As soon as you stroll into Depoe Bay, you’ll be greeted with a nice whiff of salt and the calming hum of waves hitting the shore. Situated along the Pacific Ocean, the area likes to announce they are the smallest navigable harbor (six square acres!) in the world.
Book a luxury rental RV to Depoe Bay if you’ve been yearning for a beach trip. The city is also known as the whale watching capital of the Oregon coast so you could be in for a treat if you’re lucky. Depoe Bay, OR is truly one with the ocean; no matter where you are within the town, you’ll more than likely still have a waterfront view.
The Great Outdoors
Let’s go to the beach! Bring along all the toys and sunscreen needed and take a dive into the salty waters. The kids will absolutely love it! If you’d rather experience the coastline less hands-on, take your Depoe Bay camper rental on a scenic drive by way of the Otter Creek Loop. Gawk as the ferocious waves strike out at the cliffs and hold your breath as the seabirds navigate the skies and dive for their dinner.
Seeing as Depoe Bay is the whale watching gold medalists of Oregon, it’s only fitting to whale watch during your adventure. There are charter-touring companies that will take you out on the seas by boat in search of these magnificent creatures. They usually travel in pods, so where there’s one you may find several. Or, gaze across the water from land at designated whale watching parks fitted with benches. So don't forget to bring some binoculars.
A portion of the coast in Otter Creek is home to the Beverly Beach State Park. Park your Depoe travel trailer rental here and get out and walk underneath the highway and emerge on the other side to a long stretch of sandy beach. Visitors enjoy the beach, kite flying when the wind cooperates, and searching for fossils.
Yaquina Head Lighthouse sits off in the distance, near Newport, if you care to wander off a bit. Beverly Beach is a gorgeous slice of Pacific Ocean coast real estate that is a prime example of what Lincoln County offers the world from a natural beauty perspective.
You won’t have to look too hard to find a place to stay overnight with your rental RV in Depoe Bay. Sea & Sand RV Park offers sites practically on the beach so you could say their name is literally what they bring to the table. With a variety of sites, you can be assured each provide water, sewer, electric, WiFi, and cable. A great option for those who cherish having the views so close while still being walking distance from Depoe Bay’s downtown.
Similarly, Fogarty Creek RV Park has great proximity to the beaches and downtown but is not on the beach itself. Set in a more forest setting, Fogarty Creek’s sites offer full hookups for your RV, washroom and laundry facilities, and cable.
If you don’t want the hassle of the beach-goers crowds, you’ll be able to find a fair amount of RV park locations a short distance away in Lincoln City. You’ll have your choice of amenities and in a great physical location from Depoe Bay. Or, stay at Beverly Beach State Park for a more authentic camping experience. All sites there have full hookups and bathroom and shower facility usage. At the end of the day, you’ll be watching a glorious sunset or frighteningly beautiful storm over the water.
Exploring the City
Like any beach town, Depoe Bay has a nice little boardwalk that is lined with shops and eateries, beach themed of course. Learn about all the marine creatures with a main focus on gray whales that call the Pacific Ocean home at the Whale, Sea Life, and Shark Museum.
Consider driving your Depoe Bay motorhome rental over to Lincoln City and tour the historic Taft District. Marine themed art galleries add color to the town, while delicious scents waft about from the local restaurants. Try your hand at glass blowing and bring a little something home to remember the trip. Taft District is another example of a friendly, hip Oregon beach town.
If you’re getting a little seasick, Portland is only but a 2-hour drive. You may leave a trail of sand getting there, but you won’t add any more to your collection once you arrive in the city. All the classic city sights and sounds will be available to you. Sip on some local coffee, check out the hotspots and just take in this unique city.
If it's the uniqueness of an Oregon town you are seeking, consider a luxury motorhome rental in Depoe Bay. Watch a sunset, enjoy the local cuisine, and take in the gorgeous landscape. Rent a RV in Depoe Bay, OR and go explore!