After living in this Central Oregon town for more than a year, we put together a list of the best things to do in Bend. With epic nature to be explored, a thriving art and music scene, and of course all the craft beer you’d expect of a town in Oregon, Bend has no shortage of fun things to do. Good food scene: In recent years, Bend’s food scene has really grown into something special. We’ve rounded up some of the best things to do in Bend – from heart-thumping adventures surrounded by nature to quirky things to do in town. Plus, this hotel has one of the best locations in town — you’re within walking distance to all sorts of activities.