Red Lion Hotel Bend
Travel Blogs from Bend
Day 3 continued Had splendid ice cream cones and malts at Goodys in downton Bend. Goodys is an old time soda shop that is still in business. We fell in love with Bend as we walked around the cute historic downtown, the Old Mill District and the river parks. In Bend, we finally realized why everyone was raving about McMenamins when we checked out …
Best: Crater Lake
Worst: Not being able to go to the Cowboy Diner- the reason we stayed in Bend. It ended up being 75 miles away
Unexpected: Walking in to a hotel room that someone is already staying in
Today was a decent day. We took it pretty easy. I let the girls sleep until 9. We went to Crater Lake National Park …
A perfect morning, Our drive to bend was rainy, we stopped at the timberline lodge where the Shining was filmed. And was educated by a park service ranger, that has given his life to service as a doctor and ranger since 1968.
In 1937 this National park was built by two govt. programs W.P.A. and the C.C.C. it was finished in 1939 and dedicated by ...
... of the two lane road one each way had sheer drops on either side. The for the rest of the way to Bend it was one continuous very long straight road very boring. Bend was a surprise looks affluent. We had dinner at The Pine Tavern by a lake very in area [I paid !!! ] Reg has nothing to add he is busy with his maps!!!!!!!!
... go into Bend for a beer...great.....and lets go in the Ural. Oh Yeah ! What a ride, along dirt roads and tarmac it made a change and we certainly got plenty of attention from everyone we passed. It's a babe magnet....shame I am not !! Couple of beers in a Micro Brew pub (very busy) and then for a pizza before the ride home in ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool