Top Family-Friendly Activities in Sunriver

Top Family-Friendly Activities in Sunriver

Top Family-Friendly Activities in Sunriver

1 Feb 2022

Top Family-Friendly Activities in Sunriver

Are you looking for things to do with kids in Sunriver? Sunriver is known as Oregon’s favorite family resort! Booking a Sunriver Vacation Rental with Meredith Lodging will provide you with the perfect home base to explore the endless outdoor opportunities this beloved resort town has to offer.

Sunriver has something for everyone…miles of biking and hiking trails through scenic high desert landscapes, world class skiing at Mt. Bachelor nearby, golfing, fishing, excellent restaurants, and shopping in The Village at Sunriver, and everyone’s favorite premier summer aquatic and year-round recreation facility, the SHARC, located in the heart of Sunriver.

There are many family-friendly activities right outside the door of your Sunriver Vacation Rental! Ready to plan a magical getaway to your Sunriver vacation rental? Here is a list of activities that are right outside your door:

Sunriver Homeowners Aquatic And Recreation Center (SHARC)

Locals and visitors alike love a day spent at SHARC. This all-season aquatic and recreation center offers heated indoor and outdoor aquatics year-round, a disc golf course, a winter tubing hill, a basketball court, and so much more! We recommend contacting SHARC to confirm opening hours, and the seasonal availability of amenities.

Hike and bike to your heart’s content!

Sunriver boasts over 40 miles of all terrain mountain, and family-friendly bike trails that wind through the scenic Deschutes River and Deschutes National Forest. Many of our vacation rental homes come with bikes, or you can swing by the Meredith Lodging Sunriver office and see if any of our complimentary cruiser bikes are available. The friendly and knowledgeable staff at 4 Seasons Recreational Outfitters can also get your whole family kitted out for an adventure filled day out on the saddle. Hope on a trail right outside your front door, or make your way to the popular Sun-Lava Trail.

Fun for kiddos of all ages in The Village.

Alpine Entertainment brings year-round fun to The Village at Sunriver. Enjoy bumper cars, a bounce house, mini golf, ice skating, the Alpine Express Train, Twilight Cinema, and so much more! Make sure and check for seasonal operating days and hours.

Treat your sweet tooth.

No vacation to Sunriver is complete without a stop at everyone’s favorite sweets shop, Goody’s. This family-run shop has something for everyone from a wide assortment of handmade chocolates to candies, gummies, caramel corn, to ice cream, sorbet, milk shakes and malts, sundaes and splits, and artisanal hot chocolates! With so many decadent choices, you may need to swing by Goody’s everyday of your vacation!

Sunriver Nature Center and Observatory.

Visit Sunriver’s world-class Nature Center and Observatory. The whole family will enjoy exploring their nature trails, and learning more about birds of prey and other native animals at their live animal exhibits. At night, you can return to marvel at a clear, high desert sky filled with star! The Oregon Observatory has the largest collection of telescopes in the United States. Make sure and plan ahead, as access to some activities and exhibits require reservations or tickets.

Lava Lands Visitor Center.

Visit the Lava Lands Visitor Center to learn all about the geological history of Newberry Volcano. Kids will have a blast seeing up close the unique lava formations and learning about how they were created. It’s the perfect place to explore and have fun while learning about our amazing planet.

Ready to discover why families choose Sunriver for their family vacations year after year?

Meredith Lodging has the perfect Sunriver vacation rental for you … from cozy cabins to large luxury homes! Take a look at our amazing selection of Sunriver Vacation Rentals.

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