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Yaquina Bay Lighthouse

Highway 101, Newport, OR
541-265-5679
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Ranked #4 of 18 Attractions in Newport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses, Landmarks
Owner description: Nineteenth-century lighthouse is one of a few on the Pacific coast that was built with the...
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Type: Lighthouses, Landmarks
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Owner description: Nineteenth-century lighthouse is one of a few on the Pacific coast that was built with the light-keeper's quarters in the same building.

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North Bend, Oregon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I loved the tour and the hosts gave us a history lesson. This is a very interesting lighthouse to visit, since I love lighthouses. You will love this one.

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Amity, Oregon
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We went through the lighthouse and it is preserved beautifully. The history is so fascinating for a history buff like I am. The patron was so full of interesting trivia about the lighthouse and its history. The grounds are lovely as well. We got some stunning photos.

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Newport, Oregon
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This Light house is amazing, it over looks the bay,with amazing views. This Light house has a lot of history to it. I love going to this Light House. There is a gift shop!

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Chama, New Mexico
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Disappointed that we could not climb the 93 stairs as it was wrapped in plastic while being painted. Will for sure return when it reopens in May.

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Bend, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Wonderful rainy day experience! The ladies and gentleman in the gift shop were a hoot! Learn even more history from them!

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The view across the Pacific Coastline is very nice. The lighthouse itself gives a glimpse into what life was like back in its era, with the interior fitted out as it would have been.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We didn't go close to the lighthouse this time but have in the past and were always amazed to think of how it was needed in the past. I'm sure it is still needed now but not like in pre-currrent technology time.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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86 reviews 86 reviews
23 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

If you like lighthouses, then stop by this decommissioned lighthouse and take a tour. Stay and visit with the volunteers if you have the time.

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Southern Alberta
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75 reviews 75 reviews
31 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The admission fee into the park was $7.00 per vehicle and then we signed up at the info center for the lighthouse tour which was free. The tour of the lighthouse was informative and the time on the beach below was also good. The volunteer on the beach was a great resource about the area and the marine life. While... More 

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Bad Wimpfen, Germany
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55 reviews 55 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I recommend a short tour. We had fun visiting it. This is a great outing with nice views. The fee is worth the fun and the contribution to its preservation.

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