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14 reasons why Bandon is a perfect wedding destination

Destination Bandon

14 Things You Should Know about Bandon-by-the Sea on the beautiful Oregon Coast, and why it is an incredible place for a destination Wedding or special event

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  1. Bandon Beach is arguably one of the most beautiful and picturesque beaches in the world. Wild, rugged and beautiful, it is a pleasure to view and sets a wonderful backdrop for photos and a memorable experience for you and all your guests.
  2. The lovely Cypress Room at Bandon Crossings Golf Course is available for weddings and receptions, and the fee includes the wedding ceremony and reception including tables and chairs for up to 90.Cypress Room Sabold sm
  3. Beach combing can be enjoyed on foot, on horseback, or on a specialty beach bicycle. beach trail ride HZ
  4. The town of Bandon is charming with quaint Old Town shops and restaurants and is never too crowded. You can find cranberry everything, including jam, but you won’t find a traffic jam.
  5. Visit Washed Ashore Art to Save the Sea where you can help create a very unique and unusual work of art and learn about the health of the ocean. washed ashore
  6. Kayaking in the Marsh or crabbing on the dock is a fun adventure with rentals available.
  7. Tour the Coquille River Lighthouse at Bullards Beach State Park
  8. There is a wide selection of lodging, with several hotels and a great number of vacation homes available, many with ocean views and beach access. Booking ahead is always a wise choice, especially for summer, weekends and holidays.
  9. Many wedding services are available in Bandon and nearby Coos Bay, with florists, caterers, photographers, DJ’s, hair stylists, and other vendors.
  10. It is possible to get married on the beach, but if you will have over 50 guests, or plan to use furniture or special decorations, then a special permit needs to be obtained.
  11. Golf in Bandon is world class, and your wedding festivities include a golf outing at Bandon Crossings, with special activities for non-golfers. Oar 14 green reflected in pond
  12. Transportation: Bandon has a small private airstrip, and commercial flights are available to North Bend (OTH – 48 minutes by car), Eugene (EUG – 2:45 hours), Portland (PDX – 4:33 hours) and Medford (MFR – 3:10 hours). Car rentals are available at all of them, with Enterprise and Hertz serving North Bend. There are also taxis and shuttles available, but most people will enjoy the freedom of a car during their visit. Traffic is never an issue in Bandon, even in the high season.
  13. Weather: The ocean keeps the climate quite mild, with average winter highs of 55 and summer at 65 on the beach, while it is warmer (but never hot) at Bandon Crossings Golf Course. Rain is usually only seen in the winter and early spring, with frequent lulls in a storm for great wave watching opportunities. It can be breezy any time of year, so always bring a light rain jacket, which can double as a wind breaker.
  14. Get more Bandon information online or at the Visitor Center at the entrance to Old Town Bandon, and begin a great adventure!

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