The perfect end to the perfect day~take in a sunset around the campfire on “our” beach just down the street from our home
Oregon Dunes Recreation Area 45 minutes south offers off-highway vehicle use, hiking, photography, fishing, canoeing, horseback riding, sailing, swimming
Honeyman State Park, 45 minutes south of our home offers picnicking, swimming at Cleawox Lake, public boat ramp at Woalink Lake, walking trails, fishing, dunes
Flying Dutchman Winery is the only working winery on the Oregon Coast and is located in Otter Rock, 23 miles north of our home
Agate Beach Golf Course is in Newport (15 minutes north), Crestview Golf Course is in Waldport (2 minutes south)
Just 1.5 miles away from our home, the Alsea Bay Bridge area hosts clamming and crabbing to your heart's content
Whether you are looking for tuna, salmon, or halibut, you can find it on a charter sea fishing expedition out of Newport (15 minutes north of our home)
Wine-tasting in the wine country is a day's trip away in the Willamette Valley
Beaches in Yachats, Seal Rock, and Newport offer tide pools for endless entertainment for children (and adults!)
Cape Perpetua offers many hiking trails, Interpretive Center with theatre and Gift Shop, gorgeous ocean views with whale-watching
Seal Rock National Park, just 5 miles north of our home, includes sandy beach, tide pools, and a picnic area
This is the path going down to our beach at the end of our street ~ bring a container to pick blackberries!
Two aquariums in Newport~Oregon Coast Aquarium (not free) rated in the top 10 aquariums in the nation, and Mark Hatfield Marine Science Center (donation)
Strawberry Hill located between Yachats and Florence is a great place to have a picnic and view sea lions too!
Sea Lions can be spotted sleeping below the docks in Newport, 15 minutes north of our home
Park benches are sprinkled along the coast~a favorite spot is the tiny State Park in Yachats, complete with tide pools
Endless beaches in Waldport, Yachats, Newport, Seal Rock offer dawn to dusk entertainment within a 20 mile stretch
In Newport, 15 minutes north of our home, Yaquina Head Light is the tallest lighthouse in Oregon at 93 feet, built in 1872
Young and old enjoy kite-flying on our beach just a block down our street
Heceta Head~the most photographed lighthouse in the nation~20 miles south of our home~includes hikes of varying difficulty, Interpretive Center, beach with picnic tables, and Gift Shop
The Yaquina Bay Bridge is in Newport, 15 minutes north of our home with 2 aquariums, tide pool beaches, shops, and heavenly fresh seafood restaurants
Sea Lion Cave~World's largest sea cave located ½ hour south of our home~continues to be a vivid tourist attraction
A Gray whale diving in Newport~15 minutes north of our home~whale season is December-April and they have been spotted from our home!
C&M Stables, ½ hour south of our home, offers horseback riding on the beach
Sunset at Smelt Sands Beach~one of our kids' favorite beaches~located in Yachats, 8 miles south of our home~take plastic containers to collect agates in the sand
This is exactly what the Oregon coast looks like~with many pull off spots along the way ~ magnificent!
Florence, 34 miles south of our home, is home to the best ATVing on the Oregon coast