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Local Tips


Taking a Daytrip to Bandon

Nestled against the Coquille River in the Southern Coast of Oregon lies the town of Bandon. This cozy area is full of natural beauty, outdoor activities and culture that are perfect for a quick getaway to enjoy some fresh air. Just a half-hour drive south of The Mill Casino • Hotel & RV Park, see why Bandon is a popular destination for guests looking to make a day trip.

Golf Courses

The Coos Bay area is home to a number of golf courses, and those in Bandon are not to be missed. Featuring two golf destinations shaped by the beautiful terrain near the shore, you’ll be able to take in stunning sights while working on your swing.

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Highlight on the Marshfield Sun Printing Museum

Featured on the National Register of Historic Places, there is plenty of exciting history packed into the small Marshfield Sun Printing Museum in Coos Bay, Oregon. Once home to the Marshfield Sun newspaper and print shop, the space and equipment is virtually as it was left when the owner died in 1944; additional exhibits about printing and the area have been added. If you’re interested in the history of print and a glimpse of our community in the first half of the last century, it’s a can’t-miss stop during your next stay at The Mill Casino • Hotel & RV Park. Learn more about the Marshfield Sun Printing museum and other Coos Bay museums before planning your next trip.

History of the Marshfield Sun

When the Marshfield Sun newspaper printed its first edition in 1891, the shop was housed down the street from its final location. In 1911, the newspaper and print shop moved to 1049 Front St, where visitors can learn about their legacy today.

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Why The Mill Casino is Great for a Business Trip

When you’re on the road for work, you need a place with the amenities and resources required to get the job done, as well as somewhere you can be comfortable and unwind. If you’re in the Coos Bay area for a business trip, check out The Mill Casino • Hotel & RV Park to fill that role. With all of the accommodations available, you should be able to focus and complete your work efficiently.

The Coquille Suite

If you’re leading a corporate retreat or working with the team, then the Coquille Suite is for you. Located on the seventh floor, this suite is designed for hosting corporate functions with several amenities that will leave an impression on your associates.

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Wining and Dining at The Mill After the Wine Walk

One of the great events in the Coos Bay area is the monthly Wine Walk. Strolling around town while drinking wine with your friends is a great way to spend a Friday evening, and the fun doesn’t have to end after the walk is over. Just five minutes up the bay is The Mill Casino • Hotel & RV Park, where you can enjoy dining, entertainment, gambling and more to kick off the weekend. The Mill Casino also provides free shuttle service to their guests who prefer not to drive.

What is the Wine Walk?

Held on the first Friday of every month, the Coos Bay Wine Walk is an event that supports non-profit arts organizations in the community. These walks originated 12 years ago and have garnered over $280,000 in donations to support the local arts. For $10, participants can buy a glass and a map to all of the businesses in the Downtown Coos Bay shopping district who host walkers.

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Native Wildlife in Coos Bay, OR

The Southern Oregon coast is teeming with many different species of wildlife. Because the environment is so unique – from sand dunes to marshes, saltwater to freshwater – visitors can spot a wide variety of unique animals. Whether you take a stroll along the beach or drive out to one of the many nearby state parks, here’s a sampling of some of the species you could encounter when visiting The Mill Casino • Hotel & RV Park.

Unique Sea Life

The Oregon Coast is known for its year-round whale watching opportunities. Every season, people from all over come out to glimpse the whales putting on a show close to shore. The most common type of whale visitors see is the gray whale, which typically grows to be about the size of a bus. They migrate back and forth from Mexico to Alaska, making a pit stop at Coos Bay along the way. Minke, humpback, blue and sperm whales, plus orcas, have also been spotted nearby.

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Catching the Game at Warehouse 101

If you’re looking to relax and watch the game or enjoy live entertainment, the Warehouse 101 sports bar at The Mill Casino • Hotel & RV Park creates a friendly environment that lets you unwind. With plenty of drink and food specials, plus a schedule packed with awesome events, there is always something going on that will pique your interest. Check out all the ways you can have a good time at Warehouse 101 before your next visit.

Watching the Game

When there’s a big game going on, there’s no better place to watch it than at Warehouse 101. For both professional and collegiate leagues, we have you covered with virtually any sport that you’re looking to watch.

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Doing the Oregon Dunes (Safely)

Located near The Mill Casino • Hotel & RV Park in North Bend, Oregon lies the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. With all of the natural landmarks and features, it’s a beautiful place to traverse on an ATV or Off Highway Vehicle (OHV). As you explore, it’s important to keep safety in mind. Here’s a helpful guide with some dune riding tips to get the most out of your excursion while staying safe.

The North Bend Sand Dunes

The North Bend Sand Dunes are a large area that is split up into northern and southern portions. Starting from the south, you can gain access to the dunes by Box Car Hill, a notable landmark. This southern portion is called the Horsfall Dunes, which has a large open area to ride and access to Horsfall Beach, where you can ride along the shore during the day. Keep heading north, and you’ll reach Bull Run, which is another wide-open riding area.

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Countdown to the 2020 New Year!

Countdown to the 2020 New Year!

After the Christmas holiday is done, the celebration continues  with our New Year’s Celebration! This year will be bigger than ever as we head into our 25th Year and we Paint the Town Silver!!! There will be a series of cash giveaways, live music, special buffets and more, Sunday December 29 through Wednesday, January 1.
On New Year’s Day, to kick off our year-long 25th Anniversary Celebration, we’ll start the New Year off by giving away $25,000 in CASH in our $25K NEW YEAR | NEW MONEY Cash Drawings !!!! You can start earning entries now, one entry for every 100 points earned. Drawings are every half hour from 12:25 pm – 4:55 pm. Five names will be drawn every half hour to each win $500 Cash.

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Highlight on the Coos Art Museum

It’s no secret that the Coos Bay region offers plenty of outdoor recreational activities, from long walks on pristine beaches to fishing, hiking and boating. Yet, often overlooked are the chances to experience the museums in Coos Bay, especially the must-see Coos Art Museum. Here’s a look at why our guests are raving about the collections, exhibits and educational programs offered at the Coos Art Museum.

A Local Landmark

Located just a few miles from The Mill Casino • Hotel & RV Park, the Coos Art Museum prides itself on connecting locals and visitors in the Coos Bay region to visual art. Since 1950, the museum has built its permanent collection of over 600 works, along with a reputation for state-of-the-art displays and informative educational programs.

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Holding Your Convention at the Mill

Planning a large event is never easy – you need to schedule presentations and sessions, help guests coordinate lodging and ensure that everyone stays on schedule. With the right venue, however, you can make the process much simpler. If you are looking for a space to hold your next convention in Western Oregon, look no further than The Mill Casino • Hotel & RV Park. The large occupancy, various meeting rooms and helpful accommodations will ensure that everything goes smoothly.

Meeting Space

No matter the size of your event, The Mill Casino • Hotel & RV Park in Coos County can host your guests. There are over 14,000 square feet of conference and meeting space, which includes a main convention hall and several meeting rooms. The Salmon Room offers a 500-person seating capacity, while the 120-person meeting rooms allow you to host smaller groups. If you want to hold more intimate meetings or breakout sessions, there are five rooms with two separate pre-function areas that can hold up to 40 people. The Coquille Room on the seventh floor has been specifically designed as a corporate suite that can be used for executive retreats, hospitality room and more.

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