Welcome to the Official Blog for The Coos Bay – North Bend Visitor & Convention Bureau! We believe there is no place like the Oregon Coast and want to share stories, events, photos and more information in our blog.

We have world class fishing, dunes, beaches, hiking trails, bird watching, gardens, unique gift, craft and antique shops, casinos, music, museums- and more. The Oregon’s Adventure Coast is 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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Oregon Coast Beaches

Posted by TravelCoosBay on January 27, 2015

Spring Break will be here before you know it, why not plan a family getaway to the Oregon Coast? The mild Pacific air brings so much to do and see for people of all ages. Here are some fun Spring Break ideas and activities the whole family can enjoy…

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Clambake Jazz Festival

Posted by TravelCoosBay on January 17, 2015

“More than Just Jazz” Are you ready Coos Bay-North Bend?   The 26th annual South Coast Clambake Jazz Festival is coming back March 13-15, 2015! “Clambake” is term often used to refer to a jam session to the delight of music…

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regon Dungeness Crab

Posted by TravelCoosBay on January 8, 2015

A fresh Dungeness crab meal is something every Oregon Coast visitor should experience during their stay. Many adventurous travelers enjoy catching their own Dungeness crab in the waters of lower Coos Bay for an unforgettable feast. We are following…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on January 4, 2015

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and it’s time to make your plans on Oregon’s Adventure Coast!   When it comes to local suggestions on the best places to take your Valentine’s Day date, who better to ask than our…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on December 31, 2014

In case you haven’t heard, experts are saying 2015 is going to be a banner year for Oregon Dungeness Crab!  Whether you like catching them or just eating Dungeness Crab, now is the time to plan your Oregon Coast adventure and go crabbing on…

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Polar Bear Plunge Sunset Bay State Park

Posted by TravelCoosBay on December 15, 2014

What’s your New Year’s resolution? Perhaps it’s something as simple as to live a little, relax, smile more, and enjoy life? If that’s the case- why not start early and spend the New Year on the Oregon Coast? True to its name,…

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Oregon Coast Event Preview

Posted by TravelCoosBay on December 9, 2014

Plan your trip and mark your calendars for one of these exciting events coming up in 2015 in the Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston area! As an all seasons destination, there is something happening here for travelers on Oregon’s Adventure…

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Shore Acres Holiday LIghts Volunteers

Posted by TravelCoosBay on December 3, 2014

A Showcase of Community Volunteerism Every year, the seven acre Shore Acres State Park is transformed into a wonderfully colorful world of lights and community festivities that attract tourists and locals alike. This annual Holiday Lights display is…

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Whale Watching

Posted by TravelCoosBay on November 29, 2014

It’s that time of the year once again! And we are not just talking about the holidays. We are talking about Winter 2014 Whale Watch Week!  During the week of December 27-31, hundreds of knowledgeable and helpful  Whale Watching Spoken Here…

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The World newspaper

Posted by TravelCoosBay on November 25, 2014

Charleston Merchants Association’s 2015 Crab Feed Date: Saturday February 14, 2015 Time: 11am-3pm Location: Old Charleston School Charleston, OR 97420 Directions: Follow signs on Hwy. 101 to Charleston. Go across the bridge in Charleston …

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