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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  • We love this place! We we're here years ago and had to come back with the kids. We sat on a bench and watched all the workers with their boats. Very interesting if your not from around here. Stop in at one of the local restaurants and eat. Their food is so fresh and yummy!
  • Really cool place to walk around and see the sea animals!
  • It gets busy, as all great places do. But has so much to offer. The Historic Bayfront, Yaquina lighthouse and natural area, aquarium, beautiful beaches and the SEALIONS (and more) are what have coming back for 20 years.
  • A small, but very historic. The bayfront is a must see in Newport.
  • I love the Newport bayfront. Mo's is the best place to eat. But there are wonderful art galleries, candy shoppes, hippy stores, pet stores, leather store, and more. You can ride on a tall ship if you catch Hawaiian Chieftain or Lady Washington in harbor. You can go crabbing off the dock where they have all you need to do so. And you can visit the lazy sea lions. There's a wax museum, Ripley's Believe it or Not, and an Undersea Gardens. The Rogue brewery is across the water, as is the Aquarium and the Hatfield Marine Science Center. But seriously: eat at Mo's and try the chowder, the beer battered halibut fish and chips, the chicken linguine alfredo, the fish tacos, and the marionberry cobbler. To. Die. For.
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