• 5 Fun Activities to Explore at SHARC in Sunriver

    5 Fun Activities to Explore at SHARC in Sunriver

    It’s summer and the warm weather is finally here in central Oregon. If you’re planning on staying in one of our rentals and need to beat the heat, then spending a day at SHARC (Sunriver Homeowners Aquatic and Recreation Center) will cool you down in no time. SHARC is open to the general public and […]

  • Best Mountain Biking Trails in Sunriver

    Best Mountain Biking Trails in Sunriver

    sportpoint/Shutterstock.com No summer vacation in the mountains would be complete without the sheer joy of rolling up and down an uneven, rocky trail while trying not to fall, pop a tire, or eat the bugs hovering in front of your face. That’s why we at Cascara Vacation Rentals have compiled this list of the best mountain […]

  • Sunriver: Oregons Winter Wonderland

    Sunriver: Oregons Winter Wonderland

    Most people who visit Sunriver, Oregon, are aware of how popular our little town is to visit in the summer. The streets are packed with tourists from around the country and even the world. However, as the leaves fall and the snow slowly floats in, the tourists seem to make their way out. It’s a […]

  • Your Thanksgiving in Sunriver, Oregon

    Your Thanksgiving in Sunriver, Oregon

    Halloween is officially over, and the Cascara team is already counting down the days until the holidays begin. We’re determined to make this season a much-needed time of celebration and joy with our closest loved ones. If you’re coming to visit us in Sunriver, it’ll be time to pack your bags before you know it! […]

  • Hiking With Dogs in Central Oregon

    Hiking With Dogs in Central Oregon

    Central Oregon abounds with dog-friendly trails. If you’re bringing your pooch to stay in Sunriver, you’ll have no shortage of places to walk, run, and play. (For the official Forest Service scoop on leash requirements, see this page.) There are a couple of good walks (or jogs) right in town that welcome your four-footed pals. […]

  • Taking on Mt. Bachelor as a Family

    Taking on Mt. Bachelor as a Family

    One Foot in the Snow … Spring break in central Oregon can feel like two vacations for the price of one. As one parent on TripAdvisor notes, April temperatures can range from the ‘60s to below freezing on the slopes and can touch 80 down in the valleys. It’s a place where you can get […]

  • The History of Sunriver, Oregon

    If you have ever vacationed in beautiful Sunriver, Oregon, and the surrounding area, you have likely been blown away by the region’s stunning landscape, as well as the fantastic vacation and resort-style amenities the towns of Sunriver and nearby Bend can provide for visitors. Sunriver is such an ideal getaway spot, it may be difficult […]

  • All in a Days Drive

    All in a Days Drive

    Family Day Trips out of Sunriver, Oregon It’s finally happening. Phase two of the Oregon reopening plan has greenlit Sunriver for visitors, and most of you adventure-starved weekend warriors are already flocking to our busy little town. The Cascara Vacations team is so excited to welcome you all with open arms (from a distance!) and […]

  • Family Fun Around Sunriver on Any Budget

    Family Fun Around Sunriver on Any Budget

    Sunriver, Oregon teems with outdoor adventures and educational enrichment for your family’s summer. The area has something for everyone, from high flyers to budget travelers. As you’re planning (and saving) for your Central Oregon vacation, why not start with the freebies and work your way down the list? That way you’re sure to get the […]

  • Our Best Tips to Have a Great Thanksgiving Away From Home

    Our Best Tips to Have a Great Thanksgiving Away From Home

    Our Best Tips to Have a Great Thanksgiving Away From Home While many people like to stay close to home during the holiday season, Thanksgiving can be a great time to travel in Oregon. The kids are on vacation from school, and there aren’t as many work deadlines. It’s also the start of the winter […]