Oregon Coast Aquarium
I was pleasantly surprised when the sun came out, and I got to spend the morning at the Aquarium. This is one of the nation’s top 10 aquariums with indoor and outdoor exhibits. Walking paths lead to an octopus cave, viewing pools where otters, seals and sea lions swim and play, and my favorite the sea aviary (see my critters page for some close up alcid pictures). The “Passages of the Deep” takes you through an underwater acrylic tunnel surrounded on all sides by sharks, bat rays and other creatures of the deep.