Best Value Tours and Things to Do in Bend, Oregon Today

Bend is a small little mountain town in a beautiful area of Central Oregon, and we know your time and money are best spent on value tours and things to do visiting Bend. The scenic Deschutes River and is home to lovely green parks, plenty of walking trails, and pleasant neighborhoods and you can picnic and stroll to your hearts desire. But if you want to add bang for your buck without breaking the bank, visit our town from the air by helicopter and fly past volcanoes, alpine lakes, and wilderness areas only seen by able bodies with big day packs.

Value Tours and Adventures

Bend is well-known for its vibrant outdoor social distancing scene during the age of COVID. Mountain bikers come here from across the United States to hit the trails, and hikers will find an incredibly diverse range of hikes. Winter holds its own magic here, as nearby Mt. Bachelor brings skiers and boarders to the area. Some of the most interesting aspects of Bend are the geological attractions created by the volcanoes which our teams can fly you to for a once in a lifetime view of Complex Strato Volcano formations. Plan out your stay with our list of top attractions in Bend.

Top Things to Do In Bend For Less

1. Big Mountain Heli Tours: Going beyond is our speciality and now you can SAVE $100 OFF ALL FLIGHTS WITH CODE “BENDSTRONG”. Year round private helicopter tours explore the snow-capped cascades, drop into private vineyards on a vineyard helicopter tour or fly you to places of your choosing from resort destinations all over the region. Book your helicopter tour in Bend today and go further, see more!

2.  Sun Country Tours: Sun Country Tours is the best operator if you want to give white water rafting a try with yours that are inexpensive and super fun. Their fearless, experienced guides will make sure your rafting adventure is both safe and exhilarating. The popular Big Eddy Thriller takes you on a three-mile trip through Class III rapids, but you can also do a half-day trip along the Mackenzie River or try the Lower Deschutes All Day Adventure. Sun Country also offer Stand Up Paddle lessons and river tubing trips.

3. Tumalo Creek Kayak and Canoe: If you are looking to try out kayaking or canoeing but are hesitant to go out on your own, Tumalo Creek has got you covered – for less. Their highly trained instructors will teach you everything you need to know about equipment and technique before taking you out on the river for what is sure to be a memorable adventure. Tumalo Creek offers half and full day tours of the Deschutes that allow you to experience the serenity of the river while getting a workout and catching some of Bend’s best nature and wildlife viewing. They also offer a Paddleboard tour which introduces you to the sport and takes you on a 90-minute trip down the Deschutes.

4. Cogwild: Cogwild offers a variety of inexpensive and thrilling mountain bike tours around Bend and Central Oregon. You can choose between single day or multi-day tours, including trips to Mount Bachelor and Oakridge, a former timber town about 2 hours outside of Bend. Cogwild’s trademark tour is The Bend Bike and Brew, which allows you to experience two of Bend’s main attractions at once: cycling and beer. An informed and friendly guide will take you on a fun and informative tour through town and then cap off your day with a tour of Deschutes Brewery. If you select the multi-day tour, you can spend three days biking through Bend, finishing each day off with a pint of beer and a delicious, hearty meal.