A popular option for visitors to this lovely waterfront city are Newport Beach vacation rentals. While there are plenty of small motels, hotels and inns, and a few larger resorts in the area, why select such bland accommodations when you could stay at a vintage cottage or another unique vacation rental? Newport, Oregon vacation home rentals provide you with all the comforts of home within minutes of all the beaches, shopping, dining, arts and other attractions that this unforgettable city has to offer.
The unique combination of attractions in this city makes for any number of exciting vacations, from a family-friendly trip to a romantic getaway. The rental property options are diverse enough to accommodate the whole family or provide cozy comforts just for two.
The ocean takes center stage in this coastal city, and the Hatfield Marine Science Center and Oregon Coast Aquarium are popular destinations for visitors interested in the mysteries of marine life. At the aquarium, you can see more than 15,000 marine species, including sharks, otters, tropical fish and octopuses. The aquarium also offers hands-on cruise programs that allow you to look for whales or pull crab pots. Plenty of other local charter companies offer deep-sea fishing excursions where you can fish for tuna, crab, halibut, and more. Charter services are also available for weddings and other occasions.
Another popular destination for visitors is the Yaquina Bay Lighthouse. Thought to be the oldest building in the city, this decommissioned lighthouse is a romantic and historic tourist destination. It is open daily for self-guided tours, weather permitting. There is no charge for entry, but you might spend a little of that vacation budget at the lighthouse gift shop.
Newport, OR beach rentals provide scenic views and easy access to outdoor activities, but they are also convenient to many shopping and dining options. Of course, you'll want to try the fresh Oregon seafood, but there are plenty of other menu items, from pizza and burgers to steaks and fresh poultry. Shopping options include a number of large antiques malls and charming local shops that specialize in everything from handcrafted jewelry to kites and candles.
A long list of visual and performing arts venues can also be found in the cultural center of Newport, OR, including galleries and unique local shops. You can certainly expand your art collection here, but classes in glass blowing, bead stringing and off-loom weaving also provide opportunities for you to show off your artistic talents. This city is also home to the Oregon coast's only full-season professional symphony, which puts on five concerts each year.
Whether your interest lies in exploring marine life, frolicking on the beach, filling up on fresh seafood, or getting a taste for the local arts and culture, there is plenty to fit the bill in this charming city. Newport Beach vacation rentals will bring you close to all of this and more, and you won't have to give up the comforts of home during your unforgettable stay.