Now Is Your Time to Visit!

We’ve designed a great itinerary for all of our retired friends

You’ve earned your time off, so now it’s time to come to Newport while everyone else goes back to work or school! Newport has more than enough great restaurants, events and activities to fill your stay, but here are a few suggestions to make your visit the very best. You may choose to follow this list faithfully, or veer off at any point on your own adventure. And if you are not retired, but have some time to visit the coast, please enjoy this itinerary as well!

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9:00 am: Breakfast, La Maison ● Start your day off right with an amazing coffee or other morning drink at this little bakery. They also offer some of the best food around, including flaky pastries and mouth-watering cakes. 315 SW 9th St., Deco District

10:00 am: Visit Oregon Coast Aquarium ● No trip to Newport is complete without a visit to the sea otters, touch pool, giant Japanese spider crabs, and other denizens of the deep. The Aquarium is the perfect place for kids of all ages. 2820 SE Ferry Slip Rd., South Beach

1:00 pm: Lunch, Mo’s, and wandering Newport’s Historic Bayfront ● Nothing says Newport like a piping hot bowl of clam chowder! After lunch, wander the Historic Bayfront to shop for souvenirs and watch the local fishing fleet in action. 622 SW Bay Blvd., Bayfront

3:00 pm: Explore Nye Beach ● Stroll through the Nye Beach Neighborhood, and visit the many shops and galleries. The neighborhood also has easy access to one of Newport’s best beaches, so you can take off your shoes and walk in the sand.

5:30 pm: Dinner at Ove Northwest ● Dine at Nye Beach’s newest hot spot! Featuring vegetable-forward New American cuisine, Ove Northwest combines international culinary influences with fresh, local and sustainable fish, meat, and produce. 749 NW 3rd St., Nye Beach

7:00 pm: Bonfire on the beach ● Take your s’mores ingredients and head to the beach for an evening bonfire to wrap up your day. Nye Beach and Agate Beach are both perfect spots to build a fire and roast s’mores.


7:00 pm: Watch a performance at Newport Performing Arts Center ● Spend an evening experiencing world-class music, dance, theater, and other fine performance art. Check their calendar of events to see what’s playing during your visit. 777 W Olive St., Nye Beach

Newport looks forward to welcoming you! Click here for more info on visiting.