Our Winter Road Trip to the Lodge at Eagle Crest – Holiday Inn Resort

DISCLOSURE: THANKS TO HOLIDAY INN FOR PARTNERING WITH US ON OUR STAY AT THE LODGE AT EAGLE CREST RESORT. REGARDLESS, ALL OPINIONS AND EXPERIENCES ARE OUR OWN.

Days of a Domestic Dad Eagle Crest Resort #JoyofTravel

Oregon is the pefect state for a road-trip getaway. Filled with a diverse set of rural and urban locations, there is something here for everyone. The mountainous landscape combined with weather that never reaches astronomical degrees, and this northern gem is also filled with resorts that offer the best in travel experience. For those interested in taking a tour of the west coast, when at Redmond, Oregon it’s always a pleasure to visit Eagle Crest resort. This is resort vacation mode at its finest. Every road warrier needs a breaks fit for an exhausting trek up the coast, and The Lodge at Eagle Crest definitely delivers. It features the best in accommodations, even offering vacation rentals.

Days of a Domestic Dad Eagle Crest Resort

Eagle Crest Resort – Accomodations

This is a given. Every vacation depends on the quality of accomodation. Eagle Crest Resort offers fully renovated rooms at Lodge Hotel, a Holiday Inn Resort, which is is centrally located within Eagle Crest. From here one has easy access to the resort golf course in addition to private amenities like fireplaces, lounging areas, and a top tier dining facility nearby. There is also an adventure concierge available to assist in planning the daily activities. Wanting to have some friends along for the ride?

Days of a Domestic Dad Eagle Crest Resort #JoyofTravel

Eagle Crest’s Lodge Hotel provides guestrooms and suites in addition to a children’s play area and pool. Whether bent on exploring the great outdoors that Oregon has to offer, or just sitting around the pool after an exhausting day out, the amenities provide an above average experience that everyone can appreciate.

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Eagle Crest Resort and Hotel has no shortage of activities that will keep adults and kids occupied. In addition to three golf courses on site, there is also horseback riding, pools, a fitness center and hiking trails. This is only part of the benefit of staying at Eagle Crest. The general atmosphere of this resort makes transitioning from one activity to the other feel quite natural, as staff are quite friendly and can direct patrons anywhere on site if one simply can’t think of what to do. During certain times of the year, special events make a stay at Eagle Crest Resort even more of an adventure than usuual.

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Try attending Starfest, an event that takes place from Thanksgiving to New Years. This is an extravagant holiday light exhibit stretching for over a mile long. Located along the Lodge by Falcon Crest Drive, those who are staying at the Lodge cannot fail to appreciate their proximity to this elaborate display. There are wagon rides for hire on Fridays and Saturdays until December 19th.

Days of a Domestic Dad Eagle Crest Resort #JoyofTravel

Generally, road trips are not going to require a work week. However, in the rare case that one may need to tie up some loose ends on a project, or even meet with a friend to discuss business matters, Eagle Crest has you covered. Of course, these venues span from areas meant for conferences to ballrooms where one could host a part on site with no lack of space and accomodation. The menu and catering facet of Eagle Crest is also on par with the best in Oregon. It is no wonder that Eagle Crest Resort was voted one of Bend’s “Best Staycation Destinations” by The Source Weekly. For whatever the reason, multiple venues on site are available here.

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Days of a Domestic Dad Eagle Crest Resort #JoyofTravel

The food at Eagle Crest Resort is an experience. The Aerie Cafe usually provides breakfast, although two other cafes give patrons choice and diversity later in the day. In addition to Aerie Cafe, Greenside Cafe, Silverleaf Cafe and Brassie’s Bar are just a few option for going out to eat or grabbing a drink with friends. There is nothing better than having a variety of options after a long game of golf or day at the pool with the kids. Even a romantic evening with a loved one is made that much more better with our premium menue and drink options.

About Colby

As the father of 5 and head of the household, I am often looking for the next best thing when it comes to my family. I enjoy trying new products and am excited about delving further into the tech world my wife and teens know so much about. You can also find me on Twitter: @dodomesticdad

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