Bend is one of Oregon’s many not-so-hidden secrets, and it’s the most stunning place to marry the love of your life. From gorgeous mountain peaks to breathtaking waterfalls and beyond, there are plenty of places to explore the beautiful Oregon countryside and plan the perfect Bend Oregon elopement.
Bend is one of my favorite cities in Oregon, and when you plan your elopement here, you’ll see why. From Smith Rock State Park to Tamolitch Falls to Sparks Lake and beyond, there’s no shortage of breathtaking spots to tie the knot. I’m rounding up some of my all-time favorite spots here.
Why not spend some time during your elopement weekend (or week) having a wonderful adventure? A Bend Oregon elopement offers plenty of fun activities for couples and small groups to enjoy, no matter the season.
Summer is one of the best times to visit and explore Bend, Oregon. There’s something for everyone in this adventurous, lakeside town. Here are some of my top picks:
The best time to visit Bend, Oregon, is the summertime. Once some of the late season snow has melted, you can enjoy the absolutely stunning wilderness surrounding the town. In my experience, June, July, August and September are some of the months with the best weather. In the summertime, you’ll be able to go hiking, rafting, cycling, fishing, paddleboarding, rock climbing, and SO. MUCH. MORE!
Bend, Oregon has so many unreal options for your elopement stay. Whether you’re looking for a sweet Airbnb or a beautiful resort, there are plenty of options for the perfect spot to enjoy your wedding weekend.
The coolest Airbnb options for your elopement in Bend, Oregon:
The most beautiful Bend, Oregon resorts for your elopement:
Just because you’re eloping, doesn’t mean that you have to forgo some of the best parts of a wedding. Pretty flowers? Gorgeous hair and make-up? The perfect wedding dress? You can truly have it all on your wedding day, and I’m here to help make it happen. Here are some of my favorite vendors for your elopement.
Bend, Oregon is known for their incredible breweries! There are SO many awesome spots to try out a new tasty sip and relax. Check out some of these unforgettable spots:
The easiest way to get to Bend, Oregon is to fly into Portland International Airport and rent a car. Bend, Oregon is just a few hours from Portland by car, and the drive is so scenic (plus, you can stop at some pretty roadside spots along the way to ease into the journey!). This is a great option, too, because you will more than likely need a car to explore the surrounding area and visit your elopement location.
However, if renting a car doesn’t work for you, you can also get to Bend, Oregon by bus, or even fly into the airport at Redmond, just 20 miles north of Bend.
A Bend, Oregon elopement can be a beautiful spot to tie the knot in an intentional, intimate way. Bend is one of my favorite places in Oregon, and I can’t wait to help you plan the perfect Bend elopement. If you’re looking to elope in Bend (or you want advice about other elopement options in Oregon), shoot me an email and we can talk about it!
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