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Coos Bay, Charleston, North Bend Complete Guide: Southern Oregon Coast Travel Every beach and attraction in the Coos Bay, Charleston, North Bend area

- Slow But Epic Oregon Coast Drama, Coos Bay's Sujameco Wreck Still Visible

• Charleston Marina on South Oregon Coast: Where Placid Meets the Raucous

• Radar Bunker at Coos Bay's Cape Arago: Living S. Oregon Coast History

• Why Shore Acres Waves Are So Big: Height Measurement, Geology | S. Oregon Coast

- Coos Bay Area Discoveries: New South Oregon Coast History, Scientific Finds 

Bunker Hill

Coming Soon: Bandon Complete Guide Every beach and attraction in the Bandon area

• Will the Real China Creek of Oregon Coast Please Stand Up: Bandon, Near Florence

• Bandon's Wizards Hat Rock and Howling Dog: Which is which • Surprise: Bandon's Wizards Hat Rock is one and Howling Dog Rock and Komax are the same

Bandon Hotels, Lodging, Vacation Rentals

• Whiskey Run Beach Near Bandon a Subtle Wild Card on South Oregon Coast

• How Bandon's Face Rock Was Created: A Wild S. Oregon Coast Geologic Tale

- Bandon History: 'Great Flood of '96' for South Oregon Coast Hit Coos Bay, Bandon in Nov

Myrtle Point
Drew Valley
Laurel Grove

• How Cape Blanco is a Dividing Line in South Oregon Coast Weather 

Port Orford

• Arizona Beach on S. Oregon Coast: Cloistered, Sheltered from Wind, Delightfully Mellow

• Humbug Mountain and State Park on South Oregon Coast: Varied, Intricate Attractions

- 1919 Wreck of J.A. Chanslor on South Oregon Coast Left 36 Dead Near Cape Blanco 

- How Cape Blanco is a Dividing Line in South Oregon Coast Weather

Nesika Beach

• Cape Sebastian Near Gold Beach: Towering Thrills, Hikes of S. Oregon Coast

Coming Soon: More South Coast Complete Guides Every beach and attraction in an area

Gold Beach

• Land of Giants, Wild Sands at Ariya's Beach / Meyers Creek, South Oregon Coast

Pistol River

• Secret Beach is Ironically Famous on South Oregon Coast | Video


LATEST South Oregon Coast Articles, Updates


What Not to Do on Oregon Coast: Small Beaches During Big Tides, Video
Just about every year it happens somewhere along Oregon's coast. Weather, beach safety

Extremely Rare Fin Whale Strands on Oregon Coast: Attacked by Orcas, Stuck in...
Further updates on fin whale. Sciences

Romance of the South Oregon Coast: From Sand to Soaring Clifftops
The wooing and wowing at Bandon, Coos Bay, Gold Beach, Brookings, Reedsport. Travel tips

Oregon Coast Fin Whale Update: Sick, Weathered Orca Attack, Fishing Gear
A rare find, attacked by orcas, fishing gear, and very sick. Marine sciences

April 2024 Partial Solar Eclipse Coming to Oregon Coast, Washington Coast
On April 8, between 11:20 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., in and around 23 percent. Sciences

Are the Kooky Little Pyrosomes Coming Back to Oregon Coast? New Sightings
There's still a sizable amount of scientific mystery behind them. Marine sciences

Worst Beaches of the Oregon Coast
Some beaches are out to kill you when weather turns

25 Years Ago Today, Wild Tale of New Carissa Wreck Began on Oregon Coast (Pho...
Setting off a historic chain of sometimes wacky events in Coos Bay, Waldport. History, weather

Road Near Newport Buckles, Crews Now Working on Oregon Coast Highway That's S...
It recently buckled severely about milepost 133. Travel tips, weather

Washington / Oregon Coast Astronomy Fun with Groundhog Day, 'Da Vinci Glow'
Look for a planetary conjunction and earthshine. Sciences

Washington Coast Crabbers, Last Part of Oregon Coast Get Going Feb 1
Commercial crabbing had been delayed weeks. Marine sciences

Places with Same Names on Oregon Coast: Rocky, Agate, Haystacks, China, Otter
Agate Beach's, Rocky Point, Haystack Rocks, China Creeks, Otter Points: Newport, Bandon, Brookings, Gold Beach, Depoe Bay, Cannon Beach, Pacific City

Washington Coast State Parks Hiring - 300 Sought for Entire State's Parks
From the southern end up through the Olympic Peninsula

S. Oregon Coast Car Chase and an Oddball Case for Coos County Sheriffs
A car chase and a woman bringing unwise attention to herself. Coos Bay, true crime

ODOT Releases Ice Storm Numbers for Portland, Oregon Coast, Gorge
Millions of pounds of salt were dropped on those roads

Some of the Best of Bandon Hotels, Lodgings, Vacation Rentals, South Oregon C...
Sampling of places to stay and hotels in Bandon

Two Other Shipwrecks Pop Up on S. Oregon Coast, One a Rarity near Coos Bay
At Horsfall Beach, the Sujameco and the Helen E.. History, sciences

Much of Oregon Finally Sees Sunset Past 5 p.m. - Coast Already There
Seattle has to wait; a lunar eclipse is coming. Sciences, Washington coast

Oregon Coast's 2024 Festival Preview: Food, Fun and Sandcastles to Tunes, Floats
Sandcastles, food, a boatload of live music, crab, some hauntings, wine, antiques. South coast events, Banond events, Brookings, Coos Bay events, Florence events, Newport events, Lincoln City events, Pacific City events, Rockaway Beach events, events, Seaside events, Astoria events

Oregon Coast's Lincoln City to Upgrade Curbs with Accessibility Ramps
ODOT said construction starts later this year. Sciences


15 Feb 2024 at 8:00am

Discover the Ultimate Music Adventure at the 2024 South Coast Clambake Music ...
15 Feb 2024 at 8:00am
Are you a fan of great music, fun, and adventure? If you answered yes, then you?re going to LOVE the South Coast Clambake Music Festival happening March 7-10, 2024 on Oregon?s Adventure Coast: Coos Bay, North Bend, Charleston. If you?ve never been to this beloved annual music festival, make 2024 your year to change that! The event is so big that it takes place in four different performance venues located under one roof in the The Mill Casino ? Hotel & RV Park in North Bend.

A Local?s Guide to the Best Food and Fun in Charleston, Oregon
7 Feb 2024 at 8:00am
One of the best ways to discover and explore a new destination is to experience its restaurant scene like a local. The towns of Coos Bay , North Bend , and Charleston each have their own distinct culture and identity tied together by a passion for fresh ingredients sourced locally. We recently spotlighted some locally owned and operated restaurants in Coos Bay and North Bend. In this post, we?re highlighting some of the best spots in Charleston, Oregon to grab a bite!

Celebrating Black History Month on Oregon?s Adventure Coast: Coos Bay, North ...
30 Jan 2024 at 8:00am
As February approaches, so does Black History Month, a time dedicated to commemorating the invaluable contributions of Black Americans throughout history. While the Oregon Coast may not be the first place that comes to mind when discussing Black history, it has its own rich tapestry of stories and legacies that deserve recognition. Oregon?s Adventure Coast: Coos Bay, North Bend, Charleston may be known for its rugged beauty and pristine landscapes, but its history is also marked by people of African descent who have left a notable mark on our communities.

Good Eats in North Bend, Oregon ? Locally Owned and Operated!
23 Jan 2024 at 6:00pm
Pictured above: Featured dishes from the newly unveiled breakfast menu at Plankhouse Restaurant at The Mill Casino.Though North Bend, Oregon is part of a greater community known as Oregon?s Adventure Coast: Coos Bay, North Bend, Charleston - this historical town has a distinct vibe and character of its own. Situated on the ?North Bend? of the bay, this town boasts great beaches, shopping , the Oregon Dunes , gaming , the Oregon Coast?s only airport , and plenty of great food!

Run into the New Year on Oregon's Adventure Coast: Coos Bay, North Bend, Char...
2 Jan 2024 at 8:00am
As the calendar flips to a new year, many of us embark on a journey of self-improvement through New Year’s resolutions. In 2024, one resolution that is both physically and mentally enriching is taking up running. Running not only helps enhance cardiovascular health and build endurance, but it also offers a host of mental benefits, such as stress reduction and improved mood. Whether you’re aiming to shed a few pounds, boost your energy levels, or simply discover the joy of the open road, making running a part of your New Year’s resolution can empower you to lead a healthier and more fulfilling life in the year ahead.

Year-Round Outdoor Adventures to Enjoy on Oregon?s Adventure Coast
27 Dec 2023 at 2:00pm
Whether it’s winter, spring, summer, or fall, the towns of Coos Bay, North Bend, and Charleston - a.k.a. Oregon?s Adventure Coast - are beautiful destinations to explore any time of the year.Our beautiful undeveloped beaches, untamed dunes , and the popular Whiskey Run Mountain Biking Trail System are just some of the outdoor attractions accessible year round. Even in the winter months, visitors can experience delightful moments with occasional warmth, some rain, but always a touch of wild and wonderful charm!

Locally Owned Restaurants to Explore in Coos Bay, Oregon
19 Dec 2023 at 8:00am
If you’re looking for an experience that is distinctly Oregonian in nature, come experience the restaurant scene on Oregon?s Adventure Coast: Coos Bay, North Bend, Charleston ! Visitors to Oregon?s Adventure Coast will find plenty of options to satisfy any craving, whether it’s locally sourced seafood, a juicy burger, a delicious Italian meal, authentic Mexican cuisine, or even a German specialty dish! Our locally owned restaurants abound with fresh flavors, and each possesses its own distinct vibe and personality.

Countdown to Oregon's Winter Whale Watch Week: December 27-31, 2023!
11 Dec 2023 at 8:00am
Whale Watch Week on the Oregon coast is an extraordinary event that captures the hearts of nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers alike. This phenomenon, which typically occurs during the winter and spring migrations, offers a unique opportunity to witness the majestic gray whales as they make their incredible journey to and from the warm lagoons of Baja Mexico. From December through January, gray whales embark on their annual migration south, making Oregon?s Adventure Coast: Coos Bay, North Bend, Charleston a prime viewing spot.

How to Explore the ?Great Indoors? on Oregon?s Adventure this Winter!
30 Nov 2023 at 8:00am
Oregon?s Adventure Coast: Coos Bay, North Bend, Charleston is certainly known for the variety of epic outdoor adventures for visitors to experience (think water recreation , running, ATVing , hiking , golfing , cycling , fishing , beachcombing , etc), but it?s a little known fact that there are plenty of fantastic indoor adventures to enjoy. That?s not to say outdoor adventures are off limits during the winter months! After all, our beautiful undeveloped beaches, untamed dunes , and the popular Whiskey Run Mountain Biking Trail System are just some of the outdoor attractions accessible year round.

How to Enjoy the Beauty of Winter on Oregon?s Adventure Coast
20 Nov 2023 at 8:00am
Photo on the left is an image of a King Tide, photo on the right is an image of a High Surf Event.King Tides, Minus Tides, Winter Storms and High Surf Warnings - What Does All This Weather Terminology Mean for Oregon Coast Visitors?Oregon?s Adventure Coast is known for its unpredictableness, especially during the late fall and winter months. Some days the sea is remarkably calm, while other days result in the ocean wildly churning with enormous swells and massive waves.


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Astoria - at the northernmost tip of Oregon

Where the Columbia meets the Pacific, Land of Lewis & Clark and loads of atmosphere & history
Seaside, Oregon

The Promenade, Tillamook Head, family fun & broad, sandy beaches
Cannon Beach on the Oregon Coast
Cannon Beach

A mysterious lighthouse, upscale yet earthy, a huge monolith, fine eateries & an art mecca
Nehalem Bay, Manzanita, Nehalem, Wheeler and Rockaway Oregon Coast
Nehalem Bay - Manzanita, Rockaway, Wheeler

Manzanita's beaches, Nehalem and Wheeler's quirky beauty; laid back Rockaway
Oregon Coast: Tillamook Bay, Tillamook, Bay City, Barview, Garibaldi
Tillamook Bay

Garibaldi, Barview, Bay City, Tillamook & an oceanfront ghost town
Three Capes Loop, Oceanside, Netarts, Pacific City, Cape Lookout, Cape Meares
Three Cape Loop - Oceanside, Netarts, Pacific City

The hidden secret of the coast: Cape Meares, a lighthouse, Oceanside, Netarts and Pacific City
Lincoln City, Cascade Head, Neskowin, Inland Highway 101
Lincoln City
& the Corridor of Mystery
Miles & miles of unbroken beaches, Cascade Head, Neskowin and manmade attractions
Depoe Bay on the Oregon Coast
Depoe Bay

A spouting horn downtown, freaky hidden cliffs and whales, whales, whales
Newport, Nye Beach on the Oregon Coast

Time-tripping Nye Beach, a bustling bayfront, marine science-central and two lighthouses
Waldport, Seal Rock
Waldport, Seal Rock

Sands and dunes, craggy Seal Rock, semi-secret beaches

Constantly dramatic wave action, a mix of the rugged & upscale
Between Florence and Yachats - oodles of secret beaches
Upper Lane County

25 miles of deserted beaches & oodles of wonders
Florence - on the central Oregon coast

A lighthouse, ancient bayfront and miles and miles of fluffy dunes





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