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Eight Romantic Ideas for Valentine's Day on Oregon's Adventure Coast

Eight Romantic Ideas for Valentine's Day on Oregon's Adventure Coast

Mon, Feb 3, 2020

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MAKE OREGON’S ADVENTURE COAST YOUR DESTINATION FOR A ROMANTIC GETAWAY!

There are few places more romantic than Oregon’s Adventure Coast. Now that Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, have you made your plans? If not, don’t panic. This year, Valentine’s Day kicks off a long holiday weekend, with Valentine’s Day on Friday, February 14, 2020 and President’s Day on Monday, February 17, 2020!

There is still time to plan a romantic getaway and/or night out that will sweep your sweetheart off their feet- but you need to act now! Click here to see some of the hotel specials available this Valentine’s Day Weekend!

Here are some romantic dates and activities you and your Valentine will enjoy during your stay- whether it’s for Valentine’s Day or any day of the year. Click here for some unique trip itineraries and browse through our suggestions as you plan your getaway.

1) EXPLORE THE CAPE ARAGO BEACH LOOP

The Cape Arago Beach Loop is a stunningly beautiful drive and a great way to experience a variety of natural Pacific Coast beauty in a number of settings. Along the 8 mile drive, you’ll find a trifecta of State Parks including Shore Acres State Park (Oregon Coast’s crown jewel), Sunset Bay State Park and Cape Arago State Park. For Complete Details, Download our PDF Guide for the Cape Arago Beach Loop.

2) “GET LUCKY” IN ONE OF OUR CASINOS

Did you know that our little corner of the Pacific Northwest is home to two of the region’s best casinos? Whether its slots, cards, or games, you’re sure to find round-the-clock adventure, fun, and (fingers crossed) millions right here. Our two casinos are located within a ten-minute drive of each other, so play your cards right and visit both. Learn more.

3) HUNT FOR TREASURES IN OUR UNIQUE SHOPPING DISTRICTS

Spend quality time together browsing through the unique shops in Downtown Coos Bay, North Bend, and Charleston. Together, you and your Valentine will delight in discovering eclectic gift shops, boutiques and delightful antique stores. Make sure you plan a stop to Cranberry Sweets, a candy manufacturer/retailer with stores in Bandon and Coos Bay. It’s a favorite among locals and visitors. We like them so much here at the visitor center, we set out a tray of samples that refills daily (or more often).

4) DINE AT ONE OF OUR FINE RESTAURANTS

The restaurants in Coos Bay~North Bend~Charleston are one of the best-kept secrets in our region! Whether you’re seeking an upscale dining experience or a down-to-earth casual dinner, there is something for every taste. Click here to see our list of dining options and be sure to be on the lookout this week where we share the recommendations from our locals & visitors. TIP- Be sure to call ahead and make reservations if possible!

5 ) STROLL ALONG ONE OF THE LOCAL BEACHES.

This may surprise you, but February often brings gloriously warm and sunny days here on the Oregon Coast, perfect for a lovely walk on one of our beautiful beaches. WARNING: Never turn your back to the Ocean. Always watch for sneaker waves.

6) EXPERIENCE COAST CULTURE

We recommend a visit to the museums, galleries, and other cultural gems in our area like the Coos History Museum, Oregon’s oldest continuously operated historical society boasting more than 250,000 historic photographs, and the Coos Art Museum (CAM. CAM is the third oldest art museum in Oregon and it contains six galleries (over 5600 square feet) featuring anywhere between 12-25 changing original and touring exhibitions, and a 530 piece permanent collection. Don’t miss the Prefontaine Memorial Gallery on the 2nd floor, where you will find numerous photographs and tributes to this hometown hero. Click here to see more wonderful additions to our network of museums and galleries

7) CATCH A LIVE PERFORMANCE

On any given night, there is a treasure trove of talented musicians playing in local venues. Our local music scene offers a relaxing down-to-earth Oregon Coast vibe, but you’re not going to find hipster listening rooms or glitzy clubs here. Click here to get recommendations on some of the best local places to support up and coming bands and musicians.

8) GO ON A HIKE-

Nothing says romance like taking a hike through the Coastal forests and majestic landscapes along Oregon’s Adventure Coast with your loved one. Here, you will find some of the most stunning and diverse landscapes in the country! Whether it’s climbing ancient sand dunes or biking through a rugged coastal forest or walking along paths overlooking the Pacific, there is a beautiful hiking adventure waiting for you. Here are Five Hiking Destinations to Explore on Oregon’s South Coast.

Whether you’re coming this Valentine’s Day weekend or an anniversary weekend, we know you will not be disappointed on Oregon’s Adventure Coast.

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