This small city, about midway up the Oregon coast, is home to the Oregon Coast Aquarium.
137 NE First Street, Newport, OR 97365
Tel (541) 574 2679
The Valley Retriever (tel (541) 265 2253) runs bus services from Newport to Bend and Portland.
This popular aquarium is best known as the former home of Keiko, the orca from the movie Free Willy. It is home to thousands of marine animals including sharks, sea otters, seals and sea lions.
2820 SE Ferry Slip Road, Newport, OR 97365
Tel (541) 867 3474
Open summer 9am-6pm daily; winter 10am-5pm daily