Your Live Culture Coast trip: mapped, planned, and ready to roll

There are 135 stunningly beautiful miles between our Reedsport and Brookings—that's just under three hours of drive time along Highway 101. Below are a few resources we hope will help you plan your trip—and make your travels most memorable.

Where to Stay 

From beachfront hotels to cabins tucked up in the woods, the Southern Oregon Coast has accommodations for every taste and traveler. We suggest starting with the chambers of commerce and visitor centers in the area you’d like to stay in. These links will take you to the lodging pages of key towns, from north to south, including ReedsportCoos Bay-North Bend-CharlestonBandonPort OrfordGold Beach, and Brookings. Also, our experience provider Myrtle Glen Farm has a great Bed & Breakfast.

Discount for Live Culture Coast Travelers! The Mill Casino in Coos Bay is offering anyone who registers for a Live Culture Coast event a rate of $100 per night for the weekend of October 18-21—a discount of 40%. Just sign up for a weekend class by October 4 and we’ll send you a lodging discount code. Enjoy!

The Mill Casino  in Coos Bay

The Mill Casino in Coos Bay

Where to Eat

With its farms, fisheries, and love for local bounty, the Southern Oregon Coast is a food destination in its own right. To explore the best of this region’s food culture, we recommend checking out the farms, restaurants, and food purveyors of the Wild Rivers Coast Food Trail. (You'll find a downloadable brochure at the bottom of their website.)

Restaurants, breweries, and bakeries providing experiences for 2019 Live Culture Coast appear below. 


Live Culture Coast Experience Providers


Adventure Outfitters

Photo by Justin Myers, 2018

Photo by Justin Myers, 2018

South Coast Tours

Kayaking, SUP, fishing, and van tours from Coos Bay to Brookings.

Coos Boat Tours
56238 Lost Valley Rd, Coos Bay
(541) 999-6575

Leisurely tours of Coos Bay and the Coquille River.

Pineapple Express Adventure Rides
832 Highway 101 Port Orford
(772) 633-7385

Bike tours and rentals, whether on beach, single-track, or mixed terrain. 

Jerry's Rogue Jets
29980 Harbor Way, Gold Beach
(800) 451-3645

Jet boat trips up the Wild and Scenic Rogue River.


Independent Breweries + Spirits

7 Devils Brewing Company
247 S 2nd St, Coos Bay
(541) 808-3738

Northwest-style ales brewed with local ingredients—and a spirit of community.

Stillwagon Distillery
63848 Seven Devils Rd, Charleston
(253) 732-8458

Tasting Room: 175 2nd St SE, Bandon
(541) 329-1008

Rum and spirits with a sustainable spirit. 

Bandon Rain

Buy pints at local breweries like 7 Devils and Bandon Brewing

Arch Rock Brewing Company
28779 Hunter Creek Loop, Gold Beach
(541) 247-0555

Lager, pale and porter, brewed and distributed locally. 


Misty Mountain Brewing
625 Chetco Ave, Brookings
(541) 813-2599

Hand-crafted ales and lagers with eight taps flowing. 

Chetco Brewing Company
830 Railroad St, Brookings
(541) 661-5347

Small-town, small-batch brewing. World-class beer. 

Shops & Galleries

Port Hole Books
77567 Hwy 101, Gardiner
(541) 999-5725

Specializes in new/used/rare books/appraisals.


Sage Place & Bandon Discovery Center
525 11th St SE, Bandon
(541) 329-0303

Creative studio and gallery specializing in fused glass. 

Art By the Sea Gallery and Studio, LLC
145 Filmore Ave SE, Bandon
(541) 347-5355

Member-owned gallery in Old Town Bandon. 

The Wool Company
990 2nd St, Bandon 
(541) 347-3912

Yarn, natural fibers, and knitting classes. 

Bandon It's a Shore Thing & Succulents 2
125 Chicago Ave, SE Bandon 
(541) 551-1180

Beach-themed shop and succulent-design gallery.

ARTS at the A-Frame
14th St at Arizona, Port Orford

Gallery space of Port Orford Community Arts Council.


Semi Aquatic Gallery
654 Chetco Avenue, Brookings, 
(503) 504-2861

The art and gallery of Spencer Reynolds.


Foxglove Wellness & Apothecary
511 Fern Ave Brookings
(541) 203-0366

Healing, health and wellness shop.

Coffee Shops

Bayside Coffee
63340 Boat Basin Road, Charleston
(541) 260-3742

Fair-trade beans, roasted onsite. 


Floras Creek Coffee Co.
48384 Hwy 101, Langlois

Small-batch–roasted coffee. Vintage roaster.

Restaurants + Bakeries

Redfish Restaurant
517 Jefferson St. Port Orford
(541) 366-2200 

Local bounty from farm and sea—with Pacific Ocean views.

Off the Wagon Food Truck
830 Railroad St, Brookings
@ Chetco Brewing Company

Vegan fare from a Cordon Bleu-trained chef. 

Farmstead Bread
Myrtle Point

Buy wild yeast sourdough bread at local retailers like Coos Head Co-op and Coos Bay Farmers Market

94213 2nd St Unit B, Gold Beach

Buy wild-yeast sourdough bread at local retailers like Rachel’s Coffee and Rogue River Appleworks

First Rise Baking Company
630 Fleet St, Brookings 
(541) 254-9164

Bagels, bread, and all manner of seasonal baked delights. 

Food Shops

Coos Head Food Co-op
353 S. 2nd St, Coos Bay 
(541) 756-7264

Incorporated in 1971! Organic, local, and full of love. 


Mother's Natural Grocery
975 2nd St SE, Bandon
(541) 347-4086

Organic and natural foods. Gourmet vegetarian deli.


Port Orford Community Co-op
American Legion Hall, 421 11th St, Port Orford
(541) 366-2067

Community-owned and open to all!

Other Things to Do 

North Bend Lanes
1225 Virginia Ave, North Bend 
(541) 756-0571

Bowling at its best. 


Mossy Lotus
781 N Bayshore Dr, Coos Bay
(541) 217-0400

Yoga studio with classes from gentle yin to power flow. 


Egyptian Theater
229 S Broadway, Coos Bay
(541) 808-8295

Historic movie theater still bedecked in pharaohs and gold.