Things to Do in Newport with Children

THE 10 BEST Family & Kid Activities in Newport

Things to Do in Newport with Kids

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  • Mel L
    Portland, OR260 contributions
    Be sure to visit the surrounding areas and trails! From tide pools to trails. There is more to see than just the lighthouse. Interpretive center is well done and very informative. Great volunteer staff!
    Written February 10, 2024
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  • mhudson2022
    Shoreline, WA3 contributions
    There are always wonderful things to see and do. Every time, we feel invited to slow down and enjoy puffins motorboating, otters wrestling, and every now and then the octopus tucking itself into the tiniest spot imaginable.
    Written February 20, 2024
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  • Fred S
    Kent, Washington, Usa81 contributions
    We loved visiting the Hatfield Visitor Center! They have so many wonderful exhibits, for both adults and children. They have great touch pools. Octopus feedings, many hands on exhibits, again for for children and adults. We all (two adults and a 9 & 10 year old) enjoyed it a lot.
    Written September 9, 2023
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  • Mel L
    Portland, OR260 contributions
    The views were amazing, we lucked out with a gorgeous rainbow. The walking trail nearby was an added bonus. We missed the "tour" of the lighthouse and went back the next day but sadly there was no tour that day. The surrounding "Heritage" area offers a lot and worth the visit as well.
    Written February 10, 2024
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  • James c
    Oklahoma City, OK186 contributions
    One of my many stops on oregon coast drive. The formation is alot bigger than the photos displayed. Its about 40 ft across and you cannot keep looking down at the hole...mesmerizing
    Written September 30, 2023
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  • Expedition55265
    6 contributions
    Nye Beach is a small neighborhood of Newport and the most charming part of town. By itself - it almost feels like it’s own small beach town. The beach is awesome for walking and the area has lots of great eats. Highly recommend Stefanies Cafe for breakfast and Nanas or Sorrellas for dinner.
    Written November 12, 2023
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  • Elephant Love
    Lincoln City, OR15 contributions
    Love that sea lions are allowed to congregate and socialize one with another on the rocks in the bay! Love all the seabirds too. Just love walking around there, have for 20 years and it's always wonderful ~
    Written November 26, 2023
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  • 2rollon
    California522 contributions
    This bridge is as very nice to see we drove in the the park and got a good side view of bridge. 3 days later we drove across it to head home.
    Written June 20, 2023
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  • LaurieB980
    Portland, OR654 contributions
    We took Otter Crest Loop which is a smaller ocean side road off 101 which in itself is an adventure with some pretty great views, and stopped off at Cape Foulweather and found the little building that is a lookout which we'd never been to before. The National Park woman who works there did a great job telling us about the whales that come by this area from the cold waters of Alaska to have their babies down south in warmer waters before swimming back again. It was rather amazing, she said, that on both the these journeys both down and back, the whales have eaten enough that they don't eat at all on the trips! She also told us about some younger whales who stay in the area around the Lookout until they are large enough to make those trips, and they are often spotted eating small sea life from the kelp that floats around in the water right there. We would have loved to see some whales, but it's a little past the time. She told us that April/May will be a good time to return.
    Written December 6, 2023
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  • KhmerloveTravels
    Siem Reap, Cambodia24 contributions
    Chose this place for our first yurt experience. It did not disappoint! It is the way to go when you have young kids. The yurt was exactly like the pictures I saw online. It even had electricity which was great because I could charge my phone.

    The location is perfect. Not too far from Portland, and a short walk to the beach. We did bring our stroller on the walk and while it was good for a while, it got too sandy and we had to ditch the stroller.

    The beach was quiet. We had it pretty much to ourselves! Our dog loved it too!

    We were able to buy a lighter and firewood when we got there.
    Written August 24, 2023
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  • pnwthomas
    169 contributions
    It's older and a bit dated now. Expensive to see all that is offered and doesn't take long to go through. Reading is a huge deal here and some displays cheesy. Kids might find it fun but the older adult may think it's a waste of money.
    Written June 15, 2023
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  • pnwthomas
    169 contributions
    One of my favorite areas for beachcombing for agates, fishing, clamming and watching a beautiful sunset. If you go to the Wayside, you can park a RV and walk under the tunnel to the beach. Some of the other areas are not easy to get your rigs in and out. The one off Ocean View is smaller and I don't recommend trying. If you can drive down, it's worth it to watch the most beautiful sunset on a cloudyless or semi cloudy day.
    Written June 15, 2023
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  • Clkinc
    Newport, OR486 contributions
    Such a beautiful place for a memorial for those who have been lost at sea! The benches are beautiful! The personal pictures of people who have lost their lives doing what they love the most! The big memorial has most names engraved on it. It is in the middle of beautiful walking paths here at the Yaquina Bay. It also offers a beautiful view of the ocean! It gives on the reminder to never turn your back on the ocean at any time!
    Written January 24, 2022
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  • Ashley J
    Kalispell, MT14 contributions
    Nice little market on the korner! Lots of produce which is always nice. We bought some of the best hummus from one of the vendors. Wishing I’d have purchased more.
    Written September 13, 2023
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  • Vrig
    28 contributions
    Great place to try to catch crabs… might not be legal size but fun to see crabs in your castable foldable trap with just 10-15 minutes wait. Used both fish carcass and chicken and both will catch red rock and Dungeness crabs.
    Written July 28, 2023
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