5 Unique Experience Gift Ideas for 2020 in Bend, Oregon

The holidays are coming and it’s time to start thinking about those special gifts for ones who made 2020 a better year here in Bend, Oregon. Maybe you recently moved here, or someone special made a difference in your life. The gift of experiences are the BEST gifts of all and we have some of them here.

Gift Experiences in Bend, Oregon

  1. Helicopter tours in Bend. Discover a whole new way to experience snow-capped mountains, visit a vineyard, and fly over the city like an eagle on incredible scenic flights for the whole family with Big Mountain Heli Tours. Digital gift certificates can be emailed to your recipients with a click of a mouse.
  2. Bowling for the whole family. Bowling is the ultimate family activity for all ages, and Bend is lucky enough to have two great spots for it. Grab a gift certificate for Lava Lanes or Sun Mountain Fun Center and tuck that bad boy in your pal’s favorite bowling shoes.
  3. Go golfing discover a new course. Central Oregon is home to more than two dozen golf courses, including several ranked among Golf Digest’s top courses here in Bend.
  4. A Brew-It-Yourself session at Immersion Brewing. Got a craft beer fanatic in the family who’d like to try his or her hand at brewing a special batch of suds? Immersion Brewing offers Brew-It-Yourself workshops with a professional brewer. The session includes all ingredients, bottles, caps, custom labels, and approximately five gallons of your very own craft beer.
  5. Passes to the High Desert Museum. A favorite among families, the High Desert Museum is chock full of natural history exhibits and the coolest desert-dwelling animals you’ll find anywhere. I could spend hours just watching the otters, and with an annual family membership, your loved ones will be able to do just that! Visit their website to learn more about passes and membership.
  6. Give the gift of zoom. K1’s indoor cart racing track opened earlier this year in Bend, and has proven itself to be a fun, fabulous family activity. Grab a gift certificate or membership for the speed racer in your life.