: Erik Urdahl


Just eight miles from Coos Bay, this quaint fishing village is a gateway to beautiful beaches, state parks and untouched scenery.

Fishing, crabbing, clamming, kayaking, surfing and hiking abound in the area. The grand garden and ocean views from Shore Acres and Cape Arago state parks will leave you breathless. Dine overlooking the water, or find unique treasures in the town’s eclectic shops. Whatever you choose to do, Charleston does not disappoint.

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What events are happening on the Oregon Coast at the end of summer?

Late-September through early-October is a great time to visit the Oregon Coast for outdoor recreation and wildlife spotting. With the large summer crowds gone, herds of Roosevelt Elk are frequently seen along the coast. If you’re interested in whale watching, I’d suggest Depoe Bay, where Oregon State Parks operates a Whale Watch Center, or Cape…


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Live Culture Coast – Charleston

October 19 - 22, 2019
Charleston, Oregon Coast

33rd Annual Holiday Lights at Shore Acres

November 29 - December 31, 2019
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