Bend / Central Oregon

Places To Stay

Oregon: Bend – Deeply Rooted (Review)

There are a growing number of options for vegans in Bend, Oregon. We recently decided to celebrate the breaking of the COVID-19 lockdown in Oregon and head to a new restaurant, Deeply Rooted, that had opened its doors amidst the craziness on the pandemic. It was a great opportunity for us to support a local business.

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Oregon: Exploring the McKenzie River along Oregon Highway 126

The McKenzie River is a picturesque river that runs through Central Oregon – where you can enjoy beautiful trails, waterfalls and hot springs.   Oregon Highway 126 joins the University City of Eugene to Highway 20 about two-thirds of the way between Oregon’s capital city Salem and the Central Oregon city of Bend – our home town. It departs Highway […]

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Oregon: Terrabonne – Smith Rock State Park

Central Oregon’s Smith Rock is one our favorite places to visit in the whole State. It is truly majestic and a true spectacle of nature irrespective of what time of year your visit. If offers some wonderful hiking and mountain bike trails of various lengths and physical ability. There are 12 official trails in the park and many more if you extend your trek into the adjacent Bureau of Land Management (BLM) areas.

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Oregon: Bend – Riff Taproom (Review)

Bend, Oregon is a popular all-year destination for those who love the great outdoors with it ski resort, mountain bike trails, white water rafting, fishing and golf courses. A significant service industry has sprung up in the town to cater for the visitors and growing number of people who call this home. The tourism industry has also enabled the city to develop a large community of craft breweries to spring up – a total of 32 in Central Oregon and counting. So, this mean there are lots of pubs and taprooms to chose from!

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