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Newport's Historic Bayfront

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Address: SW Bay Boulevard, Newport, OR

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Seal Lions, Ice Cream, and People Watching

We are fortunate to live five minutes from the Bayfront, and we walk the dogs here daily! This is a fun place to bring the kids to watch the sea lions, have an ice cream or... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Oregon Coast, Oregon
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116 reviews 116 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

We are fortunate to live five minutes from the Bayfront, and we walk the dogs here daily! This is a fun place to bring the kids to watch the sea lions, have an ice cream or candy, and maybe do some crabbing off one of the many docks! There are a number of restaurants as well, from the expensive "Local... More 

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Vancouver
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Do yourself a favor and skip the long waits at Mo's. Go to the fresh fish monger right across the street. You can pick up some fresh seafood, but they also have a restaurant. Great food and lots of it for reasonable prices.

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Scappoose, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

The Newport Historical Bay Front has a variety of things to do for anyone. We happened to be there when the largest amount of sea lions were there. Watching them is so fun and entertaining. Love how they interacted with each other. Walking is a must, lots of galleries and shops to brows through. Eating is a must for FRESH... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Lots of fun shops with great Pacific Northwest Art. Even though it was a stormy day the friendly shop employees of the places we visited were very welcoming. The candy shop has an excellent selection of salt water taffy!

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Philomath, Oregon, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Variety of gift shops, restaurants, candy stores, taverns, grocery and marine services. You can go see the sea lions on the docks and rocks, bay area boats, coast guard and the Yaquina Bay Bridge. Lots to do and see.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We loved the walk up and down the pier. Great views of the harbor and ships. It was a relaxing visit. The sea lions were very entertaining.

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Turner, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This is always a treat -- close up views of fishing boats, neat little shops, good food. It gives you a glimpse into what Newport's fishing heritage.

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Troy, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Even though it was raining, we still saw all the sea lions and fisherman! My son loved seeing the boats come in and the fisherman unloading their catch. Great place to take the family.

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Vancouver, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This area is best on foot, so park and take in the sights, sounds and food as you take in the sea lions, fishing boats, historic buildings, gift and art shops. Rogue Brewing is a popular stop off spot or find an espresso shop to keep you going. Ice cream, candy and restaurants for every pocket book can be found.

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Englewood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I love to walk the Bayfront. I enjoy browsing in the shops and seeing the murals and the sea lions. Sometimes I eat or get a coffee somewhere along there. It is a comforting ritual for me to walk and wander. It is a plus for visitors that there are public restrooms and parking.

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