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Things to Do in Newport, Oregon

Located along the Oregon coastline, Newport is a bay town surrounded by many historic attractions, outdoor fun and beach activities. Whether you're travelling for a romantic weekend escape, a fishing excursion, or relaxing family vacation, Newport has lots of great adventure in store for you!

Ripley's Believe It Or Not!

Discover the fascination world of the odd and wonderful at Ripley's Believe It or Not! Check out the bizarre live sideshow with shrunken heads and deep-space hallway of mirrors.
Yaquina Art Gallery at Oregon

Yaquina Art Gallery

Located in Historic Nye Beach, Yaquina Art Gallery is a community gallery established by the Yaquina Art Association member for the purpose of showcasing and selling local art.

Oregon Aquarium

The Oregon Coast Aquarium is an ocean classroom for the more than 40,000 students that visit every year. The center plays an active role in education, conservation and sea life rehabilitation.

Hatfield Marine Science Center

The Hatfield Marine Science Center is a leading marine laboratory and research facility focused on oceanographic research. HMSC partners with OSU and local public schools.

Newport's Historic Bayfront

The Bayfront District is an active working part of the Newport community and ports the largest commercial fishing fleet in Oregon. It is also home to waterfront dining, shopping and galleries.
Nye Beach at Newport

Nye Beach

Nye Beach is a popular tourist attraction located on the shoreline just minutes from Newport. It is known best for its lighthouses, romantic cottages, and beach activities.

Devil's Punch Bowl State Park

Situated in a large naturally bowl shaped rock, Devil's Punch Bowl State Park is a day park on the coastline with panoramic ocean views, tide pools, nature trails and whale watching.

Pacific Maritime & Heritage Center

Located on the historic Bayfront district, Pacific Maritime & Heritage Center is an interactive learning center and museum designed for education programs, maritime uses and a working wharf.

The Wax Works

Check out wax figurines and elaborate sculptures of sci-fi creatures and Hollywood legends at Wax Works. One detailed figures can cost thousands to make and take months to construct.

Oregon Undersea Gardens

Take a deep diving adventure to the bottom of the sea. Take a tour of the Oregon Undersea Gardens and get up close to the mystery and magic of the underwater world.
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