Are you headed to Sunriver, Oregon? Sunriver Resort is where our son learned to walk. This family-friendly resort holds a special place in our heart. In fact, when I recommend other places to vacation, the family insists on returning to Sunriver. There are so many things to see and do in Sunriver, Oregon that you’ll want to come back for a second, or third visit.
The first place I take a visitor from out of town is to the top of Lava Butte.
If you are traveling with kids, or you simply like home made ice cream, you’ll want to visit Goody’s at the Sunriver Resort Village Mall.
Once you’ve had your sugar fix, head out to the Deschutes National Forest on a mountain bike or take a horseback ride.
For complete quiet, take a float on a canoe or kayak down the Deschutes River or Cascade Lakes.
If you come to Sunriver, get your picture taken next to Benham Falls. This is a flat, fairly easy bike ride with kids.
If you have to order one thing off the menu at the Grille at Crosswater, get the salmon.
Sunriver is my one stop shop for outdoor recreation.
Take a downhill mountain bike ride to Paulina Plunge outside of Sunriver, Oregon
Not a lot of money to spend on restaurant dining, head to the farmers’ market in Bend.
For a huge splurge, I go to the Grille at Crosswater.
Photo ops in Sunriver could be on a horse next to the Deschutes River, in a Glider soaring over the Cascade Mountains, or on the 12thhole at Crosswater.
The best vantage points are taken by walking to the top of Lava Butte or on horseback at Ramsey Ridge.
The most random thing about Sunriver Resort is the Wings and Wheels Antique Car and Airplane Festival.
In Sunriver, an active day outdoors involves biking, horseback riding, kayaking, rafting, paddle-boarding, hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, caving. The recreational opportunities are wide open.
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