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Your Guide to Beach-Combing and Tide-Pooling on Oregon's Adventure Coast

Your Guide to Beach-Combing and Tide-Pooling on Oregon's Adventure Coast

Thu, Apr 18, 2019

Thu, Apr 18, 2019

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If beach-combing, tide-pooling, picnicking, whale watching, surfing and clamming or other popular pastimes are on your Oregon Coast wish list, look no further than our very own beaches and be sure to follow these tips to stay safe & protect our natural habitat. ...

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A One-Minute Journey through Oregon's Adventure Coast

A One-Minute Journey through Oregon's Adventure Coast

Mon, Apr 15, 2019

Mon, Apr 15, 2019

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We recently released two videos to show the world what a few days or more could look like for them on Oregon's Adventure Coast. ...

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Five Fun and Funky Places to Stay on Oregon’s Adventure Coast

Five Fun and Funky Places to Stay on Oregon’s Adventure Coast

Thu, Mar 28, 2019

Thu, Mar 28, 2019

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In this post, we are highlighting a few of the "funkier" hotels in our area that will appeal to travelers looking for a more authentic local experience during their travels to Oregon's Adventure Coast. ...

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Charleston Marine Life Center is a Hidden Gem

Charleston Marine Life Center is a Hidden Gem

Wed, Mar 20, 2019

Wed, Mar 20, 2019

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One of our most prized hidden gems is the Charleston Marine Life Center, part of the OIMB - The Oregon Institute of Marine Biology. From the outside, you'd never know that a wealth of knowledge about the Oregon Coast and it's mysterious ocean life is available to all. It's nearly impossible to visit the exhibits and not learn something new. ...

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Where Can I Find the Best Oysters on Oregon’s Adventure Coast?

Where Can I Find the Best Oysters on Oregon’s Adventure Coast?

Sun, Mar 17, 2019

Sun, Mar 17, 2019

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Fresh and delicious Coos Bay oysters have been an Oregon Coast delicacy for generations, and everyone seems to have an opinion on the best way to enjoy them. Whether it’s roasted, fried, sauteed, steamed open on the barbecue, broiled or served raw, we guess you could say the world is your oyster when you are here on Oregon's Adventure Coast....

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Crabbing and Clamming on the Oregon Coast

Crabbing and Clamming on the Oregon Coast

Thu, Feb 28, 2019

Thu, Feb 28, 2019

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No trip to Oregon’s Adventure Coast is complete without a fresh Dungeness crab or clam feast from the waters of lower Coos Bay. The best-tasting crabs and clams are the ones you catch yourself. It takes a little planning and patience, but the payoff will be a fresh meal you’ll always remember. ...

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Share Your #3ACoosBay Experience for a Chance to Win Great Prizes!

Share Your #3ACoosBay Experience for a Chance to Win Great Prizes!

Tue, Feb 19, 2019

Tue, Feb 19, 2019

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Share your Photos from the 3A OSAA Basketball Tournament Weekend on Twitter or Instagram with the #3ACoosBay Hashtag for a Chance to Win Some Outstanding Prizes!...

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Adventure Spotlight: A Walk Through Golden and Silver Falls

Adventure Spotlight: A Walk Through Golden and Silver Falls

Mon, Feb 18, 2019

Mon, Feb 18, 2019

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Spring is right around the corner and the need for fresh-aired exploration can be too great to ignore. Fortunately, there is the perfect solution right here on Oregon's South Coast. Pack your bag, grab a camera, get your hiking boots on, and take a day trip Golden and Silver Falls State Natural Area, "a hidden gem in the dense coastal forests" in our region. ...

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Plan Your Next Visit to Oregon's Adventure Coast with 1859 Oregon's Magazine’s Trip Planner

Plan Your Next Visit to Oregon's Adventure Coast with 1859 Oregon's Magazine’s Trip Planner

Thu, Feb 14, 2019

Thu, Feb 14, 2019

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We may be in the early stages of 2019, but Oregon's Adventure Coast has already received a whole lot of buzz this year! We all know that the Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston are is one of Oregon's best-kept travel secrets, but looks like the word is getting out!...

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Helpful Travel Tips For Savvy Travelers

Helpful Travel Tips For Savvy Travelers

Thu, Jan 10, 2019

Thu, Jan 10, 2019

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Planning a trip to Oregon’s South Coast? Whether you’re spending two weeks or just a weekend, you likely want to make the most of your vacation. That’s where smart planning comes in. Taking the time to plan an itinerary and be mindful while exploring the area can help ensure you come away with memories that last a lifetime. Here are some top tips that will help you make the most of your trip....

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Eight Ways to Stay Safe on the Beaches Along the Oregon Coast

Eight Ways to Stay Safe on the Beaches Along the Oregon Coast

Tue, Oct 23, 2018

Tue, Oct 23, 2018

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Now that “storm watching season” is upon us, it’s more important than ever to avoid potential dangers by following these guidelines to keep you and your family safe on Oregon’s Adventure Coast. Please be careful when visiting our beaches and never turn your back on the ocean....

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Eight Fun Family-Friendly Halloween Activities on Oregon’s Adventure Coast

Eight Fun Family-Friendly Halloween Activities on Oregon’s Adventure Coast

Wed, Oct 17, 2018

Wed, Oct 17, 2018

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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! Here’s a run down of some of the activities planned in the Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston area this season:...

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Combine the Cape Arago Highway Loop & Charleston to Bandon Tour Route for the Ultimate Oregon Coast Road Trip

Combine the Cape Arago Highway Loop & Charleston to Bandon Tour Route for the Ultimate Oregon Coast Road Trip

Sun, Oct 7, 2018

Looking for the ultimate Oregon Coast road trip experience? The Cape Arago Highway and the Charleston to Bandon tour route are amazing on their own, but when combined together, it makes for an inspiring adventure packed with natural wonder and fun....

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Lady Washington Scheduled to Sail Into to Coos Bay in October!

Lady Washington Scheduled to Sail Into to Coos Bay in October!

Sat, Sep 15, 2018

Sat, Sep 15, 2018

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The historical tall ship Lady Washington will dock in Coos Bay,October 3rd through 9th, 2018. The ship will be open to the public for vessel tours at the dock (for a suggested donation of $5 per person). Tickets are also available for Evening Sails & Adventure Sails where guests will embark on a two-hour tall ship sailing experience. ...

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Featured Adventure: Take a Kayak Tour on Oregon's South Coast

Featured Adventure: Take a Kayak Tour on Oregon's South Coast

Fri, May 18, 2018

Fri, May 18, 2018

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Fishing, wildlife viewing and exploring the peaceful waterways along Oregon's South Coast...these are a few of our favorite things. For the ultimate summertime adventure, it doesn't get much better than gliding along the water on a guided kayak tour. ...

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Four New Oregon Coast Restaurants You Need to Try

Four New Oregon Coast Restaurants You Need to Try

Tue, May 8, 2018

Tue, May 8, 2018

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Ask anyone who visits the Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston area and they will tell you that we love to eat. Guests of the visitor center frequently tell us how pleasantly surprised they are about the quality of the food, service and the selection of our local dining establishments. Guess you could say it's one of the best-kept secrets on Oregon's Adventure Coast! ...

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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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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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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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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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