If you go to Bend, Ore.

Where to stay

Oxford Hotel

10 NW Minnesota Ave.

Bend, Ore.



This sleek, modern boutique hotel wouldn’t be out of place in Manhattan. Rooms and service are luxurious; the on-site 10 Below restaurant is one of the best in town; and the basement ballroom is renowned for its live jazz concerts. Rooms and suites $209-$459.

Sunriver Resort

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17600 Center Drive

Sunriver, Ore.


Families flock to this sprawling, full-service resort, with a slew of year-round activities like golf, swimming, mountain biking, sleigh rides, and skiing at nearby Mount Bachelor. It’s about 15 miles from downtown Bend. From $112.

Where to eat

McKay Cottage


62910 O. B. Riley Road


We’re still craving the pico hash Benedict with jalapeno bacon, avocado, and chipotle hollandaise ($12.50) at this casual breakfast-lunch eatery.

Zydeco Kitchen & Cocktails

919 Northwest Bond St.



This large and lively restaurant has an extensive menu, with signature dishes like the shrimp etouffee, jambalaya, and grilled redfish. Entrees $11-$32.

What to do

Bend Brew Bus

61535 South Highway 97


Half-day brew pub tour, daily, 1:30-5:30 p.m., $60.

Roundabout Art Route Tour

750 Northwest Lava Road


A self-guided map leads to 20 sculptures around the city. Free.

Mount Bachelor Ski Resort

13000 Century Drive


Year-round activities including hiking, biking, snowshoeing, and alpine and Nordic skiing.