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Newport's Historic Bayfront

SW Bay Boulevard, Newport, OR
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Ranked #5 of 20 Attractions in Newport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Cultural
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Chama, New Mexico
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

The place to see very vocal sea lions. Disappointed that Ripleys, Undersea world and wax museums were closed on the day we were there. Found a fantastic plate to eat at Ocean Blue @ Gino's sea market and grill. So many shrimp and very delicious.

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Escondido CA
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We have visited many Oregon Coast towns and Newport, in our opinion, is the most authentic working seafood harbor. We arrived at mid-morning and found easy parking for our small RV on the street. We walked by and watched actual fishing boats unloading and fresh product being loaded onto trucks. Across the street are a variety of galleries, shops, and... More

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Claremont, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
5 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Well worth spending a couple of hours here on a nice day. Fun shops and very good restaurants. Parking can be a problem on weekends during the summer.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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47 reviews 47 reviews
28 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Being from New Mexico, we enjoy the Sea Lions, although the locals seem to be less impressed at the endless barking of the protected animals. We can hear them sometimes from our RV, parked at the Marina and RV Park, across the harbor. This little strip has historic charm from it's days as a center of attraction and due to... More

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Robbinsville, North Carolina
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Our trip to the Oregon coast took us through Newport. We stopped for some shopping and pictures. Beautiful views of the bay and all the boats and ships at the docks. Walking on some of the boardwalk, we could hear the unforgettable "barking" of the California sea lions resting on the rocks below along the shoreline. When we finally could... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

There is always some kind of real work being done regarding the fishing industry. Sometimes the smell of fish can be overwhelming but not so much as to warrant avoiding the area. Shops are varied and plenty, restaurants are welcoming and have grey views. There are sea lions resting on wooden planks near the aquarium, not as many as in... More

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Newport, Oregon
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This is the place I would direct any visitor to. it allows one to experience the marina, the bayfront literally, along with a variety of shops- from cheap tourist trinkets to high quaility items made from local artists. And, tucked away throughout the bay front there a few very good resturants. AVOID MOE's it truly is the tourist trap staking... More

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Bend, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Ripley's is always fun, the stores have lots of different stuff, there's coffee and candy, and of course Mo's. You can't do Newport without spending some time here.

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Newport, Oregon, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We are local, and we love to go hang out, maybe eat, or just walk around. We ALWAYS take our guests, Mo's is our favorite place for chowder, but lots of other places are good too.

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Elkhorn, Wisconsin
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7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The Historic bayfront is full of great things to do and see! You can see sea lions on the docks and watch the cannery processing shrimp. There are some great shops and many fine places to eat! Also, take time to watch the fishing boats come in and out and explore what the catch of the day is! A great... More

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Address: SW Bay Boulevard, Newport, OR
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Newport

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