Don’t let the rain dampen your spirits while visiting Newport, Oregon. With a variety of indoor attractions and activities, you can make the most of your time and create memorable experiences even if the weather outside is frightful!
Here are some rainy day activities to enjoy when visiting Newport:
The Oregon Coast Aquarium is an excellent educational destination for visitors of all ages. Explore indoor exhibits featuring marine life from the Oregon coast, including sharks, sea otters, and colorful fish.
Take a guided tour of the historic Yaquina Bay Lighthouse built in 1872. It’s a fascinating opportunity to learn about the region’s maritime history and see the interior of this beautifully preserved lighthouse.
Located on the Newport Bayfront, this quirky attraction features a wide range of oddities and curiosities that are sure to intrigue and amuse kids of all ages.
Explore the Nye Beach District
The Nye Beach district is home to charming shops, art galleries, and cafes. Spend some time browsing for unique gifts or enjoying a cup of coffee, tea, or hot chocolate while watching the rain.
Check the schedule at the Newport Performing Arts Center for live performances, including plays, concerts, and other cultural events that can brighten up a rainy day.
Grab the family or your group of friends and try out this fully immersive live adventure game in which players of all ages attempt to solve a series of puzzles and other challenges using clues, hints and strategies to escape the room!
Catch of the Day
Enjoy fresh seafood directly from Newport docks at Local Ocean Seafoods’ restaurant or market. Dine with a view, or pick up some shrimp, Dungeness crab, or fish to prepare and enjoy back at your cozy vacation rental.
Rain or Shine – Newport is Always a Good Time!
Book a fall or winter getaway to Newport with us! We have an amazing collection of vacation rentals to suit all sizes and budgets. Many of our homes have hot tubs and fireplaces – perfect for warming up after a day in the rain! We can’t wait to see you!