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22 Things to Do this Fall on Oregon’s Adventure Coast!

22 Things to Do this Fall on Oregon’s Adventure Coast!

Tue, Oct 5, 2021

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Autumn = cozy sweaters, beautiful fall foliage, pumpkin spice everything, and one of the best times to visit Oregon’s Adventure Coast: Coos Bay, North Bend, Charleston. Worried about crowds? No problem. There is plenty of space to spread out and take in some fabulous social-distance-friendly activities ! Not to mention, it’s currently “off-season”, so you’ll practically have the place to yourself!

To sweeten the deal, multiple properties on Oregon’s Adventure Coast offer 15% off your hotel stay now through November 30, 2021, when you stay for 2 nights. Whether you plan to stay for a weekend, a week, or even longer, you will find plenty of wonderful adventures that you can’t find anywhere else. So pack a jacket, a few sweaters, your favorite walking shoes and everything else you need for a sweet fall getaway on Oregon’s Adventure Coast. Here are twenty two things you can do this fall on Oregon’s Adventure Coast: Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston:

  1. Get out on the water by taking a guided tour or chartering a boat.
  2. Bond with your most special furry friend(s) .
  3. Embark on an epic hiking adventure .
  4. Watch the seal and sea lions on Simpson Reef and Shell Island , part of the Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge .
  5. Learn something new and surprising at the Coos History Museum.
  6. Go tidepooling and discover a new species or natural treasure.
  7. Take a thrilling ride up and down a towering sand dune in the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area .
  8. Fly a kite on Bastendorff Beach .
  9. Explore a “secret beach” and a secluded ocean cove on Simpson Beach, just below Shore Acres State Park .
  10. Go on a treasure hunt along the Southern Oregon Coast Charm Trail ! Download your map here .
  11. Grab some coffee to go and take a leisurely stroll along the Charleston Marina Complex .
  12. Go visit the garden at Shore Acres State Park .
  13. Make your friends jealous and post some impressive selfies at the Golden and Silver Falls State Natural Area .
  14. Explore the beaches and state parks along the Cape Arago Highway. Download this guide to help you on your route.
  15. Chow down on some Oregon Coast “chow-dah” .
  16. Discover something new and quirky on The Oregon Coast Public Art Trail .
  17. Explore the unique shops, restaurants and landmarks in downtown Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston. Download our map .
  18. Go crabbing , clamming or fishing in the bay or one of the 30+ local lakes and rivers in the area.
  19. Treat yourself to a one-of-a-kind tasting adventure you can only find along the Wild Rivers Coast Food Trail .
  20. Try your luck in one of our casinos.
  21. Try a new restaurant in Coos Bay, North Bend or Charleston. Download our Local Restaurant Guide to carry with you, or visit to see all our local restaurants. Click here to view outdoor dining options.
  22. Spend a day hiking, kayaking, or birdwatching at the South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve .
  23. BONUS!! Go Bowling at North Bend Lanes for a super-fun night out!

There is an adventure for everyone on Oregon’s Adventure Coast. Whether you are on the hunt for awe-inspiring landscapes, thrilling outdoor activities, prime shopping, fine dining, special events, or an evening of entertainment, you will find it here. For more information, please contact the Coos Bay – North Bend Visitor & Convention Bureau . You must take advantage of this 15% off lodging offer before November 30th. Click here to view details and a list of participating hotels.

We look forward to welcoming you back to Oregon’s Adventure Coast: Coos Bay, North Bend, Charleston - all we ask is for you to follow Oregon’s Safe+Strong guidelines to keep our community safe, and remember that face coverings are required in public spaces.


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