Area Attractions/Restaurants

Recreation

Quail Run Golf Course

DiamondStone is adjacent to the best new Championship 18-Hole Golf Course in the Northwest. It is the second toughest rated golf course in Central Oregon. Quail Run is not a resort course; play through open meadows and pines. You might see elk! Four sets of tees are available to challenge all golf levels.

(541) 536-1303 | http://golfquailrun.com/

Mt Bachelor

Central Oregon's world-class ski resort. Open winters and summers, the views from the chair lift and upper mountain restaurant are spectacular. There's a tubing park for non-skiers, world-class nordic center, and dog sled rides offered. Daily rentals, lessons and daycare available. Summer downhill bike routes.  

(800) 829-2442 | http://www.mtbachelor.com/site/index.html

Newberry National Volcanic Monument

Newberry Monument is a fabulous place to play; hike, swim, sight see, picnic, and relax, or buy a fishing license to catch brown and rainbow trout. Paulina Lake set the state record in 1993 with a 27# german brown trout! Drive just across the highway from DiamondStone east to Paulina Creek, Paulina Falls, Paulina Lake, East Lake, the Big Obsidian Flow, waterfalls and hot springs. Paulina Peak stretches 8,000 feet above sea level and a hike (or exciting drive) gives you a birds-eye view across the High Desert.

Paulina Falls

Named for Nez Perce Chief Paulina, the falls are easily accessible by car, just 20 minutes from DiamondStone homes.

Lava Lands Visitor Center

Lava Lands Visitor Center hosts Lava Butte, formed by the volcanic eruption nearly 7,000 yrs ago, towering 500 feet above the center with over 9 square miles of lava field. A hiking/biking trail overlooks incredible Class VI whitewater Benham Falls rapids that can be reached via a ¾ mile trail.

Sunriver Observatory & Nature Center

A private, not-for-profit scientific and educational facility very near. Interpretive exhibits, large scale public observatory with several high power telescopes and evening docents, a botanical garden, and a nature trail.

(541) 598-4406 | http://www.oregonobservatory.org/

Crater Lake National Park

Only 75 miles makes a great day trip with DiamondStone as your home base. Drive through the spectacular volcanic scenery of Central Oregon to Oregon's only National Park. The deep blue beauty of the Crater Lake is truly a 'must see' for any of our visitors.

High Desert Museum

Get up close and personal with High Desert wild animals, birds of prey, Native American culture and Oregon history. Daily presentations. So large they give you a 2-day pass, to see it all. There's a gift shop, and restaurant for lunch. Don't miss one of the finest museums in the western U.S.

(541) 382-4754 | http://www.highdesertmuseum.org/

Cascade Lakes Oregon Scenic Byway

One of the prettiest drives in the U.S. Perhaps the most recreationaly rich as well. Oregon Route 372 makes nice loop routes through unique geological features, plentiful with Cascade Mountain trail-heads to hike, and lakes to boat or fish, some with restaurants for a gourmet burger or to sip margaritas. Each stop offers everything that makes Central Oregon an outdoor lover’s paradise.

Motofantasy Motorcycle Rentals

Sport & dual purpose motorcycles for rent on site to experienced riders with mc license endorsements. Harleys, BMWs, Ducatis, Hondas, Kawis & more. Vintage collection - 1955 Vincent Black Shadow, 1982 Honda CBX 6 cylinder. Expecting delivery of new 2015 Norton Commando 961SE this year!  

(541) 536-6263

Rosland Rd OHV Area - La Pine, OR

This Deschutes Ntl. Forest designated off-road area is quite large, with both hilly, open areas, & trails through the trees. Required: State ATV sticker, spark arrester, and silencer (max 99db).

Sun Country Tours

Sun Country Raft Tours serves all of Central Oregon and provides unforgettable rafting trips on all of our spectacular Central Oregon Rivers.  

(541) 382-6277 | http://www.suncountrytours.com/

Wanderlust Tours

Wanderlust Tours provide outstanding guided natural and cultural tours. They'll show you volcanic caves, lava flows, waterfalls and other wonders in the area. Contact them for fun things to do, usually half-day trips via canoe, snowshoe or hiking.  

(541) 389-8359 | http://www.wanderlusttours.com/

Central Oregon Adventures, Snowmobile Rentals

Newberry Ntl. Monument offers 150 miles of groomed & ungroomed cross-country trails. There are several large play areas to ride, and when you're hungry, stop by Paulina Lodge Restaurant for hot chocolate & homemade soup or chili. 330,000 acres of designated snowmobile playground. Central Oregon winter fun December through mid-March. TOURS and RENTALS. Sno-Park Permits Required.   

(541) 593-8887 | http://www.coadventures.com/

Oregon Outback/Fort Rock

Fort Rock is an amazing site to explore, the result of an ancient volcanic eruption underwater 100,000 years ago. Central Oregon then was an expansive inland freshwater sea, up to three hundred feet deep, the result of melting glaciers. 1938 archaeologist L. Cressman found sagebrush bark sandals illustrating a native culture thrived there, waterside, 9300 years ago, based on radiocarbon dating. The Oregon Outback-Christmas Valley area has sand dunes, caves, and interesting geologic features like "Hole in the Ground" and "Crack in the Ground."

Restaurants

Sunriver Brewing Co.

Location: Sunriver

Open Everyday Sunday-Thursday 11am-10pm Friday & Saturday 11am-11pm Great food, great service and awesome craft beer!  

(541) 593-3007 | http://www.sunriverbrewingcompany.com/

Marcellos Italian Cuisine

Location: Sunriver

Contemporary and traditional Italian food, with a Northwest twist, from pastas & hand tossed pizzas, to salmon & filet mignon. Dishes made to order from the freshest ingredients, obtained locally whenever possible. We recommend dining in the beautiful bar - jazz music, no kids...

(541) 593-8300 | http://marcellos-sunriver.net/

HOLA

Location: Sunriver

Peruvian, off of Circle 3 on the Big Deschutes River; gorgeous views, not inexpensive, but worth it, fine dining, best wines, etc.

(541) 593-8880 | http://www.holabend.com/

Sunriver Village Bar & Grill

Location: Sunriver

The Village Bar & Grill is Sunriver Oregon's long standing neighborhood restaurant and local waterin' hole offering American Cuisine, Family Dining with a casual atmosphere. Outdoor deck summer dining.

(541) 593-1100 | http://www.sunrivervbag.com/

Wickiup Station Sports Pub

Location: La Pine

Less than 10 minutes away, just 2 miles south from Highway 97 exit, is this family-friendly pub with good food, Central Oregon Beers on tap, and full bar.

(541) 536-7577

Hunan Chinese Restaurant, La Pine

Location: La Pine

Great authentic chinese food, big portions, great service, vegetarian dishes.

(541) 536-3998

Harvest Depot

Location: La Pine

All-time favorites are Joel's meatloaf or prime rib. Also good sandwiches - bacon and ham, or barbeque pork loin roast with homemade sauce. Fries are fresh cut and servings large.

(541) 536-1493

Pine Tavern Restaurant

Location: Bend

Opened 1936, the Pine Tavern Restaurant is the oldest restaurant in the city of Bend. Located in the heart of downtown Bend, it is one of the city's best known landmarks. Because of this history, location and excellent dining experience, the Pine Tavern remains one of Bend's most popular restaurants. 

(541) 382-5581 | http://www.pinetavern.com/menu.html

Broken Top Bottle Shop

Location: Bend

Known for healthy, tasty food, brews, sunny patio, and free live music, the menu includes in-house-smoked meats, as well as vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options! The rotating 12-tap selection of beer, cider and mead plus 400 more bottles provide an array of fine beverage options.

(541) 728-0703 | http://btbsbend.com/menu/

Noi Thai Cuisine

Location: Bend

Chef Settapong Nilket from Thailand pleases the palate with delicious traditional Thai recipes. The restaurant is jaw dropping gorgeous, and pricing reasonable.  Service has special warmth and friendliness. Truly fine dining. Early dinner? Happy Hour 2:30 - 6:00 to save a few bucks.
"Best Thai food in Bend" per Bend Source newspaper.

541-647-6904 | http://www.noithaicuisine.com/

Testimonials

"This is THE place to come and recharge your batteries!"
– ~ Jason and Jennifer Jones, Salem, OR

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