Under $100: Bend, Oregon

by Katie Skrzek

Aug 12, 2019

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Celebrate Earth Day in Oregon’s beautiful city of Bend, home to a large Earth Day celebration with art, music, food and exhibitions. Festival visitors can also partake in community initiatives including planting shrubs and beautifying the local landscape.

Under $100 / North America

Bend, Oregon, offers visitors a blend of activities to experience. Explore Bend’s cultural, culinary and outdoor attractions for less than $100 a day.

 

Start your day with breakfast at McKay Cottage Restaurant. The restaurant frequently places on “best of” lists. Entrées start at $9.95. Breakfast is served all day. Go for a hike at Deschutes National Forest to see the Newberry National Volcanic Monument. The region boasts stunning geologic features. Day passes cost $5.

 

Have lunch at Bangers & Brews. The restaurant serves up — you guessed it — sausage and beer. Sausage sandwiches start at $7.95 and sides start at $2. If you haven’t gotten your fill of beer at lunch, head to one of Bend’s many breweries. Try Deschutes Brewery, Bend Brewing Company or GoodLife Brewing Company to start. Spend some time exploring downtown Bend. Here you’ll find a variety of galleries, museums, boutiques, cafés and other points of interest.

 

Enjoy dinner at Zydeco Kitchen & Cocktails. The restaurant focuses on American dishes with a Cajun flair. There are numerous gluten-free options as well. Entrées range $13–38. Don’t forget to order one of the restaurant’s signature cocktails.

 

Bend hosts numerous annual events and festivals. Check the calendar before your visit.

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