Newport's Historic Bayfront, Newport

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Get a glimpse of the fishing industry of the past at Newport's Historic Bayfront, which still operates as a fishing port. Watch ships bring in large catches that are sold to the many restaurants lining the water. You'll notice sea lions and gulls eager to snatch stray fish. Enjoy fresh seafood and bay views at one of the restaurants. Bring along a jacket, because it gets chilly by the water. Make Newport's Historic Bayfront a centerpiece of your Newport vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Newport trip planner .
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  • The bay front is a must go to when visiting. Make sure you visit the sea lions at the port dock. Lots to see and do. Tons of great shops for art work and awesome salt water taffy.  more »
  • I love the Bayfront area of Newport, there are a lot of shops selling all kinds of stuff from ketchy souvenirs to toys to wonderful pieces of art. The sea lion dock is always entertaining as is Ripley...  more »
  • Lucky to arrive on a warm, sunny day. Loved the smell of fresh crab wafting on the breeze. Lots of historic bldgs., great little shops, restaurants, and taverns. A terrific hand-painted mural of whale...  more »
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