Bandon and the South Coast in 1, 2 or 3 Days

Bandon is the quintessential Oregon Coast destination, with enough of all of these things to keep you busy for a week just to hit the highlights. If you have less time than that, let this be your guide to making the most of your time in this South Coast town.

: Coquille Point by Gary Hayes


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. But stay for the many 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.”

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Where is there good berry picking in the Bandon area?

The South Coast is one of the best places to U-pick blueberries, with the prime location being Langlois, just south of Bandon and north of Port Orford. There are a couple of family-run farms just off Highway 101 that mark their location with signs. Look for Jensen’s, which is organic. Berrying usually is at its height in August,…

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