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Newport, Oregon is located less than 60 minutes west of Corvallis on the Oregon Coast. Newport is the perfect retreat for families or couples looking to get away and enjoy the many attractions the city has to offer. Towering lighthouses, stunning aquarium exhibits, educational Marine Science Center and Undersea Gardens are just a few of the attractions that will catch your attention on your visit.


Attractions In Newport

A list of things to do and places to visit in Newport, Oregon.

  • Oregon Coast Aquarium The Oregon Coast Aquarium located in Newport, Oregon is the perfect family getaway. The aquarium offers exhibits you can touch and hear to those you can see and explore. Immerse yourself in the Passage of the Deep, an underwater walkway or snap a photo of the largest sea otter population in the state of Oregon. […]

  • Yaquina Head Lighthouse Yaquina Head Lighthouse is located three miles north of Newport, it stands 93-feet-high and 162 feet above sea level. The lighthouse stands guards over the entrance of Yaquina Bay. Commissioned in 1873 the tower is now toured by vistors and managed by the Bureau of land Management. Trails lead to the lighthouse and tide pools accessible […]

  • Sea Lion Caves Located eleven miles north of Florence, the Sea Lion Caves is the largest sea caves in the world. The caves offer a plunge into the different species of sea lions, from the Stellar to Pigeon Guillemot. On a good day it is possible to catch a glimpse of a Killer or Gray Whale. Visiting hours are from […]

  • Lincoln City Tanger Outlet The Lincoln City Tanger Outlets is located on the Oregon coast in Lincoln City.  People flock to the outlet mall to pick up great deals on accessories, apparel, footwear, home furnishing and more. With over 50 stores from top designers and brands, your sure to find something for a great price. Some of the stores include: Aeropostale […]

  • C and M Stables C and M Stables is located just eight miles north of Florence, Oregon. See the Oregon Coast from horseback as you take a trail leading down to the beach. Along the way pass through scenic sand dunes and coastal pines before reaching the beautiful majestic Pacific Ocean. Phone: (541) 997-7540

  • Siuslaw National Forest

  • Sand Dunes Frontier Sand Dunes Frontier is located just four miles south of Florence, Oregon. Some of the worlds largest and most beautiful dunes can be found on the Central Oregon Coast. Sand Dunes Frontier has single ATV rentals, guided sand rail tours, and professionally guided scenic tours. If ATV riding is a hobby of yours then stay […]

  • Yaquina Bay Lighthouse At the north end of the Yauina Bay bridge in Newport stands the 42-foot-high tower 161 feet above sea level. The Yaquina Bay Lighthouse is the second oldest standing lighthouse on the Oregon Coast. Commissioned in 1871 the tower was only used for a short while as the brighter Yaquina Head Lighthouse eliminated its necessity […]

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Exploring Newport: Oregon Coast Aquarium

Posted by on Sep 18, 2011 in Newport, Oregon Coast Region, Top Attractions | 0 comments

Exploring Newport: Oregon Coast Aquarium

The Oregon Coast Aquarium entrance is tucked in the natural setting of the Oregon Coast. Trees and water surrounds the walking path to the entrance of the aquarium.   Gift Shop: The aquarium gift shop and book store offers unique gift ideas and is always fun to look around.   Getting around: The gravel walking paths are great if you go on a rainy day so you won’t have to worry about getting all muddy. The Oregon Coast Aquarium offers good wheelchair access to the exhibits and plenty of places to take a load...

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Exploring Newport: Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area

Posted by on Sep 18, 2011 in Beaches in Oregon, Newport, Oregon Coast Region, Oregon Lighthouses, Oregon Wildlife | 1 comment

Exploring Newport: Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area

The Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area is located just north of Newport, Oregon. The land jets out due west nearly a mile into the Pacific Ocean and offers a tour of Oregon’s tallest lighthouse, tide pools to explore and an interpretive center to learn more about the area.   Tidepooling before the Yaquina Head Lighthouse opened. You’re allowed to touch but you can’t take anything home with you.   Taking a close look at a starfish securely attached to a rock. Don’t prey them loose or you can damage these...

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