What’s The Best Time To Visit Sunriver, Oregon?

Sunriver is the ultimate destination for relaxation, outdoor adventures, and memorable experiences. Enveloped in the heart of the majestic beauty of Central Oregon, Sunriver offers a retreat like no other, whether you’re seeking a thrilling vacation or a peaceful escape. Once you’ve decided to plan your getaway with Village Properties at Sunriver, perhaps you’re wondering when is the best time to visit. Considering Sunriver gets 300+ days of sunshine annually, there isn’t a wrong time of year to book your stay. However, here are the benefits of a summer or fall vacation to Oregon.

Visiting Sunriver In Summer

Summer is an energetic and exciting time to experience Sunriver’s natural beauty and vibrant atmosphere. With abundant sunshine, refreshing water activities, and an array of exciting events, it’s no wonder why so many visitors choose to spend their summer here. Immerse yourself in the unique scenery and celebrate these lively community events you can only find in Oregon.

  • Cool off and play in SHARC. SHARC is the Sunriver Homeowners Association Recreation Center and is the premiere aquatics, recreation, and event center in Sunriver. Our vacation rentals in Sunriver include free SHARC passes!
    • SHARC admission is dependent on their capacity! Please check the SHARC website for a status update before your visit or call 541-585-5000.
  • Spend the weekend watching balloons fly over the trees at Balloons Over Bend. Hundreds of hot air balloons rise over one weekend from the early morning to late at night.
  • For art admirers out there, you will not want to pass by the Sunriver Art Fair. It’s a tremendous opportunity to see and support some of the finest local art. The Children’s “Make & Take Craft Bags” also makes this a popular event for families with children.
  • Try dipping your toes into the Deschutes River.
  • Paddleboard and swim in the nearby Cascade Lakes
    • Todd Lake
    • Sparks Lake
    • Devil Lake
    • Elk Lake
    • Hosmer Lake
    • Lava Lake & Little Lava Lake
    • Cultus Lake & Little Cultus Lake
    • Crane Prarie Reservoir
    • North & South Twin Lakes
    • Wickiup Reservoir
    • Devils Lake

Visiting Sunriver In Fall

If you’re looking for a more serene experience, Sunriver in the Fall is a hidden gem that offers a relaxing oasis in the Pacific Northwest. As the heat of summer subsides, and the kids head back to school, this is a perfect opportunity to experience the attractions Sunriver offers, minus the crowds and high temperatures. Here are some lovely reasons to visit Sunriver, OR, in the fall.

  • Enjoy the combination of sunshine and crisp air at Sunriver’s renowned golf courses.
  • Try seeing the amazing splay of colors from horseback. Sunriver Trail Rides is a great way to try horseback riding and get a different perspective. Another stellar option is Todd Creek Horse Camp. Set along the Cascade Highway, it’s a chill and beautiful horseback tour through some of the best views near Sunriver.
  • An exhilarating activity to try in the fall is ATV and Off-Roading near Sunriver. There are numerous offroading trails like the East Fort Rock OHV Trail System or Edison Butte OHV Trail System. You can travel these trails all day if you like ranging from 20 miles to more than 300 miles of dirt to move on.

Book Your Stay In Sunriver, Oregon, Now

Whether you prefer the vibrant energy of summer or the serene tranquility of fall, you will not want to miss some of the attractions that only happen during these seasons. It’s no wonder why Sunriver is legendary as a summer vacation destination – some things to consider for the season are: it’s wildfire season (smoke may affect your travel or experience) and also that the warmer temperatures could be an issue for vulnerable populations (old, young)

Experience why Sunriver is a popular summer destination and the best time to visit, or discover why fall is an equally enticing time that captures the hearts of visiting travelers. Book your stay with Village Properties at Sunriver and embark on an unforgettable journey in Sunriver this summer or fall, with no shortage of delightful experiences. In addition, we feature some of the best amenities and rooms in the Sunriver and Bend, Oregon, area. Have the best time possible by booking directly with us. To hear more about our accommodations, reach out to us at 1-844-458-4433. Or book with us online.

3 Free Things To Do in Sunriver, Oregon

Vacations don’t have to be expensive for you and your family. One way to keep your costs down is to find a place with free family attractions. Central Oregon has plenty of free things to do in the Sunriver, Oregon, area. You can easily find them when you stay with Village Properties At Sunriver. We have affordable vacation rentals that are great for groups or families. Try visiting these fun free things to do in Sunriver, Oregon.

Free Summer Concerts

Turf Tunes is a summer concert series held at the John Gray Amphitheater at SHARC.  Experience live music from nationally recognized musicians for free on select Sundays in June and July.  SHARC also features one premiere musical act via a ticketed concert during the summer lineup.

Another free concert series is the Starry Nights Summer Concert Series in The Village at Sunriver outdoor mall starting at 6:30 pm every Thursday, July-August.

Turf Tunes and Starry Nights Summer Concert Series are both excellent ways to enjoy free entertainment during your Sunriver vacation.

Fort Rock Park

You can plan a picnic at Fort Rock Park. This nearby park has many amenities and activities to entertain you and your family. These amenities include a ballfield, barbecue grills, basketball court, horseshoe, pavilion, picnic tables, playground, restrooms, volleyball, and tennis/pickleball courts.

Benham Falls Trail

For the adventurous type, you can explore the beautiful scenery along the Benham Falls Trail. This is a relaxed trail along the Deschutes River, where you can see the ranging, unique landscape of the ancient lava lands through the Deschutes National Forest. Get up close to the waterfalls and feel the cool mist. The trail is filled with ponderosa pines and plenty of shade. Combined with the waterfalls and the shade, this is a beautiful way to stay cool and enjoy the sights.

Free And Fun

As you can see, there is a lot to do and see that won’t break the bank. With so many fun free things to do in Central Oregon, you will rest easy at the end of the day at your vacation rental through Village Properties At Sunriver. We feature some of the best amenities and rooms in the Sunriver and Bend, Oregon, area. Have the best time possible by booking directly with us. To hear more about our accommodations, reach out to us at 1-844-458-4433. Or book with us online.

5 Amazing Sunriver Vacation Rentals On Golf Courses

If you can’t get enough of playing golf, you may be interested in a vacation rental on a golf course. Central Oregon has some outstanding views and superb golf courses. This leads to spectacular vacation rentals only through Village Properties At Sunriver. In addition, you can pick up a 30 percent off voucher for Widgi Creek Golf Course at Village Properties at Sunriver office. Here is a look at some of the variety in golf course vacation rentals in Central Oregon you can book with us for your next golf getaway.


Imagine waking up and enjoying the sunshine and a pre-round cup of coffee on the upper-level deck of Wildflower 54, overlooking the 13th hole of the Meadows Golf Course. Besides being ideally situated next to the Meadows greens, the Wildflower condominium community is conveniently located within walking distance to the Village Mall, Sunriver Lodge, and SHARC. Inside this reverse-living 2-bedroom condo, your party will enjoy the recently remodeled kitchen and BBQ grill.

Pole House

Soaking in the private hot tub of Pole House 1, you’ll enjoy the quintessential Sunriver views of the paved bike path and Meadows golf greens. This spacious 1806 sq. ft. 3-bedroom home boasts a modern open-floor concept with vaulted pine ceilings, air conditioning, and a covered patio.


After a round of golf, your party will enjoy playing pool in Pinecone 9’s game room with panoramic windows overlooking the Meadows 5th hole fairway.  The cook of the group will relish the granite countertops and top-tier kitchen appliances in the remodeled kitchen.  Pinecone 9 is an expansive 2156 sq. ft. 4-bedroom, pet-friendly home and the perfect home base for your Sunriver golfcation.

Red Cedar

Red Cedar 30 is a massive 4054 sq. ft. 4-bedroom uniquely mid-century modern home with views of the Woodlands golf course. Every bedroom in this spacious home has its own bathroom, making it a favorite for friends looking to enjoy a Sunriver golfcation. Enjoy a round of pool in the game room or cozy up with a book in the reading nook.

Relax Near The Greens

For golf fans, there is no better place to spend your vacation than these golf course vacation rentals in Central Oregon. When you’ve played your fill of Sunriver golf courses, take advantage of Village Properties guest perk: a 33% off voucher for Widgi Creek Golf and Pickleball Club! With Village Properties At Sunriver, you will stay at some of the best vacation rentals on the best golf courses near Sunriver, Oregon. We feature some of the best amenities and rooms in the Sunriver and Bend, Oregon, area. Have the best time possible by booking directly with us. To hear more about our accommodations, reach out to us at 1-844-458-4433. Or book with us online.

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