Smith Rock State Park, Oregon

In the middle of Oregon lies an unlikely place. Here, in the arid plains of the High Desert, a collection of towering rock pillars, formations and cliffs form one of Oregon’s “Seven Wonders.” This is Smith Rock State Park, the birthplace of American sport climbing and one of the reasons that nearby Bend is such […]

Best Central Oregon Luxury Resorts

These Resorts Offer Relaxation and High Desert Fun Central Oregon is a year-round playground for skiers, hikers, and revelers. These three big resorts offer a getaway that offers everything visitors could want. Central Oregon’s three major resorts are popular spots in the summer, but offer year-round fun with swimming, horseback riding, and hiking in the […]

Central Oregon Resorts and Lodging in Bend

Where to Stay for Summer Fun Including Golf, Nature Hiking, Rafting Enjoy Bend’s 300 days of sunshine in style by staying at one of its relaxing resorts: Sunriver, The Riverhouse, Seventh Mountain, and McMenamins Old St. Francis School. Sunriver Resort Located 15 miles south of Bend, the Sunriver Resort is surrounded by three golf courses […]

Bend, the Perfect Central Oregon Getaway

Bend Oregon Travel Guide Bend seems unmatched when it comes to stunning scenery, plentiful outdoor activities, and relaxing pursuits under clear, blue skies and temperate weather conditions. The city of Bend is found in the high desert of Central Oregon, about 175 miles southeast of Portland. Its popularity has grown steadily over the years which […]

Best Kokanee Fishing Lakes in Central Oregon

Bend Area Offers Great Angling for Landlocked Salmon If Oregon had a capital for catching kokanee, it would have to be Bend. This high desert city is surrounded by big, cold waters full of these freshwater sockeye salmon. Naming the best kokanee lake or reservoir in Oregon would be a difficult task, as some spots […]

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