Whether you’re a Bend native or call Central Oregon home, the city of Bend has become a local and regional gem to visit for the first time or staycation in as a local. With a population of only 80,000, the culture, people, and beauty make it a top spot to spend some time. The locals pride themselves in keeping Bend special, and it comes across in how they play – rest – and enjoy life!  

Bend has much to offer the weekend adventurer from a day hikekayaking or stand-up paddleboarding on the Deschutes River. After a day outdoors, cool off with a locally crafted beer from one of 22 (and counting) breweries that feature award-winning IPAs, stouts, and ciders. 

Love Napa? Sonoma? Good wine? Let us share with you Oregon wines and their beautiful wineries to fill your glass. Several wineries have planted themselves in the Bend area, offering various experiences from tasting rooms to vineyard tours to live music and artesian meats and cheeses to accompany the complex and rich flavors Oregon wines produce.  

Making the most of a staycation or weekend getaway in Bend to experience the local flavors and unparalleled beauty is taking advantage of locally owned and staffed boutique hotels. The Oxford Hotel is an eco-chic hotel named one of the top US hotels to visit because of their four-diamond service and impact on their local community to lavish amenities. From its historical roots to its modern decor, you’ll feel right at home and welcomed into this quaint yet booming area.  

Post-pandemic Bend hasn’t been without its challenges. Still, locals have banded together to compliment Bend’s natural beauty with various things to do, see, eat and stay. Hence, you feel like you found a home away from home in the Pacific Northwest. At Cight Solutions, we are a small business that calls Bend home; we invite you and welcome you to experience all Bend has to offer – and like our mission to always add value, we believe in the Bend Pledge to be your best self and take care of the places that take care of us.  

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