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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

Coos Bay Holiday Events

Posted by TravelCoosBay on November 9, 2017

Wondering where you can find some holiday magic this year on Oregon’s South Coast? We’re so glad you asked! November is here and cool autumn days will soon give in to the festive holiday season.  Our “Holiday Event Roundup”…

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Where to go Storm Watching on Oregon Coast

Posted by Director on October 25, 2017

October is here and that means “storm watching season” is upon us!  The massive waves (some reaching up to 120 feet high!) resulting from Pacific storms that rage during the fall and winter months put on quite a show. One could spend…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on October 11, 2017

Whether it’s trick or treating, scary movies or just an old-fashioned day at a local pumpkin patch….there is something for everyone on Oregon’s Adventure Coast – Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston! Goblins, Big and Small,…

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Shore Acres Holiday Lights

Posted by Director on October 10, 2017

The brightest and most beautiful place on the West Coast shines as brightly as ever in 2017. It might be pumpkin season, but volunteers at Shore Acres State Park are already hard at work preparing for the 31st annual Holiday Lights Display. This…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on October 3, 2017

The Coos Art Museum has announced their upcoming exhibition of contemporary art, All Things Salmon, will open October 13th. The exhibition highlights the significance and influence salmon has had on society and culture throughout history. The impact…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on September 21, 2017

The South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve (South Slough NERR) in Charleston Oregon, is one of our most valuable natural attractions here on Oregon’s South Coast. This 5,000 acre natural area is a place like no other. It encompasses…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on September 18, 2017

It’s well known fact that the state parks found along the the Cape Arago Beach Loop are nothing short of grand, but if there is one destination along the way you cannot miss, it is the glorious gardens of Shore Acres State Park , a.k.a. &#8220…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on September 12, 2017

Many do not realize the important role that estuaries have in our ecosystem and in our lives. Estuarine ecosystems serve as natural barriers to buffer against storms and floods, absorb and store carbon, and provide critical habitat for commercial…

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BASTENDORFF BEACH

Posted by TravelCoosBay on August 29, 2017

One of the most common questions visitors ask is “Where’s a great beach to just to hang out?” While there are several, we frequently direct our visitors to Bastendorff Beach, located 1/4 mile off the Cape Arago State Highway, about…

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North Bend Oregon Travel Itinerary

Posted by TravelCoosBay on August 20, 2017

North Bend Oregon may very well be the best kept secret on the Oregon Coast. Situated on the north bend of the Coos Bay (hence its namesake) this gem of a community is home to beautiful beaches, eclectic stores, antique shops, music, theatre,…

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