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Coos Bay

Adventures come easy in Coos Bay.

It all begins here — hiking, mountain biking, fishing, kayaking, ATV riding and more — at this picturesque Southern Oregon Coast town, set on the largest harbor between San Francisco and Seattle. Just a stone’s throw away are the Oregon Dunes and a stunning trio of state parks. A stroll through Coos Bay shows the convergence of past and present, where historic buildings spark inspiration next to innovative shops, restaurants and museums.

Trip Ideas

  • South Coast Brews
    There’s something brewing on Oregon’s South Coast. Just a couple of years ago, there was a veritable beer desert between the California border and Newport, more than 200 miles up the coastline. Now you can... More
  • Downtown Coos Bay Salmon
    If you spend much time traveling across Oregon this month, you will begin to see and feel the early signs of the changing seasons. For me, one of the surest signs of transition from summer... More
  • Sand, Seafood and Surf in Coos Bay
    The towns of Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston, located on or not far from Highway 101 in the southern part of the state, are called Oregon’s Adventure Coast for a reason. Surrounded by thick... More
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