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A May 2005 trip to Newport by robandlynn

Quote: We ventured out to the coast to check out the new turtle exhibit at the Oregon Coast Aquarium. We are members, so we were invited to a special preview, including a nice hors d'ouevres menu.

The Salishan

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We stayed in a traditional room. The information can be found online. We had a nice side view of the driving range, which had large trees on the opposite side. It looked like a forest when we looked out of our balcony. The balcony had two nice rocking chairs with a table. It was rainy when we were there, so we didn't sit out there very much. We loooved the beds. They were so soft and puffy. There were two layers of sheets, then a feather pad, then a nice fluffy down comforter on top. Each bed was well equiped with five very full pillows, including one that was cylindrical. My husband brought extra pillows, since he usually ge...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on June 26, 2005

The Salishan
7760 Hwy 101
Newport, Oregon
(541) 764-2371

Oregon Coast Aquarium

Attraction | "The Oregon Coast Aquarium"

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We actually went on a members-only day, which is by invitation only (the cost of the membership is worth it if you are planning to go a few times, and plus, it is tax deductible). They were opening the turtle exhibit. During this preview, they had an abundance of food. There were tables set up around the aquarium with various food. There was hummus with pita chips, teriyaki chicken, meatballs, fruits, veggies, etc. I thought the food was good, and the kids enjoyed it also. There was a limited amount of benches to sit on and a few rocks out in the courtyard. We were able to see the aquarium after eating and viewing the new exhibit. There were so many types of turtles. We saw the octopus, sea l...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on June 26, 2005

Oregon Coast Aquarium
2820 Se Ferry Slip Road
Newport, Oregon 97365
(541) 867-3474