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Where Can I Find the Best Clam Chowder on Oregon's Adventure Coast?

Where Can I Find the Best Clam Chowder on Oregon's Adventure Coast?

Tue, Nov 28, 2017

Tue, Nov 28, 2017

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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 attractio...

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Share Your Shore Acres Holiday Photos for a Chance to Win an Oregon Coast Getaway- #CoosBayHoliday

Share Your Shore Acres Holiday Photos for a Chance to Win an Oregon Coast Getaway- #CoosBayHoliday

Tue, Nov 21, 2017

Tue, Nov 21, 2017

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Coos Bay-North Bend Visitor and Convention Bureau to host Twitter and Instagram photo contest! Charleston, OR- Each year, Shore Acres State Park is transformed into one of the most beautiful destinations on the West Coast during the holiday season, making this special place an ideal spot for photographers of all levels....

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How to Celebrate the Holidays on Oregon's Adventure Coast

How to Celebrate the Holidays on Oregon's Adventure Coast

Thu, Nov 9, 2017

Thu, Nov 9, 2017

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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" features some of the upcoming events you'll find here on Oregon's Adventure Coast this 2017 holiday season. Visit our Events Page for more up-to-date listings of local events....

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It's Storm Watching  Season on Oregon's Adventure Coast!

It's Storm Watching Season on Oregon's Adventure Coast!

Wed, Oct 25, 2017

Wed, Oct 25, 2017

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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 hours gazing at the Pacific Ocean’s majestic fury and it's dramatic waves. It's a little-known secret that some of the best storm watching spots on the Oregon Coast are right in our backyard! ...

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Jeepers Creepers! October is Fun & Spooky on Oregon's Adventure Coast!

Jeepers Creepers! October is Fun & Spooky on Oregon's Adventure Coast!

Wed, Oct 11, 2017

Wed, Oct 11, 2017

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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! ...

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The Dazzling Annual Shore Acres Holiday Lights Display is Coming!

The Dazzling Annual Shore Acres Holiday Lights Display is Coming!

Tue, Oct 10, 2017

Tue, Oct 10, 2017

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The brightest and most beautiful place on the West Coast shines as brightly as ever in 2017. It might be pumpkin season, but volunteers at Shore Acres State Park are already hard at work preparing for the 31st annual Holiday Lights Display. This is certainly one of our favorite local holiday traditions and it has captured the attention of media, residents,and visitors from all over the country....

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New Coos Art Museum exhibit features "All Things Salmon"

New Coos Art Museum exhibit features "All Things Salmon"

Tue, Oct 3, 2017

Tue, Oct 3, 2017

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The Coos Art Museum has announced their upcoming exhibition of contemporary art, All Things Salmon, will open October 13th. The exhibition highlights the significance and influence salmon has had on society and culture throughout history. ...

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Moonlight Paddle and Fall Migration Birding With the South Slough Reserve

Moonlight Paddle and Fall Migration Birding With the South Slough Reserve

Thu, Sep 21, 2017

Thu, Sep 21, 2017

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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 a mixture of open water channels, tidal and freshwater wetlands, riparian areas, forested uplands and open water habitats....

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Shore Acres State Park is Truly a "Garden for all Seasons"

Shore Acres State Park is Truly a "Garden for all Seasons"

Mon, Sep 18, 2017

Mon, Sep 18, 2017

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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. "the jewel of the South Coast”. ...

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National Estuaries Week Celebrates Precious Coastal Resources

National Estuaries Week Celebrates Precious Coastal Resources

Tue, Sep 12, 2017

Tue, Sep 12, 2017

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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 and recreational fisheries. The need to protect and restore these critical places has never been more pressing....

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Spotlight on Bastendorff Beach

Spotlight on Bastendorff Beach

Tue, Aug 29, 2017

Tue, Aug 29, 2017

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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 two miles west of Charleston. ...

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One-Day Travel Itinerary: A Perfect Adventure in North Bend Oregon

One-Day Travel Itinerary: A Perfect Adventure in North Bend Oregon

Mon, Aug 21, 2017

Mon, Aug 21, 2017

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North Bend Oregon may very well be the best kept secret on the Oregon Coast. Situated on the north bend of the Coos Bay (hence its namesake) this gem of a community is home to beautiful beaches, eclectic stores, antique shops, music, theatre, friendly locals, nightlife, restaurants, majestic sand dunes, the historic McCullough Memorial Bridge and much much more....

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Last Call for Summer Fun & Festivals on Oregon's Adventure Coast

Last Call for Summer Fun & Festivals on Oregon's Adventure Coast

Wed, Aug 16, 2017

Wed, Aug 16, 2017

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Do you remember the last time you had fun? Like actual fun? If you have to think about this, you need to book a trip immediately to Oregon's South Coast to enjoy one of our end-of-summer festivals....

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Your 2017 Southern Oregon Coast End of Summer To-Do List

Your 2017 Southern Oregon Coast End of Summer To-Do List

Mon, Jul 24, 2017

Mon, Jul 24, 2017

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Don't know about you, but it seems like the annual "back-to-school" to-do list gets larger and creeps up on us even sooner every passing year! We've got news for those who are drowning out our summer with the "back-to-school" movement: It's still summer here on Oregon's South Coast! In fact, we're just getting started on our Summer 2017 "To-Do Lists"....

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Celebrate Art, Culture & Delicious Blackberries at the 2017 Blackberry Arts Festival

Celebrate Art, Culture & Delicious Blackberries at the 2017 Blackberry Arts Festival

Fri, Jul 21, 2017

Fri, Jul 21, 2017

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The Coos Bay Downtown Association invites you and your family to celebrate local art, culture, food and drink at the 2017 Blackberry Arts Festival in downtown Coos Bay August 26th & August 27th 2017. This popular festival happens annually on the 4th weekend of August (peak of the Blackberry season on the Oregon Coast) and celebrates the annual harvest of the Blackberry....

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How to Find an Epic View of the Cape Arago Lighthouse

How to Find an Epic View of the Cape Arago Lighthouse

Wed, Jul 19, 2017

Wed, Jul 19, 2017

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The Oregon Coast is known for its natural beauty and there is no greater way to experience the unique nature of the Pacific Coast than along the Cape Arago Beach Loop. This short drive is the perfect way to have the quintessential Oregon Coast experience with stunning beaches, state parks, spectacular scenery along with the alluring sounds of waves crashing and sea lions barking....

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Save the Date! There's a New Race in Town!

Save the Date! There's a New Race in Town!

Tue, Jul 11, 2017

Tue, Jul 11, 2017

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There's a reason why runners love to travel to Oregon's South Coast. Not only is this home to one of Oregon’s greatest sports legends, the late Steve Prefontaine, our region is filled natural amenities ideal for training like challenging hills, trails, temperate weather and coastal beauty that can't be found anywhere else in the country....

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Coos Art Museum Offers Free Summer Art Cart in the Parks at Three Locations

Coos Art Museum Offers Free Summer Art Cart in the Parks at Three Locations

Fri, Jun 16, 2017

Fri, Jun 16, 2017

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Coos Art Museum is preparing to present its free summer arts program at three locations. The mobile arts activity “Art Cart in the Parks” is designed to augment, enhance and expand the current Free Summer Lunch Program for children at Millicoma School, Boynton Park and John Topits Park. Programs will begin June 19th and run through August 18th. Scheduled times and days are Mondays 11:15 am at Millicoma School, Wednesdays 12:30 pm at Boynton Park and Fridays 11:45 am at John Topits Park. Each program is designed to run for one hour and is completely free to all participants....

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Trip Advisor's List of Top Things to Do in Coos Bay

Trip Advisor's List of Top Things to Do in Coos Bay

Thu, Jun 15, 2017

Thu, Jun 15, 2017

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What Coos Bay Attractions Are The Most Popular Among TripAdvisor Users? The Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston area is known as Oregon’s Adventure Coast for good reason! ...

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Watch This Great New Festival of Sail Commercial!

Tue, May 23, 2017

Tue, May 23, 2017

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Unless you've been living under a rock, you probably know that Festival of Sail® is coming to Coos Bay/North Bend June 1st-4th, 2017. And you may have heard that this year is bigger and better than ever before! We could tell you more, but we'd rather show you in this new commercial spot!...

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