A warm inviting mountain getaway with a cosmopolitan appeal is what you'll find when you arrive in the friendly town of Bend.
Majestic snow-capped peaks permeate the high-desert skyline making for some of the best weather in Oregon—think sun-drenched days and cool nights—along with endless options for plenty of play time.
Skiing, snowboarding, golfing, fishing, hiking, biking and rafting are just a few of the outdoor adventures you can tackle in a weekend or a week.
- Population: 52,029
- Central Oregon's largest city
- Median household income: $40,857 (1999)