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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!

Have a story you’d like to share on our blog? Email us at info@oregonsadventurecoast.com

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

Posted by TravelCoosBay on December 8, 2016

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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Posted by TravelCoosBay on November 16, 2016

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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Posted by TravelCoosBay on November 7, 2016

Image Credit: Painted Zebra via Facebook How do you shop for the person who has everything? You come to Oregon’s South Coast and find the most unique treasures they wouldn’t find anywhere else! There are a bounty of holiday treasures…

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Coos Bay Holiday Events

Posted by TravelCoosBay on November 4, 2016

  Wondering where you can find some holiday magic this year on Oregon’s South Coast? We’re so glad you asked! With November upon us, it’s the perfect time to do our annual “Holiday Event Roundup” featuring some of…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on November 3, 2016

Image Credit: Cranberry Sweets via Facebook How do you shop for the person who has everything? You come to Oregon’s South Coast and find the most unique treasures they wouldn’t find anywhere else! There are a bounty of holiday treasures…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on October 26, 2016

Photo opps can be found everywhere in our area, you just have to keep your eyes open. Ever been bitten by the photography bug? Most of us have. Nowadays, there are more tools than ever for aspiring photographers to capture and share their favorite…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on October 20, 2016

There is no place better to capture the holiday spirit at the brightest and most beautiful place on the West Coast. Ready for some holiday magic? Who isn’t? We are counting down the days until the Holiday Lights at Shore Acres State Park…

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Photo Source Rhonda Spangler

Posted by TravelCoosBay on October 6, 2016

Did you know that Fall is one of the BEST times to visit the Oregon Coast? In case you haven’Autumn is so lovely in fact, many of our locals refer to it as the Oregon Coast’s “Second Summer”. A few of the perks of traveling…

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Situated in one of the most scenic areas on the Oregon coast, Sunset Bay State Park features beautiful sandy beaches protected by towering sea cliffs.

Posted by TravelCoosBay on September 20, 2016

We understand that for many travelers, budgets are tight. Really tight. But that does not mean you can’t take a fun trip to the coast this fall! Some of the best destinations and activities on Oregon’s Adventure Coast can be experienced…

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National Estuaries Week is September 17-24 Visit the South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve: SSNERR is one of our most precious coastal resources. Visitors are encouraged to visit the Interpretive Center Tuesday-Saturday from 10 am to 4:30 pm, and explore the trails open everyday from dawn to dusk. Join a South Slough interpreter and venture into the reserve in search of winged wildlife the first Saturday of each month.

Posted by TravelCoosBay on September 15, 2016

National Estuaries Week, a celebration of estuaries like our own South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve (SSNERR), kicks off this week. This year’s National Estuaries Week will be observed September 17th-24th and provides a great…

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