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 | https://www.mtbachelor.com/
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/
Newberry National Volcanic Monument
Newberry Natl. Volcanic 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 1993 state record with a 27# german brown trout! 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 for a birds-eye view across the High Desert.
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/
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 | https://www.highdesertmuseum.org/
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!
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.
Fly Cascades Helicopter Tours
An exciting scenic aerial tour of Sunriver and Central Oregon! Contact Big Mountain Heli Tours to start your adventure.
DiamondStone Guests receive $100.00 off All One-Hour Scenic Flights. Normal Booking conditions apply. Call Big Mountain at 541-668-7670 to reserve with the $100.00 discount.. Scenic Helicopter Tours:
Big Mountain Heli Tours, in partnership with Bend’s premier flight school, Leading Edge Aviation’s highly experienced commercial pilots and mechanics with a passion for flying helicopters around Bend’s big blue mountain playground. Big Mountain Heli Tours showcases the very best of Bend and Central Oregon to the estimated 3 million guests who visit each year. www.flycascades.com
Named for Nez Perce Chief Paulina, the falls are easily accessible by car, just 20 minutes from DiamondStone homes.
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/
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.
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.
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
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 | https://www.wanderlusttours.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.”
Sunriver Brewing Co.
Marcello’s Italian Cuisine
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 | https://marcellos-sunriver.net/
Sunriver Village Bar & Grill
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.
Hunan Chinese Restaurant, La Pine
Location: La Pine
All-time favorites are Joel’s meatloaf or prime rib, but folks come from the world over for the Corned Beef Rueben. Yumm. Also good sandwiches – bacon and ham, or barbeque pork loin roast with homemade sauce. Fries are fresh cut and servings large.
Pine Tavern Restaurant
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
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 | https://btbsbend.com/pages/restaurants-in-bend-oregon
Noi Thai Cuisine
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 | https://www.noithaicuisine.com/
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