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Details, Bend, Ore.

By N.B.,

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GETTING THERE

United and other airlines offer connecting flights from BWI Marshall to Bend, Ore., with late-October fares currently starting at $420.

WHERE TO STAY

Alpenglow Vacation Rentals

1712 N.E. Sonya Court

541-385-7100

www.alpenglowvacationrentals.com

Rent one of 19 vacation properties, from one-bedroom units that sleep four for $125 a night ($800 weekly) to a five-bedroom house that sleeps 10 for $375 a night ($2,550 weekly). Owner Victoria Smith is a great resource for finding the best climbing, hiking, biking, drinking and dining in Bend.

Oxford Hotel

10 N.W. Minnesota Ave.

541-382-8436

www.oxfordhotelbend.com

Eco-friendly boutique hotel in the historic downtown. Large suites start at around $180.

WHERE TO EAT AND DRINK

Deschutes

901 S.W. Simpson Ave.

541-385-8606

www.deschutesbrewery.com

Main brewery sits just outside downtown and offers free tours with four complimentary four-ounce beer tastings.

Deschutes Brewery and Public House

1044 N.W. Bond St.

541-382-9242

www.deschutesbrewery.com

In the heart of downtown, offering most of Deschutes’ beer along with exclusive “Brewer’s Creation” drafts and good pub food. Pizzas and entrees start at $11.

Boneyard Beer

37 N.W. Lake Place

541-323-2325

www.boneyardbeer.com

Tours run from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday (also Sundays from June 1 through Labor Day).

Crux Fermentation Project

50 S.W. Division St.

541-385-3333

cruxfermentation.com

Besides some of the best beer in Bend, serves beer-inspired sandwiches, wraps, soups, salads and starters. Entrees start at $9.

Parrilla Grill

635 N.W. 14th St.

541-617-9600

Smart takes on the traditional wrap, using homemade BBQ, fresh seafood and top-shelf meats, along with burritos, tacos and quesadillas from $6.50.

WHAT TO DO

Cycle Pub

70 S.W. Century Drive

541-678-5051

www.cyclepub.com

The 14-person Cycle Pub visits three to four breweries over two hours for $300 (minimum 10 guests), while the six-person bike takes a 90-minute tour of three for $120 (minimum four cyclists).

Cog Wild

255 S.W. Century Drive, #201

541-385-7002

cogwild.com

Offers a wide variety of tours and shuttles. The signature Bend Bike and Brew tour includes three days of riding, private beer tastings at Bend breweries, two nights’ in-town accommodation, all meals, bike rentals and transportation for $625. 

Wanderlust Tours

800-962-2862

www.wanderlusttours.com

Offers a wide variety of tours in the Bend region, including snowshoeing and brewery tours, kayaking and caving. The half-day Bend Brew Bus will pick you up and take you to four Bend breweries for $45.

INFORMATION

www.visitbend.com

N.B.

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