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Yaquina Bay Lighthouse

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Address: Highway 101, Newport, OR
Phone Number: 541-265-5679
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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Nineteenth-century lighthouse is one of a few on the Pacific coast that was...

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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We spent half a day touring the interpretive center, the lighthouse, and the tide pools. We just happened to hit the low tide. What a great experience; the vistas are not to be... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Kat98126
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Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent half a day touring the interpretive center, the lighthouse, and the tide pools. We just happened to hit the low tide. What a great experience; the vistas are not to be missed. There is a $7 entrance fee per car but it's well worth it and gives you 3 days access. The lighthouse visit is hosted and requires... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour through the lighthouse is definately worth it! You may not see much depending on fog. One visit to the parking lot and you couldn't see the railings overlooking the water and the wind was ferocious!

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Thank Melissa C
Quezon City, Philippines
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174 reviews
99 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unlike most other lighthouses, this one has a lot of interesting things on display at the lightkeeper's house. You go from room to room to check out a recreation of what it was like back then - bedrooms, furniture, even an artwork made of human hair! The room at the top floor was kinda freaky but fun. Certainly an interesting... More 

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Thank RinaBlue13
Lebanon, Oregon
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29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We managed to get there just between storms. The beach to the south was great. We could see the lighthouse in the distance. We went up to it. They had movies showing history of the lighthouse and interesting facts I had never known. Nice restrooms (we women appreciate that), a gift shop, and the lighthouse itself was great. The tour... More 

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Thank Joy C
Portland, Oregon
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113 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting this treasure was a true joy. The volunteers that staffed this site had an obvious passion for telling the story of the lighthouse and the family that lived there. One can't help but imagine what it must have been like for the keeper's family to live there. The scenery is spectacular.

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Thank Eugene F
Buena Park, California
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45 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an interesting lighthouse with a lot of steps to get up to the top. We were winded after ascending to the top. There is a great view from the light platform area. We thought the lighthouse was worthwhile and had a small museum area.

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Thank 137rick
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A worthwhile stop on a rainy day. The house museum has a beautiful stove in the kitchen. A curved wall in the hallway. Logical bedrooms from the time period. The sleeping area closest to the light was too dark to see nuch.

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Thank Loralee P
Roseville, California
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Had a blast with my family seeing all we could see in a day along the Oregon coast. We tried to do so, so much in just one day while driving along the coast. Plan your time well so you don't find yourself running out of the park in order to not get closed up on, like we did. Overall,... More 

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Thank Ken S
Vancouver, Washington
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146 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Lighthouse has the keepers quarters turn in to a museum, nice grounds and a view. There is also a small gift shop there. Only limited hours during the winter.

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Thank i8dbbqonroute66
Vancouver, Washington
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22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

When I walked inside, the first thing that greeted me was the familiar staircase like the one at POINT NO POINT LIGHTHOUSE. If you were to put two of these home together, that's the size our house was. I spoke with the volunteer and showed them where my bedroom would have been and the kitchen, washroom, ect. I found out... More 

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