Long walks through Oregon's famed forests and trails. A boat cruise on clear blue Crater Lake, its depth seemingly bottomless. Strolling along the winding Deschutes River. A leisurely stretch of afternoon spent swimming or curled up with a good book. Volcanic cave explorations. Sunsets that feel endless. Memories that last forever.
1-2 Get ready for stunning Crater Lake, the country's deepest lake | Catch your first glimpse of Crater Lake's intense sapphire color and amazing clarity from Watchman Peak | Gain a new perspective on the landscape from Wizard Island, an ancient cinder cone rising 750 feet above the surface of the lake | Set out to summit Garfield Peak from the doorstep of our historic inn | Unwind at the lodge or continue to explore the spectacular landscape on foot.
3-4 Hike a section of the Pacific Crest Trail to uncover alpine lakes hidden in the Cascades' dense conifer forest | Pause at Lower Rosary Lake—a perfect mirror for monolithic Pulpit Rock looming overhead | Rustic elegance and world-class amenities abound at Sunriver, an outdoors-lover's paradise | Explore the deep recesses of a volcanic cave, tell-tale evidence of the area's fascinating fiery origins | Walk along the Deschutes River Trail, passing tall aspens and white alder trees while keeping an eye out for birds and wildlife.
5-6 Explore vibrant downtown Bend, packed with art galleries, cafés and microbreweries | Go for a hike at Smith Rock, a high-desert wonderland of sheer cliffs, deep canyons, dramatic volcanic crags and vertical faces | Arrive in Bend, Oregon's outdoor adventure capital | Want to shift gears? Relax or go for an easygoing stroll through Drake Park | A morning amble along the Deschutes River is a perfect way to cap off your journey.