Family-Friendly Outdoor Activities in Central Oregon This Memorial Day

Family-Friendly Outdoor Activities in Central Oregon This Memorial Day

Family-Friendly Outdoor Activities in Central Oregon This Memorial Day

9 May 2022
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Obsidian Flow hiking trail

Ready to kick off the summer, and enjoy an action-packed three-day weekend? Meredith Lodging has you covered with an impressive selection of Central Oregon vacation rentals – from riverfront homes to cozy cabins to spacious homes for large gatherings. Check out our list of family-friendly outdoor activities to enjoy this Memorial Day weekend, and start planning your trip today!


Don’t Miss Dog Day in May at The Village in Sunriver 

All dogs, owners, and dog lovers are invited to The Village at Sunriver’s Annual Dog Day this May 29th. Drop by from 11am – 3pm to enter your pup in a variety of contests, and to visit local vendors celebrating all things dog!  

Hike the Deschutes River Trail to Benham Falls 

You won’t have to go far to get the whole family outside and moving! Start your morning with a walk or a bike ride on the picturesque Deschutes River Trail. The easy and picturesque amble out to Benham Falls is suitable for all skill levels.  

Explore the High Desert Museum 

Kids of all ages will love learning about the animals, geography, and culture of the high desert through interactive and engaging exhibits at Bend’s High Desert Museum. Highlights include the live animal exhibits and interacting with living history characters at the Miller Ranch, where you can learn about the lives of the early pioneers. 

Although this is not an outdoor activity, per se, it helps kids understand the ecology of Oregon to better appreciate it when they do go out to enjoy it.

Discover Tumalo Falls 

No visit to Central Oregon is complete without a hike to Tumalo Falls. This 6.8-mile loop is rated moderate and will reward you with stunning views of the thundering falls. Leashed pups can join in on the fun, too! 

Hit the Downtown Bend Artisans Market 

Enjoy a stroll through this open-air marketplace where you can shop from a variety of stalls, including local artists, farmers, and food vendors. 

Join the Last Party of the Season on the Mountain 

Mt. Bachelor is saying goodbye to the season and hello to summer on May 28th and 29th with their Board, Bike, Brew party complete with skiing, riding, biking, food, beer, music, and plenty of fun to be had by all! 

Outdoor Activities for the Entire Family

Ready to plan your Memorial Day weekend getaway?  You can view our complete collection of Central Oregon vacation rentals online, or call our Reservations Team at 877.778.9055 to book your stay. We hope to see you soon! In the meantime, follow us on Social and post those vacay pics with #STAYWITHMEREDITH.