Coos Bay, OR

Travel Guide
Coos Bay

This may be the largest city on the coast of Oregon, but its small-town charm will enchant you. Explore the beautiful parks scattered throughout the area. 

It is easy to understand why people want to visit and settle in Coos Bay, the largest city on the Oregon coast. Enjoy its prime location on a stunning bay sandwiched between lush forests and the Pacific Ocean. Its legacy of shipbuilding and timber has made Coos Bay a significant commercial hub.

Although most people travel to Coos Bay to savor the beautiful surroundings, the town itself is also a great place to spend the day. After exploring the downtown shops and restaurants, stroll through Mingus Park. This complex includes a swimming pool, amphitheater, playground, picnic areas, tennis courts, 18-hole disc golf course and sports fields.

Coos Bay also has several great museums. Coos Art Museum is located in a former U.S. post office and has nearly 500 permanent collections, along with rotating exhibits and lectures throughout the year. Learn about the railroad industry that helped shape the city at the Oregon Coast Historic Rail Museum. See relics from the logging heyday, such as a 1922 steam locomotive that transported lumber from the area’s forests.

Drive a few miles southwest to reach some of the most beautiful parks on Oregon’s coast. Cape Arago State Park is located on a dramatic headland jutting into the Pacific Ocean. Hike along the park’s trails or try fishing on the beach. Just offshore, hundreds of sea lions and seals make their home on Shell Island.

Visit the dramatic cliff-top oasis of Shore Acres State Park. See the coast’s natural beauty and sprawling manicured formal gardens. From your high vantage point, watch seals and whales swim below or observe a storm rolling in over the water.

Coos Bay is located along Highway 101, the famous route running north and south along the entire length of America’s west coast. Fly into Southwest Oregon Regional Airport in North Bend, a 10-minute drive outside of town.

Motel 6 Coos Bay, OR
Motel 6 Coos Bay, OR
2 out of 5
1445 N Bayshore Dr, Coos Bay, OR
The price is $55 per night from Oct 3 to Oct 3
Situated in Coos Bay, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Coos Bay Boardwalk and The Mill Casino. Pony Village Mall is 2.6 mi (4.3 km) away.
3.4/5Good! (927 reviews)
"Fine place to stay but know it’s right on a busy road and noisy"

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2021

Motel 6 Coos Bay, OR
Red Lion Hotel Coos Bay
Red Lion Hotel Coos Bay
3 out of 5
1313 N Bayshore Dr, Coos Bay, OR
The price is $116 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 24
Situated near the airport, this hotel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Coos Bay Boardwalk and within 3 mi (5 km) of The Mill Casino and Pony Village Mall. Oregon Dunes ...
3.5/5Good! (932 reviews)
"Easy to find, large rooms, and quiet."

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2021

Red Lion Hotel Coos Bay
Best Western Holiday Hotel
Best Western Holiday Hotel
2.5 out of 5
411 N Bayshore Dr, Coos Bay, OR
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $157 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 1
Located in the heart of Coos Bay, this hotel is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Coos Bay Boardwalk and 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from The Mill Casino. Oregon Dunes National Recreation ...
4/5Very Good! (971 reviews)
"I liked the pool and hot tub. The shower was also very nice."

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2021

Best Western Holiday Hotel
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Bay Point Landing
Bay Point Landing
3.5 out of 5
92443 Cape Arago Hwy, Coos Bay, OR
Situated in a rural location, this aparthotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of The Mill Casino, Pony Village Mall, and Bastendorff Beach. Sunset Bay State Park and ...
4.9/5Exceptional! (19 reviews)
"Great place right on the bay. Lots of room to roam. Very attentive staff. It's just outside of the town of Coo's Bay...have to drive to get to the downtown area."

Reviewed on May 10, 2021

Bay Point Landing
Below the Falls Lodge - Next to Golden & Silver Falls
Below the Falls Lodge - Next to Golden & Silver Falls
Coos Bay, OR
Located on the waterfront, this family-friendly vacation home is within 25 mi (40 km) of Coquille River, Coos Bay Boardwalk, and The Mill Casino. Bastendorff ...
4.9/5Exceptional! (95 reviews)
Heavenly Retreat
"We traveled from Groveland California to spend a week with our friends from Snohomish Washington. We were all looking forward to getting away from the constant connection to the world and just spending time catching up with each other. It was heaven from the moment we arrived to the day we left. ..."

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2021

Below the Falls Lodge - Next to Golden & Silver Falls
Oceanside Beachfront RV Resort
Oceanside Beachfront RV Resort
2 out of 5
90281 Cape Arago Hwy, Coos Bay, OR
With direct access to the beach, this Coos Bay campground is within a 10-minute walk of Bastendorff Beach, Lighthouse Beach, and Sunset Bay State Park. Simpson ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (58 reviews)
Enjoyed our stay
"It was an amazing stay. The cottage was wonderful. The ocean was close by. We look forward to doing it again. There is much to do."

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2020

Oceanside Beachfront RV Resort
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