This was our first time to Bend, Oregon. We stayed at the Bend Elks Lodge RV Parking area for 3 nights and visited some of the nearby areas. Bend has a high desert climate. It has a 4-seasons with cold winters and warm summers. The town seems to be prospering and growing. We enjoyed it!
|This is a view of the Old Mill Shopping District - from across the Deschutes River|
|This is part of the walking trail that follows the Deschutes River - at the Old Mill District|
|We spent one afternoon in the nearby tourist town of Sisters. It is loaded with lots of quaint shops|
|While in Sisters, we caught a glimpse of the Homecoming Parade|
|Bend has a very nice museum that features some of the wildlife and living history|
|We did a little spelunking (cave exploring). This is the Boyd Cave that was formed from hot lava - also called a lava tube. The tunnel is over 1800 feet long.|