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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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 2014 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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Shore Acres Holiday Lights

Posted by TravelCoosBay on November 8, 2014

There is something magical about Oregon’s South Coast this time of year as holiday shoppers stroll though downtown Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston businesses; families venture out to Shore Acres to view the spectacular annual holiday…

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Oregon Coast Fishing

Posted by TravelCoosBay on November 5, 2014

Winter steelhead are one of Oregon’s most prized game fish – and one of the most challenging to catch. But the promise of large hard-fighting fish, fresh from the ocean, lures many anglers to brave the cold, wet conditions in search of a trophy.…

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Oregon Coast Holiday Shopping

Posted by TravelCoosBay on November 3, 2014

Above photo credit @The Marshfield District Ready or not, the holiday shopping season is just around the corner, and there is a unique bounty of holiday treasures waiting to be discovered in locally owned shops throughout Oregon’s South Coast.…

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Fresh Oregon Seafood

Posted by TravelCoosBay on October 29, 2014

Did you know October was National Seafood Month? This got us thinking about the abundance of seafood choices locals and visitors have along Oregon’s South Coast. Come to Oregon’s Adventure Coast, and you will find fresh wild caught…

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Oregon Coast Winter Storm Watching

Posted by TravelCoosBay on October 28, 2014

The Oregon Coast is famous for drama-the good kind!  Fall and winter is the best time to watch dramatic waves reaching up to 120 feet high resulting from winter storms on the Pacific during the months of November through March. As Oregon Coast…

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