Ross's Favorite Things to do in Bend, OR!

Ross is our Assistant General Manager in Bend and is one of the most caring, lovable people you’ll ever meet! He’s lived in Bend since before it was cool, and gave us a few insider tips on the gems that this amazing spot has to provide!


  • Elevation - A college culinary academy with cool architecture!

  • Zydeco - Cajun influenced American. On the rooftop, open in summer, not a lot of folks know of it, very chic cool spot and the only outdoor rooftop experience in bend

  • Wild Rose - The most delicious Thai you’ll ever eat! Seriously! Downtown, fun vibes!

  • Ariana & 900 Wall (fine dining)

  • Brother Jon’s Westside (casual)

  • Parrilla Grill (super casual)

  • El Sancho (Tasty casual tacos)




Non sport activity:

Outdoor Activities:

  • Cycling - Phil’s Trails right out our doorstep!

  • Kayaking the upper lakes

  • Exploring (everywhere)

  • River surfing in town!

  • Stand Up Paddleboarding

Hiking/biking trails:


Photo provided by local Bend photographer Austin White @austingwhite