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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

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.

Posted by TravelCoosBay on March 21, 2017

With an here is an endless choice of prime fishing spots, it’s no wonder Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston area is an angler’s dream come true! Between the bay, ocean and 30+ lakes and rivers, you’re all but guaranteed to enjoy a…

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Posted by Director on March 20, 2017

In just a few short days, an estimated 18,000 migrating gray whales will begin their northbound journey to Alaska and visitors will have the chance see them as they pass the Oregon Coast. As they make their way back to the feeding grounds off the…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on March 14, 2017

Photo: Dale Inskeep Band plays at 7 Devils Brewery.  Photo Source: Facebook With a thriving and growing restaurant and arts scene, it’s natural for our eclectic music culture to grow as well. The Coos Bay/North Bend region already hosts a…

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#3ACoosBay

Posted by TravelCoosBay on February 22, 2017

3A OSAA Basketball Tournament fans: Enter our #3ACoosBay photo contest for a chance to win a pair of the new “Must Have” Snapchat Spectacles! It’s going to be non-stop action here in Coos Bay as teams battle it out for the 3A…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on February 17, 2017

For many of us, pets are an important part of the family and often make great traveling companions, especially when you heading to Oregon’s Adventure Coast!  That’s why we welcome travelers AND their furry friends. As a Pet Friendly…

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Kayak Fishing on the South Coast

Posted by TravelCoosBay on February 14, 2017

Photographer: Chris Hyde Throughout the year, Oregon’s Adventure Coast offers great opportunities for fishing, clamming and crabbing; so it’s not surprising that kayak fishing is growing in popularity among locals and visitors. So where&…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on February 7, 2017

Photo Source: Washed Ashore on Facebook Did you know that one of the most powerful and captivating community-driven art projects in our region is just a short day trip away in nearby Bandon, Oregon? The Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea, led by…

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What are the best indoor activities on Oregon’s Adventure Coast?

Posted by TravelCoosBay on January 26, 2017

  10 Ways to Explore the “Great Indoors” Last week, we revealed that it’s not uncommon to experience a “secret miniature summer” featuring surprisingly beautiful and balmy days of sunshine during the winter months…

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You may surprised to learn that winter on the Oregon Coast is actually a lot more pleasant than most people realize. Despite what you may hear about cold and rainy Oregon winters, it's not uncommon for coastal residents and visitors to be treated to spectacular balmy days of sunshine. In fact, if you're visiting during the winter months, it might be wise to pack some lighter gear and even shorts!

Posted by TravelCoosBay on January 19, 2017

An Oregon Coast winter is sometimes warm, sometimes wet, but always wild and wonderful. One the draws of the Oregon Coast is it’s wild unpredictability. There is never a dull day when you live near the mighty Pacific ocean. You may surprised…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on January 10, 2017

Above Image: Rocks and Pool – Quail Beach by Dave McIntire      Coos Art Museum (CAM) is one of our favorite local places to explore. It might surprise you, but   for the last 5 decades, CAM has been an important piece of our state’s…

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