Smith Rock State Park
Smith Rock State Park

Seeking a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life? Look no further! Let your Remote Vans adventure van be your trusted travel companion as you embark on unforgettable weekend road trips from Bend, Oregon, to some of the most breathtaking destinations in the region. Whether you’re in search of scenic hikes or vibrant city vibes, we’ve got you covered. Here are four must-visit destinations, complete with drive times, top activities, and the best hikes.

Smith Rock State Park, Oregon 

    • Drive Time: Approximately 30 minutes
    • Experience the awe-inspiring beauty of Smith Rock State Park, renowned for its towering cliffs and stunning rock formations. From hiking to rock climbing, there’s something for every outdoor enthusiast. 
    • Top Activities: Rock climbing, hiking, mountain biking, wildlife watching, and photography. 
    • Best Hikes: Misery Ridge Trail, Summit Loop Trail, and Smith Rock Loop Trail. 

 

Bend Ale Trail, Oregon 

    • Discover the vibrant craft beer scene of Bend with the Bend Ale Trail, featuring over 20 local breweries offering a diverse range of craft brews. Sip and savor your way through Bend’s beer culture, one pint at a time
    • .Top Activities: Brewery hopping, beer tasting, brewery tours, and enjoying local cuisine. 
    • Best Breweries: Deschutes Brewery, Crux Fermentation Project, and 10 Barrel Brewing Co.

 

Columbia River Gorge, Oregon/Washington

    • Drive Time: Approximately 3 hours 
    • Venture to the majestic Columbia River Gorge, where cascading waterfalls, lush forests, and scenic viewpoints await. Explore the awe-inspiring beauty of this natural wonderland.
    • Top Activities: Waterfall chasing, hiking, windsurfing, kiteboarding, and scenic drives. 
    • Best Hikes: Multnomah Falls Loop Trail, Eagle Creek Trail, and Wahclella Falls Trail.
Columbia River Gorge

Crater Lake National Park, Oregon 

    • Drive Time: Approximately 3.5 hours 
    • Journey to the pristine beauty of Crater Lake National Park, home to the deepest lake in the United States. 
    • Marvel at the stunning blue waters and explore the park’s diverse landscapes. 
    • Top Activities: Scenic drives, hiking, boat tours, photography, and wildlife viewing. 
    • Best Hikes: Garfield Peak Trail, Cleetwood Cove Trail, and Watchman Peak Trail.
Crater Lake National Park

With Remote Vans as your ultimate travel companion, you can explore these incredible destinations with ease and comfort. So pack your bags, hit the road, and get ready for an epic adventure in the Pacific Northwest!

Onwards, 

Team Remote Vans

 



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