Visiting with kids and dogs

Young boy and his dog having fun on the beach

For the Kids

  • Oregon Coast Aquarium. Check out their special events.
  • Tide Pools
  • Kite flying – Kite Company on Hwy 101 in Newport
  • Fossil hunting
  • Agate hunting
  • Beachcombing
  • Sandcastle building
  • Picnic on the beach
  • Lighthouses
  • Devil’s Punchbowl & Cape Foulweather viewpoint
  • Sea Life Bay Cruise
  • Hatfield Science Museum
  • Newport Bayfront Undersea Gardens
  • Sea lions on the bayfront docks
  • Dune rides in Florence
  • 24″ Train Ride, Florence

What did your kids like best? We’d love to know. Use the contact form on the right and pass on your favorites.

Dog Friendly

  • Where to play? Beaches and Trails
  • Nana’s Irish Pub in Nye Beach, Newport has patio seating that allows dogs – 613 NW 3rd
  • Panini Bakery in Nye Beach, Newport – dog biscuits anyone? 232 NW Coast St.
  • Cafe Stephanie, another Nye Beach favorite with outdoor seating where well-behaved dogs are welcome – 411 NW Coast St.
  • Rogue Ales Public House loves dogs
  • MoonDoggy Daycare & Spa – 208 NW 12th, Newport

Know some more great spots? Drop us a line on the right and let us know.