Lifestyle, Arts, Entertainment & News Articles About the Area

The introductory paragraph of Dream Golf sums it best: "Ever since it opened in 1999, Bandon Dunes has been one of the stories in golf, an improbable tale that got better with each telling. On a remote stretch of the Pacific Coast, at the edge...

There are many things about the area that make it special. However, for most visitors and residents alike, the defining and distinguishing characteristic that makes Bandon unique is a refreshing sense for the possibility of a lifestyle transformation and greater peace of mind. Most of you reading...

A writer, an economist, someone from the Cloud at Oracle, a CFO, a fireman, a psychologist, high school principal, an advertising executive, a banker; they all have one thing in common — they moved to Bandon. And that’s what you’ll find when you visit: a surprising...

If you’re like most visitors we meet, you live in California or somewhere in the southwest, and you and your spouse are educated, employed in a corporate or professional position, have achieved wealth of consequence, and have kids who are segueing into adulthood and a...

In this video, several Bandon locals are interviewed as to what it's like to live in Bandon...

Bandon is a place the entire family can enjoy, and kids find particular pleasure in some of the things it has to offer. For a mellow day in town, kids have a great time prowling the streets of Old Town and shopping in the many gift...

Bandon residents take pride in the fresh produce, humanely raised livestock and eggs, perfectly delicious sourdough bread, cheese, and seafood, all locally made and raised. These products are often available directly from the source but are also found in local stores, markets and restaurants. Face Rock...

Regardless of what some may say, the weather on the Southern Oregon Coast is pleasant and mild much of the time. Summers are warm and sunny, and, as part of the Oregon Coast’s “banana belt”, winter temperatures are known to get into the upper 60s...

Nature has done a spectacular job in creating for Bandon some of the finest art in the world in its beaches, ocean and wildlife. Bandon’s humans, however, create some very fine art of a different sort. Bandon’s creative presence is evident in music, numerous galleries, community...

Bandon's restaurants do much to help nourish the body, but the spirit needs nourishment as well. Many counselors are available to attend to your mental health, and there is selection of places of worship for those looking to join a congregation or to attend while...

A healthy body and a healthy soul are inextricably linked, and Bandon has many opportunities to strengthen both. Indoor Fitness Centers Bandon’s three indoor fitness centers, Bandon Fitness, Masterpiece Fitness Training, and Fast & Fit offer a variety of ways to improve strength, cardiovascular ability, and/or flexibility,...

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...