There's more to the Coast than the Coast

Home to towns that are adventures unto themselves, full of local art, fresh halibut off the docks and interesting people to meet. Scroll down and dig in!

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Home to towns that are adventures unto themselves, full of local art, fresh halibut off the docks and interesting people to meet. Scroll down and dig in!

Trip Ideas & Itineraries

From Azaleas to Pirates, Festivals Spell Fun on the Southern Oregon Coast

With built-in entertainment, local eats and a unique link to the area, a local festival can be the perfect centerpiece for your next getaway. In Curry County on Oregon’s South Coast, you’ll find festivals celebrating everything from pirates to fungi, plus colorful displays of floral bloom or literally millions of holiday lights. Here’s a rundown of the best festivals on the Southern Oregon Coast to add to your calendar.

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South Coast Kayaking 101

Along with the allure of the broad blue Pacific, water comes in many forms on the South Coast, from hidden coves and serene sloughs to wild rivers flowing through coastal forests. A nimble kayak gives you an immersive way to experience it all.

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Waterfall Hikes on the Southern Oregon Coast

Discover Trails to Nature’s Cascading Wonders Envision strolling through ancient forests, each turn unveiling another natural marvel. At the end of your stroll, imagine yourself at the foot of a glistening waterfall with the feel of mist on your face...

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Unique Lodgings on the Southern Oregon Coast

More than a Stay, It’s an Experience When it comes to vacationing on the Southern Oregon Coast, get ready for an amazing adventure filled with unique and extraordinary accommodations. From enchanting treehouses tucked away in lush forests to breathtaking lookouts...

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3 Spring Break Trips on the South Coast

Take the whole family on a trip this spring break along the rugged shorelines of Oregon's Southern Coast. Historic towns like Coos Bay, Gold Beach and Brookings are perfect base camps to settle in and explore. Take your time and discover why families love this corner of the state in the springtime. Here are some of our favorite uncrowded beaches, places to see migrating whales, and mile after mile of breathtaking dune and forest adventures.

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Getting Away in Winchester Bay

With one of the tallest sand dunes in Oregon, exceptional crabbing, a classic Oregon lighthouse and forested trails galore, Winchester Bay has all the ingredients for a memorable coastal escape.

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Events on the South Coast

Apr 1 - Aug 31, 2024

Circles in the Sand

Bandon, OR
Apr 17, 2024

Wind Down Wednesdays with Live Music

North Bend, OR
Apr 17, 2024

Group Run – Weekly Wednesday Evenings

Coos Bay, OR

Featured Spots

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Coastal Market

A cafe which sells a variety of baked goods as well as coffee and hot beverages. Not only that, they sell many specialty ingredients and culinary goods.

29251 Ellensburg Avenue
Gold Beach, OR

541-425-5988

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Mike Roberts Guide Service

When the salmon and the steelhead begin to leave the Pacific Ocean for the Rogue River, you need an experienced fishing guide for your Rogue River fishing trip. Mike Roberts is a Rogue River salmon fishing guide, living in Gold...

Gold Beach, OR

(541) 425-0414
Email us (michaelkenroberts[at]yahoo[dot]com)

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Five Star Charters

Five Star Charters is a family owned operation based in Gold Beach, Oregon. They offer ocean charter boat and guided river fishing services. The ocean and nearby rivers offer world class fishing many months of the year. Look at the...

Gold Beach, OR

541-247-0217
Email us (info[at]5starcharters[dot]com)

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Secret Beach

Find the trail entrance to Secret Beach about 1/3 mile south of milepost 345 on U.S. 101 in Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor. There is a small gravel parking area that leads to the 3/4 mile trail down to...

Brookings, OR
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Artist Loft Gallery

Beautiful art, pottery, and jewelry from local artists. 

367 Anderson Avenue
Coos Bay, OR

541-266-8056

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Port of Port Orford

A Unique Port in the Heart of a Unique Town As you take in the breathtaking view, you’ll notice the two large yellow cranes used to launch and retrieve vessels. It is the only ‘dolly dock’ on the West Coast,...

300 Dock Road
Port Orford, OR

541-332-7121
Email us (p[dot]cox[at]portofportorford[dot]org)

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Creations By The Sea

Custom Epoxy Creations, Coasters, Canvas Art, River Tables, Driftwood, Bowls and Free Standing Art.

50372 Highway 101
Bandon, OR

541-217-0340
Email us (kimberlyilenebell[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Gold Beach Guide Service

Gold Beach Guide Service is owned and operated by Gene Garner, a local professional with over 35 years of experience fishing rivers on the Southern Oregon coast. Depending on the time of year, Gold Beach Guide Service guides fishing trips...

27286 Eighty Acres Rd
Gold Beach, OR

541-290-1915
Email us (genegarnerguide[at]yahoo[dot]com)

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South Coast Bicycles

South Coast Bicycles offers new bikes and related parts, apparel and accessories and bike repairs, as well as bike rentals – including fat bike rentals.

805 2nd St. SE
Bandon, OR

(541) 347-1995

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Rogue River Appleworks

The aromas that drift toward you as you walk by the door in Gold Beach, Oregon, will tease your mind and lead you in the direction of the tantalizing scents. Once through the door of Rogue River Appleworks, memories of...

29750 Ellensburg Ave
Gold Beach, OR

541-247-6809

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Charthouse Sportfishing

Six pack Charter offers year round fishing targeting Salmon, halibut and lingcod and provides all needed fishing gear. Charthouse Sportfishing id USCG licensed and safety equipped, with the safest bar crossing on the Oregon coast. Enjoy the wide open action...

Brookings, OR

(541) 251-1943
Email us (jbithell1[at]charter[dot]net)

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Cape Arago State Park

Cape Arago may be the end of the road (the road out of Coos Bay goes no further), but it's really only the beginning if you want to explore the southern Oregon coast. Located at the end of Cape Arago...

Coos Bay, OR

(541)888-3778

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