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Coos Bay

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Coos Bay

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Coos Bay is a town on the Southern Oregon Coast.

Get in

Access to the city of Coos Bay is granted to motor vehicles via Highway 101 to the north and south, and to air transportation via the Southwest Oregon Regional Airport in North Bend.

Get around

See

Oregon Dunes

Located just a few minutes North of Coos Bay, the Oregon Dunes Recreational Area is a place to ride any kind of off-road vehicle.The sand dunes offers a seemingly endless variety of trails and open riding areas that it is virtually impossible to run out of riding options. Experience and inexperienced riders alike can find a challenge here. From tall looming hills to flat open areas the riding is vast. You can pick a bowl to stick around and play in all day long, or you can ride from one end of the dunes such as Spinreel at the North end, to Boxcar at the South end. About a twelve mile ride. During the summer months the evening darkness on the dunes can be cut with the headlights of off-road enthusiasts, making their way across the open sands. The dunes are a very popular place come Memorial day weekend, Fourth of July, and Labor day weekend. People from as far away as Southern California make the trip to ride and participate in the madness. It is truly something one should experience at least once in their lifetime.

Misc

  • Cape Blanco Lookout
  • Shore Acres Gardens
  • World War Two Bunker
  • Prefontaine Memorial Track

Do

  • Spinreel Dune Buggy & ATV Rentals [4]
  • The Great South Coast Pub Crawl

Beaches

  • Bastendorff Beach
  • Lighthouse Beach
  • Sunset Bay
  • Horsefall Beach (accessible from dunes)

Buy

Eat

  • Walt's Pourhouse
  • The Mill Casino (24hrs)
  • The Sunset Pub

Sleep

  • Comfort Inn Coos Bay (Coos Bay Oregon Resorts), 1503 Virginia Avenue North Bend, OR 97459, (541) 756-3191, [1]. checkin: 4 PM; checkout: 11 AM. The Comfort Inn Coos Bay is a motel/hotel on the beautiful Oregon coast that offers spacious, comfortable rooms near some of the most popular golf courses, state parks and visitor attractions.
  • Red Lion Hotel Coos Bay, 1313 N. Bayshore Drive (On Hwy 101, 6 blocks North of the Coos Bay City Center), 541-267-4141, [2]. checkin: 3:00PM; checkout: 12:00PM. A Non-Smoking, pet friendly Hotel with 145 Rooms. Amenities include a Fitness Room, Seasonal Outdoor Heated Pool, Spa, and a Washer and Dryer. On site restaurant which specializes in Pacific Northwest cuisine, and a Sports Lounge with 8 TV's including Two 52" Plasma Televisions..
  • Waterfront Homes on Coos Bay, 91904 Cape Arago Hwy, 800 962-2815, [3]. checkin: 3PM; checkout: 11 AM. wo one bedroom homes (one upper, one lower) at the water's edge overlooking Coos Bay. Upper unit allows for no more than two persons, lower unit no more than three (sofa bed in lower unit will accommodate one child or adult). Both units are strictly non-smoking nor are pets allowed. These quaint, comfortable homes are located within three miles of some of the greatest crabbing along the Oregon coast, as well as excellent clamming beds just yards away. $750/week.

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