- TripBuzz found 41 things to do with kids in or near Yachats, Oregon, including 36 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Newport and Florence.
- From Devil's Churn to Yachats Commons Park, the Yachats area offers 43 different types of family activities, including: Hiking Trails, Mountains, National & State Parks and Parks.
- A tourist town in Oregon, Yachats is home to several vacation resorts, RV parks and campgrounds. And with a nearby national forest, the community is ideal for outdoor activities such as hiking, kite flying, fishing, horseback riding and whale watching. Along with both a Celtic and classical music festival, Yachats also hosts a mushroom festival and special whale watching event annually.
Yachats Commons Park is a place where people can see a marshland. The area is filled with boardwalks and paths through native plants, flowers, and a preserved spruce forest, which also serves as home to migrating waterfowl, ospreys, and other sea birds.
Yachats only has 635 permanent residents but its population can swell when the tourists arrive in this resort community. Visitors can beachcomb, stroll, ride bikes, watch animals and birds, shop, play golf, ride horses, climb sand dunes, ride dune buggies, shop, and many other activities.
Heceta Head Lighthouse is a historic structure which dates back to late 19th century and is still operational. The lighthouse features one of the last few operating Fresnel Lens and offers panoramic views of the ocean and the beach.
Darlingtonia State Natural Site, the only state park in Oregon to feature an individual plant species, is a botanical garden dedicated to the preservation of cobra lily and contains a natural hiking trail which passes by multiple clusters of the plant.
Sea Lion Caves is one of the largest connected system of caverns and sea caves in the country. It offers wildlife watching and sightseeing opportunities owing to the large number of sea lions that regularly come here for shelter.