Newport, Oregon, rentals offer you family-friendly accommodation to suit every budget. The city is the vacationer's perfect destination for water sports and outdoor activities. The city's lighthouses offer you historic perspectives and are popular must-sees. Here are some lighthouses you can visit.
Yaquina Bay Lighthouse
This wooden lighthouse is situated at the entrance to the Yaquina River at the northern end of the Yaquina Bay Bridge. Built in 1871, the structure is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. It is considered the oldest building in the town of Newport. The lighthouse is now converted into a museum which is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is a unique building, since the lighthouse and living area are combined. Special events are often held at Yaquina Bay.
Yaquina Head Lighthouse
Built in 1873, this 93-feet lighthouse is the tallest in the state of Oregon. The lighthouse is located in the Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, to the north of Newport. You can visit the lighthouse interpretive center for a guided tour between noon and 4 p.m. Admission is priced at $5 per vehicle. The surrounding area provides views of the lighthouse and of the Pacific.
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