Visitbend.com  is the offical website of the Bend Visitor & Convention Bureau, and it is an excellent resource for visitor information . . .  including lodging, recreation, attractions, maps and a calendar of events.

 Another fine organization that provides  information about Bend is the Central Oregon Visitors Association (COVA).  Their website is VisitCentralOregon.com

You may want to spend some time on the TripAdvisor forum for Bend, where you can ask questions of locals and other people who have been there.  You can also research  other segments of your trip to this beautiful state on the Oregon forum....   http://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowForum-...