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Outdoor recreation in Sunriver vacation home rentals

Nestled in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains near Bend, Sunriver is a prime location for adventure-filled days in the wilderness and exciting nights on the town. Whether you’re looking for rejuvenation and leisure days in the sunshine, or fun-filled excursions in the natural environment, Sunriver vacation home rentals put you right in the center of the action.

Things to do

Must-see destinations near Sunriver cabin rentals

With so much to do in Sunriver, you’ll never run out of outdoor recreation opportunities. Vacation homes are available near the best that Central Oregon has to offer, such as the Sunriver Homeowners Aquatic & Recreation Center, a water park with beautiful pools and water rides. The Lava River Cave, a mile-long lava tube with self-guided cave tours, and the Oregon Observatory, an astronomical observatory with stunning stargazing opportunities, are great for nature lovers. The Lava Butte, a symmetrical volcanic cinder cone with a summit shuttle, is ideal for taking in views of the landscape. For more adrenaline-fueled fun, Benham Falls has turbulent rapids on the Deschutes River that can be reached by wilderness trails, and once you reach the falls, you’ll enjoy lookout points with gorgeous views.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Sunriver

Are you searching for top things to see and do during your stay? Travelers enjoy fun activities like biking, golfing and hiking. Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Sunriver a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sunriver Nature Center (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Quail Run Golf Course (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Lost Tracks Golf Club (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Bend Rock Gym (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Mt. Bachelor Ski Resort (15.1 mi / 24.2 km)
  • River's Edge Golf Course (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
Outdoor activities

Fun for all seasons in Sunriver

Sunriver is the place to go for outdoor recreation in any season. Four championship golf courses, ski resorts, horseback riding trails, and hiking trails are scattered throughout the landscape, and summer brings warm, shimmering lakes and rivers for paddle-boarding, canoeing, white-water rafting, and swimming. In spring and summer, you can enjoy leisurely nature trails that showcase the vibrant foliage and colorful blooms that mark the start of the seasons.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Sunriver

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Sunriver is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lava River Cave (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Lava Lands Visitor Center (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Deschutes National Forest (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Tumalo Falls (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Drake Park (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Newberry Volcano (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Sunriver

Fly into Redmond, OR (RDM-Robert's Field), the closest airport, located 29.7 mi (47.7 km) from the city center.

Getting around

Getting around Sunriver

Sunriver has plenty of transportation options to get you to and from the area vacation homes. Airport shuttles, car services, taxis, and rideshare services are available throughout the area to take you to the attractions and sights. Rental cars are also an option if you prefer the flexibility to travel to nearby destinations on your own time. You can also walk or bike to nearby nature areas to enjoy the scenery along the way.

Food and drink

Cuisine options in Sunriver

Sunriver has a variety of indoor and outdoor dining options to make the most of the beautiful scenery, as well as restaurants to suit every occasion. Using fresh, seasonal ingredients with imaginative recipes creates culinary wonders that are both unique to the region and also reflect the interesting cultures that influence them. From American fare with mountain views to fresh delis with dog-friendly outdoor spaces, you’ll find something for every taste near Sunriver vacation rentals.

Where to stay around Sunriver?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,001 vacation rentals near Sunriver. From 1,330 Houses to 106 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Sunriver for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Sunriver?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Sunriver:

  • Deer Park: 612 vacation rentals
  • Overlook Park: 659 vacation rentals
  • Tennis Village: 138 vacation rentals
  • Mountain Village East: 439 vacation rentals
  • Mountain Village West: 304 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Sunriver?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Sunriver. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sunriver Homeowners Aquatic & Recreation Center: 2,436 vacation rentals
  • The Village: 2,432 vacation rentals
  • Sunriver Nature Center & Observatory: 2,438 vacation rentals
  • Sunriver Resort Golf Course: 2,432 vacation rentals
  • Sunriver Marina: 2,437 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sunriver listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Sunriver?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,330 Houses in Sunriver. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sunriver include:

  • Cabins: 106 rentals available
  • Cottages: 106 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 403 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Sunriver?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,387 vacation rentals with pool available in Sunriver. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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