FLOAT THE RIVER
When the weather heats up locals and visitors cool off with a float on the Deschutes River. The most popular river route takes about two hours, plenty of time to relax and soak in the sun Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe offers a park and float so it's easy to rent tubes and reserve a shuttle bus ride so you get a lift back to your vehicle
DESCHUTES RIVER TRAIL
Located from Farewell Bend Park to McKay Park and the Bend Whitewater Park, trails exist on both sides of the river and connect to several trails located within the Old Mill District The trail for walkers, bikers and Scooters is wide, paved and completely off the street. You can as the Deschutes River Trail from Pioneer Park which is next to Bend Riverside Rentals
VECTOR VOLCANO CLASSIC ARCADE
For some old school family fun in downtown Bend visit Vector Volcano Classic Arcade. Play classic video arcade and pinball games from the 80's and 90's in a retro environment. They serve a variety of craft beer and cider including a selection of sodas and non-alcoholic beverages: open to minors during normal business hours
PEDEGO ELECTRIC BIKES
Explore the high desert on an electric bike so you can see more in less time Pedego Electric Bike offers rentals and three different guided tours that include history about Bend. Riders must be 16 years or alder to rent a bike; there is a tandom bike option so kids can ride with an adult Located in the same building as Thump Coffee
THE LAST BLOCKBUSTER
The world's last remaining retail Blockbuster is right here in Bendl Visit, rent a movie and experience the nostalgia While you are there pick up a gift for your favorite cinephile, they sel kitschy branded merchandise with fun phrases like "be kind rewind”.
DESCHUTES HISTORICAL MUSEUM
The Deschutes Historical Museum is located in the Reid School building, Bend's first modern school. The museum's exhibits focus on the area's prehistory, Native American tribes, explorers pioneers, transportation, and the logging industry. Download their app, Historic Deschutes, to discover the area on your phone. Closed on Sundays and Mondays
For nearly B0 years The Tower Theater has been an iconic fixture in Band with a cont miss marquee that defines the downtown skyline. The Art Deco performing arts concert hall is the place to see music concerts, variety and comedy shows, iconic movies and family friendly performances
MCMENAMINS OLD ST. FRANCIS SCHOOL
MeMeramin's Old St. Francis School is a unique hotel with a pub, brewery, music theater and soaking pool. Try to find the Secret bar, also known as the broom closet. The property was originally a Catholic school but now it's a cool place to grab a bite and hang out. If the weather is nice they have several outdoor patios.
OLD MILL DISTRICT
Along the Deschutes River you'll find The Old Mil District, a place for shopping, dining, entertainment and so much more! You can rent a bike, kayak or stand-up paddle board and hop on the river or bike the Deschutes River Trail. Grab a movie at the 16-screen IMAX Theater visit a few art galleries or experience a festive event during the holidays.
THE BEND TOUR COMPANY
Experience Bend through the Bend Tour Company. They offer sightseeing and adventure tours that include driving an open air eCruiser touring car or an ATV. Choose to see the sights or indulge in a craft beer and brewery tour along the famous Bend Ale Trail
BEND FLY SHOP
Rated by Fly Fisherman Magazine as one of the top 10 flyfishing towns in the United States, Bend is truly a fisherman's paradise. The Bend Fly Shop offers single or multi-day guided fly fishing trips, or you can visit them to pick up the gear you need to get casting. Reservations a must
HAYDEN HOMES AMPITHEATER
This outdoor riverfront Amphitheater in the historic Old Mil District hosts concerts, races and the second largest brewfest in the northwest every August. It's Oregon's largest ampitheater with concerts typically starting over Memorial Day Weekend and continuing throughout the summer.