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30th Annual Holiday Lights at Shore Acres

Famous for its beautiful 7 acre botanical gardens and Japanese lily pond. The gardens shine with over 325,000 lights. 4pm – 9:30pm every night at Shore Acres State Park in Charleston, Oregon; just west of Coos Bay. ($5 parking fee per vehicle)


Miniature Village & Christmas Train Display

More than 200 miniatures representing the small towns of Coos County. If the buildings dark, don't leave, lights are kept off to see the displays better. 6pm-10pm nightly. Due to increased popularity, this event has been moved to the Old…


Coos Art Museum: Winter Exhibits

Permanent Collection – A sampling from Coos Art Museum’s Permanent Collection of over 580 art works. MAGGIE KARL, VAUGHAN, and PERKINS GALLERIES Robert Kipniss: Mezzotints – Mezzotint prints by the world famous New…

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Gray Whales migrating along the Oregon Coast. Photo Credit: Whale Watching Spoken Here

Wrap Up 2016 with Oregon’s Annual Winter Whale Watch Week

Photo Credit: Whale Watching Spoken Here® The end of another year is approaching which means it’s time for the gray whales make their annual journey from the arctic waters of the Bering and Chukchi seas to the warmer waters near Baja Mexico.…

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Share your #TravelCoosBayHoliday Experience for a Chance to Win an Amazon Giftcard!

Photo Courtesy of Friends of Shore Acres The Coos Bay-North Bend Visitor and Convention Bureau celebrates the holidays by launching our first-ever #TravelCoosBayHoliday Twitter and Instagram photo contest! Every holiday season, Oregon’s…

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Oregon Coast Map

Find Adventure Around Every Turn on Oregon’s Adventure Coast in Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston

Adventure sets the stage for any visit to the Coos Bay, North Bend, Charleston area. We have world class sporting opportunities, from fishing to tackling the Oregon Sand Dunes. For tranquility, explore our bay beaches, hiking trails, bird watching and beauty of the gardens at Shore Acres.

We are an all season destination, with surprises and memories around every turn. We have a variety of fun itineraries, and offer oodles of other great ideas for your next adventure!

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