Newport is every city along the Oregon coast all wrapped up into one gorgeous package. In Newport you will find everything a coastal city could ever offer. There are two historic lighthouses you can visit: Yaquina Bay and Yaquina Head. While visiting Yaquina Head stop by the interpretative center to enjoy some nice exhibits. Two more very popular places to visit are the Oregon Coast Aquarium and the Hatfield Marine Science Center on the south side of Newport's historic bridge.
Newport even has a microbrewery and a visual arts center that can make for an interesting afternoon. Oh yeah I almost forgot.. The beach. It's great too! Newport is well known for its amazing sunsets and terrific scenery. Along with everything else in Newport, your choices of accommodations are terrific. If you have ever enjoyed any city on the Oregon Coast, you are certain to enjoy this one. Make Newport your next family destination.