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If you like quintessential beach towns, Bandon is your place. Come for the incredible ocean vistas, charming stores and restaurants, historic lighthouse and thriving art community. Stay for the outdoor activities, from fishing, hiking and kayaking on the Wild Rivers Coast to golfing at world-famous resorts. Maybe you’ll even take a farm tour and learn why Bandon’s nickname is the “Cranberry Capital of Oregon.”

Oregon Coast

Bandon is located in Oregon Coast, home to 363 miles of secluded beaches, sand dunes, crashing waves, lighthouses and towering forests.

This area includes the nearby subregion: Wild Rivers Coast.

Nearby cities are: Charleston, Coos Bay, North Bend, and Port Orford.

an Oregon StoryRoad Trip: Bandon

by Eileen Garvin / April 25, 2013

Just when you think you know the Oregon Coast, you think again. Take the South Coast, for example. Less trafficked than the north, the rugged southern region has a charm all its own friendly little towns, miles of remote beaches and activities…

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an Oregon StorySoak up Bandon’s Local Flavor

by Tara Corbin / June 9, 2016

With no direct link to the I-5 freeway, Bandon can be consideredan out-of-the-way destination on Oregon’s Southern Coast. But if you’re up for making the trek, this 3,000-person community has a lot to offer. A visitor once told me he had to…

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an Oregon StoryFamily Weekend in Bandon and Coos Bay

by Emily Forsha / March 25, 2015

When my husband needed to make a quick trip to Bandon for work, it seemed like the perfect time to take one more family vacation before we all jump into our busy season.

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an Oregon StoryWashed Ashore: Be Transformed

by Dave Weich / October 25, 2012

Bandon is known for breathtaking beaches and a world-class golf course. Now the Coos County town is attracting attention for another reason: The Washed Ashore Project. If you’ve driven the stretch of Route 101 south of Bandon, you’ve…

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Find things to see and do In Bandon

  1.     Attractions
    1.     Amusement Parks
    2.     Aquariums & Zoos
    3.     Art Galleries & Studios
    4.     Casinos
    5.     Movies and TV filmed in Oregon
    6.     Museums & Interpretive Centers
    7.     Outdoors & Nature
    8.     Performing Arts
    9.     Shopping
    10.     Theater
    11.     Tour Companies & Guides
  2.     Recreation
    1.     Birding
    2.     Camping
    3.     Cycling
    4.     Fishing
    5.     Golf
    6.     Guides & Charters
      1.     Back Country Guides
      2.     Bicycle Guides
      3.     Charter Boats
      4.     Fishing Guides
      5.     Hunting Guides
      6.     Jet Boat Charters
      7.     Outdoor Guides
      8.     Whitewater Guides
    7.     Hiking
    8.     Indoor Sports
    9.     Jet Boating
    10.     Kayaking
    11.     Oregon Winter Trips
    12.     Rafting
    13.     Snow Sports
    14.     Sustainable Travel
  3.     Eat & Drink
    1.     Artisan Producers
    2.     Beer & Breweries
    3.     Cideries
    4.     Coffee & Tea
    5.     Culinary Experiences
    6.     Distilleries
    7.     Farmers' Markets
    8.     Farms & Farm Stays
    9.     Oregon Food Trips
    10.     Picking & Foraging
    11.     Ranches & Ranch Stays
    12.     Restaurants
      1.     American
      2.     Asian Fusion
      3.     Cajun / Creole
      4.     Chinese
      5.     French Bistros
      6.     Greek
      7.     Irish
      8.     Italian
      9.     Japanese
      10.     Latino
      11.     Mediterranean
      12.     Pacific Northwest
      13.     Pizza
      14.     Seafood
      15.     Southern
      16.     Thai
    13.     Seafood
    14.     Wineries & Wine
  4.     Oregon Heritage
    1.     Covered Bridges
    2.     Ghost Towns
    3.     Heritage Areas
    4.     Heritage Museums
    5.     Indian Country
    6.     Lighthouses
    7.     Old West & Oregon Trail
  5.     Natural Wonders
    1.     Bodies of Water
      1.     Lakes & Reservoirs
      2.     Rivers
      3.     Waterfalls
    2.     Forests, Parks & Refuges
      1.     National Forests & Parks
      2.     National Wildlife Refuges and Areas
      3.     State Parks
    3.     Mountains & Hills
  6.     Events
    1.     Animal & Agriculture Events
    2.     Culinary Events
    3.     Cultural Heritage Events
    4.     Exhibit & Lecture Events
    5.     Fairs & Festivals
    6.     Flower & Garden Events
    7.     Oregon Food Trips
    8.     Performing Art Events
    9.     Snow Sports
    10.     Sports Events
    11.     Visual Art Events
    12.     Volunteer Events
  7. All Places to Stay
  8.     Lodging
    1.     Bed and Breakfasts
    2.     Boutique Hotels
    3.     Farm or Ranch Stay
    4.     Glamping or Tree Houses
    5.     Hostels
    6.     Hotel / Motel
    7.     Resorts
    8.     Vacation Rentals
  9.     RV Parks
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