Whether it’s indoor or outdoor activities you are looking for, we have all the ideas for your next Oregon Coast vacation. Take a look at just some of the things you can do at various cities below.
Oregon Coast Event Calendar
Find events happening on the Oregon Coast here.
- Aero Legends
Fly over the breathtaking Oregon Coast in a biplane for an unforgettable adventure.
- C&M Stables (Horseback Riding)
Enjoy dune trails and beach rides on horseback for all levels.
- Old Town Florence
Enjoy art galleries, shopping and dining at the historic waterfront town of Florence along the Siuslaw River.
- Sandland Adventures
Take a dune-buggy ride on North America’s largest dunes and enjoy bumper boats, miniature golf and train rides.
- Sea Lion Caves
Discover America’s largest sea cave and see Steller sea lions as well as sea birds and whales of the Oregon Coast.
- Cape Perpetua Scenic Area
Immerse yourself in scenic hikes, explore tide pools or look for migrating whales at the Cape Perpetua Visitor Center.
- Devils Churn
Walk along the Restless Waters Trail and watch the explosive bursts of water that funnels into this inlet carved by waves over thousands of years.
- Smelt State Recreation Site
Walk along the historic 804 Trail that settlers took to travel between the upper Yachats River valley to Waldport’s Alsea Bay until the 1930s and when Highway 101 was completed.
- Yachats Farmer’s Market
Find local arts and crafts, fresh produce and delicious food every Sunday, May through October.
- Port of Alsea
Visit this picturesque and relaxing destination for the historic Alsea Bay Bridge, crabbing and clamming opportunities, hiking and boating.
- Seal Rock State Wayside
Noted for scenic hiking trails, tide pools and wildlife habitats, discover the beauty of Seal Rock.
- Historic Nye Beach
Enjoy the charming, historic atmosphere of this oceanfront neighborhood full of shops, restaurants and art galleries.
- Newport’s Historic Bayfront
Walk along Newport’s historic bayfront and enjoy art galleries, shopping and restaurants.
Newport Farmers Market
Find arts and crafts, local produce and great food at the Summer and Winter Markets on Saturdays year-round.
- Oregon Coast Aquarium
See over 500 species of animals and experience events throughout the year.
- Yaquina Bay and Yachina Head Lighthouses
Standing 93 feet, Yaquina Head Lighthouse is the tallest lighthouse in Oregon. Yaquina Bay Lighthouse built in 1871 is the only historic wooden Oregon lighthouse still standing today.
- Boiler Bay State Scenic Viewpoint
This basalt-rimmed bay is a great viewpoint for crashing waves, gray whales and wildlife. The boiler of the J. Marhoffer that sunk in 1910 can still be seen at low tides.
- Whale Watching
Depoe Bay is the prime spot for whale watching year-round. Visit the Depoe Bay Whale Center to learn more or to become a volunteer.
- The Culinary Center
Explore your culinary side at the various classes and demonstrations offered here. Learn how to cook delicious recipes inspired by Pacific Northwest foods.
- Devil’s Lake State Park
Enjoy a variety of activities including camping, biking, hiking, fishing and paddling at this scenic area full of wild life.
- Jennifer L. Sears Glass Art Studio
Visit this studio for glassblowing opportunities and demonstrations with Oregon Coast artists.
- Lincoln City Farmers an Crafters Market
Discover crafts, fresh produce and great food every Sunday.