- TripBuzz found 55 things to do with kids in or near Newport, Oregon, including 32 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Yachats and Florence.
- From Yaquina Bay Charters to Oregon Coast Aquarium, the Newport area offers 43 different types of family activities, including: Specialty Museums, Aquariums, Beaches and Nature & Wildlife Areas.
- As the self proclaimed Dungeness Crab Capital of the World, the city of Newport, Oregon is famous for it's exceptional fishing. Located on Nye Beach, water recreation such as surfing, boating and clamming are among the most popular attractions. Tourists also enjoy the cities many local shops and seafood restaurants.
A small fleet of boats are available through Yaquina Bay Charters for guests who desire an adventurous sport fishing trip that can produce salmon, tuna, halibut, and a variety of rock fish. Whale watching cruises are also regularly offered.
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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.
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.
Providing an interactive and educational marine tour, the Marine Discovery Tours catches fish from their boat and lets their guests hold them. They also let kids help scoop plankton and offer a microscopic view of their discovery.
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.