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

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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Posted by TravelCoosBay on August 6, 2015

You’ve hear that old saying, “The best things in life are free…” and it’s true!  Some of our favorite attractions and most treasured resources here on Oregon’s South Coast are completely free of charge or very…

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Oregon's Adventure Coast

Posted by TravelCoosBay on July 19, 2015

Summer Festival Round Up: Charleston Seafood Festival, Blackberry Arts Festival, Mill Luck Salmon Celebration, Bay Area Fun Festival and more! It’s nearly August, but we’re just getting started here on Oregon’s Adventure Coast! …

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on July 17, 2015

The 37th Oregon Coast Music Festival is in full swing and we are ready for Classical Week 2015! This week, Coos Bay concert-goers will be treated to three classical concerts by the outstanding Festival Orchestra led by legendary Conductor, James…

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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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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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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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