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Oregon’s Adventure Coast invites you to explore all we have to offer! To help you get started discovering our exciting and exhilarating adventures, we have put together a collection of half-day, full-day, and long weekend trip ideas. We know you will find your perfect getaway Where the Soul Meets the Sea on Oregon’s Adventure Coast!

Charleston to Bandon Tour Route
  • Full day
  • Half day

Charleston to Bandon Tour Route

A short spur off the Pacific Coast Scenic Byway, this Route showcases a glorious stretch of coastline that includes six state parks, two National Wildlife Refuges and America’s first National Estuarine Research Reserve....Read More »

Crabbing and Clamming
  • Half day

Crabbing and Clamming

Adventures:

Throughout the year low tides provide access to a bountiful resource; clams. And no trip to the Adventure Coast is complete without Dungeness crab, and the best crab are always the ones you bring up yourself from the waters of lower Coos Bay....Read More »

Day By Day, Like Travel Writer, Nancy Brown
  • Long weekend

Day By Day, Like Travel Writer, Nancy Brown

A few years back, we hosted Travel Writer Nancy Brown for a 3 day taste of our area. As we went over each day with her, we actually started getting jealous…not to toot our own horn, but we put together one heck of a fun schedule for her....Read More »

Discover Historic Front Street
  • Half day

Discover Historic Front Street

Adventures:

Hidden in plain sight, Coos Bay’s Front Street was originally a wharf which became the bustling heart of a water-dependent community (then called Marshfield). From the mid-1850s until the 1920s, the south end of the waterfront street (now 101 paralleling the boardwalk) was lined with hotels, drugstores, City Hall, barbershops, cigar and clothing stores that catered to towndwellers and to upriver customers who arrived by boat....Read More »

Explore the Cape Arago Beach Loop
  • Half day

Explore the Cape Arago Beach Loop

The Cape Arago Beach Loop is a wonderful way to experience a variety of natural Pacific Coast beauty in a number of settings. This loop will take you to beaches and state parks where you can take in the breathtaking vantage points and see the famous seals and sea lions on the Oregon Coast. ...Read More »

Fresh Water Fishing Options – By Body of Water
  • Full day
  • Half day
  • Long weekend

Fresh Water Fishing Options – By Body of Water

Adventures:

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....Read More »

Historic Walking Tour of Coos Bay
  • Half day

Historic Walking Tour of Coos Bay

Adventures:

What now makes up the central district of Coos Bay was called Marshfield until 1944 when residents voted to change the name to Coos Bay to match the name of the Bay itself. Follow this Historic Walking Tour for a look back at the origins of the largest city on the Oregon Coast....Read More »

Historic Walking Tour of North Bend
  • Half day

Historic Walking Tour of North Bend

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Take a walking tour of the historic sites that shaped the city of North Bend, incorporated in 1903 by Louis Simpson with the vision of imitating San Francisco....Read More »

Kayak Fishing On The South Coast
  • Full day

Kayak Fishing On The South Coast

Kayak fishing in Oregon is enjoying a surge in popularity. Beginners and families can find a friendly learning curve with a slow troll for trout or casting for bass on one of Oregon’s scenic lakes....Read More »

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

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

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....Read More »

Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area
  • Half day

Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area

Adventures:

The majestic dunes are one of our favorite attractions on the Southern Oregon Coast because they give visitors plenty of opportunities to find relaxation and adventure....Read More »

Saltwater Fishing – Ocean & Bay
  • Full day
  • Half day
  • Long weekend

Saltwater Fishing – Ocean & Bay

Adventures:

Variety is the name of the game when it comes to fishing on Oregon’s Adventure Coast! The fun and sport of fishing builds memories of a lifetime. While here, it is worth exploring the different types of fishing, from shore, charter boat, bridge, and even kayak. Here are a few tips for your next fishing excursion....Read More »

Sand, Seafood and Surf in Coos Bay
  • Long weekend

Sand, Seafood and Surf in Coos Bay

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 some of the coast’s best outdoor fun....Read More »

Southern Oregon Coast Lighthouses
  • Full day

Southern Oregon Coast Lighthouses

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....Read More »

Winter Fun On Oregon’s Adventure Coast
  • Long weekend

Winter Fun On Oregon’s Adventure Coast

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 at The Mill Casino. Here are some ideas to start planning your wintercation in Oregon’s Adventure Coast:...Read More »

Winter Steelhead Fishing Trip Idea
  • Full day

Winter Steelhead Fishing Trip Idea

Adventures:

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 have a bounty of incredible fishing options, so we asked a local expert where fishermen can go to find the best winter steelhead fishing....Read More »

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50 Central Ave, Coos Bay, OR 97420

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