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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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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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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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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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Kick off Summer 2017 at the 6th Annual BBQ Blues & Brews On the Bay!

Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Mon, Mar 27, 2017

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Barbecue, Hand-Crafted beer and Hot Blues Music? Yes Please!! If good fun, great music, and tasty BBQ & Brews sound good to you, then make your travel plans right now for the 6th Annual BBQ BLUES & BREWS on the BAY Memorial Day Weekend May 26th-28th! ...

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Is the Oregon Coast a Winter Destination? YES.

Thu, Jan 19, 2017

Thu, Jan 19, 2017

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An Oregon Coast winter is sometimes warm, sometimes wet, but always wild and wonderful. One of the draws of the Oregon Coast is its wild unpredictability. There is never a dull day when you live near the mighty Pacific ocean. ...

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Photo Friendly Oregon Coast Destinations Recommended By Locals

Wed, Oct 26, 2016

Wed, Oct 26, 2016

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Photo opps can be found everywhere in our area, you just have to keep your eyes open. Ever been bitten by the photography bug? Most of us have. Nowadays, there are more tools than ever for aspiring photographers to capture and share their favorite moments right on their mobile devices. Whether you are a seasoned professional or an Instagram addict, Oregon's South Coast offers a variety of stunning natural backgrounds to create unforgettable images....

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Free "Music on The Bay" Concerts at Mingus Park Every Tuesday Through the End of September

Mon, Sep 12, 2016

Mon, Sep 12, 2016

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Fall is one of our favorite times of year here on the southern Oregon coast. Not only do we have fabulous festivals and events happening almost every weekend, Coos Bay visitors and residents are treated to fabulous free musical entertainment every Tuesday evening thanks to "Music on The Bay", a local non-profit that strives to bring musical excellence to Oregon's South Coast....

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Ten Steve Prefontaine Quotes To Get You Motivated and Ready to Run!

Mon, Sep 5, 2016

Mon, Sep 5, 2016

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The Prefontaine Run along with the Bay Area Fun Festival & Cruz The Coos are coming in September! Born and raised in Coos Bay, Steve Prefontaine grew to become one of the most celebrated runners in history. His amazing story, and untimely death, inspired the Annual Prefontaine Memorial Run happening Saturday, September 17th, 2016. ...

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Sand Duning or Sandboarding? Either Way, It's Time to Ride The Oregon Dunes!

Fri, Jul 1, 2016

Fri, Jul 1, 2016

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The fervor for sand riding is growing in popularity every year, with countless enthusiasts making the trek out to some of the world's biggest dunes in search of adventure. The thing is, when talking about sand riding it's possible to mean two very different activities: sand duning and sand boarding. Though they may have their own take on what it means to ride down a sand dune, both are an undeniable blast....

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Coos Art Museum Marks 50th Anniversary with 2016 Arts and Culture Rally and Charm Trail

Sun, May 29, 2016

Sun, May 29, 2016

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The Coos Art Museum (CAM), one of our favorite cultural gems on Oregon's Coast, is turning 50 this year! To celebrate this milestone, the Museum invites you to participate in the 2016 Arts & Culture Rally & Charm Trail happening now through December 31, 2016. ...

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Shop Fresh and Local At the Coos Bay Farmers' Market

Mon, May 9, 2016

Mon, May 9, 2016

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Grab your grocery bags because the Coos Bay Farmers'Market is back every Wednesday through October 26, 2016! Browse over 50 vendors' stands as they sell fresh fruits and vegetables, homemade jams, arts and crafts, and candies. ...

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