17. Bend, Oregon
They say Bend is where you go to play. And they’re right. Hiking, mountain biking, skiing — there truly is no end to the activities you can experience in this inviting mountain paradise. And as for weather, it has some of the best in Oregon. Sun-drenched days melt into cool nights. Can’t you just picture the night sky blanketed by the Milky Way right now? Sublime.