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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Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain

Posted by TravelCoosBay on April 14, 2014

See the historic Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain from the Coos Bay Boardwalk May 1, 2014-May 11, 2014 Stop by the Coos Bay Boardwalk the early part of next month and you are likely to see a piece of maritime history. The brig Lady Washington…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on April 10, 2014

By Mac McIntosh, Head Coach, Marshfield Pirate Track and Field The Marshfield High School track and field community, in partnership with three Rotary International clubs in the Bay Area extend a warm welcome to athletes, coaches, parents, and…

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Coos Bay Clamming

Posted by TravelCoosBay on March 30, 2014

When you ask the locals here on the South Oregon Coast for recommendations on popular outdoor adventures, many of them will tell you to go clamming. The low tides commonly found from Empire to Charleston make our region ideal for clam digging which…

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Oregon Coast

Posted by TravelCoosBay on March 26, 2014

The spring and summer months are always a special time on the Southern Oregon Coast.  It is the perfect time to get outdoors and soak in the natural scenic beauty while fishing, hiking, cycling, or strolling along the beach searching for natural…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on March 19, 2014

There are countless outdoor recreational activities here in Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston, but freshwater fishing is undoubtedly a favorite!  We turned to local fishing expert Gary Vonderohe, a Fish Biologist with the Oregon Department of…

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Ahh Shucks Oyster Festival

Posted by TravelCoosBay on March 13, 2014

We hope you will join us Saturday, April 26, 2014 as locals and visitors gather together to celebrate our love for Oregon oysters at the Ahh Shucks! Oyster Feed. The oyster feast will take place in the dining hall of Oregon Institute of Marine…

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Coos Historical and Maritime Museum

Posted by TravelCoosBay on February 28, 2014

Images Above Belong to the Coos Historical & Maritime Museum. The dream of having a new vibrant, state-of-the-art, purpose-built waterfront facility for the Coos Historical and Maritime Center is getting closer to becoming a reality! Last week,…

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Clambake Jazz Festival

Posted by TravelCoosBay on February 19, 2014

The South Coast Clambake Jazz Festival will be celebrating their 25th year March 14th-16th, 2014 and we thought this would be a great time to explore the history of this very popular music festival. The original purpose of the festival was to…

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OSAA/U.S. Bank/Les Schwab Tires 2014 3A Basketball State Championships

Posted by TravelCoosBay on February 12, 2014

Do you use Twitter or Instagram? Then pay attention! Share your Class 3A OSAA basketball tournament photos on Tweet or Instagram with the #3ACoosBay hashtag and you could win an iPad mini with retina display! The highly anticipated  OSAA/U.S.…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on February 11, 2014

Are you ready for some basketball? Then mark your calendars for March 6-8, 2014 when North Bend/Coos Bay welcomes teams and fans visiting for the OSAA/U.S. Bank/Les Schwab Tires 2014 3A Basketball State Championships! It’s like having our own…

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