Whether you enjoy winter sports, getting cozy by a fire or strolling through lit-up streets filled with boutiques, good food and great beer, consider Bend for your next winter getaway.
For a resort that has it all – great views, amenities and enough to do on-site that you won’t even have to leave, it doesn’t get much better than Tetherow (61240 Skyline Ranch Road, Bend; 844-431-9701; tetherow.com). Customize your experience with a stay at one of their eco-friendly hotel rooms or get cozy in a more private setting in one of their vacation rental homes (especially great when traveling in groups). Either way, you’ll have the luxury of having access to the Clubhouse, golf course, dining, heated pool and hot tub as well as other amenities.
Dining options include The Row (pub-style restaurant), Solomon’s (an elevated dinner restaurant by reservation only) and The Café (a casual eatery inside Tetherow Sport). If you still get the urge to explore outside of this restful retreat, take advantage of the shuttle service which will take you to Mount. Bachelor, the Old Mill District, Downtown Bend and more. Rates start around $209.
Outdoor enthusiasts are sure to enjoy a stay at Loge (19221 S.W. Century Drive, Bend; 541-306-3111; logecamps.com). Not only is this outdoor-adventure focused motel a quick 20-minute drive to Mount Bachelor, it’s conveniently located right along a hiking/biking trail; plus, a 15-minute bike ride from Bend’s downtown area.
Loge has all of the conveniences one might consider when planning their next adventure including ski lockers, a rental shop with winter gear (open daily), bike racks and bike tuning stations. If you’re looking for a luxury stay, the Loge is not for you, but if you want to soak up every last bit of Bend’s outdoor scene, this is just the place for you. There are several packages and promotions to consider when booking online or by phone, but the average cost for a standard reservation ranges from $109 to $119.
Travelers looking to shop, eat and drink their way through Bend, may prefer a stay at The Oxford Hotel (10 N.W. Minnesota Avenue, Bend; 541-382-8436; oxfordhotelbend.com), located in the heart of historic downtown. This elegant boutique hotel offers luxury and comfort while staying dedicated to sustainable hospitality. Rooms are as spacious as they are comfortable.
A tasty on-site restaurant, Roam (roambend.com), serves up seasonal creations made from fresh, locally-sourced ingredients for breakfast, lunch and dinner (try the half chicken or lamb shank); fine wines, craft beer and cocktails available, too. This is an ideal stay for those wanting to be a part of the hustle and bustle of Bend. Rates start around $185.
All of the lodging options mentioned are pet-friendly, so the whole family can join in on the fun – even your furry companions.