Day Trips to Sunriver

Whether you’re looking to explore the great outdoors or relax indoors with a great local brew, Sunriver has you covered! With a diverse array of activities and options available, it’s no wonder why Sunriver is the #1 stop for Oregon day trips in the great Pacific northwest!

Enjoy a Beautiful Hike Up Mount Bachelor

The Sunriver area is incredibly well known for its amazing views and vistas, and if you’re looking to soak it all in as much as you can, we recommend spending your day hiking up Mount Bachelor! Reaching an elevation of over 9,000 feet, Mount Bachelor is a dormant stratovolcano that offers some challenging hikes with an incredible reward to be found at the end. Featuring some of the most spectacular views of the surrounding Willamette and Deschutes National Forests, the view from the top is simply something that needs to be seen to be believed. So feel free to pack a lunch for a trail side picnic and spend a wonderful day on Mount Bachelor!

Spend a Quiet and Relaxing Day at Todd Lake

Truly one of the hidden gems of the Cascades, Todd Lake is small, well-hidden lake just north of Mount Bachelor that can help to provide a day trip that relaxing and majestic. The best part? There are no motorized boats allowed on Todd Lake! This means that you are guaranteed a quiet and true wilderness experience while you relax on the shores, fish, or kayak. There are few places more relaxing in all of the Sunriver area than Todd Lake.

Explore The Village at Sunriver

As great as the great outdoors can be, there’s actually much more to our sleepy mountain vacation town than just hiking and adventuring! For those looking for a chance to get away and relax by doing a little window shopping, spending a day at The Village at Sunriver is the way to go! The Village at Sunriver truly offers something for everyone, including a number of unique shops and fine art galleries, restaurants, some of the best local craft beer, and so much more! Some would even argue that you could spend an entire day at The Village and not discover ALL of its secrets! The Village is the perfect day away that can be fun for the entire family, and a great way to spend a day trip in Sunriver.

You might feel a bit rushed trying to experience Sunriver in an Oregon day trip; why not book a stay with us and give yourself the time to truly immerse yourself in the area? Reserve a rental property with Sunriver Pines and discover all of Sunriver’s inner workings. We have a number of amazing properties all throughout Sunriver to fit your unique needs! So don’t wait; contact us with any questions or to make your reservation today.

Haunted Attractions in Sunriver, Oregon

Sunriver, Oregon is known for its beautiful weather and amazing outdoor locations, but one thing that seems to get overlooked are the amazing holiday attractions. One of the most fun holidays around Sunriver is Halloween. Since the area is chock full of old historical buildings, there are plenty of ghost stories to go around. Take a look at just some of the amazing scary attractions in Sunriver.

Des Chute Historical Museum

This historic museum was formerly a schoolhouse, and is believed to be haunted by the apparition of a man who passed away back in 1914. Known to staff as ‘George,’ he is responsible for moving objects around the building or making them disappear completely. Some also claim to have seen a misty white apparition drifting through the hallway after hours. There are many that have reported mystical events at the museum, but nothing concrete. Try out your stomach for the paranormal at this spooky location.

Sparrow Bakery

This historic building was formerly the payroll office for the local ironworks, and is believed to be haunted. Staff here report hearing loud crashes coming from the rear of the store, but upon investigating, find nothing has been moved. The doors open and close by themselves, and a worker swore she heard ghostly laughter coming from the back room. The baked goods are amazing, but the paranormal activity is to die for!

O’Kane Building

On the top floor of the O’Kane Building, people have reported seeing weird lights from outside the building, hearing voices, and seeing smoke when there is no one around. In the restaurant, the ghost of a waitress can be heard shouting orders, while the apparition of an old man haunts the basement. This interesting building is the home to many different ghost stories, all more terrifying than the last.

New Redmond Hotel

The New Redmond Hotel is a historic building from the area that is home to many spooky stories. At this hotel, an apparition of a woman has been seen, strange orbs have shown up in photographs, and a strange presence has been felt by guests in the middle of the night. Disembodied footsteps can also be heard in the halls. These footsteps are heard throughout the hotel and give everyone who stays a good scare. These are just some of the amazing stories of the New Redmond Hotel.

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