) 784-4386 (541) 693-9106 seventhmountain.com

15,967

8

80

SHARC Sunriver (541) 585-3144 sunriverowners.org

5,791

3**

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Shilo Inn Suites Hotel Bend (541) 389-9600 shiloinns.com

3,475

6**

151

Sleep Inn & Suites Redmond (541) 504-1500 sleepinn.com/hotel-redmond-oregon-or188

3,000

3

72

St. Charles Health System Meeting Facilities Bend (541) 706-6987 stcharleshealthcare.org

1,312

10

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Sunriver Resort Sunriver (800) 862-7212 (541) 593-1000 sunriver-resort.com

44,000

17

244 rooms, 350 rentals

Tetherow Bend (541) 388-2582 tetherow.com

3,100+

5+**

50 rooms

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Bend (541) 382-5006 ext. 2035 marriott.com

900

1

71

Widgi Creek Golf Club Bend (541) 382-4449 ext. 2 widgi.com

3,000

2

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EVENT RESOURCES Central Oregon Event Professionals Association (541) 419-6151 centraloregonevents.net Destination Advisors, Inc. (541) 719-0481 destinationadvisors.com ExecuFeed - Leadership Retreats (503) 522-1150 execufeed.com

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There are myriad reasons to move to Central Oregon but for simplicity’s sake, let’s narrow it down to an easy eight. Perfect Location First is the region’s location midway between the Cascade Range to the west and the vast expanse of the high desert to the east. This setting offers the best of both mountain and desert landscapes and all their recreational opportunities. Quality of Life Second is the pace of life. Things move a bit more slowly here. Stress is minimal, with short commutes by car or bike. There’s clean air and water, and people take time to get to know their neighbors. Outdoor Paradise Recreation ranks within the top three. Within minutes from your home in Central Oregon, you can snowshoe, and cross-country, alpine or backcountry ski in the mountains. At lower elevations in the mild high desert winter, you can ride a bike or even golf. Come spring, summer and fall, there’s rafting, stand-up paddling, recreational kayaking, golf, spin and fly-fishing, mountain biking and road cycling, trail running and hiking just minutes away.

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Parks Galore The area’s parks come in fourth. They are world-class yet not overrun. Regional parks offer anyone a respite from a hectic day and a safe place to play with kids. All the Extras Fifth would be the region’s amenities. Today, the region boasts first-class dining, a much-heralded craft beer and brewpub culture, a vibrant art communities, world-class entertainment and easy access to the rest of the country with good airline connections through a hassle-free airport. People Here you'll find as friendly and safe a community as can be found anywhere in America. Family Central Oregon is a great place to raise children with its excellent schools and lots of kid-friendly recreational activities. Best in Medicine Finally, there is an unrivaled local medical community noted throughout the West for providing the best in care. Top docs are drawn to Central Oregon’s climate, mountains and way of life.


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Fun Facts

The landscape was formed by volcanoes and the history shaped by intrepid pioneers. Today, Central Oregon is one of the most enviable places in the world in which to live. Here are a few compelling facts about this place we call home.

Mt. Bachelor is an inactive volcano that last erupted about 10,000 years ago. Today, it is considered the Northwest's top ski area, with 88 groomed runs and 3,683 skiable acres of terrain served by 10 lifts. Even non-skiers can ride to the 9,065-foot peak and see for hundreds of miles—to Mt. Adams in Washington and Mt. Shasta in California. Just west of Mt. Bachelor, the volcanic peaks of South Sister and Broken Top beckon. They are among Central Oregon’s most-climbed peaks. Between 1964 and 1966, astronauts trained on volcanic terrain in this area to prepare for trips to the moon. Astronaut Jim Irwin of the Apollo 15 mission placed a volcanic rock from this area on the moon. A mixed route of horse trails and wagon roads blazed by explorers in the 1800s, including the legendary John Fremont and Kit Carson, is now the Cascade Lakes Highway. Scenic America named this road, which winds alongside volcanic peaks and stunning lakes, one of America's most important byways.

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Featured in movies such as Rooster Cogburn, with John Wayne and Katharine Hepburn, and Homeward Bound with Michael J. Fox and Sally Field, Mt. Bachelor, Broken Top and the Three Sisters have had several cameo appearances in Hollywood films. Amelia Earhart, the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, had ties to Central Oregon. In 1931, she married her publicist, George Palmer Putnam, of Putnam & Sons Publishing. Putnam had previously lived in Bend, where he served as mayor and was editor and publisher of The Bend Bulletin. Bend's Old Mill District is on the site of the former BrooksScanlon and Shevlin-Hixon lumber mills, the world's largest yellow pine producers in the early 1900s. Today it is a popular shopping and recreation site. Wall Street in Bend was named for a lava rock wall that lined the street, and was considered more respectable than Bond Street, with its gambling houses, bars and houses of ill-repute. In the early 20th century, downtown Bend was full of freighters, buckaroos, sheep herders and timber cruisers. Today these streets are lively shopping, dining and entertainment areas. Prineville was one of the first local towns to form a baseball team, in 1890. In 1911, Bend and Redmond formed the Bend Reds, then came the Loggers in the 1950s, and the Eagles in 1928. The Bend Rainbows had actor Kurt Russell on the minor league team in 1971. The Central Oregon Phillies, the Bend Bucks, the Bend Rockies and the semi-pro Bend Bandits followed. Today we have the amateur Bend Elks (Jacoby Ellsbury of the Boston Red Sox is a 2002 alumnus), and they serve up good old-fashioned fun: fierce competition, wooden bats, hot dogs and beer.

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Local Knowledge Ashton eaton Olympic Gold Medalist and World Champion

Ashton Eaton, widely considered the world's greatest athlete, grew up in Central Oregon and credits the local community with helping him become the person he is today. Ashton won the 2012 Olympic decathlon gold medal and the 2013 World Championships in Athletics decathlon. He has captivated audiences around the globe with the talent that he first developed in Bend, from high school coaches who guided him toward the decathlon.

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After winning Olympic gold, a homecoming parade in downtown Bend drew thousands. From the podium, he thanked his family and his hometown for the support that spurred him toward success. Flanked by hundreds of children, he bounded down the main street

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When friends visit, I take them to downtown Bend, through Drake Park and the Old Mill District, to give them a feel of the culture of the area. After that, I take them to the top of Pilot Butte to get a panorama of the city and the mountains. Lastly, I take them out to Big Sky Park and Sports Complex and into nearby lava caves for a

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different perspective on the high desert. My favorite thing about Central Oregon is the distinct seasons. The winter is cold and snowy, the spring melts the snow, trees start sprouting as warm winds come in, the summer sun's heat is offset by low humidity, and fall has beautiful colors, sunsets and a crisp breeze. Another secret favorite of mine is the smell of the juniper trees.

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Brooks Resources Corporation 409 NW Franklin Ave. Bend, OR 97701 (541) 382-1662 brooks-resources.com

Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty 650 SW Bond St., Ste. 100 Bend, OR 97702 Wendy Adkisson (541) 383-7600 cascadesothebysrealty.com Bryan Hilts (541) 771-3200

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Cascade Village NW 63700 Cascade Village Dr. Bend, OR 97701 (541) 388-0000 cascadevillagenw.com

Century 21 Lifestyles Realty (541) 382-3333 (Bend) century21bend.com (541) 593-8685 (Sunriver) century21sunriver.com

Coldwell Banker Morris Real Estate 486 SW Bluff Dr. in the Old Mill Bend, OR 97702 (541) 382-4123 bendproperty.com

Coldwell Banker Morris Real Estate Dawn Ulrickson, Broker 486 SW Bluff Dr. Bend, OR 97702 (541) 610-9427 homescentraloregon.com

The Garner Group Real Estate, LLC Victoria Davis, Broker 2762 NorthWest Crossing Dr., Ste. 100 Bend OR 97701 (541) 410-2621 victoria@thegarnergroup.com

The Garner Group Real Estate, LLC 2762 NorthWest Crossing Dr., Ste. 100 Bend, OR 97701 (541) 383-4360 thegarnergroup.com

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Bend, OR 97701 (541) 693-5300 pronghornclub.com

REMAX/Key Properties Sheree MacRitchie, Principal Broker 431 NW Franklin Ave., Ste. 3 Bend, OR 97701 (541) 480-8919 bendsmyhome.com

Sunriver Realty 57057 Beaver Dr. Sunriver, OR 97707 (800) 547-3920

Tetherow 61240 Skyline Ranch Rd. Bend, OR 97702 (541) 388-2599 tetherow.com

The Real Estate Guide Book Bend, OR (541) 598-6606 realestatebook.com

Business Services 1859 Media 70 SW Century Dr., Ste. 100-335 Bend, OR 97702 (541) 550-7081 1859magazine.com

A-1 Westside Storage 317 SW Columbia St. Bend, OR 97702 (541) 317-5700 centraloregonstorage.com

Bank of the Cascades 1100 NW Wall St. Bend, OR 97701 (541) 385-6200 botc.com

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Bend Mailing Services

The Lucky Group

medical services

1036 SE Paiute Way Bend, OR 97702 (541) 388-0789 bendmailing.com

(541) 647-1818

Bend Memorial Clinic

Lumbermens Insurance

1501 NE Medical Center Dr. Bend, OR 97701 (541) 382-4900 bendmemorialclinic.com

Bryant, Lovlien & Jarvis, PC 591 SW Mill View Way Bend, OR 97702 (541) 382-4331 bljlawyers.com

Carlson Sign 1605 NE Forbes Rd. Bend, OR 97701 (541) 382-2182 carlsonsign.com

Central Oregon Food Policy Council (541) 504-3307 centraloregonfoodpolicy.org

Combined Communications 63088 NE 18th St., Ste. 200 Bend, OR 97701 (541) 382-5263 centraloregonmagazine.com

Downtown Bend Business Association (541) 788-3628 downtownbend.org

DVA Advertising & Public Relations 109 NW Greenwood Ave., Ste. 103 Bend, OR 97701 (541) 389-2411 dvaadv.com

Economic Development for Central Oregon 705 SW Bonnett Way, Ste. 1000 Bend, OR 97702 (541) 388-3236 edcoinfo.com

ExecuFeed P.O. Box 1107 Bend, OR 97709 (541) 522-1150 execufeed.com

Horizon Broadcasting Group 854 NE 4th St. Bend, OR 97701 (541) 383-3825 horizonbroadcasting.com

Karnopp Petersen LLP 1201 NW Wall St., Ste. 200 Bend, OR 97701 (541) 382-3011 karnopp.com

965 SW Emkay Dr. Bend, OR 97702 (541) 382-2421 lumbins.com

Mid Oregon Credit Union P.O. Box 6749 Bend, OR 97708 (541) 382-1795 midoregon.com

Oregon State University - Cascades 2600 NW College Way Bend, OR 97701-5933 (541) 322-3152 osucascades.edu

Prestige Moving and Storage 1006 SW Emkay Dr. Bend, OR 97702 (541) 383-3362 prestigemoving.com

Red Bee Press (541) 306-9611 redbeepress.com

Ryder Graphics 370 SW Columbia Bend, OR 97702 (541) 382-5934 rydergraphics.net

Smolich Motors 1865 Hwy. 20 Bend, OR 97701 (541) 389-1177 smolichmotors.com

St. Charles Medical Center 2500 NE Neff Rd. Bend, OR 97701 (541) 382-4321 scmc.org

Building & Construction Miller Lumber 110 NE Greenwood Ave. Bend, OR 97701 (541) 382-2022 miller-lumber.com

Norman Building & Design 1016 SW Emkay Bend, OR 97702 (541) 389-4245 normanbuilding.com

Pahlisch Homes, Inc. 63088 NE 18th St., Ste. 100 Bend, OR 97701 (541) 385-6762 pahlischhomes.com

SolAire Homebuilders 593 NW York Dr. Bend, OR 97701 (541) 383-2140 solairehomebulders.com

independent retirement living

State Farm Insurance

Fox Hollow Independent and Assisted Living

Fred Hornback 1180 SE Division, Ste. 2 Bend, OR 97702 (800) 278-5055 fredhornback.com

2599 NE Studio Rd. Bend, OR 97701 (541) 383-2030 foxhollowbend.com

Stone Lodge

Sunriver Owners Association

1460 NE 27th Bend, OR 97701 (541) 318-0450 stonelodgeretirement.com

57455 Abbot Dr. Sunriver, OR 97707 (541) 593-2411 sunriverowners.org

SwipeNow 10220 SW Greenburg Rd. #200 Tigard, OR 97723 (888) 382-8472 swipenow.com

Visuality (541) 383-3669 visuality.biz

Touchmark at Mt. Bachelor Village 19800 SW Touchmark Way Bend, OR 97702 (541) 383-1414 touchmarkbend.com

Whispering Winds 2920 NE Connors Ave. Bend, OR 97701 (866) 299-2920 whisperingwinds.info


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getting around

Getting Around

Plane

Travel

Planes, trains and automobiles. (And motor homes, buses and bikes.) Central Oregon may be away from it all. But it’s easily accessible by nearly every mode of transportation. Here, it’s about the journey and the destination.

enjoy nonstop service to Bend/Redmond (RDM) from San Francisco, Los Angeles, Denver, Salt Lake City, Portland and Seattle. flyrdm.com

Alaska Airlines 1-800-ALASkAAIR Flight info: 1-800-547-9308

united and united express (operated by SkyWest Airlines)

1-800-uNITED-1 Flight Info: 1-800-824-6200

alaskaair.com

united.com

Drive Time Byandcar,timemileage to Bend

Delta Airlines

(operated by SkyWest Airlines)

American Airlines 1-800-433-7300

Boise Eugene klamath Falls La Pine Los Angeles Pendelton Portland Prineville Redmond Salem San Francisco Seattle Sisters Sunriver

1-800-221-1212

aa.com

317mi 129mi 137mi 30mi 822mi 243mi 160mi 36mi 17mi 132mi 491mi 327mi 22mi 17mi

6hr 19min 2hr 29min 2hr 46min 34min 13hr 34min 4hr 28min 3hr 46min 21min 2hr 32min 8hr 34min 5hr 52min 28min 21min

delta.com

Weather Chart Average high temp. (F) Average low temp. (F) Monthly rainfall Monthly snowfall

Jan

April

Aug

Oct

41.6 21.9 1.83" 10.03"

57.5 29.9 .60" 1.98"

80.9 44.6 .58" .00"

63.1 31.2 .65" .20"

Annual snowfall at our ski areas: 387-450 inches

viSiToR infoRMaTion & TRanSPoRTaTion DiReCToRy

viSiToR SeRviCeS Bend Chamber 777 NW Wall St., Ste. 200 Bend, OR 97701 (541) 382-3221 bendchamber.org

Central Oregon Visitors Association 705 SW Bonnett Way, Ste. 1000 Bend, OR 97702 (800) 800-8334 visitcentraloregon.com

Crooked River RanchTerrebonne Chamber of Commerce PO Box 1502 Terrebonne, OR 97760 (541) 923-2679 crrchamber.com

Deschutes County 1300 NW Wall St. Bend, OR 97701 (541) 388-6570 deschutes.org

Deschutes National Forest 63095 Deschutes Market Rd. Bend, OR 97701 (541) 383-5300 fs.usda.gov/centraloregon

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La Pine Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center 51425A Hwy. 97, PO Box 616 La Pine, OR 97739 (541) 536-9771 visitlapine.com

Madras - Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce 274 SW 4th St. Madras, OR 97741-1323 (541) 475-2350 madraschamber.com

Maupin Area Chamber of Commerce PO Box 220 Maupin, OR 97037 (541) 993-1708 maupinoregon.com

Metolius River Association Camp Sherman, OR metoliusriver.com

Oregon State Parks 725 Summer St. NE, Ste. C Salem, OR 97301 (888) 953-7677 oregonstateparks.org

Prineville - Crook County Chamber of Commerce

Visitors Choice of Central Oregon

785 NW Third St. Prineville, OR 97754 (541) 447-6304 prinevillechamber.com

(866) 312-8072 63025 OB Riley Rd., Ste. 15 Bend, OR 97701 visitorschoiceusa.com

Redmond Chamber of Commerce & CVB

TRanSPoRTaTion

446 SW 7th St. Redmond, OR 97756 (541) 923-5191 visitredmondoregon.com

AMTRAK (800) 872-7245 amtrak.com

Sisters Area Chamber of Commerce

Redmond Airport 2522 SE Jesse Butler Circle #6 Redmond, OR 97756 (541) 923-3750 avis.com

291 E. Main Ave. Sisters, OR 97759 (866) 549-0252 sisterscountry.com

Sunriver Area Chamber of Commerce Two Country Mall 57195 Beaver Dr., Ste. B PO Box 3246 Sunriver, OR 97707 (541) 593-8149 sunriverchamber.com

Visit Bend 750 NW Lava Rd., Ste. 160 Bend, OR 97701 (877) 245-8484 visitbend.com

Avis Rent a Car

Carrera Collection A Car Rental experience 1045 SE Third St. Bend, OR 97702 (541) 322-1828 carrerarentals.com

Central Oregon Breeze 62995 Plateau Dr., Ste. 1 Bend, OR 97701 (800) 847-0157 cobreeze.com

Destination Transportation (541) 550-8055 destinationtransportationllc.com

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GeT iT Shuttle Downtown Bend & Redmond (541) 610-6103 getitshuttle.com

Les Schwab Tire Centers 20900 Cooley Road Bend, OR 97701 8 Central Oregon Locations lesschwab.com

Northwest Navigator Redmond/Bend (503) 285-3000 nwnavigator.com

Roberts Field, (RDM) Redmond Municipal Airport 2522 SE Jesse Butler Circle #17 Redmond, OR 97756-8642 (541) 548-0646 flyrdm.com

Subaru of Bend 2060 NE Hwy. 20 Bend, OR 97701 (541) 389-3031 subaruofbend.com

The Bend Trolley 1197 NW Summit Bend, OR 97701 (541) 771-1800 bendtrolley.com


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Destination Resorts Black Butte Ranch Brasada Ranch eagle Crest Resort Kah-Nee-Ta Resort & Spa Mount Bachelor Village Pronghorn - An Auberge Resort Riverhouse hotel & Convention Center Seventh Mountain Resort Sunriver Resort Tetherow

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2014 Central Oregon Visitors Association Official Visitors Guide  

Official Visitors Guide for Central Oregon including information for the cities of Bend, Sunriver, Crooked River Ranch, La Pine, Madras, Mau...

2014 Central Oregon Visitors Association Official Visitors Guide  

Official Visitors Guide for Central Oregon including information for the cities of Bend, Sunriver, Crooked River Ranch, La Pine, Madras, Mau...

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