Cities: Newport

One of Lincoln County's main destinations for visitors, as well as serving as Oregon's oceanography research center with Oregon State University's Hatfield Marine Science Center, and its research vessel, the Wecoma.

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.

Region: Central Coast

Sometimes the spots off the beaten path are the ones that are the most rewarding.

For me, that’s the way it is with the Yaquina Bay lighthouse.

Region: Central Coast