- The list below includes 27 free or cheap things to do in or near Florence, Oregon, including 31 different types of inexpensive activities like National & State Parks, Hiking Trails, Off Road & ATV and Parks.
- From Hobbit Trail to Suislaw River Bridge, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Florence and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Yachats.
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2820 Southeast Ferry Slip Road, Newport, OR 97365 MoreLess Info
Often listed as one of the top 10 aquariums in America, the Oregon Coast Aquarium features a permanent exhibit building, a seabird aviary, and an area for sea otters, seals, and sea lions. Some of the exhibits in the exhibit building include Oregon Coast, Sea and Me, and Sandy Shores.
91% 45 votes
North End of Yaquina Bay, Newport, OR MoreLess Info
Featuring a historic lighthouse erected in 1871, the Yaquina Bay State Recreation Area was developed for use in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps. Visitor information and lighthouse tours are provided by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department.
79% 213 votes
2320 SE Marine Science Dr, Newport, OR 97366 MoreLess Info
Since 1988 Rogue Nation Brewery and Spirits have been producing quality Oregon beers. The brewery has since grown into creating an extensive selection of fine spirits along with ales, lagers, stouts and pilsners, and has teamed up with famed bakery VooDoo Doughnuts to create flavors such as Bacon Maple Ale.
94% 484 votes
2030 SE Marine Science Dr, Newport, OR 97365 MoreLess Info
The Hatfield Marine Science Center is a working learning research lab dedicated to helping people learn more about marine life. At the visitor's center, people can learn about sustainable fishing, tidal pools, and erosion, while nearby guests can see the Pacific Ocean and watch for whales.
Captain Reels offers three hour crabbing trips; five and eight hour rock fishing trips for ling cod, sea bass, group, cabezon, sea trout, and china fish; along with longer fishing trips for salmon, halibut, tuna, and shark. They also offer sea memorials.
A fun place for the whole family is Newport's The Wax Works wax museum. The museum features an array of wax and fiberglass figures created to represent some of the finest movie stars, villains and heroes of our time.
In 1866, Sam Case built the first hotel in this area and named the town Newport. Today, visitors can see Oregon's largest commercial fishing fleet, as well as stay in hotels, eat at restaurants, and shop at galleries and shops.