Sea Lion Caves

If you like wild life then definitely put this on your to-do list. You won't regret it!

Depoe Bay is the whale-watching capital of the Oregon Coast. Kids and adults will grin from ear to ear at the sight of a magical whale breach or a spout spraying into the air.

It is a massive sinkhole that could drain the entire ocean. Young jaws drop to the ground in awe at the sight of so much water rushing into the well.

If your kids are at least 42″ tall and want to climb the tallest lighthouse in Oregon, visit Yaquina Head Lighthouse in Newport. The tower is 93 feet tall and challenges you to climb 114 steps.  

Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls

The Columbia River Gorge happens to be part of the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. Multnomah Falls is one of the waterfalls, the second-highest year-round waterfall in America. At 620 feet, your kids will be astonished.

Low tide offers a fantastic opportunity for tide pooling. You will find vibrant orange and purple sea stars hugging the sides of Haystack Rock as waves gently roll into shore. If you visit from May to August, you could also spot Tufted Puffins nesting on the massive sea stack.

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