You came for adventure. You might not always think of an afternoon drive, or a casual moonlit evening outing as adventure, but if you do it here, you will. From urban lights, to sunsets or moon-lit ocean backdrops, to inland rivers and parks, a part of your adventure can be just cruising in your car.
A whopping five of Oregon’s nine lighthouses are within one hour of the Coos Bay, North Bend area. For more information, check out the Lighthouse adventure page.
This chunk of Pacific Coast Scenic Byway, showcases a glorious stretch of coastline. Included in this drive, are six state parks, two National Wildlife Refuges, and America’s first National Estuarine Research Reserve. Visit our Trip Ideas page for the whole story! Download our Charleston Bandon Tour Route Map (PDF)
There’s so much to explore along the Southern Oregon Coast. If you are looking for a few different day trips to take in the world-class beauty, check out the itineraries we’ve compiled to help Oregon Coast visitors make the most of their time here. But the Cape Arago Beach Loop should be on your must see list! Visit our Trip Ideas page for more!