Lava Inspired Hot Spots to Visit in Oregon

Hot lava and volcanic ash formed the unique geological landscape around Bend and Central Oregon. Visitors to the Lara House Bed & Breakfast often ask us what they should do and see, here are just a few of our recommendations featuring the area’s volcanic past. Continue reading

Here Are the Most Amazing Places to Kayak and SUP in Bend (and Central Oregon)

Central Oregon has no shortage of outdoor activities but with our clear blue alpine lakes stand up paddleboarding (SUP) and kayaking is popular. There are many locations to choose from, but at the Lara House Bed & Breakfast these are our favorite recommendations to guests. We often end up sharing adventure ideas like these with our guests during our multi-course breakfast.   Continue reading

Visit Bend and Enjoy Art, Craft & Culinary Classes

Why not learn while you travel? Bend Oregon has a wide variety of art, craft, fiber and culinary classes. Bend is also known as big beer town, you can even learn to paint with it! Explore our list of learning opportunities in Central Oregon. Continue reading