Redmond Travel Guide
If you're looking for a vacation full of recreational opportunities, check out Redmond. The city in Deschutes County, central Oregon, sits in the High Desert and you will find no better place to explore the outdoors and go hiking, mountain biking, and climbing. For an adrenaline rush, there is white-water rafting or for something a little slower, check out the great golfing courses. Alternatively, wander around Downtown Redmond and enjoy shopping, cafés and restaurants in the evenings, as well as the small-town feel. There's even a lively brewery scene in this city, art galleries, and historic buildings to admire. One thing’s for sure; you will never be bored in Redmond!
Things to do in Redmond
To experience the great outdoors, head to Smith Rock State Park. The river canyon is stunning and you can explore the many rock climbing routes and spot the wildlife that live here. From golden eagles, river otters, deer, and beavers -- there's a whole host of species in Smith Rock State Park. There are also miles of trails that you can tour on foot or by mountain bike. The Redmond Caves are another popular outdoor adventure and you can investigate the caverns here that were created by a collapsed single lava tube. For craft beer, head to Smith Rock Brewing Company.
Best Places to Stay in Redmond
There are well known inns and hotels you can stay at in Redmond, and if you like to camp and sleep under the stars, why not try fun at the campgrounds in Smith Rock State Park?
Best Time to Visit Redmond
A lot of tourists visit Redmond for the spring sunshine. Summer is also a popular time for going on an adventure. Rain is at its lowest during July and September.