When you’re looking for a great St. Patrick’s Day getaway to an outdoor wonderland, look no further than Sunriver, Oregon! Sunriver is a prime central Oregon destination, due to its plethora of fun activities, proximity to snow-capped peaks, and gorgeous scenery all around. Get started on planning your Sunriver vacation by browsing our beautiful places to stay in Sunriver, Oregon!
Find Where to Stay in Sunriver Oregon for St Patrick’s Day Below
Rentals in Sunriver
Why stay at a hotel, when you can have your own whole house for practically the same price? Our Sunriver homes offer both convenience and value, as your whole group can stay together, and enjoy all the comforts of home, along with some premium perks. You’ll have the luxury of a full kitchen for preparing your own meals, anytime of day or night, as well as comfy living rooms for relaxing in at the end of a fun day. Take advantage of fast Wi-Fi for keeping up with the folks back home!
When you’re looking for where to stay in Sunriver Oregon, consider that a few of our rental homes also come with awesome extras. Choose from hot tubs, bicycles, BBQs, spacious decks, and backyards with plenty of room to run around under the gorgeous pine trees. Many of our places to stay in Sunriver, Oregon are also pet-friendly, and some come with access to the Sunriver Homeowners’ Aquatic and Recreation Center, a top-notch facility that includes a variety of pools and waterslides, and even a lazy river feature.
Play in the Snow
When you visit for St. Patrick’s Day, it’s still ski season on nearby Mount Bachelor. With over 100 runs to choose from, Mount Bachelor is the 6th largest ski resort in the United States, and is known for its light, dry snow, diverse terrain, long season, and family-friendly attitude. If you’ve never skied before, never fear! You can take a lesson and get going on the bunny slopes in no time. Mount Bachelor is also popular with snowboarders, and experienced riders will enjoy checking out the new Woodward Mountain Park, a network of unique terrain features that will provide fascinating new challenges for any skier or snowboarder, regardless of skill level.
If you’re just looking to sit back and enjoy the ride, why not do it behind a pack of sled dogs? That’s right: you can go for a sled dog ride at Mount Bachelor, with an elite Iditarod athlete as your guide. Fun for the whole family, this adventure with your new furry friends is one you won’t soon forget. Passionate animal lovers also have the option of helping feed, water, and care for the dogs at the end of their run!
Peek at the Stars
For a unique nighttime excursion, check out the Oregon Observatory, right in Sunriver. As the largest publicly accessible observatory in the country, Oregon Observatory is an incredible place to see details of the night sky that you’ve never seen before, with plenty of friendly and helpful scientists and volunteers you can ask your questions to. Reservations are strongly recommended, as it is a very popular spot! There’s also daytime observing available, if you’ve ever wanted to get a closer look at the Sun. For more daytime fun, check out the adjacent Sunriver Nature Center: with live animals such as raptors, reptiles, and bees on display, along with a beautiful botanic garden and nature trail, it’s a great spot to bring the family.
If you’d rather view the night sky as a whole, in all its breathtaking glory, consider a nighttime snowshoe tour with Wanderlust Tours. Their Moonlight & Starlight Tour is an incredible opportunity to not only enjoy a fun snowshoe journey (don’t worry, they’ll teach you if you don’t know how), but also to experience a truly unique adventure with an experienced and fascinating naturalist guide. They also offer a variety of other snowshoe tours, so if you’d prefer to make a bonfire on the snow, or sip some craft brews overlooking gorgeous scenery, check out some of their other offerings!
If you need to warm up after all that fun snow action, there are also tons of great indoor things to do in Sunriver. For a relaxing experience, visit the Sage Springs Club & Spa for an upscale massage, hairdo, or manicure. You can also still play golf in the winter here in Sunriver! Stop by the Golf Simulator at the Sunriver Resort and make the most of playing any or all of Sunriver’s four courses, but indoors on a highly realistic simulator. You’ll also find tennis and pickleball available here but be sure to make your reservations in advance!
The Village at Sunriver
Finally, no vacation would be complete without a great shopping center for wandering around, browsing for souvenirs, and enjoying some great food. Sunriver delivers in spades on this one: The Village at Sunriver is not only a fun spot to shop, eat, and drink, but also offers a ton of fun extras. Lace up your skates, because there’s a great ice rink here; take the little ones aboard the Alpine Express Train for a fun diversion. There’s so much to see and do!
Have fun planning where to stay in Sunriver, Oregon for a St. Patrick’s Day trip!