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


Bandon is shaped by stunning ocean vistas, wild woods and streams.

Feel free to pace yourself and take it all in ⁠— because there’s a lot to see and do. Here you can enjoy year-round fishing, cycling, golf, hiking and beach exploring. The landscape is green, the air is clean and the temperature is moderate in every season. If the wind does happen to pick up, just bundle up and witness some of the Oregon Coast’s best storm watching.

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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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