Bend, Oregon, Is One Of The Best Towns In America To Visit When The Weather Is Warm
It’s no secret that we adore Bend and think it’s one of the best all-around towns in Oregon. Not only does this charming locale have a soft spot for the nostalgic, but it’s also the ultimate outdoor enthusiast’s playground. Snowshoeing, skiing, hiking, and kayaking… you can do it all in this Central Oregon town. And while the outdoor recreation here is spectacular any time of the year, there’s just something extra special about visiting Bend, Oregon (and the towns near Bend, Oregon for that matter) when the weather is warm. In fact, we think it’s one of the best spring break destinations in the US!
Want to fuel your wanderlust? Check out the video below, which outlines all the things you can do in Bend, Oregon in just 72 hours. Needless to say — lots of adventures await you!
When was the last time you paid a visit to Bend, Oregon, or any of the towns near Bend, Oregon? We think it’s high time you did! And while you’re there, be sure to check out this hidden waterfall in Bend that relatively few people know about.
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What are the best small towns to visit in Oregon?
Portland, Oregon is perhaps the state's most famous destination, but you'll quickly discover that Oregon is chock-full of small towns that are equally as impressive as the bigger cities. Some of our favorite recommendations for the best small towns to visit in Oregon include any of the following destinations:
- Cottage Grove
- Depoe Bay
- Cannon Beach
What are the best hiking trails in Oregon?
It's no surprise that Oregon is the perfect destination for wilderness enthusiasts. There are so many hiking options, in fact, that the choices may overwhelm you. Fortunately, we've put together a list of some of our favorite hiking trails in Oregon:
- Misery Ridge and River Trail at Smith Rock State Park
- Tumalo Falls via Tumalo Creek Trail
- Drift Creek Falls
- Wildwood Trail
- Trail of Ten Falls Loop
- Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail
- Downing Creek Trail
- Secret Beach Trail
- Trillium Lake Loop Hike
- Wildwood Trail and Lower Macleay Trail Loop
- The Hobbit Trail
- Discovery Point Trail
Looking for more information about the above trails? Check out our list of bucket-list-worthy hikes in Oregon. There's something for everyone on the list!