- The list below includes 58 free or cheap things to do in or near Newport, Oregon, including 43 different types of inexpensive activities like Specialty Museums, Aquariums, Beaches and Nature & Wildlife Areas.
- From Hatfield Marine Science Center to Newport's Historic Bayfront, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Newport and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Lincoln City, Yachats, Depoe Bay and Florence.
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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.
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.
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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.
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750 NW Lighthouse Dr, Newport, OR MoreLess Info
The Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area has Oregon's tallest lighthouse that has been used to guide sailors since August 20, 1873. The natural area also has Cobble Beach where millions of round basalt rocks make an applause sound against the ocean waves, and is popular for marine wildlife viewing.