Brookings Travel Guide
Welcome to Brookings!
Renowned for its year-round, mild climate, Brookings is often referred to as Oregon's banana belt, lying a mere 6 mi (10 km) from the California border. Located on the southern portion of Coastal Oregon, Brookings is an exciting destination that offers a myriad of cultural, historic and recreational opportunities. The Port of Brookings Harbor is a popular hangout with locals and visitors alike, containing a profusion of restaurants, chartered boats for whale watching and fishing tours, oceanfront motels and seafood markets that give a taste of maritime culture. History buffs can enjoy visiting the Bombsite Monument, which marks the spot of the only bomb to land on the continental United States during World War II. The bombsite is located 10 miles from Brookings via a 1 mi (1.6 km) trail. For those who enjoy the outdoors, the nearby Loeb State Park boasts Oregon's largest forest of coastal redwood trees, as well as numerous fishing, camping and hiking opportunities beneath these famed trees.