Top Central Oregon Trips
Black Butte Ranch
Black Butte Ranch, Oregon
It takes a special kind of resort to lead our list of Top Central Oregon Trips, and that's exactly what you'll find at Black Butte Ranch! Here, guests are treated to the finest in mountain golf at Big Meadow and Glaze Meadow Golf Courses, rejuvenating body treatments and massages at The Spa at Black Butte Ranch, and so much more! Plan your next meeting or reunion in the ranch's tranquil natural environment, or make the destination wedding of your dreams a reality!
Plan your outdoor adventure on Black Butte's 1,800 pristine acres of breathtaking Oregon beauty. You'll find 18 miles of hiking and biking trails on the property, perfect for getting lost amid the natural beauty that surrounds you. All 36 holes of championship golf at Glaze Meadow and Big Meadow have been renovated since 2007, taking golfers of all skill levels on a scenic journey through the Oregon Cascades. If golf isn't your sport, the resort also features two pickle ball courts, two bocce ball courts, and two horseshoe pits in addition to volleyball, basketball and sand volleyball courts. After a day full of outdoor exploration, enjoy a body treatment or massage at the full service Spa at Black Butte Ranch and sample the fine cuisine at the farm-to-table Lodge Restaurant. The Ranch also offers four levels of vacation homes and condos: Quality, Premium, Executive and Signature! Quality units provide high value lodging with vintage decor and amenities. Flat-screen televisions, a spacious living area, and forest views give your stay a rustic ambiance full of natural beauty. Book one of the signature units to experience exceptional accommodations featuring luxurious amenities like top-of-the-line kitchen appliances, magnificent stone fireplaces, and large private decks. You'll find accommodations for groups of 12 or more allowing you to invite your entire extended family the next time you go on vacation.
Oregon's Cascade Mountains provide the perfect backdrop for your outdoor getaway at Black Butte Ranch!
For golfers looking to enhance your perfect Oregon golf getaway, inquire about Lodging and Unlimited Golf Packages. You'll have the opportunity to test your skill on two of the most picturesque golf layouts in Central Oregon!
Learning how to play the game? Black Butte Ranch offers golf and tennis lessons for all skill levels.
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Make the wedding of your dreams a reality at Black Butte Ranch. Whether you are looking for an intimate indoor ceremony, or an outdoor event surrounded by magnificent mountain views. With 2,500 square feet of flexible function space, your next family reunion or corporate will go exactly as planned!close
DiamondStone Guest Lodges
La Pine, Oregon
A stay at DiamondStone Guest Lodges is the perfect way to proverbially get away from it all!
Whether you're in the market for family fun, outdoor recreation, beautiful scenery, romance, or just some unbridled tranquility, it's easy to find at DiamondStone. Get out and explore! To the north you'll find Sunriver, Bend and its unparalleled natural beauty, while to the south is Crater Lake and the Oregon Outback. Back at the lodge, you'll stay in luxury cabins, many which feature themes (like the Hawaiian-inspired Maluhia Log Cabin, decorated with a Polynesian theme). While the aesthetics may differ, all units enjoy an assortment of western and wildlife paintings, sculptures, and photos. Kick your feet up and take a well-deserved nap!
16693 Sprague Loop, La Pine, OR 97739
The lodge has access to Little Deschutes River is 6.3 miles from La Pine State Park, and 8.3 miles from downtown La Pine
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Gourmet breakfast and 24/7 coffee are complimentary for B&B guests.close
Elk Lake Resort
An unforgettable family vacation awaits just 25 miles southwest of Bend, Oregon. Elk Lake Resort features everything you need to have fun and enjoy your time at the lake.
This unique year-round lake resort offers you a stunning location, excellent accommodations, modern amenities and plenty of outdoor recreation. Located right along the shores of Elk Lake, water sports abound. Venture on a kayaking, canoeing, or paddle-boarding trip and listen to the sounds of nature. Or if you prefer, go on a fishing trip with the entire family and catch some dinner. No matter what you do, take in the surrounding mountain views and feel the wind on your face. After all the adventures, indulge in a delicious meal at the onsite restaurant before heading back to your cabin or glamping tent.
60000 Century Drive Bend, OR 97701 US
For those who prefer to enjoy the outdoors on a luxurious way, Elk Lake Resort features cozy glamping tents that will make you feel connected with nature. Each tent comes with everything you need including a dining table, picnic table, lantern, bedding, linens, pillows, and comforters!
Elk Lake is home to plenty of fish species. Populations of brook trout generally rank from 7 to 14 inches, while kokanee averaging 8 to 9 inches.close
Mount Bachelor Village Resort
The No. 3 pick on the list of Top Central Oregon Trips, Mount Bachelor Village Resort, is known for a wide variety of great accommodation options, great outdoor activities and stunning natural beauty. Did we mention a river runs through it? Here, you'll be just a short drive from some of Oregon's best skiing at Mount Bachelor. Or, you can stay onsite and enjoy your complimentary access to the Athletic Club of Bend!
This 125,000-square-foot fitness art facility features a restaurant, rock wall, lounge and indoor pools. Steams rooms and massage therapy will help you relax after a day full of great activities like swimming, tennis and hiking on the Deschutes River Trail. You won't have to worry about the weather with both indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and six tennis courts allow you to arrange a match with a friend, or a tournament with a group of family members! And don't forget about the Deschutes River, the perfect spots for fly fishing and rafting trips. Make sure your vacation accommodations cover all of your needs during a trip to Mount Bachelor Village Resort. Choose from a standard hotel room, Ski House or River View condominium rentals or vacation home rentals. Hotel rooms are a favorite of couples, or business travelers and feature a queen bed, window bench and a coffee maker. All of the condominiums at the resort feature a full kitchen, dining room and living room with a gas fireplace. A private deck will allow you to enjoy the natural beauty that surrounds you whenever it strikes your fancy. For the ultimate in Central Oregon luxury getaways, your only choice is the three-bedroom, two-and-a-half bathroom vacation home with fully equipped kitchens, wraparound decks, a master suite with bathroom and daily housekeeping.
19717 Mount Bachelor Drive Bend, Oregon 97702
The Cascade Mountains provide an amazing background during your stay at Mount Bachelor Village Resort!
Every guest at Mount Bachelor Village Resort will enjoy access to the Athletic Club of Bend. In this 125,000-square foot complex, you'll find a state-of-the-art fitness center, seven indoor tennis courts, indoor and outdoor swimming pools and so much more! You can also enjoy a meal at Scanlon's Restaurant.
Hiking and biking trails like the Green Lakes Trail, Mt Bachelor Summit Trail and the Deschutes River Trail allow you to explore this picturesque area at you own pace. Or, take a scenic drive to explore Newberry National Volcanic Monument and Crater Lake National Park.close
Having troubles deciding what time of year to plan your next family getaway? When you plan your trip at Sunriver Resort, the No. 7 pick on the top list of Central Oregon Trips, you'll enjoy unmatched, year-round recreational activities! From golf on 63 holes of championship golf to a day of pampering at the Sage Springs Club and Spa, your days will be full of fun! And more than 44,000 square feet of flexible function space, you can host your next family reunion, corporate retreat or meeting at this 3,300 acre resort community!
You'll never run out of great activities to try during your stay at Sunriver Resort. Grab a bike rental from the Bike Barn, and take a ride on 35 miles of scenic trails. Take a swim in one of the three outdoor swimming pools, or if the temperature drops you can do some laps in the indoor pool. Test your golf game on 63 holes of championship golf or plan a float trip down the Deschutes River. When the snow begins to fall, try dog sledding, snowshoeing and ice skating. Regardless of the weather, you'll always be able to enjoy a delicious meal at one of the seven onsite restaurants at Sunriver! Your accommodations options at Sunriver Resort are second to none whether you are looking for premium lodging options, traditional accommodations or vacation rentals. Guest rooms and suites in the river lodge feature great amenities like a stone wall fireplace, a flat-screen television and a private deck with Adirondack chairs. Caldera Cabins offer all of the comforts at home for a group getaway. Your luxurious full kitchen features stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops as well as plenty of space for your entire crew! What's the best way to remember the memories you'll make during your trip to Sunriver Resort? Let the photography department help capture the perfect family moment in a portrait that you'll look back on fondly for years to come!
17600 Center Dr. Sunriver, OR 97707
Sunriver Resort is set in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains.
Having trouble finding someone to watch the family pet while you're away on vacation? Take that worry away and bring your favorite furry friend with you! Pet friendly accommodations are available for your well behaved four-legged family member!
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Seven onsite restaurants provide a range of meal options during your stay at Sunriver Resort. And, Crosswater, Meadows, Woodlands and Caldera Links will provide golfers of all skill levels a true test.close
Eagle Crest Resort
Have you ever had bad weather ruin a family vacation? Wouldn't you rather try a resort that boasts over 300 days of sunshine each year? Then head to the No. 8 pick on the top list of Central Oregon Trips, Eagle Crest Resort. Located in the high desert of central Oregon and framed by the majestic Cascade Mountains, Eagle Crest offers amazing accommodations for business and leisure travelers alike!
This 1,700 acre resort offers a range of great amenities and activities for all ages including an impressive golf facility featuring two championship courses, a Par-63 challenge course, and miniature golf as well. The Spa at Eagle Crest will help you to relax with a variety of massage and body treatments. And, you'll never run out of dining opportunities with four on-site restaurants: Aerie Café, Niblick and Greene’s, The Silverleaf Café and Greeneside Café. For your meeting and banquet needs, the resort offers over 10,000 square feet of pillar-less, flexible space! Eagle Crest Resort also offers plenty of options to ensure that all of your accommodation needs are met during your stay! Whether you are staying in The Lodge at Eagle Crest, or in one of the luxurious vacation rentals, you'll enjoy a range of amenities sure to make your vacation memorable. The guest rooms at The Lodge were renovated in 2011 and feature comfortable furnishings, a flat-screen television and picturesque views of the golf course. Custom homes, cozy chalets and stylish town homes feature an expanded layout with great amenities like fireplaces, private decks or balconies and full kitchens. With accommodations for up to 11 people, you'll even be able to invite your extended family to come on vacation!
The average annual rainfall at Eagle Crest Resort, located in Central Oregon's high desert, is 9 inches. The area features more than 300 days of sunshine each year as well!
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The Golden Eagle Ballroom accommodations meetings and events up to 360 people, and can also be partitioned into four separate meeting rooms. You'll find great group activities including trips to The Spa at Eagle Crest, a round of golf at one of two championship golf layouts and so much more!close
House on Metolius
Camp Sherman, Oregon
One of the truest indicators of fine vacation accommodations is staying power. Over the past century, the House on Metolius has served as a private residence and retreat for guests in Camp Sherman, Oregon. This 200-acre estate garnered the No. 9 position on the top list of Central Oregon Trips because of its privacy and easy access to the stunning natural beauty that surrounds you at every turn!
Onsite you'll find plenty of enjoyable outdoor activities including fly fishing on the Metolius River, or hiking and mountain biking in the Deschutes National Forest. Deschutes comprises 1.8 million acres of stunning wooded area along the east side of the Cascade Mountains, and provides a picturesque background throughout your stay at the House on Metolius! Traveling offsite offers more outdoor activities including rafting or kayaking, and rock climbing at Smith Rock. When the snow begins to fall, you'll be able to enjoy amazing downhill skiing, cross country skiing and snowshoeing amid the beauty of the Cascades! Although this outdoor paradise provides activity after activity for all ages, you'll still want to take a break to sleep during your central Oregon trip! And at the House of Metolius you'll enjoy impressive array of options. Stay in one of the seven guest rooms and suites at the Main Lodge and enjoy a beautiful stone fireplace, a private bathroom and breakfast, lunch and dinner served in the dining room. Reidun's Lodge, Eleanor's Lodge and three cabins provide additional privacy and serenity for families or romantic couples. Here, you'll enjoy a private deck or patio area, fully equipped kitchens and private bathrooms giving you are the convenience and comfort of home!
National Forest Development Road 980 Camp Sherman, OR 97730
1. Turn onto the Camp Sherman road from Highway 20. 2. Continue for 2.6 miles, then stay left at the ﬁrst intersection. You will pass through an area of housing (Metolius Meadows). 3. Turn right at the ﬁrst major intersection. 4. As you cross the bridge over the Metolius River, you will see the Camp Sherman store. Continue to the left and follow the river downstream for 1.5 miles. 5. After passing Gorge campground, you drive up a short hill. At the top of the hill, you will see a sign for House on Metolius – turn left. 6. You will reach a gate about a 1/4 mile from the road. The gate code will be given to you separately
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The Main Lodge serves as the perfect venue for a Central Oregon destination wedding, or your next corporate retreat along the banks of the Metolius River. The lodge can accommodate groups between 10 and 125 and features stunning views of Mount Jefferson!close
Have you been looking for a four seasons getaway venue that offers a variety of fun-filled activities for the entire family? The No. 10 pick on the list of Top 10 Central Oregon Trips, FivePine Lodge has so many activities it can't even be contained in one building! Plan your trip during spring, summer, fall or winter, and you'll be sure to enjoy a wonderful experience.
At FivePine Lodge, you'll find a wide variety of amenities on campus including the Shibui Spa, Three Creeks Brewing, Sisters Athletic Club and Sisters Movie House. Depending on the season, you can explore the vast campus on numerous hiking and biking trails, including Peterson Ridge Trail. HooDoo Ski Area sits atop the summit of Oregon's Santiam Pass, and offers more than 800 acres of skiable terrain when the snow begins to fall. After enjoying a day full of tremendous outdoor activities, you'll be eager to return to your incredibly comfortable guest rooms. You can stay within the main lodge building in suite accommodations just steps away from nightly wine and beer tasting receptions. If you are looking for more privacy, FivePine offers three separate cabin accommodations, the Romance Cabin a favorite among couples. In most of these luxurious accommodations you'll find Italian tile bathrooms, elegant fireplaces and plasma-screen televisions. With all of these spacious accommodations, as well as 4,800 square feet of indoor flexible function space, the lodge provides the perfect venue for your next corporate retreat, banquet or family reunion. For your next romantic rendezvous, family getaway or large group event, your only choice in Central Oregon is FivePine Lodge!
If you are traveling to Sisters to or from the Willamette Valley, consider traveling on the McKenzie Scenic Byway Hwy 242. Be sure to check out the beautiful waterfalls, Windy Point, and Dee Wright Observatory along the way. This is a great day trip for others staying at the lodge as well those who are interested in a beautiful drive.
Five separate areas comprise the FivePine Campus including the onsite Gift Shop, Shibui Spa, Three Creeks Brewing, Sisters Athletic Club and Sisters Movie House.
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Complimentary DVD and board games are available for rent if you don't feel like watching a movie at Sisters Movie House. Pet-Friendly cabins are available, but must be booked directly with the reservations staff at the lodge. Badminton, croquet and bocce ball equipment is available to guests during the summer months.close
The Lodge at Suttle Lake
Amazing amenities and out-of-this-world activities are great, but sometimes they simply cannot overtake a stunning natural setting. At The Lodge at Suttle Lake, the No. 6 pick on the list of Top Central Oregon Trips, you'll find the perfect blend of natural mountain beauty, surrounded by the Cascade Mountains and a wide range of lakefront activities! Refined Northwest furnishings, local wood carving and beautiful paintings help create a rustic ambiance surrounded modern amenities.
The Lodge at Suttle Lake caters to all of your needs during your stay and provides a bevy a wonderful activities to keep you busy during the day. You can rent a boat from the marina for two, four or eight hours. While you're out on the water, cast your fishing line for the opportunity to reel in a brown trout or Kokanee Salmon. Water-skiing, knee boarding and wakeboarding are also popular activities out on the water. Take a hike or bike ride and explore Deschutes National Forest, which surrounds you at every turn. Release some of your built-up stress with a body treatment or massage at The Spa at Suttle Lake. After a full day of activities, experience the finest of lakeside dining with a meal at The Boathouse Restaurant You'll have plenty of great options when choosing your accommodations at The Lodge at Suttle Lake! These distinctive guest quarters offer you the utmost in elegant lodging. Plan your stay in one of the suites located in the Main Lodge building and you'll enjoy great amenities like a fireplace, a Jacuzzi bath tub and a king sized bed. If you are looking for a little more privacy, the lodge offers Historic, Waterfront and Rustic cabins, all offering a one-of-a-kind experience for your crew. You'll find great amenities like a private dock, multiple decks, fireplaces and fully equipped kitchens, sure to make your stay memorable. Many of the cabins are also pet friendly meaning you can bring Fido along on vacation too!
13300 Highway 20 Sisters, OR 97759
You can enhance your stay with Gourmet Baskets that offer sweet treats like chocolate, champagne and cookies. The Relaxation Basket is great for a spa weekend getaway, but don't forget to book a treatment or two at The Spa at Suttle Lake!
Suttle Lake is a great place to explore during all four seasons. In the spring and summer months, you'll enjoy a 3.5-mile bike ride around the perimeter of the lake. When the snow begins to fall, this path is perfect for cross-country skiing!close
Kah-Nee-Ta Resort and Spa
Warm Springs, Oregon
The blue sky and blue waters of Kah-Nee-Ta make for a perfect retreat from the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune and everyday life.
The Lodge at Kah-Nee-Ta features 139 guest rooms, all of which offer private balconies and gorgeous rustic decor. While the surrounding natural beauty alone is worth the trip, the reason that guests continue to visit year after year is the Resort's commitment to peace and relaxation. Spa Wanapine (Spa by the River) revives the body, renews the mind, and replenishes the soul with simmering hot springs and knowledgeable relaxation associates. Treat sore muscles to a session of healing hands. Invigorate your skin with a sea salt rub. Stimulate the chakra centers along your spine with a Vichy Shower. Find out what any of that means, all at Kah-Nee-Ta Resort and Spa.
6823 Hwy 8, Madras, OR 97741
The resort overlooks the Warm Springs River and is 13.1 miles from central Warm Springs.
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There's also a spa, a pool with a waterslide, an 18-hole golf course, and outdoor activities such as tennis, basketball and kayaking.close
Pronghorn an Auberge Resort
One of the simplest pleasures a golfer can enjoy is watching a dimpled white ball fight its way through the early morning dew on a stunning golf course. At the Pronghorn Club, the No. 5 pick on the Top List of Central Oregon Trips, you'll not only have this opportunity, but you'll have it on two of the most beautiful courses in the Northwest. Legends of the game Jack Nicklaus and Tom Fazio created two 18-hole championship layouts that accentuate the natural mountain beauty surrounding them!
But, golf is not the only thing to look forward to during your stay at Pronghorn. Mount Bachelor, a part of the Cascade Mountains, provides the ideal downhill getaway for skiers and snowboarders. Arrange a Ski & Stay Package to get the ultimate value for your next trip to this winter wonderland. There are also great kids activities for every season at Camp Pronghorn and Base Camp. Here, your little ones will enjoy themed camps about dinosaurs, bugs and space! The adults in your group will certainly enjoy all the amenities you will find in the 55,000-square foot clubhouse that includes the onsite spa, impeccable views of all nine surrounding peaks of the Cascade Mountains and a state-of-the-art fitness center. After a day full of activities, you'll be happy to return to your comfortable luxury accommodations. Pronghorn Club offers guests two-, three- and four-bedroom units providing enough space for even the largest families! Gourmet kitchen appliances, private patios with fire pits and BBQ grills and home theater systems are just a few of the amenities that will make your stay unforgettable. You'll also enjoy picturesque views of the golf courses and the majestic Cascades!
65600 Pronghorn Club Drive Bend, OR 97701
Pronghorn Resort is surrounded by the Cascade Mountains.
The Tom Fazio Course at Pronghorn Resort was named the "#11 Best Residential Course" by Golfweek in 2013, and the par-3 eighth hole on this course was selected as one of the "Greatest Holes in the Northwest" by Pacific Northwest Golf Magazine.
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Looking to improve your golf game before you tee it up at two of the best courses in the Northwest? Head to the Troon Golf Academy for expert advice from PGA Tour Professionals and experienced instructors. Spend some time on the practice range, or get some tips on your pre-shot routine and the mechanics of the game.close
McKenzie River Mountain Resort
Finn Rock, Oregon
Travelers looking for an unforgettable Central Oregon getaway can stop their search when they find McKenzie River Mountain Resort. Perfect for group retreats and family-friendly getaways, this resort offers four seasons of fun you won't find anywhere else. Start planning your next Oregon vacation at McKenzie River Mountain Resort today!
From the cute and cozy lodge rooms and cabins accommodations to the bevy of outdoor adventures to enjoy during your stay, you'll have everything you need when you plan your trip with McKenzie River Mountain Resort. Cabin accommodations feature full kitchens, perfect for preparing a wholesome family meal or a candlelit romantic dinner for two. Flat screen televisions feature satellite channels and wireless internet access allows you to stay connected throughout your stay. A nearby campfire pit is the perfect spot for roasting marshmallows with your kids. After all, who doesn't like a S'More? You can also explore the natural outdoor beauty of the area on hiking trails along the river. Winter brings opportunities for snowshoeing, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing and more. If you're traveling during the summer months, you can also enjoy an abundance of outdoor exploration on hiking and biking trails. You can also bring your fishing pole along for your chance to reel in a trophy trout or two. Or, get right on the water with a rafting excursion on the McKenzie. However you choose to explore this impressive area, make sure to have a camera along to capture the beauty and fun times you'll enjoy!
51668 Blue River Dr Finn Rock, OR 97488
The Waterfalls Wonders Hike offers you an unforgettable outdoor experience. Make sure to ask the resort's friendly staff about your options!
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The Main Hall is the perfect meeting space for your group with seating for up to 100 people. McKenzie River Mountain Resort also offers a projector and large video/presentation screen perfect for helping your team members visualize your message.close