When you’re planning to visit Downtown Bend, it’s only natural to want the greatest accommodations in the best location. Namely, right in the middle of it all in a Bend downtown rental. Knowing this, we offer a variety of high-quality vacation rentals with fantastic amenities, all within moments of downtown Bend. Look over our selection of gorgeous Bend downtown rentals for yourself below!
Book Bend Downtown Rentals
Bend downtown rentals are perfect for perusing shops, sampling incredible craft beer from local breweries, and more! Tour museums, enjoy road cycling, and please your palate with the best of the area’s restaurants and coffee shops.
Drake Park, in the center of downtown, is the starting point of the gorgeous Twin Bridges Scenic Bikeway. Whether you’re interested in a scenic stroll or an invigorating road cycling adventure through the mountains and high desert, Drake Park is the place to start.
If you’re up for the journey, follow the Twin Bridges Scenic Bikeway through the stunning backdrop of the Cascade Mountains and Eastern Oregon’s high desert. Note: road cycling is best for bicyclists who comfortable with riding on main roads, so be safe and remain aware of your surroundings while you are riding.
For something a little more leisurely, you can stroll along the Old Mill District. Grab a cup of coffee from Strictly Organic Coffee Co, then take in riverfront views as you browse fashion, sporting goods, and other outlet stores. Sit down for a meal at restaurants like Anthony’s at the Old Mill, Pastini Pastaria, Kona Mix Plate, and Level 2: Global Food & Lounge. If you come here during the afternoon or evening, sip on flights of wine at winery tasting rooms such as Naked Winery Tasting Room and Va Piano Vineyards. Les Schwab Amphitheater on site also holds concerts and events on a frequent basis.
Brews, Museums, and More
Of course, during your stay in your Bend downtown rental you must visit the Bend Ale Trail. Bend is one of the cities with the highest density of breweries in the area. This can make it hard to pick and choose what to try, so let the Bend Ale Trail do the heavy lifting for you. Consisting of some of the country’s best breweries, such as Bend Brewing Company, 10 Barrel Brewing Co., and Deschutes Brewery, this monumental beer-tasting tour is one that’s guaranteed to please. Grab a passport from the Visitor’s Center or a souvenir stand, then collect your stamps from each brewery! Just be sure to play it safe and walk or let a brewery tour service like the Bend Brew Bus drive you.
Finally, those who are interested in history and science will enjoy Bend’s downtown and downtown-adjacent museums, such as the Deschutes Historical Museum located inside of the old Reid School House and the High Desert Museum that delves into the natural history and culture of the high desert and Eastern Oregon.
Checking Out the Rest of Bend
While there are plenty of exciting activities and attractions found around downtown Bend, you have to get out of your Bend downtown rental and see what other treasures await you. Take a step outside and see the gorgeous backdrop of the Cascade Mountain range in the distance. Bend is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream, with so much to do right outside the city.
The winter season features some of the best skiing conditions in the entire Pacific Northwest. Beginners and experts alike make their way every year to Mt. Bachelor and carve down the powdery snow found on the mountain. Do not fret if you have never skied or ridden a snowboard before, as lessons are offered through the season. Gear rentals and lift passes make it even easier to just show up and enjoy the best snow for winter sports.
Enjoy the Natural Beauty of Bend
You can have just as much fun during the warmer seasons of the year by exploring the surrounding terrain. Perhaps one of the most well-known national parks is the surrounding Deschutes National Forest. Outdoor enthusiasts claim that the Deschutes Forest is one the best areas to participate in exciting activities such as whitewater rafting, kayaking canoeing, hiking, mountain biking, and more. Let professional outdoor tour guides show you the best rafting locations when you book one of the popular tours available from Cascade Expeditions and Oregon White Water. You cannot go wrong with an expedition through the Deschutes Forest at any time of the year!
Booking one of our Bend downtown rentals is not only great for exciting activities and attractions. For an exhilarating game of teamwork and mind-boggling puzzles, check out Bend Escape Room. You will be tasked with escaping one of their challenging escape rooms using only your thinking skills. This is a great experience to enjoy for company retreats or just fun with friends and family.
Bend Downtown Rentals – An Enjoyable Experience
Whether you are in town with friends, for your wedding or honeymoon, you are sure to have an unforgettable journey. Call our reservation specialists to find your perfect downtown Bend downtown rental and to learn about local activities. You will not find a more enjoyable or relaxing experience than you will when you choose Bend Vacation Rentals.