Sun River, Oregon: A Summer Destination You Don’t Want to Miss!

We made our way to Sunriver, Oregon for a quick weekend getaway and it was beautiful. This amazing community was built with tourist in mind, lots of trails, and activities for the family.

Located in the heart of Central Oregon, Sun River is a picturesque resort town that’s perfect for a summer getaway. With its breathtaking scenery, plethora of outdoor activities, and friendly community, Sun River is a must-visit destination for anyone looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life.

A visit to the High Desert Museum is a must-do experience, and the trails, including the volcano, are a fantastic way to immerse yourself in the stunning natural surroundings. We highly recommend taking a stroll and exploring all that this museum has to offer. Don’t forget to bring along a bottle of water to stay hydrated!

And on we go to Sun River.

There’s no shortage of things to do in Sun River in the summer. Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast or just looking to relax and unwind, you’ll find plenty of activities to suit your interests. Here are just a few suggestions:

  1. Hiking and Biking: Sun River is surrounded by miles of trails that offer breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and forests. From easy walks to challenging mountain bike rides, there’s something for everyone.
  2. Golfing: The Sun River Resort golf course is a popular destination for golfers of all skill levels. With its beautiful setting and well-maintained greens, it’s easy to see why.
  3. Fishing: The Deschutes River is a popular spot for fishing, and you’ll find plenty of opportunities to cast a line. Whether you’re an experienced angler or just looking to try your hand at fishing, you’re sure to have a great time.
  4. Swimming and Paddleboarding: The Sun River Resort has several pools, including an indoor pool and a lazy river, making it easy to stay cool on hot summer days. You can also rent paddleboards and kayaks to explore the river.

Where to Stay

There are plenty of lodging options in Sun River, from hotels and motels to vacation homes and RV parks. Whatever your budget and preferences, you’re sure to find a place to stay that fits your needs.

The Sun River Resort is a popular choice for those looking for a full-service resort experience. With its multiple pools, golf course, and restaurants, you’ll have everything you need for a memorable summer getaway.

We were lucky to stay at a lovely place my colleague and friend Ben has in the area and let us stay for a few days.

Whether you’re looking for outdoor adventure or just a chance to relax and unwind, Sun River, Oregon is the perfect destination for your summer getaway. With its breathtaking scenery, friendly community, and plethora of activities, you’re sure to have a great time. So pack your bags, grab your sunscreen, and head to Sun River for the ultimate summer vacation!

Author: Anil Singh