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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

Kayak Fishing on the South Coast

Posted by TravelCoosBay on February 14, 2017

Photographer: Chris Hyde Throughout the year, Oregon’s Adventure Coast offers great opportunities for fishing, clamming and crabbing; so it’s not surprising that kayak fishing is growing in popularity among locals and visitors. So where&…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on February 7, 2017

Photo Source: Washed Ashore on Facebook Did you know that one of the most powerful and captivating community-driven art projects in our region is just a short day trip away in nearby Bandon, Oregon? The Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea, led by…

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

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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 January 10, 2017

Get Ready to Make 2017 Your Year of Adventure! So much to do, so little time! There are so many events and attractions for travelers and adventure seekers to enjoy on Oregon’s South Coast this year, we simply cannot name them all! There&#8217…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on January 10, 2017

When and Where is the 2017 Charleston Crab Feed? So glad you asked! The 33rd Annual Charleston Crab Feed Fundraiser is happening Saturday, February 11th at a NEW LOCATION:The North Bend Community Center! Even through this annual fundraiser for our…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on December 30, 2016

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… because crab season has officially kicked off in Oregon’s south coast, Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston! The season will offer the tastiest bounty of the sea for crab connoisseurs, and…

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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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Gray Whales migrating along the Oregon Coast. Photo Credit: Whale Watching Spoken Here

Posted by TravelCoosBay on December 8, 2016

Photo Credit: Whale Watching Spoken Here® The end of another year is approaching which means it’s time for the gray whales make their annual journey from the arctic waters of the Bering and Chukchi seas to the warmer waters near Baja Mexico.…

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