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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

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

Posted by TravelCoosBay on December 6, 2017

Photo Credit: Whale Watching Spoken Here® Winter 2017 Whale Watch Week is December 27th – 31st 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…

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Best Clam Chowder Oregon's Adventure Coast

Posted by TravelCoosBay on November 28, 2017

There is nothing like a heaping bowl of hot Clam Chowder to warm you up after a day of fishing, shopping, Whale Watching, checking out Holiday Lights at Shore Acres State Park or any of our other attractions. A few weeks ago, we conducted a very…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on November 20, 2017

#COOSBAYHOLIDAY CONTEST RULES NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. The #CoosBayHoliday contest is sponsored by the Coos Bay – North Bend Visitor & Convention Bureau (VCB) 50 Central Ave, Coos Bay, OR 97420. The contest starts 12 p.m. PST Thursday November…

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Coos Bay Holiday Events

Posted by TravelCoosBay on November 9, 2017

Wondering where you can find some holiday magic this year on Oregon’s South Coast? We’re so glad you asked! November is here and cool autumn days will soon give in to the festive holiday season.  Our “Holiday Event Roundup”…

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Where to go Storm Watching on Oregon Coast

Posted by Director on October 25, 2017

October is here and that means “storm watching season” is upon us!  The massive waves (some reaching up to 120 feet high!) resulting from Pacific storms that rage during the fall and winter months put on quite a show. One could spend…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on October 11, 2017

Whether it’s trick or treating, scary movies or just an old-fashioned day at a local pumpkin patch….there is something for everyone on Oregon’s Adventure Coast – Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston! Goblins, Big and Small,…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on September 21, 2017

The South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve (South Slough NERR) in Charleston Oregon, is one of our most valuable natural attractions here on Oregon’s South Coast. This 5,000 acre natural area is a place like no other. It encompasses…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on September 18, 2017

It’s well known fact that the state parks found along the the Cape Arago Beach Loop are nothing short of grand, but if there is one destination along the way you cannot miss, it is the glorious gardens of Shore Acres State Park , a.k.a. &#8220…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on September 12, 2017

Many do not realize the important role that estuaries have in our ecosystem and in our lives. Estuarine ecosystems serve as natural barriers to buffer against storms and floods, absorb and store carbon, and provide critical habitat for commercial…

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BASTENDORFF BEACH

Posted by TravelCoosBay on August 29, 2017

One of the most common questions visitors ask is “Where’s a great beach to just to hang out?” While there are several, we frequently direct our visitors to Bastendorff Beach, located 1/4 mile off the Cape Arago State Highway, about…

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