Bend Journals

Sunriver Holiday

An October 2002 trip to Bend by Jcinreno

Quote: Sunriver is beautiful in the fall, which is a great time to enjoy the resort without the crowds. This resort community has wonderful bike paths, an outstanding golf course, wildlife watching areas and the Deschutes River runs through it!

Sunriver Holiday


Sunriver is an outdoors vacation area, with a high desert dry climate, perfect in every season. The bike trails are extensive and child-friendly. Don''t miss going to the lodge and soaking in the atmosphere, and be sure to see the original "log" conference room at the resort which is one of a kind. The best thing is to drive to Mt. Bachelor for skiing or hiking. The Ray Atkinson Trail is superb, including walking through lava tunnels. We loved the Trout House for great food, only minutes away from our timeshare unit. Hadn''t been on a bike for years, but tooling down to the village center was a blast. Quick Tips: The outlet mall in Bend is a must-do for the shopper. In a s...Read More
Best Things Nearby:Mt. Bachelor mountain drives, Bend with great outlet mall, hiking and biking trails, and Deschutes River boating.Best Things About the Resort:Spacious, immaculately clean unit with new carpeting, gas fireplace, and forest views. Bicycles are furnished too. I especially liked being in an upper unit (l short staircase) which gave us a "tree top" view, and lots of privacy. Furnishing and appliances are high quality.Resort Experience:Sunriver is a gorgeous resort community. Although already "nippy" in late October, the autumn colors were lovely, and we enjoyed bicycle trips, driving mountain roads, visiting lakes, hiking, picnics, and viewing vo...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on March 10, 2003

The Ridge at Sunriver
Beaver and Ridge Drives
Bend, Oregon
(800) 289-1211