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31st Annual Holiday Lights at Shore Acres

Famous for its beautiful 7 acre botanical gardens and Japanese lily pond. The gardens shine with over 325,000 lights. 4pm – 9:30pm every night at Shore Acres State Park in Charleston, Oregon; just west of Coos Bay. ($5 parking fee per vehicle)

Ornament Making for the Whole Family at Coos Art Museum

Visit Coos Art Museum for December's Community Days and make Wood Slice Ornaments! Drop in between 11am and 3pm and make Two Wood Slice ornaments – one for the Art Museum's tree and one to take home! All supplies are provided and all…

Whale Watching Week at Cape Arago

Visit trained “Whale Watching Spoken Here” volunteers at Shore Acres State Park from 10am to 1pm to learn more about migrating Gray whales. Binoculars available.

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Have You Shared Your #CoosBayHoliday Photos Yet? You Could Win a Fabulous Oregon Coast Getaway!

The 31st Annual Holiday Lights Display at Shore Acres State Park is underway and has already dazzled thousands of visitors from all over the region. To celebrate the season, we’re asking attendees to post their favorite photos of the holiday…

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Gray Whales migrating along the Oregon Coast. Photo Credit: Whale Watching Spoken Here

Wrap Up 2017 with Oregon’s Annual Winter Whale Watch Week

Photo Credit: Whale Watching Spoken Here® Winter 2017 Whale Watch Week is December 27th – 31st The end of another year is approaching which means it’s time for the gray whales make their annual journey from the arctic waters of the Bering…

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Find Adventure Around Every Turn on Oregon’s Adventure Coast in Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston

Adventure sets the stage for any visit to the Coos Bay, North Bend, Charleston area. We have world class sporting opportunities, from fishing to tackling the Oregon Sand Dunes. For tranquility, explore our bay beaches, hiking trails, bird watching and beauty of the gardens at Shore Acres.

We are 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!

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