Depoe Bay

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This town is known as the Whale Watching Capital of the Oregon Coast thanks to a resident pod of gray whales that makes its home offshore from March through December. Catch a view of them from the Whale Watching Center, the many shore observation spots or a charter boat. A huge seawall runs the length of the downtown area, enabling visitors to shop or dine within view of the ocean.

Oregon Coast

Depoe Bay is located in Oregon Coast, home to 363 miles of secluded beaches, sand dunes, crashing waves, lighthouses and towering forests.

Nearby cities are: Gleneden Beach, Lincoln City, Newport, and Siletz.

an ItineraryWinter Wildlife Watching on the Coast

by Michael Kew / November 29, 2016

This season, which is largely undiscovered for wildlife viewing, head to the Coast for some of the state’s most compelling critters dozens of species of migratory birds, tidepools teeming with life, thousands of whales and boisterous sea lions…

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an Oregon StoryRoad Trip: Get Outside on Highway 101

by Katy Bryce / March 8, 2016

Spring is here and you know what that means in Oregon get outside! What better way to dust off your sense of adventurethan a road trip down U.S. Highway 101? With 363 miles of outdoor family fun, there are many opportunities to explore the…

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an Oregon StoryA Getaway in Depoe Bay

by Mandy Baker / January 28, 2013

Depoe Bay was once nothing more than a quaint fishing town. Today, while fishermen and their boats still call its small harbor home, the town’s claim to fame is as the Whale Watching Capitol of the Oregon Coast. People travel from all…

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an Scenic BywayPacific Coast Scenic Byway

by Amy Nyberg / September 21, 2011

Yes, it’s possible to drive the entire Pacific Coast Scenic Byway in a single day — but you’ll want more time to experience the breathtaking viewpoints, stunning state parks and quaint coastal towns.

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Find things to see and do In Depoe Bay

  1.     Attractions
    1.     Amusement Parks
    2.     Aquariums & Zoos
    3.     Art Galleries & Studios
    4.     Casinos
    5.     Movies and TV filmed in Oregon
    6.     Museums & Interpretive Centers
    7.     Outdoors & Nature
    8.     Performing Arts
    9.     Shopping
    10.     Theater
    11.     Tour Companies & Guides
  2.     Recreation
    1.     Birding
    2.     Camping
    3.     Cycling
    4.     Fishing
    5.     Golf
    6.     Guides & Charters
      1.     Back Country Guides
      2.     Bicycle Guides
      3.     Charter Boats
      4.     Fishing Guides
      5.     Hunting Guides
      6.     Jet Boat Charters
      7.     Outdoor Guides
      8.     Whitewater Guides
    7.     Hiking
    8.     Indoor Sports
    9.     Jet Boating
    10.     Kayaking
    11.     Oregon Winter Trips
    12.     Rafting
    13.     Snow Sports
    14.     Sustainable Travel
  3.     Eat & Drink
    1.     Artisan Producers
    2.     Beer & Breweries
    3.     Cideries
    4.     Coffee & Tea
    5.     Culinary Experiences
    6.     Distilleries
    7.     Farmers' Markets
    8.     Farms & Farm Stays
    9.     Oregon Food Trips
    10.     Picking & Foraging
    11.     Ranches & Ranch Stays
    12.     Restaurants
      1.     American
      2.     Asian Fusion
      3.     Cajun / Creole
      4.     Chinese
      5.     French Bistros
      6.     Greek
      7.     Irish
      8.     Italian
      9.     Japanese
      10.     Latino
      11.     Mediterranean
      12.     Pacific Northwest
      13.     Pizza
      14.     Seafood
      15.     Southern
      16.     Thai
    13.     Seafood
    14.     Wineries & Wine
  4.     Oregon Heritage
    1.     Covered Bridges
    2.     Ghost Towns
    3.     Heritage Areas
    4.     Heritage Museums
    5.     Indian Country
    6.     Lighthouses
    7.     Old West & Oregon Trail
  5.     Natural Wonders
    1.     Bodies of Water
      1.     Lakes & Reservoirs
      2.     Rivers
      3.     Waterfalls
    2.     Forests, Parks & Refuges
      1.     National Forests & Parks
      2.     National Wildlife Refuges and Areas
      3.     State Parks
    3.     Mountains & Hills
  6.     Events
    1.     Animal & Agriculture Events
    2.     Culinary Events
    3.     Cultural Heritage Events
    4.     Exhibit & Lecture Events
    5.     Fairs & Festivals
    6.     Flower & Garden Events
    7.     Oregon Food Trips
    8.     Performing Art Events
    9.     Snow Sports
    10.     Sports Events
    11.     Visual Art Events
    12.     Volunteer Events
  7. All Places to Stay
  8.     Lodging
    1.     Bed and Breakfasts
    2.     Boutique Hotels
    3.     Farm or Ranch Stay
    4.     Glamping or Tree Houses
    5.     Hostels
    6.     Hotel / Motel
    7.     Resorts
    8.     Vacation Rentals
  9.     RV Parks
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Depoe Bay Chamber of Commerce 223 S.W. Hwy. 101, Depoe Bay 541.765.2889 or 877.485.8348 www.DepoeBayChamber.org
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