Newport, OR

Travel Guide
Newport which includes a bridge, a marina and a bay or harbor
Sleep with sharks in the aquarium, watch whales from an iconic lighthouse and go kayaking in this picturesque marine area.

Newport is a charming coastal city with many water activities, historical landmarks and fashionable boutiques. Bring your family to this pleasant town to take part in artistic events and experience the marine delights of the Pacific Ocean and Yaquina Bay.

Make your way to the historic Yaquina Head Lighthouse, which featured in the iconic horror flick The Ring. Use the displays in its interactive center and speak with docents to learn about the history of the structure, which was built in Paris in 1868. Spot gray whales from late autumn through early winter and late winter through early spring.

Wander around the pleasant grassy cliff top of the Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area and enjoy the views of Cobble Beach. The cliff is an ideal spot for a picnic during the area’s hottest and driest months of July and August. Expect fairly wet and windy weather the rest of the year. When you do have sunny weather enjoy a few rounds at the Agate Beach Golf Course.

Bring the kids to the large tanks full of fascinating sea creatures in the Oregon Coast Aquarium. Let them take part in the Sleep with the Sharks sleepover activity and go diving with the fish. Near the aquarium is the Yaquina Bay State Recreation Site, which has a lighthouse.

Rent a wetsuit and board from one of the surf shops decorating the town and head for the sandy stretches, such as Beverly Beach, Moolack Beach and the popular Nye Beach. Enjoy kayaking, fishing and crabbing in this part of the Central Coast.

The city is on the Pacific Coast in the northwestern corner of Oregon. Fly to Portland International Airport and drive southwest for 120 miles (190 kilometers) to reach Newport. Visit nearby communities and landmarks, such as Lincoln City and the Siuslaw National Forest.

There is never a dull moment among the countless activities in the scenic coastal resort of Newport.

Where to stay in Newport

OYO Waves Hotel Newport OR - NYE Beach
OYO Waves Hotel Newport OR - NYE Beach
2.5 out of 5
820 NW Coast Street, Newport, OR, 97365
The price is $50 per night from Dec 27 to Dec 28
$50
per night
Dec 27 - Dec 28
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Newport. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in ...
3.5/5 Good! (1,077 reviews)
"Grab n go breakfast not available until office opened at 8AM. Room key turned off at 7AM on the day of departure, glad I didn’t get locked out! Room was clean and nice. Good value for a quick stay."

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2022

OYO Waves Hotel Newport OR - NYE Beach
Inn at Nye Beach
Inn at Nye Beach
3 out of 5
729 NW Coast Street, Newport, OR, 97365
The price is $119 per night from Jan 3 to Jan 4
$119
per night
Jan 3 - Jan 4
Stay at this 3-star beach hotel in Newport. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in our ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (1,001 reviews)
"Beautiful view and great service!"

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2022

Inn at Nye Beach
Little Creek Cove Beachfront Resort
Little Creek Cove Beachfront Resort
3 out of 5
3641 NW Oceanview Drive, Newport, OR, 97365
The price is $139 per night from Dec 21 to Dec 22
$139
per night
Dec 21 - Dec 22
Stay at this 3-star beach aparthotel in Newport. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a beach locale. Our guests praise the clean rooms and the family amenities ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (939 reviews)
"I would travel here again . The condo was clean . The views of the ocean were breathtaking . The full kitchen was great bc we celebrated Thanksgiving here with family"

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2022

Little Creek Cove Beachfront Resort
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Nye Beach Condos & Cottages
Nye Beach Condos & Cottages
3 out of 5
729 Nw Coast St, Newport, OR, 97365
Stay at this 3-star beach condo in Newport. Enjoy free parking, an outdoor pool, and daily housekeeping. Our guests praise the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (444 reviews)
"Great view of the ocean."

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2022

Nye Beach Condos & Cottages
Little Creek Cove Beachfront Resort
Little Creek Cove Beachfront Resort
3 out of 5
3641 NW Oceanview Drive, Newport, OR, 97365
Stay at this 3-star beach aparthotel in Newport. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a beach locale. Our guests praise the clean rooms and the family amenities ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (939 reviews)
"I would travel here again . The condo was clean . The views of the ocean were breathtaking . The full kitchen was great bc we celebrated Thanksgiving here with family"

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2022

Little Creek Cove Beachfront Resort
Starfish Point
Starfish Point
3 out of 5
140 NW 48th St, Newport, OR, 97365
Stay at this 3-star beach condo in Newport. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a beach locale. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the spacious rooms in ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (239 reviews)
"It was amazing! I could not of imaged how beautiful the place and views were it was incredible!"

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2022

Starfish Point
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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