Charleston is located just eight miles from Coos Bay and North Bend and is just inside the entrance to the bay. It is a distinctive fishing village located near some of the finest recreation and most beautiful scenery in the Northwest.
The harbor is the heart of this community and serves as a home port to a large commercial fishing fleet. You’ll find a bustling marina serving charter boat operators, sport fishermen, crabbers and recreational boaters. The harbor area includes restaurants as well as tackle, seafood, and unique gift shops.
Charleston is Oregon’s Adventure Coast’s gateway to outstanding ocean beaches, state parks, and stunning untouched scenery. Follow Cape Arago Highway and you’ll hit a trifecta of beauty in Sunset Bay State Park, Shore Acres State Park and Cape Arago State Park. You’ll find world-class surfing and scuba diving opportunities along with hiking and biking trails suited to all levels.
This beautiful section of the Oregon coastline is known as Oregon’s Adventure Coast for several reasons and when you arrive in the area, you will easily see why. Check out more information below to see what makes each of our towns unique.
A stroll through Coos Bay shows the merging of past and present. Historic buildings dot the landscape along with a wide array of restaurants, unique shops, museums and more.
On the “North Bend” of the bay, this town boasts great beaches, the Oregon Coast’s only airport, gaming, and a diverse mix of dining, shopping and culture found in their downtown area.