Online guide Travel Lemming names Coos Bay, Oregon to position #40 on its annual list of the world’s 50 best travel destinations.
Coos Bay, Oregon was named one of the 50 best places to travel in the world in 2023 by Travel Lemming , a US-based online travel guide read by more than 6 million travelers.
The annual list of 50 best places to travel highlights emerging destinations and hidden gems around the world.
Janice Langlinais, Executive Director of the Coos Bay-North Bend-Charleston Visitor & Convention Bureau commented: “We are so pleased to see the Coos Bay area included in this wonderful publication and in the company of other great destinations. Oregon’s Adventure Coast: Coos Bay, North Bend, Charleston has so much to offer and we appreciate Travel Lemming sharing our great adventures with their readers.”
The article describes Coos Bay as, “a lovely small town with a big personality. Here, you can take a relaxing stroll along the river, savor local oysters and seafood, and immerse yourself in the area’s railroad and logging history.”
Travel Lemming writer Victoria Folz commented, “The Oregon Coast is full of treasures to discover, and Coos Bay is a sparkling example. Among the fishing boats and riverfront wildflowers, you’ll find some of the most welcoming locals in Oregon, as well as some of the most mouthwatering seafood!”
The annual list is a collaborative project of the publication’s team of more than 25 travel writers and editors.
By region, the full list of 50 destinations includes 7 destinations in Europe, 5 in Asia, 4 in South America, 4 in Oceania, 4 in Africa, 6 in North America (besides the US), and 20 in the United States.
Nate Hake, CEO of Travel Lemming, commented: “2023 is shaping up to be the year of ‘revenge travel,’ as travelers venture farther and go bigger with their trips. Our unique list of 50 hidden gems is the perfect source of inspiration for that once-in-a-lifetime trip to somewhere unique.”
Travel Lemming is an online travel guide with more than 6 million annual readers. It is known for its focus on encouraging travelers to go “off the lemming path.”