It’s summer and your trying to figure out where to go for your family vacation, the question is, where should you go this year. The Southern Oregon Coast is one of the undiscovered beauties of the southern coast. This unique stretch of coastline is full of amazing mountain views, ancient forests, and miles of beautiful beaches.
Whether you’re looking for some beautiful new hiking spots, uncrowded beaches to relax on, or you love exploring historic coastal towns and lighthouses, the southern Oregon coast has it all. Here you’ll find a guild to your ultimate summer getaway to the southern Oregon coast, from the best places to visit to some of the best places to stay and eat.
To start your journey off, you first have to decide where to stay, one of the top choices being the Pacific Reef Resort which is located right off Gold Beach. The Pacific Reef Resort is one of the best places to stay on southern Oregon coast. This resort has some of the best beach front condos, cottages, and hotel locations, along with some great food options, entertainment, and all at a great price.
Once you’ve found the perfect place to stay, it is time to do some exploring. If the beach is where your heart is, Gold beach is an amazing place to start your exploration and enjoyment of the wonderful sand and surf of the southern Oregon coast. Some other great places to visit are the Sam H. Boardman Scenic Corridor and Oregon’s Banana Belt. If you’re worried about chilly water, no fear, the Oregon’s Banana Belt is a naturally occurring meteorological phenomenon which keeps the southern Oregon coast unusually warm, which makes it great for swimming.
If small coastal towns is your jam, you have a great selection to choose from. Bandon is a beautiful town with tons of things to do, from horseback riding to kayaking or fishing, this unique coastal town is a great stop for many outdoor activities. If you love trying out local craft beer, you should check out places such as the Bandon Brewing Company, Arch Rock Brewing, or the 7 Devils Brewing Co. in Coos Bay, or while you are touring the southern Oregon coast, you can try them all.
Once you have enjoyed the view from your beachfront condo at the Pacific Reef Resort and toured the great beaches and coastal towns, it’s time to find a great place to eat. If you’re not looking to go out to far, the Pacific Reef Resort’s restaurant, The Chowder House, is known for its clam chowder and also has a lot of great options for great prices. If you’re looking to go out on the town, Anna’s – by the Sea is a great option, especially if you love fresh sea food and a unique romantic atmosphere.
Now that you have your family vacation trip all planned out, all that’s left to do is go and enjoy all that the southern Oregon coast has to offer.