Blog Archive: Guest Voices

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

Fireworks Coos Bay North Bend

Posted by TravelCoosBay on June 8, 2018

Oregon’s Adventure Coast will be bustling with events and activity this Independence Day. Plan your trip and join the fun at our 4th of July festivities, explore the unique shops and restaurants in the towns of Coos Bay, North Bend and…

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Egyptian Theatre

Posted by TravelCoosBay on February 16, 2016

Two of Coos Bay’s most treasured landmarks were featured recently on KCBY’s Western Oregon Living hosted by Sabrina Reese! The television host paid a visit and explored  our beloved historic Egyptian Theatre and it’s infamous…

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Gravelford Pioneer Cemetery

Posted by TravelCoosBay on April 30, 2015

If you have been following the adventures of our guest writer Steven Michael, you know that the Southern Oregon Coast is full of mystery. The beautiful historical cemeteries in and around Coos Country are excellent places to uncover the fascinating…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on November 5, 2014

Winter steelhead are one of Oregon’s most prized game fish – and one of the most challenging to catch. But the promise of large hard-fighting fish, fresh from the ocean, lures many anglers to brave the cold, wet conditions in search of a trophy.…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on September 22, 2014

Our guest post this month comes to us from Mandy Gauldin, author of Tales from the Empty Nest, a travel blog that chronicles the adventures and the ups and downs of life after kids. Mandy recently spent time on the Southern Oregon Coast and gave us…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on June 25, 2014

Our guest post this month was originally posted on Vacation Rental Travels, a free, digital magazine highlighting the unique experience of traveling in stylish and comfortable vacation rentals.  Please visit them at  to…

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Posted by TravelCoosBay on May 22, 2014

UPDATE: The 2017 BBQ, Blues & Brews on the Bay is happening May 26-28 at The Mill Casino! This is a three-day KCBS Sanctioned celebration of lip-smacking barbecue, locally-crafted beers and sizzling hot blues. This year is featuring 40 BBQ…

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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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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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