FUN THINGS TO DO: OREGON COAST
These are some favorites. Also check out the Chamber of Commerce
local newspapers and flyers in the main office for activities going on. Oregon Coast Today has a calendar of activities and a searchable collection of interesting stories.
Newport: on Sat from 9-1 (Hwy 101 towards the bridge, but before
crossing the bridge). Operates May-Oct. and check for winter sessions.
Markets in Waldport on Wednesdays and Toledo on
Thursdays in the summer.
Oregon Coast Aquarium…..just across the bridge. Top 10 nationally!
2820 SE Ferry Slip Road
Hatfield Marine Science Center
Touch tanks, educational fun!
Across the Bay, by the Rogue Brewery, free entry.
2030 S Marine Science Drive
Ripley’s Believe It or Not
250 .S. W. Bay Blvd, Newport
250 SW Bay Blvd, Newport
Go next door and see wild sea lions lounging on the docks! Less than a mile from the condo.
Rogue Brewery, Newport
(under bridge); cross bridge on 101
and take the 1st exit after you cross over. The Brewery is
next to the bridge. They have a little restaurant, tasting
room and Bar. They have a wonderful selection of beer, ale and spirits made from their own farms and local, organically grown produce.
On holiday weekends they have GREAT SALES.
Chowder Bowl, 728 NW Beach, Nye Beach, 5 min from condo.
Georgie’s Beachside Grill, 744 Elizabeth Street, Newport, great
Green Gables B&B, 156 SW Coast, Nye Beach, good Italian food
The Coffee House, 156 SW Bay Blvd, 1/2 mile from the condo, great breakfast place
Café Stephanie, 411 Coast St. Nye Beach, good breakfast & lunch place
Local Ocean, 213 S.E.Bay Blvd., 1/2 a mile from the Condo.
purchase fresh crab, all cooked and cleaned, or eat in.
Depoe Bay, on US 101. Oceanfront, and the food
is wonderful. Worth a 15 min drive. MUST reserve,
541-765-2995 for sure! (279 N.W. Hwy 101)
Mo’s & Mo’s Annex: Classic seafood diners on the Newport bayfront
Portdock One, 325 SW Bay Blvd. Newport. Good food and nice views overlooking the sea lion dock. 3/4 mile from the condo.
Sharks: Dinner, best Cioppino on the west coast (says Sunset Magazine, we believe it)
Newport Café: best fish and chips.
Gino’s Ocean Bleu: Fish Tacos and fresh fish for purchase
Flying Dutchman @ The Inn at Otter Rock, Otter Rock, north of
Newport, reservations: 541-765-2760.
Fathoms on 10th floor of Inn at Spanish Head……..if you are up
at the Lincoln City Factory Stores, this is on the ocean, close by;
4009 S.W. Hwy 101, Call 54-996-2161 for reservations.
Pigfeathers BBQ Toledo. Good place to eat while visiting shops in Toledo.
Rockfish Café & Bakery: Lincoln City, exc. bread and sandwiches
Blackfish: Lincoln City, fine dining at a reasonable price
Yuzen Japanese Cuisine Seal Rock (~10 mi S. of Newport), excellent lunch specials
Factory Outlet Stores: Lincoln City, up Hwy 101. Lots of stores and great deals! If you are a AAA member, go to the office there, and get a coupon
booklet for additional savings.
Glass Floats: Pyromania , S.E. Ferry Slip, (888-743-4116)
sells glass floats, and will also make to order. Beautiful hand-blown, molded glass pieces as well.
Go to the store at the Newport Aquarium Shops, or right on
Bay Blvd. if you are walking in downtown Newport near condo.
Safeway, north on Hwy 101 away from bridge, (5 min from condo)
Fred Meyer, also north on Hwy 101, away from bridge (5 min).
JC Thriftway – junction of Hwy 101 & Hwy. 20 (road into town from Corvallis)
Dollar Store: top of hill Hwy.101, lots of bargains for $1.
toilet paper, paper towels, soap, shampoo, toothpaste, etc.
Blue Heron Cheese Company
Tillamook Cheese Company
Tillamook OR, about 1.5 hours.
3412 SE Hwy 101,
has the biggest selection.
Yaquina Head..watch for signs in Newport, heading north of the
Bridge on US 101. (14 min). Great bookstore too.
Yaquina Bay..Top of hill from the condo, (5 min)
Heceta Head….beautiful stop if you are driving up from Florence
close to Sea Lion Caves!
Agate Beach, just north on Hwy. 101 (15 min). (541-265-7331)
Salishan……..up towards Lincoln City (30 min)
Olalla Valley Golf…Toledo (541-336-2121)
Crestview Golf Club … Waldport (541-563-3020)
Yaquina Bay Charters: call or schedule at east end of The Landing at Newport
Newport Tradewinds..charter service, 541-265-2101; or
800-676-7819. Halibut, Salmon, Tuna, Year Round Trips
Chinook Winds Casino, 1777 N. W. 44th St.,Lincoln City
Walks, Hikes, Explorations:
Sam Moore Parkway Trail is a short hike through a forested canyon that leaves from 656 NW High Street in
The Estuary Trail is a short hike along Yaquina Bay leaving from Hatfield Marine Science Center Parking lot
The Big Creek Trail follows upstream along the creek from the Agate Beach State Park wayside
The Mike Miller Trail is a one mile loop in South Beach. This is interesting but a bit challenging. Turn left off Hwy 101 going south on SE 50th Street and proceed about ¼ mile to the trailhead.
The South Jetty Trail is a nice, paved trail leading from the day use area at South Beach State Park to the South Jetty.
Numerous trail walks in a wilderness setting are available in the Cape Perpetua area south of Yachats.
Some good access points for beach walks include Nye Beach and Agate Beach in Newport, South Beach State Park in South Beach, and Lost Creek and Ona Beach State Parks south of Newport