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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Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery Hilltop

Posted by TravelCoosBay on February 28, 2015

To understand and appreciate the present, we sometimes need to explore the past. From the first settlement established at Empire City in 1853 to the bustling heart of a water-dependent community (then called Marshfield), Coos County is rich with…

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Posted by oregonkat on February 24, 2015

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. The #3ACoosBay contest is sponsored by the Coos Bay – North Bend Visitor & Convention Bureau (VCB) 50 Central Ave, Coos Bay, OR 97420. The contest starts 8am March 4, 2015 and ends at 11:59am March 8, 2015. By entering,…

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Whale watching

Posted by TravelCoosBay on February 16, 2015

In just a few weeks, 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 shores…

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Ahh Shucks Oyster Feed

Posted by TravelCoosBay on February 15, 2015

We hope you will join us Saturday, April 25, 2015 as locals and visitors gather together to celebrate our love for Oregon oysters at the Ahh Shucks! Oyster Feed. Oysters have been enjoyed on the Oregon Coast for generations. We have a long history…

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Cape Arago State Park

Posted by TravelCoosBay on February 10, 2015

“Favorite secret beach”. “Rugged Oregon coast beauty”. “a mesmerizing, spiritual view of the wild Pacific Coast”. These are just a few things travelers have said about their visit to Cape Arago State Park. While the Oregon Coast…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on January 29, 2015

Without question, one of the best kept secrets on Oregon’s South Coast is the Coos Art Museum (CAM). For nearly 50 years, CAM has been a vital part of the state’s cultural landscape providing countless opportunities for the many…

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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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