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 September 5, 2016

The Prefontaine Run along with the Bay Area Fun Festival & Cruz The Coos are coming in September! Born and raised in Coos Bay, Steve Prefontaine grew to become one of the most celebrated runners in history. His amazing story, and untimely death,…

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Golden and Silver Falls Oregon

Posted by TravelCoosBay on August 25, 2016

Looking to update your portfolio and beef up your Instagram? Perhaps you’re just looking for some stunning scenery to capture in some timeless shots. No matter your goal and experience level, the Coos Bay area has the perfect backdrop for a…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on August 16, 2016

Much like the Salmon returns upstream, the Mill-Luck Salmon Celebration returns each year to the Mill Casino in North Bend on Friday, September 10th to Sunday, September 11th, 2016.  The annual Salmon Bake Dinner (ticketed event) is among the…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on July 1, 2016

The fervor for sand riding is growing in popularity every year, with countless enthusiasts making the trek out to some of the world’s biggest dunes in search of adventure. The thing is, when talking about sand riding it’s possible to…

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2016 Arts and Culture Rally and Charm Trail

Posted by TravelCoosBay on May 29, 2016

The Coos Art Museum (CAM), one of our favorite cultural gems on Oregon’s Coast, is turning 50 this year! To celebrate this milestone, the Museum invites you to participate in the 2016 Arts & Culture Rally & Charm Trail happening now…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on May 17, 2016

“Captain Bill was wonderful, going out of his way to find a good fishing spot and track down a whale for us.” Deep sea fishing along Oregon’s South Coast is one of the great experiences to be had any time of the year. Few things…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on May 12, 2016

Image source: TripAdvisor Along the drive into North Bend/Coos Bay, chances are you will notice this giant sign. Next time you see this sign, you should stop by and check out The Oregon Connection, a unique stop for where visitors will find…

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CoosBayFarmersMarket

Posted by TravelCoosBay on May 9, 2016

Grab your grocery bags because the Coos Bay Farmers’Market is back every Wednesday through October 26, 2016! Browse over 50 vendors’ stands as they sell fresh fruits and vegetables, homemade jams, arts and crafts, and candies. The…

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Top 6 Hiking Spots

Posted by TravelCoosBay on April 28, 2016

There is no time like spring and summer on the Oregon Coast!  The warmer, mild weather makes it an ideal time to pack your bag, pop on your hiking boots, and hit the trail! If nature and great exercise are what you’re after, then look no…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on April 12, 2016

The brig Lady Washington and her companion ship Hawaiian Chieftain will return to the Coos Bay Boardwalk in conjunction with the annual Festival of Sail happening May 6-15, 2016. Numerous events related to the festival are being planned by the…

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