Spectacular and Secluded – Bandon in National News

Bandon Beach Sea Stacks

Obvious to those who live here, as well as to those who vacation here regularly, Bandon continues to gain national recognition as one of best beach towns in America, boasting one of the best secluded beaches across the U.S.



In July 2022, Conde’ Nast Traveler magazine named Bandon one of “The 10 Best Beach Towns on the West Coast” for its views and rock formations.

Cranberries, wildlife, and Bandon’s natural beauty highlight Conde’ Nast Traveler magazine’s article on “Whale Sightings and Hikes on a Road Trip Along Oregon’s Wild Rivers Coast.” Day 3 of the road trip starts at Otter Point north of Gold Beach and ends with an overnight stay in Bandon. Day 4 spotlights a morning in Old Town and biking at Whiskey Run before heading to Coos Bay for the afternoon and evening. 

Online in June 2022, Northwest Travel & Life magazine lists Bandon in its article on “Best Views, Beaches & Easy Trails on Oregon’s South Coast.” Highlighted are Bandon’s beach views, artisanal eats, and world-famous golfing facilities.

Bandon State Natural Area figured prominently in Northwest Travel & Life magazine’s online article “Surf’s Up: Coastal State Parks” in May 2022. The author describes Bandon as a quintessential beach getaway and a photographer’s dream with a treasure trove of coastal attractions.

The April 8, 2022 edition of The Wall Street Journal published “The Nature of the Game Review: Dreaming of Links.” This article reviews the book, which details the making of Bandon Dunes Golf Resort. Could a classic golf course of the kind found in Scotland be created in America? Find out.

In its 2021 March/April publication, Northwest Travel & Life magazine invites you to “Unplug on the Oregon Coast” in “Bandon, Oregon, A Place to Recharge“. Highlighted are Bandon’s numerous beach hiking, birding, and browsing opportunities. Find a back copy, or for a quicker look at what Bandon has to offer, read their article online at “Find Your Bliss in Bandon, Oregon“.

AARP highlights Bandon State Natural Area on its list of “10 Top Picks for Secluded Beaches Across the U.S.”  Described as a coastal gem with whimsical rock formations, AARP notes the area’s crashing waves, towering bluffs, and abundant wildlife.

For an idyllic stretch of sand and solitude as well as a host of amusements, Trips to Discover picks Bandon as one of “America’s 21 Best Beach Towns” as well as one of the “15 Charming Small Towns in Oregon You Need to Visit.” Noting its spectacular seaside beauty, the online platform calls Bandon a quintessential beachside destination.