The Ultimate Guide to Campervanning in Bend, OR

There’s no better way to explore the beautiful state of Oregon than by campervan! And there’s no better place to start your Oregon campervan adventure than in Bend.

Whether you’re an experienced vanlifer or a first-timer, Bend is the perfect spot to set up basecamp and explore all that Central Oregon has to offer. In this guide, we’ll cover everything you need to know about renting a campervan in Bend, from where to find the best camping spots to what to pack for your trip. So grab your gear and let’s hit the open road!

Where to Rent a Campervan
If you’re starting your journey in Portland, OR. There is no better option than Excursion Van Rentals for high end, off-grid, and affordable campervan rental options. Come check us out.

Where to Camp in Bend
Now that you’ve got your campervan rental sorted, it’s time to start planning your trip! Bend is lucky enough to have an abundance of beautiful camping spots within easy driving distance. Here are a few of our favorites:

• The Cove Palisades State Park: This park is located on the shores of Lake Simtustus and offers stunning views of the Cascade Mountains. There are plenty of hiking and biking trails nearby, as well as Opportunities for fishing, boating, and swimming.

• The Camp: If you’re looking for some world-class brewing, look no further than The Camp. Located in the heart of Bend, this high end campsite offers bike rentals, an outdoor fire pit, campervan hookups, and a bbq cook station.

• Deschutes National Forest: For those who want to get away from it all, Deschutes National Forest offers nearly 2 million acres of wilderness to explore. There are endless opportunities for hiking, biking, fishing, and more. Check out our Oregon Loop guide for free dispersed camping options.

Bend is the perfect spot for your Oregon campervan adventure! With its convenient location and abundance of things to do, you’ll never be bored here. Just be sure to rent your van from Excursion and camp at one of these three amazing locations while you’re in town!

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