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!

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on February 8, 2016

In Coos Bay and North Bend, we have our own March Basketball craziness going on!  We are so thrilled to welcome back the future stars of basketball in the OSAA / U.S. Bank / Les Schwab Tires 2016 3A Basketball State Championships. This exciting…

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Golden and Silver Falls

Posted by TravelCoosBay on February 5, 2016

Now that the days are getting warmer, the desire for fresh-aired exploration can be too great to ignore. Fear not, for we have the perfect solution: pack your bag, grab a camera, get your hiking boots on, and take a day trip Golden and Silver Falls…

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South Coast Clambake Jazz Festival

Posted by TravelCoosBay on February 2, 2016

Fall in Love with America’s Music All Over Again March 11th-13th, 2016 It’s that time again! The 27th annual South Coast Clambake Jazz Festival is returning to Oregon’s South Coast March 11th-13th, 2016! Don’t let the title…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on January 19, 2016

Make Oregon’s Adventure Coast Your Destination for a Romantic Getaway! Ahhhhh…Valentine’s Day. Now that this annual celebration of love is just around the corner, have you made your plans? If not, don’t panic. There is still…

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Best Restaurants North Bend

Posted by TravelCoosBay on January 15, 2016

Oregon’s Adventure Coast is a haven for foodies and sport eaters alike. You may have seen our top five Coos Bay eateries to hit up in 2016, and the time has come for us to reveal our top 5 restaurants that North Bend has to offer this new year…

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regon Dungeness Crab

Posted by TravelCoosBay on January 11, 2016

A fresh Dungeness crab meal is something every Oregon Coast visitor should experience during their stay. Many adventurous travelers enjoy catching their own Dungeness crab in the waters of lower Coos Bay for an unforgettable feast. We are following…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on January 10, 2016

Whether you like catching them or just eating Dungeness Crab, now is the time to plan your Oregon Coast adventure and go crabbing on the Southern Oregon Coast. Don’t forget to come on down for this year’s annual Charleston Crab Feed…

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Coos Bay Restaurants

Posted by TravelCoosBay on December 28, 2015

The outstanding service and food experienced by restaurant patrons in our local dining establishments are one of the best kept secrets on Oregon’s Adventure Coast. Foodies from all over the region have told us time and time again how surprised…

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Coos Art Museum

Posted by TravelCoosBay on December 9, 2015

Above Images: Cauldron by Joyce Spicer, Limbs Akimbo by Mary Farrell, Fox by Liv Rainy-Smith, Calm Before the Storm by Jonnel Covault We believe that Coos Art Museum (CAM) is one of the best kept secrets on Oregon’s South Coast. For the last 5…

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Whale Watching

Posted by TravelCoosBay on December 3, 2015

Planning to take some time off for the holidays? We highly recommend adding a Whale Watching Trip on the Oregon Coast this year. It’s the perfect way to cap off 2015 while experiencing a fantastic learning opportunity for the whole family.…

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