Newsletter - Oregon Coast Visitors Association


  1. Fall Wellness Weekend at the Coast

    Posted by OCVA / August 24, 2020

    If you’ve ever felt like the ocean has healing powers, you’re not mistaken. The roar of the surf, blue horizon and heart-melting sunsets on the Oregon Coast are a balm for the soul, and sometimes a getaway is just what you need. Pack up the bags and head out in the fall, when towns and beaches are less crowded and the temperatures are still mild…

  2. Guide to Paddling on the Coast

    Posted by OCVA / August 24, 2020

    Whether it’s cruising through hidden coves in the ocean or paddling around a tranquil lake or estuary, you’ll get a chance to see wildlife and natural scenery that you just can’t find on land.  Before you set out to navigate Oregon’s coastal waterways, it’s important to read up on and follow these top water-safety guidelines so you and fellow paddlers get the most out of…

  3. 5 Ways to Have Fun Social Distancing on the South Coast

    Posted by OCVA / August 24, 2020

    Southern Oregon’s sea-stacked coastline will beguile you. Its beaches are never crowded. And as the tide recedes, dimpled patterns left in the sand invite you to wrinkle them up with your toes. The river mouths and estuaries play host to favorite pastimes, and the trails that work their way across the varied landscapes will rejuvenate your soul. Read on for these top ways to sift…

  4. Outstanding Places to Stay on the Coast

    Posted by OCVA / June 29, 2020

    When leisure travel is allowed again, Oregon’s coastal communities are ready to welcome you back to their spectacular oceanfront resorts, charming beachside cottages and family-friendly spaces for all budgets. Visitors can have peace of mind, too, knowing that all have updated their COVID-19 cleaning protocols according to state mandates to ensure a safe experience for all. This includes everything from deep-cleaning between parties to limiting…

  5. Bandon Dunes Unveils Sheep Ranch Golf Course

    Posted by OCVA / June 29, 2020

    World-renowned Bandon Dunes Golf Resort is Oregon’s most-lauded golf experience with authentic Scottish-links-style play, set along a spectacular stretch of Pacific coastline. With its four celebrated 18-hole courses — Bandon Dunes, Bandon Trails, Pacific Dunes and Old Macdonald –– all ranked among Golfweek’s 2019 Best Courses You Can Play, you may be shocked to discover that the golf resort has even more to offer. Newly…

  6. How to Enjoy the Coastal Outdoors Safely

    Posted by OCVA / June 29, 2020

    If you’ve been dreaming of wide-open beaches, old-growth trails and magnificent sunsets lately, you’re not alone. Oregon’s coastal communities are slowly reopening to visitors, but in order for everyone to stay safe and healthy, visitors are asked to follow all guidance from Gov. Kate Brown when traveling, including wearing masks in public indoor spaces. Here’s how to enjoy the outdoors safely on the Oregon Coast. …

  7. How to Support Oregon Coast Businesses From Home

    Posted by OCVA / April 28, 2020

    In this time of social distancing, Oregon Coast businesses are doing all they can to keep everyone safe. In some cases, that’s meant temporarily closing their doors; in other cases, it’s meant changing the way that they do business.  To ensure that our Oregon Coast businesses weather this storm, please consider supporting them from afar. Here are four things that you can do to help.…

  8. Visit the Oregon Coast Virtually

    Posted by OCVA / April 28, 2020

    Thank you for honoring Governor Kate Brown’s executive order to stay at home to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus. It’s the best way to keep you and our coastal communities safe. When this outbreak has passed, we’ll be here to welcome you back with open arms. In the meantime, we don’t want you to suffer from Oregon Coast withdrawal. Here’s a collection of…

  9. Starring the Oregon Coast

    Posted by OCVA / April 28, 2020

    With the call to stay home during the COVID-19 outbreak, you may find yourself missing the Oregon Coast’s salt-licked air and windswept vistas. You’ve also likely found yourself with a shrinking watch list as you catch up on TV shows and movies. Fortunately, directors have been drawn to these shores for years and have featured the Oregon Coast on the big and small screen. Here…