Published 10/07/2019 at 6:33 AM PDT
By OREGON TRAVEL DAILY STAFF
(Bend, Oregon) – Missouri’s Reedy Press just released its latest local guidebook and it’s all about Oregon. 100 Things to Do in Bend, Oregon Before You Die is also the latest by Oregonian Joshua Savage. The bucket list is comprehensive, fun, and quirky, and celebrates the top ways to connect with the city and nearby surroundings.
Picture the ancient snowcapped peaks of the Cascade Mountains rising above the clean, clear waters of the Deschutes River - it can only be Central Oregon. This veritable paradise boasts miles of forest trails, and with lots of sunshine each year, there’s plenty of time to enjoy outdoor adventures like skiing, kayaking, and hiking.
In 100 Things to Do in Bend, Oregon, Before You Die, you dive deep into this magical part of the United States, where the natural wonders will make you fall in love, and the year-round entertainment might just make you stay a lifetime.
Stand on top of a volcano inside the city of Bend and drink in the views. Become a beer connoisseur at the many innovative breweries on the Bend Ale Trail. Get insider tips for the best place to enjoy a lazy float down the Deschutes River, or relax even more in an opulent Turkish-style hot pool at McMenamins after a good hike. And don’t forget to sample some of the best restaurants featuring delicious Pacific Northwest cuisine.
Local author and lifelong traveler Joshua Savage’s passion for exploration comes through loud and clear in his valuable tips about one of the best outdoor destinations in the world. With this in-depth checklist and definitive Central Oregon guide, you’ll navigate experiences that you will remember for the rest of your life.
Savage is originally a native of the South, and one point he, his wife, and his two daughters sold most of their possessions and began traveling the world. When they landed in Bend, they immediately fell in love with the area and decided to make it home. With so much natural beauty to explore in Central Oregon, Joshua is constantly on the hunt for new adventures.
100 Things to Do in Bend, Oregon Before You Die is available wherever books are sold. reedypress.com.
Savage will make numerous appearances in Bend over the next month:
Wednesday, October 16 at Barnes & Noble. 2690 NE Hwy 20. Bend, Oregon. (541) 318-7242
Saturday, October 19 at Roundabout Books. 900 Northwest Mount Washington Drive #110. Bend, Oregon. (541) 306-6564.
Friday, November 1. Agia Sophia Bend (formerly the Open Book). 1900 NE Division St. #109. Bend. (602) 418-2982.
Friday, December 13. Paulina Springs Books. 252 W Hood Ave. Sisters, Oregon. (541) 549-0866.
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