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Welcome to the Official Blog for The Coos Bay – North Bend Visitor & Convention Bureau! We believe there is no place like the Oregon Coast and want to share stories, events, photos and more information in our blog.

We have world class fishing, dunes, beaches, hiking trails, bird watching, gardens, unique gift, craft and antique shops, casinos, music, museums- and more. The Oregon’s Adventure Coast is an all season destination, with surprises and memories around every turn. We have a variety of fun itineraries, and offer oodles of other great ideas for your next adventure!

Have a story you’d like to share on our blog? Email us at info@oregonsadventurecoast.com

Posted by TravelCoosBay on September 21, 2017

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…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on September 18, 2017

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. &#8220…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on September 12, 2017

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…

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BASTENDORFF BEACH

Posted by TravelCoosBay on August 29, 2017

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…

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North Bend Oregon Travel Itinerary

Posted by TravelCoosBay on August 20, 2017

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,…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on August 16, 2017

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. Each year, we send summer off with a bang…

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Charleston Seafood Beer and Wine Festival

Posted by TravelCoosBay on July 31, 2017

28th annual Charleston Seafood Beer & Wine Festival August 11th, 12th and 13th, 2017 Charleston Marina, Charleston, OR Every summer, thousands of visitors head to our coast for The Charleston Seafood Beer and Wine Festival, a celebration our…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on July 24, 2017

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…

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Blackberry Arts Festival

Posted by TravelCoosBay on July 21, 2017

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…

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Cape Arago Lighthouse

Posted by TravelCoosBay on July 19, 2017

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…

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