United States Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all United States activity »
  1. 1 Moving to a new state looking for advice
  2. 2 Moving to Florida from Oregon
  3. 3 LA! Active, FUN couple - area to stay/itenerary
  4. 4 Rattlesnake Ledge
  5. 5 March 2017 condo rental ?
  6. 6 Is it safe to wear good jewelry in NYC?
  7. 7 New Mexico in May
  8. 8 Redwoods National Park
  9. 9 Seeking adivce- 12 days Oregon only or OR/WA
  10. 10 DCArea GTG April 2017
  11. 11 Dining in Old Town Alexandria
  12. 12 Trip Report Vernal, Utah with Teens Trip Report
  13. 13 Driving from Sacramento to San Francisco
  14. 14 Traveling Alone
  15. 15 Getty center and Getty Villa
  16. 16 Christmas Dinner in NYC?
  17. 17 Last minute trip to Arizona
  18. 18 How many days in Grand Teton and Yellowstone?
  19. 19 Polynesian Cultural Centre
  20. 20 Arizona in late January
  21. 21 Thoughts on our Palm Springs Plans
  22. 22 Trip Report Today it rained…on the road in the PNW
  23. 23 Looking for Panhandle advice
  24. 24 The famous SF -> Seattle road trip
  25. 25 Las Vegas Vacation
View next 25 » Back to the top

Central Oregon Adventures and a McMenamins Recommendation?

Jump to last reply

We are returning to Oregon to repeat our enjoyable time at Depoe Bay. In addition, we are adding on some time to further explore Central Oregon - we stayed in Bend 1 night and did the Lava River Tube, but felt the area needed more time.

Last time, we did the week in Depoe Bay plus about 10 more days driving a loop covering Astoria, Forks, Redwoods National Park, Crater Lake, Bend, Hood River. Not to repeat those - looking some recommendations for day trips from Bend, as we have 6 nights at Seventh Mountain Resort.

Specifically - some casual hikes, scenic drives, horseback rides in scenic areas, shops with old junk treasures, oddball things. Oh - and way back when, my mother had a beer business in Prineville (in her young wild days), so am doing some research to maybe capture some family history.

We have stayed a night at McMenamins in Bend, but that's not in the cards this time. Have 2-3 extra nights before we need to head home; any suggestions on your favorite Mcmenamins? Maybe wine country or Portland? I am having difficulty picking, they are such a funky concept, so hard to judge and decide.

13 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.