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Clamming 101...Can You Dig It?

Clamming 101...Can You Dig It?

Sat, Mar 3, 2018

Sat, Mar 3, 2018

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If you've been anywhere along the Oregon Coast, you've probably heard a lot about clamming; but you might be wondering why it's so popular among natives and visitors. Clamming is appealing to many Oregonians and visitors because it is relatively easy and the reward is a tasty treat best served in chowder, steamed or fried. There are no special skills required, no expensive equipment, and beginners can usually pick it up quite easily. ...

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Spring Whale Watching Season is Coming!

Spring Whale Watching Season is Coming!

Fri, Feb 16, 2018

Fri, Feb 16, 2018

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In just a few weeks, an estimated 18,000 migrating gray whales will begin their northbound journey to Alaska and visitors will have the chance see them as they pass the Oregon Coast. As they make their way back to the feeding grounds off the shores of Alaska, the whales tend to travel to stay closer to shore—within a half mile is not unusual. The peak travel time is in March, but migrating whales can be spotted off our coast well into the summer months....

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How to Catch Your Own Dungeness Crab Meal  Off the Oregon Coast

How to Catch Your Own Dungeness Crab Meal Off the Oregon Coast

Fri, Feb 2, 2018

Fri, Feb 2, 2018

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It may be the middle of winter, but we don't mind. Whether you like to catch them yourself or just eat them, February is a perfect time to go crabbing on the Southern Oregon Coast! Now that commercial crab season is finally here, a fresh Dungeness crab meal is waiting for you! Why not be adventurous and catch this delicacy yourself in the waters of lower Coos Bay?...

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Sixteen Oregon Coast Adventures You Should Have in 2018!

Sixteen Oregon Coast Adventures You Should Have in 2018!

Tue, Jan 23, 2018

Tue, Jan 23, 2018

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Get Ready to Make 2018 the Year of Exploration and Adventure! So much to do, so little time! Oregon’s South Coast offers so many events and attractions for travelers and adventure seekers to enjoy this year, we simply cannot name them all!...

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BIG Storm Watching Alert Coming Up!

BIG Storm Watching Alert Coming Up!

Mon, Jan 15, 2018

Mon, Jan 15, 2018

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"Get your cameras ready, pack your rain gear and come on over! This is definitely a bucket list experience. As always be safe out there, we recommend Shore Acres for the best and safest viewing spot." - The Mill Casino on Facebook ...

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Sample Itinerary: Seven Things to in Charleston, Oregon

Sample Itinerary: Seven Things to in Charleston, Oregon

Wed, Dec 27, 2017

Wed, Dec 27, 2017

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Oregon's Adventure Coast features a relaxed and rustic atmosphere ideal for anyone seeking refuge from the hustle and bustle of the "real world". Charleston is known for its charming marina, fishing, friendly merchants, beautiful beaches and a distinctly charismatic local community....

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Where Can I Find the Best Clam Chowder on Oregon's Adventure Coast?

Where Can I Find the Best Clam Chowder on Oregon's Adventure Coast?

Tue, Nov 28, 2017

Tue, Nov 28, 2017

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There is nothing like a heaping bowl of hot Clam Chowder to warm you up after a day of fishing, shopping, Whale Watching, checking out Holiday Lights at Shore Acres State Park or any of our other attractio...

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Share Your Shore Acres Holiday Photos for a Chance to Win an Oregon Coast Getaway- #CoosBayHoliday

Share Your Shore Acres Holiday Photos for a Chance to Win an Oregon Coast Getaway- #CoosBayHoliday

Tue, Nov 21, 2017

Tue, Nov 21, 2017

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Coos Bay-North Bend Visitor and Convention Bureau to host Twitter and Instagram photo contest! Charleston, OR- Each year, Shore Acres State Park is transformed into one of the most beautiful destinations on the West Coast during the holiday season, making this special place an ideal spot for photographers of all levels....

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How to Celebrate the Holidays on Oregon's Adventure Coast

How to Celebrate the Holidays on Oregon's Adventure Coast

Thu, Nov 9, 2017

Thu, Nov 9, 2017

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Wondering where you can find some holiday magic this year on Oregon's South Coast? We're so glad you asked! November is here and cool autumn days will soon give in to the festive holiday season. Our "Holiday Event Roundup" features some of the upcoming events you'll find here on Oregon's Adventure Coast this 2017 holiday season. Visit our Events Page for more up-to-date listings of local events....

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It's Storm Watching  Season on Oregon's Adventure Coast!

It's Storm Watching Season on Oregon's Adventure Coast!

Wed, Oct 25, 2017

Wed, Oct 25, 2017

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October is here and that means "storm watching season" is upon us! The massive waves (some reaching up to 120 feet high!) resulting from Pacific storms that rage during the fall and winter months put on quite a show. One could spend hours gazing at the Pacific Ocean’s majestic fury and it's dramatic waves. It's a little-known secret that some of the best storm watching spots on the Oregon Coast are right in our backyard! ...

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Jeepers Creepers! October is Fun & Spooky on Oregon's Adventure Coast!

Jeepers Creepers! October is Fun & Spooky on Oregon's Adventure Coast!

Wed, Oct 11, 2017

Wed, Oct 11, 2017

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Whether it's trick or treating, scary movies or just an old-fashioned day at a local pumpkin patch....there is something for everyone on Oregon's Adventure Coast - Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston! ...

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New Coos Art Museum exhibit features "All Things Salmon"

New Coos Art Museum exhibit features "All Things Salmon"

Tue, Oct 3, 2017

Tue, Oct 3, 2017

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The Coos Art Museum has announced their upcoming exhibition of contemporary art, All Things Salmon, will open October 13th. The exhibition highlights the significance and influence salmon has had on society and culture throughout history. ...

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Moonlight Paddle and Fall Migration Birding With the South Slough Reserve

Moonlight Paddle and Fall Migration Birding With the South Slough Reserve

Thu, Sep 21, 2017

Thu, Sep 21, 2017

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The South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve (South Slough NERR) in Charleston Oregon, is one of our most valuable natural attractions here on Oregon's South Coast. This 5,000 acre natural area is a place like no other. It encompasses a mixture of open water channels, tidal and freshwater wetlands, riparian areas, forested uplands and open water habitats....

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Shore Acres State Park is Truly a "Garden for all Seasons"

Shore Acres State Park is Truly a "Garden for all Seasons"

Mon, Sep 18, 2017

Mon, Sep 18, 2017

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It's well known fact that the state parks found along the the Cape Arago Beach Loop are nothing short of grand, but if there is one destination along the way you cannot miss, it is the glorious gardens of Shore Acres State Park , a.k.a. "the jewel of the South Coast”. ...

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Spotlight on Bastendorff Beach

Spotlight on Bastendorff Beach

Tue, Aug 29, 2017

Tue, Aug 29, 2017

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One of the most common questions visitors ask is "Where's a great beach to just to hang out?" While there are several, we frequently direct our visitors to Bastendorff Beach, located 1/4 mile off the Cape Arago State Highway, about two miles west of Charleston. ...

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One-Day Travel Itinerary: A Perfect Adventure in North Bend Oregon

One-Day Travel Itinerary: A Perfect Adventure in North Bend Oregon

Mon, Aug 21, 2017

Mon, Aug 21, 2017

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North Bend Oregon may very well be the best kept secret on the Oregon Coast. Situated on the north bend of the Coos Bay (hence its namesake) this gem of a community is home to beautiful beaches, eclectic stores, antique shops, music, theatre, friendly locals, nightlife, restaurants, majestic sand dunes, the historic McCullough Memorial Bridge and much much more....

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Last Call for Summer Fun & Festivals on Oregon's Adventure Coast

Last Call for Summer Fun & Festivals on Oregon's Adventure Coast

Wed, Aug 16, 2017

Wed, Aug 16, 2017

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Do you remember the last time you had fun? Like actual fun? If you have to think about this, you need to book a trip immediately to Oregon's South Coast to enjoy one of our end-of-summer festivals....

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How to Find an Epic View of the Cape Arago Lighthouse

How to Find an Epic View of the Cape Arago Lighthouse

Wed, Jul 19, 2017

Wed, Jul 19, 2017

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The Oregon Coast is known for its natural beauty and there is no greater way to experience the unique nature of the Pacific Coast than along the Cape Arago Beach Loop. This short drive is the perfect way to have the quintessential Oregon Coast experience with stunning beaches, state parks, spectacular scenery along with the alluring sounds of waves crashing and sea lions barking....

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The Historical and Mysterious Cemeteries of Coos Country (Part 3)

Sun, Jul 9, 2017

Sun, Jul 9, 2017

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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 history behind the community we are today....

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Coos Art Museum Offers Free Summer Art Cart in the Parks at Three Locations

Coos Art Museum Offers Free Summer Art Cart in the Parks at Three Locations

Fri, Jun 16, 2017

Fri, Jun 16, 2017

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Coos Art Museum is preparing to present its free summer arts program at three locations. The mobile arts activity “Art Cart in the Parks” is designed to augment, enhance and expand the current Free Summer Lunch Program for children at Millicoma School, Boynton Park and John Topits Park. Programs will begin June 19th and run through August 18th. Scheduled times and days are Mondays 11:15 am at Millicoma School, Wednesdays 12:30 pm at Boynton Park and Fridays 11:45 am at John Topits Park. Each program is designed to run for one hour and is completely free to all participants....

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