Top Things To Do in Bend Oregon

Alpenglow Vacation Rentals is excited to introduce to you the many fun activities and attractions that Central Oregon is known for. Find local restaurants, eateries, wine bars, coffee houses, and service industry businesses that are ready and willing to help you to embrace the reason why we love calling Central Oregon home. There is something for everyone, including all ages, experience levels, and throughout all seasons of the year!

Nearly all the activities and attractions in the Bend area capture the region’s sense of adventure and focus on healthy living. In our opinion, these are some of the best things to do in Bend and the surrounding area.

If you don’t find what you are looking for here, you’ll find additional resources in each of our Alpenglow Vacation Rentals, explaining in more detail area services and information. In addition, we stock our vacation rentals with guidebooks and maps to help you design your own adventure while visiting Bend!



Considering there is so much to do when you visit Bend, we’ve highlighted a number of popular activities to help you start planning your excursions when you arrive. From wintertime fun on the slopes to local craft beer tastings, we`ve got it all!

Mt Bachelor Attractions


Explore the tree-lined streets and cobblestone sidewalks of Bend as they invite you on a unique journey. Browse our guide to Bend attractions and explore all Bend has to offer.

Places To Eat and Drink

Places to Eat & Drink

In No Particular Order! We love ALL of these places and have eaten there multiple times, we hope you enjoy them as much as we do!

Bend Oregon Events and Festivals

Bend Oregon Events & Festivals

Experience all of the wonderful Bend Oregon events and festivals that take place throughout the year. Find popular summer music concert series, local festivals, amazing art & vendor shows as well as Bend`s very own Winter Fest. There is always something for everyone!

Fitness, Yoga and Massage

Fitness, Yoga, & Massage

Bend is a great place for yoga and massage! Drop by one of our many classes or schedule a massage to decompress during your Bend vacation. Browse our top recommendations for studios and fitness centers here!

Spa and Hair Services

Spa & Hair Services

Need a haircut or styling during your Bend vacation? See our recommendations for spa and hair services!

Transportation Services

Transportation Services

Planning a trip to Bend without a car? These Bend & Mt. Bachelor shuttles will get you from A to B!