Every stay at a Big Sky Rental residence presents an opportunity for a guest to take the road not taken, to the offbeat in Portland and Bend, the offbeat that travel writers ignored or missed.

Near Portland's Sky Cabin, it's George's Corner Tavern

Near Portland's PDX Ranch, it's Mocks Crest Tavern

Near Bend's Big Sky Bend, it's M & J Tavern and Pilot Butte Drive-In