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Newport's Historic Bayfront

SW Bay Boulevard, Newport, OR
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Ranked #6 of 19 attractions in Newport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
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Auburn, Alabama
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We went to Newport's Historic Bayfront to have dinner but found it so interesting that we walked up and down the entire Bayfront sheet going into the shops. We were staying in a B&B but I could see if you lived there or were renting a house this was the perfect place to purchase fresh seafood. Having dinner in an... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

We stopped in Newport to have dinner and walk along the waterfront. We really enjoyed the harbor. The sea lions basking on the docks were very vocal and fun to watch.

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95448
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54 reviews 54 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We didn't shop here as the shops weren't so interesting. Little coffee shops, boarding shop. The Sylvia Hotel and April's Restaurant the highlights.

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Fort Riley, Kansas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

My family & I had a wonderful time. Except for me being nauseous due to pregnant, so the fish smell was a no go with me. But I still manage to have a good time. Been here before when I was younger with my parents. Have always enjoyed it.

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Beaverton, Oregon
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The parking here is horrible, otherwise it is great! There is shopping from local retailers, restaurants, and sometimes sea lions, fisherman, and crabbers.

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So Ponte Vedra Bch
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31 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Nice area to leisurely stroll and take in the beautiful Bay front. Watch the fisherman unload their catch and prepare for selling and shipment. Fascinating to see how fast they fillet the fish.. Lots of cute shops to browse, all prices ranges. Many good restaurants with varied menu choices. Something for everyone. Beautiful day trip.

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Vancouver, Canada
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19 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

First, if you are averse to fishy smells, this is NOT the place for you. There are numerous, small shops, ice cream stores etc., and at certain times of year a bunch of LOUD sea lions hanging around the docks. If you have an hour or thta is unscheduled, then I would say that a visit here is worthwhile. If... More

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Dorris, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We wandered in and out of several of the shops. The shopkeepers were very friendly and helpful, which has always been our experience. They told us about a few things that were happening, and chatted about other little things.

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Haines, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

very nice place to visit, all the sounds, sights and smells, all wonderful. Great Art exhibits, great restaurants on the bay, and micro brew.......................yum!

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Santa clara Oregon
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Lot's to do parking was a bit hard. and a way's to walk. But well worth it once you reason the Bay-front. TONS of seals that's were the smell comes from and fish factory's but we and the grandkids enjoy the seals on the docks. and the small shops.

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