Trip Ideas

Long Weekend

Activities: Eat & Drink, Fairs & Festivals

I’m an Oregon girl, but I’m also married to a man from Kansas City, which means BBQ holds a special place in my heart. So when I was invited to be a guest judge at the annual BBQ, Blues & Brews by the Bay in North Bend, I didn’t hesitate…

Winter steelhead fishing and clamming are popular winter activities on the Oregon Coast, but it doesn’t end there. Watch waves crashing at Shore Acres, visit museums or catch a show at a local theater, tackle the Oregon Dunes or roll the dice…

Activities: Beach, Dunes, Eat & Drink

The towns of Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston, located on Highway 101 in the southern part of the state, are called “Oregon’s Adventure Coast” for a reason. Surrounded by thick forests and perched on an ocean bay, Coos Bay is the gateway to…

Activities: Fishing, Crabbing & Clamming

Of the many outdoor recreational activities here on Oregon’s Adventure Coast, winter steelhead fishing is undoubtedly a favorite among sportsmen!  Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston has a bounty of incredible fishing options, so we asked a…

Activities: Scenic Drives, State Parks & National Lands

If you’ve never been to the West Coast and want to take in as much as possible, here’s a 3 week itinerary that takes you from San Francisco to the Oregon Coast to Lake Tahoe. Follow every day or pick out your favorites!

Activities: Fishing, Crabbing & Clamming

Lake, river and stream fishing are popular pursuits. Early summer and late fall salmon runs offer the best chances for a great catch and hearty sportsmen will enjoy the challenges of winter steelhead fishing. For the most updated fishing information…

Activities: Historical, Lighthouses, Scenic Drives

Lighthouse exploring is an exciting and historic thing for the whole family to do. Oregon’s Coast has a rich history steeped in seafaring. You’ll find 5 of Oregon’s 11 lighthouses within a short driving distance of Coos Bay. We recommend you…

Activities: ATVing & Motorsports, Dunes, Eat & Drink, Fishing, Crabbing & Clamming, State Parks & National Lands

Early in 2011, we hosted our Chowder Bounty Travel Correspondent winner for a weekend of fun. Her job was to show up, have a great time, and share her experience. We hope her trip will inspire you to find your adventure here!

Activities: Beach, Eat & Drink

Get some inspiration from Nancy Brown. Here’s your chance to live like a travel writer!