Destination guide

Explore the riverside setting in Bend

The riverfront, lake and desert are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Bend. Renowned for its hiking, biking and skiing, this city welcomes all visitors. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Bend

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Travelers enjoy Bend for its hiking, biking and skiing. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Bend a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • River's Edge Golf Course (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Bend Rock Gym (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Lost Tracks Golf Club (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Pronghorn Golf Courses (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Juniper Golf Course (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Sunriver Nature Center (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Bend

Bend is well known for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in January, February, September or April, when snowfall averages 9.33 inches and temperatures average 23°F.

Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Bend

Travelers appreciate the stunning river views and desert landscape, which is just a taste of what Bend has to offer. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bend is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Drake Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Pilot Butte State Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Tumalo State Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Petersen Rock Garden (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Lava Lands Visitor Center (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Lava River Cave (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Bend

The nearest airport is in Redmond, OR (RDM-Robert's Field), located 15.5 mi (25 km) from the city center.

Where to stay near Bend?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,813 house rentals near Bend. From 1,845 Houses to 200 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Bend for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Bend?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Bend:

  • River West: 253 vacation rentals
  • Oregon Water Wonderland: 1,495 vacation rentals
  • Mt. Bachelor Ski Resort: 2,233 vacation rentals
  • Century West: 222 vacation rentals
  • Deschutes River Woods: 2,211 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Bend?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Bend. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Central Oregon Community College: 2,598 home rentals
  • Les Schwab Amphitheater: 2,548 home rentals
  • Des Chutes Historical Center: 2,549 home rentals
  • Deschutes Brewery: 2,551 home rentals
  • Bend Rock Gym: 2,550 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bend listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Bend?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,845 Houses in Bend. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bend include:

  • Cabins: 200 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 200 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 436 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bend?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,727 vacation homes with pool available in Bend.

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