Top Fishing Spots on the Southern Oregon Coast

Discover the Best Places for Fishing Discover the Best Places for Fishing on the Southern Oregon Coast, and Prepare for an Unforgettable Adventure! The Southern Oregon Coast is a treasure trove for fishing enthusiasts. Featuring a diverse range of fish species, breathtaking scenery, and serene coastal towns, this region provides anglers with a memorable fishing […]

Best Wildlife Watching Spots on the Southern Oregon Coast

The Southern Oregon Coast offers a fantastic opportunity to observe diverse and captivating wildlife in natural habitats. From the rugged cliffs and rocky shores to the picturesque dunes and marshlands, this breathtaking region has lots to offer wildlife enthusiasts. Discover some of the best wildlife watching spots on the Southern Oregon Coast so that you […]

5 Benefits of Living in a Coastal Community

Living in a coastal community in Southern Oregon can be an idyllic and exhilarating experience. The endless blue of the Pacific Ocean, combined with the eclectic communities that dot the coast, make this region a highly desirable place to call home. Here are 5 benefits of living in a coastal community (although there are so […]

Bandon’s Beautiful Circles in the Sand

Many have walked Bandon’s beach and taken in its beauty: towering sea stacks, perfect sand, ever-changing skies, crashing waves, and talkative birds. Not everyone, however, has been lucky enough to be rounding the point under the Face Rock Viewpoint when Denny Dyke, creator of Circles in the Sand, his wife Lita, and their helpers are […]

Windsurfing and Kiteboarding in Bandon

The sports of windsurfing and kiteboarding have been around much longer than most people realize, but are recently rapidly gaining popularity, and they are accessible to more than just an elite few. The Bandon area with its mild climate, beautiful scenery, and relatively reliable wind draw windsurfers and kiters of all levels, from the beginners […]

Oregon’s Public Beaches: A History

Oregon’s public beaches are some of the things that make Oregon great, but they were not always open to everyone. If sight of sand and sky and sea has given respite from your daily cares, then pause to thank Oswald West former governor of Oregon (1911-1915). By his foresight, nearly 400 miles of the ocean […]

Meet the Multitalented Mark Tierney

I recently had the honor and privilege of talking with artists Mark and Victoria Tierney, two of the most fascinating people I have met since moving to Bandon. Victoria told her story of her life’s journey that took her from coast to coast and involved many well-known artists. While Victoria was speaking, Mark Tierney sat nearby […]

Life on the Southern Oregon Coast

If you’re like most visitors we meet, you live in an upscale urban or suburban area, and you and your spouse are educated, employed in a corporate or professional position, have achieved wealth, and have adult kids who are finding a life path of their own. You’re thinking about retirement and your assets. Stocks and […]

A Dozen Things to do on a Rainy Day in Bandon

The winter rain on Oregon’s South Coast is a bit of a mixed blessing. We love the fact that it means green trees and plants and that it secures our water sources, but it also means many of our outdoor activities become a little less comfortable. Don’t despair, though. It may be a rainy day, […]

Bandon’s Sea Stacks

Most people don’t know the term “sea stacks,” even in Bandon, but everyone knows of Bandon’s most famous sea stack. A beautiful and sad Native American legend tells the story of Bandon’s iconic Face Rock. According to the legend, Princess Ewanua was visiting the coast with her father, and after a celebratory potlatch while everyone slept, […]