Central Coast Attractions


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Lawrence Gallery in Gleneden Beach is dedicated to showcasing the finest art the Pacific Northwest has to offer. Specializing in original paintings, indoor and outdoor sculpture, clay, glass, and wood, Lawrence Gallery features world class work by local artists.
The stunning beauty of Depoe Bay’s rugged rocky coastline, snug harbor and easy access via Highway 101 make it one of the most popular destinations along the Central Oregon Coastline.
C&M Stables in Florence offers dozens of horses to take on the beach or ride through the dunes.
While other lighthouses on the Oregon Coast feature small museums about the history of the area, the Yaquina Head Lighthouse offers a significantly sized interpretive center and natural area which shouldn’t be missed.
Oregon Coast History CenterOregon Coast History Center
Visit two museums at one site and explore many different exhibits.
Ripleys and Waxworks in NewportRipley's and Wax Works in Newport
Whether it’s Michael Jackson, or a guy with two pupils, meeting reproductions of Hollywood celebrities and freaks of nature are next door in the historic bay front of Newport.
Hatfield Marine Science CenterOregon State University's Hatfield Marine Science Visitor Center creates a unique, dynamic environment for lifelong exploration and discovery.
Historic Nye BeachHistoric Nye Beach is a neighborhood that features more than 40 businesses, beach access, restaurants, lodging and a rich history of Newport.
The Whale Watching Center

The Whale Watching Center, which sits out from the sea wall at Depoe Bay, is a state-run facility that is designed to teach people about the many different types of whales that pass by the Oregon coast.

Lincoln City Outdoor Guide

Beauty Abounds in Lincoln City!
Visitors to Lincoln City appreciate that they are in one of the most beautiful spots on earth. Lincoln City offers outdoor adventures including hiking, biking, bird watching, golfing, fishing, and yes, even skateboarding.

Allegory Books  in Gleneden Beach ´╗┐features books, art supplies, puzzles, children’s books, local books, stuffed animals and activities and tour guide books.´╗┐
Yaquina Bay Lighthouse in Newport
Whether there is stormy weather battering the bluff the lighthouse sits on, or a bright sunny day, the view is breathtaking.
Aero Legends in Florence
Take a scenic flight around the Central Oregon Coast in a 1944 Steerman bi-plane.
Sand Master Park in Florence was established in 2000 and is the world’s first sandboard park. With 40-acres of private dunes, the staff are always preparing jumps, lessons and tours of the area.
Seafood on Newport's Bayfront
Framed by the historic Yaquina Bay Bridge and Newport’s fishing fleet, Bay Boulevard is the place to go in Newport if you are looking for a lunch or dinner of fresh seafood.
Undersea Gardens in NewportUndersea Gardens in Newport
You’ll come face to face with the excitement, the wonder, the magic and mystery of the underwater world.
FACETS Gem & Mineral GalleryFacets Gem & Mineral Gallery
For 20 plus years now - FACETS has catered to amateur and experienced rock hounds, gem cutters, collectors, jewelry craftsmen and interior decorators.
Newport AttractionsNewport Attractions
From sea lions at the Oregon Coast Aquarium to tours of the Yaquina Head lighthouse, Newport offers an amazing variety of attractions.
Darlingtonia WaysideDarlingtonia Wayside has been set aside as a botanical preserve so that you may observe an unusual plant which traps and digests insects.
Lincoln City Beach FunThe Beach is Your Playground
Discover all that the beach of Lincoln City has to offer with Beachcombing, tide pooling, riding the waves and whale watching.