Blog Archive: Local Love

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

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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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 of the draws of the Oregon Coast is its wild unpredictability. There is never a dull day when you live near the mighty Pacific ocean. You may surprised to…

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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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Posted by TravelCoosBay on December 19, 2016

The secret is out! The exquisite natural beauty throughout Oregon’s South Coast is unparalleled to anywhere else in the world (we think so anyway). One doesn’t necessarily have to be a skilled photographer to capture and share the unique…

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Coos Bay Holiday Events

Posted by TravelCoosBay on November 4, 2016

  Wondering where you can find some holiday magic this year on Oregon’s South Coast? We’re so glad you asked! With November upon us, it’s the perfect time to do our annual “Holiday Event Roundup” featuring some of…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on November 3, 2016

Image Credit: Cranberry Sweets via Facebook How do you shop for the person who has everything? You come to Oregon’s South Coast and find the most unique treasures they wouldn’t find anywhere else! There are a bounty of holiday treasures…

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Charleston, Oregon Marina

Posted by TravelCoosBay on October 26, 2016

Photo opps can be found everywhere in our area, you just have to keep your eyes open. Ever been bitten by the photography bug? Most of us have. Nowadays, there are more tools than ever for aspiring photographers to capture and share their favorite…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on October 6, 2016

Did you know that Fall is one of the BEST times to visit the Oregon Coast? In case you haven’Autumn is so lovely in fact, many of our locals refer to it as the Oregon Coast’s “Second Summer”. A few of the perks of traveling…

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Situated in one of the most scenic areas on the Oregon coast, Sunset Bay State Park features beautiful sandy beaches protected by towering sea cliffs.

Posted by TravelCoosBay on September 20, 2016

We understand that for many travelers, budgets are tight. Really tight. But that does not mean you can’t take a fun trip to the coast this fall! Some of the best destinations and activities on Oregon’s Adventure Coast can be experienced…

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