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 Director on October 15, 2015

A treasure trove of beautiful antiques and collectibles are waiting to be discovered on Oregon’s South Coast. There is a reason why antique and treasure hunters head to the coast so frequently. The Coos Bay area has a rich and unique history,…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on September 15, 2015

What: Octoberfish 2015 Where: Cape Arago Hwy & Seven Devils Road Charleston, OR 97420 When: Friday, October 2nd – Sunday October 4th What began as a small celebration of local culture, art, people, history and music has grown into a…

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Steve Prefontaine

Posted by TravelCoosBay on August 31, 2015

“A race is a work of art that people can look at and be affected in as many ways as they’re capable of understanding.”- Steve Prefontaine One of Coos Bay’s favorite sons, international track star and running legend Steve…

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Salmon Festival

Posted by TravelCoosBay on August 12, 2015

If you love Salmon as much as we do, September is a great time to travel to Oregon’s South Coast! Not only is Chinook Salmon season at it’s peak, there will be 2 events celebrating salmon the 2nd weekend in September. “For me, one…

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Oregon Coast Saltwater Fishing

Posted by TravelCoosBay on June 29, 2015

There are plenty of fish in the sea! You may have heard, but fishing is in no short supply here on Oregon’s Adventure Coast. It’s no wonder, since Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston has a bounty of incredible fishing options! Summer is…

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Clamboree!

Posted by TravelCoosBay on June 18, 2015

It’s hard to believe, but the month of June is quickly coming to a close. You know what that means? Clamboree! Visitors and locals alike are encouraged to come down to Ed Lund Park on Saturday, June 27th for the 2015 Clamboree & Glass Art…

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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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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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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

UPDATED with 2018 Dates! 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…

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