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!

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Whale watching

Posted by TravelCoosBay on February 16, 2018

In just a few weeks, an estimated 18,000 migrating gray whales will begin their northbound journey to Alaska and visitors will have the chance see them as they pass the Oregon Coast. As they make their way back to the feeding grounds off the shores…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on February 12, 2018

3A OSAA Basketball Tournament Fans: Get out and Share Your Fun Photos on Twitter or Instagram with the #3ACoosBay hashtag for a Chance to Win a Set of Beats™ Studio Wireless Headphones and other great prizes! The 2018 OSAA / U.S. Bank / Les…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on February 7, 2018

Break out those dancin’ shoes! The annual South Coast Clambake Music Festival (formerly South Coast Clambake Jazz Festival) is coming back to rock and roll Oregon’s South Coast March 9th-11th, 2018! This year’s exciting musical…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on February 2, 2018

It may be the middle of winter, but we don’t mind. Whether you like to catch them yourself or just eat them, February is a perfect time to go crabbing on the Southern Oregon Coast! Now that commercial crab season is finally here, a fresh…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on January 23, 2018

Get Ready to Make 2018 the Year of Exploration and Adventure! So much to do, so little time! Oregon’s South Coast offers so many events and attractions for travelers and adventure seekers to enjoy this year, we simply cannot name them all! There&…

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Winter Storm Watching Oregon Coast

Posted by TravelCoosBay on January 15, 2018

Top Photo Courtesy of Melisa Smith “Get your cameras ready, pack your rain gear and come on over! This is definitely a bucket list experience. As always be safe out there, we recommend Shore Acres for the best and safest viewing spot.” &…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on January 4, 2018

‘Crack Up’ fresh Oregon Dungeness Crab from Charleston at the North Bend Community Center on Saturday, February 10th, 2018! The Charleston fishing village is bringing Oregon’s fresh Dungeness crab harvest to YOU at the 34th Annual Charleston…

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Charleston, Oregon

Posted by TravelCoosBay on December 27, 2017

Oregon’s Adventure Coast features a relaxed and rustic atmosphere ideal for anyone seeking refuge from the hustle and bustle of the “real world”. Charleston is known for its charming marina, fishing, friendly merchants, beautiful…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on December 11, 2017

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

Posted by TravelCoosBay on December 6, 2017

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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