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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Three Rivers Casino Coos Bay

Posted by TravelCoosBay on May 13, 2015

An eager crowd joined tribal members of the Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians, along with local business leaders last week to witness the ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening of the new Three Rivers Casino Coos…

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Oregon Coast Festivals

Posted by TravelCoosBay on May 6, 2015

Are you ready for summer? We sure are! There are countless reasons to treat yourself and your family to an epic road trip to Oregon’s Adventure Coast this summer. Come explore the many adventures here like our eclectic local festivals, a…

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Gravelford Pioneer Cemetery

Posted by TravelCoosBay on April 30, 2015

If you have been following the adventures of our guest writer Steven Michael, you know that the Southern Oregon Coast is full of mystery. The beautiful historical cemeteries in and around Coos Country are excellent places to uncover the fascinating…

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Clamming Coos Bay

Posted by TravelCoosBay on April 14, 2015

Mucky mucks If the world is an oyster, Coos Bay is its clam. The guy standing in front of Basin Tackle has a fleshy slab of clam meat in one hand and a wet knife in the other. He’s Rob, the owner, and he’s a wealth of information for visitors…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on April 9, 2015

Come to Coos Bay for the 37th Annual Oregon Coast Music Festival, July 11-25, 2015 ~ The Best Orchestra You’ve Never Heard! Oregon Coast Music Festival – The Phoenix Symphony from Travis Cooper. We cannot wait to welcome back the many…

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Tall Ships Coos Bay 2015

Posted by TravelCoosBay on April 4, 2015

Don’t miss our annual celebration of Coos Bay’s rich maritime and cultural history during “Tall Ship Days”! Visitors can tour the beautiful Lady Washington and it’s companion, the Hawaiian Chieftain at the City Dock, 200 S.…

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Oregon Coast Clamming

Posted by TravelCoosBay on March 30, 2015

Thanks to Daylight Savings Time, Oregon Coast residents and visitors get an extra hour of low tides during daylight which is great for clamming! The South Oregon coast, home to numerous bays, is the ideal destination for recreational diggers and we…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on March 27, 2015

Who’s ready for summer? We sure are! Here on Oregon’s South Coast, we know how to kick off summer the right way! The Mill Casino Hotel & RV Park is hosting the 4th Annual BBQ, Blues & Brews on the Bay May 22-24, 2015 (Memorial…

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Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery

Posted by TravelCoosBay on March 18, 2015

Wanna know a secret? The historic cemeteries located throughout Coos County tell the stories of the fascinating people and history of our region. With nearly 100 documented cemeteries in Coos County, there is no shortage of secrets from the past to…

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Shore Acres Blooms

Posted by TravelCoosBay on March 5, 2015

While the rest of the country was shivering with record temperatures and snowstorms this winter, Mother Nature treated us to a number of balmy 60 degree days and sunshine here on the Southern Oregon coast. We also had plenty of days to watch the…

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