Super 8 Bend
Travel Blogs from Bend
... nearby, Breezy could wander freely, and the creek was very present and pleasant. Lots of lovely bird sounds including one that sounded like a Carolina Wren. It was surprisingly chilly there. I had to retire early-- as I may also tonight-- to get warm in the sleeping bag and tent. I was warm enough, but I think Breezy was not-- she was shivering until she finally got on the sleeping pad, and under my sleeping bag. I slept just okay, not all ...
... Mirror_Pond_13-0" class="reference"> In 1918, Deschutes County, Oregon was formed from the western half of Crook County and Bend was designated as the county seat. In 1929, Bend amended the charter and adopted the council-manager form of government.
Jim and Kathy
... This observatory was built from lava rock so that visitors could view the nine primary mountaintops that helped shape the landscape. Because of the nature of lava rock, the builders had to take a lot of time to let nature dictate how the rocks were put together. It was an architectural and engineering marvel! When done, we made our way back to camp and got ready to set out for our next adventure, which would take us to Crater Lake! Lots of love, ...
... formed after the lake. It has it's own crater at the top. Lanton and the kids want to hike around it someday. Then we saw beautiful glacier run off waterfalls and Phantom Ship. Phantom Ship is the remain rock of a conduit of a fissure (lava) . It is called Phantom Ship because there are places on the lake that you can not see it because it blends into the background. It is really cool. At this point the ...
... yard with housing across the street from the Stage Stop. The majority of the population of this "town" most likely comes from this complex.
The scenery is gradually changing as we travel west. More western juniper trees and less sage brush and volcanic outcroppings become more prevalent. This looks more like the Bend we know. Within an hour of leaving Brothers we arrive. The 130 mile trip took almost four hours. We stopped twice for no more than 20 ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center