About Anchor Pier Lodge - Newport, OR
The quirky beach city of Newport is beloved by Oregonians and out-of-state visitors alike. Its self-proclaimed nickname, “the coast you remember” rings true: while there’s plenty to do here, you won’t find towering condos or mega shopping centers. Instead, travelers flock to experience the rugged Oregon coast, locally owned restaurants and shops, and to stay in unique places, like Anchor Pier Lodge.
Where is Anchor Pier Lodge?
These cute studios sit on the shores of Yaquina Bay, and are just moments from the ocean. Its location in the walkable Newport Historic Bayfront means that Anchor Pier Lodge is surrounded by restaurants, cafes, shops, candy stores, and even a Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum. You’ll be immersed in this quintessential Oregon beach town with the sounds of fishing boats leaving the harbor and sea lions barking just outside your window.
Things to do near Anchor Pier Lodge
While you won’t need a bathing suit and tanning oil, Oregon’s beaches offer dramatic coastline, where forested cliffs meet the Pacific and sea stacks rise from the waves. A trip to Newport in the summer means unobstructed views and dry weather ideal for exploring, while the rainy months offer moody skies and churning ocean.
Anchor Pier Lodge is near a number of beaches on this unforgettable coast. Head to Cobble Beach where, instead of sand, you’ll find a field of smooth, black basalt stones. Kids will love the starfish, barnacles, and other sea creatures that can be spotted in tide pools at low tide. Yaquina Head Lighthouse—the tallest in Oregon—stands over Cobble Beach for the perfect photo opportunity.
There are many other beaches to explore near Anchor Pier Lodge. Nye Beach, the most visited in Newport, is a great place to stroll before heading to the nearby shops and cafes. Or you can visit South Beach State Park, where trails for hiking and biking pass through forests and meadows as it meanders along the coastline.
A visit to the Oregon Coast Aquarium is a must, especially if you're traveling with children. The plethora of animals, fish, and birds is sure to amaze. A walk-through tunnel takes you past deep sea creatures, or you can watch playful river otters and harbor seals. With a cafe, live shows, and more, it's easy to spend a whole day exploring.
For brewery tours or to sample the local craft beers, head to Newport Brewing Company, the Rogue Bayfront Pub, or Wolf Tree Brewery. If you’re feeling hungry, there are many locally owned restaurants to choose from. Head to the Chowder Bowl for hearty seafood soup, perfect for misty afternoons. Or enjoy high-end dining with gorgeous views at Clearwater Restaurant.
However you choose to spend your days in Newport, you can return to Anchor Pier Lodge for cozy furnishing and beautiful views. Choose from five spacious studios with private decks—or, if you’re traveling with a group, you can even book the entire lodge. Enjoy charming nautical themes and an unbeatable location in the heart of Newport’s Historic Bayfront.
It’s time you treat yourself to the quintessential Oregon coast getaway with Anchor Pier Lodge. Browse these cute studios today and start planning your vacation.