Bend Oregon Makes List of America’s Best Ski Towns




It’s no secret that Bend and Mt. Bachelor make a great combination as a winter destination.  So it should come as no surprise that a magazine like Travel + Leisure would name Bend one of America’s best ski towns. Great ski towns don’t come a dime a dozen and part of what makes Bend so special […]




Premier Ski & Golf Destination: Bend, Oregon




Bend is well known as being a Mecca for outdoor enthusiasts.  The list of available outdoor activities is wide ranging from white water rafting to mountain biking, snowmobiling to paddle boarding, and fishing to camping.  But Bend is perhaps best known for skiing and golf and Links Magazine recently combined the two and placed Bend […]




Bend, Oregon Named One of World’s Best Ski Towns




National Geographic has named Bend, Oregon one of the top 25 ski towns in the world.  The list includes well known names such as Aspen, Telluride, Jackson, Park City, and Ketchum in the United States and international destinations including Chamonix France, Zermatt Switzerland, Kitzbuhel Austria, Whistler Canada, and Niseko Japan.  Some impressive names to say the […]




Ski Season Opens This Weekend!




  One of the main attractions in Central Oregon is skiing and with the two major Central Oregon ski resorts set to open this weekend I thought I would share a few links.   Hoodoo is scheduled to open Friday the 25th from 9 am to 4 pm.  This year will be the first that you […]




Triathlon Coming to Bend in 2012




Life Time Fitness has announced that they will be hosting a triathlon in Bend next year.  The race will be held Saturday, September 22 starting at 7 a.m. with a 5k swim across Cultus Lake, a 223k bike course around Mt. Bachelor and ending with a 22k run near Tetherow.  Called the Leadman Tri Life Time Epic […]




BMC Announces Urgent Care Clinic at Mt. Bachelor




  Don’t worry about getting hurt when you ride the mountain this winter.  Bend Memorial Clinic (BMC) announced last week that it will be staffing a “satellite urgent care clinic” at Mount Bachelor this winter.  The clinic will be open on weekends and major Oregon holidays including Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years and Spring Break from 9am to […]




Reality TV Link to Snowmobiling Central Oregon




  Some of you may be familiar with the Discovery Channel reality show, Gold Rush: Alaska.  It is a show about six Oregonians who travel to Alaska in search of the mother lode.  The two primary “characters” in the show are Jack and Todd Hoffman.  They are father and son from the Gresham/Troutdale area who […]




Great Vacation Rental Just South of Sunriver Resort




  We just added a great vacation rental this week that is just a few miles south of Sunriver Resort.  Don’t fight the crowds and high rental prices in Sunriver this winter season.  You will be hard pressed to find a house this nice that is still available for the holidays and at this price ($125/night) I […]