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Newport's Historic Bayfront

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SW Bay Boulevard, Newport, OR
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Good Fresh Fish found here!

The original Mo's Restaurant, Ripley's Believe it or Not Museum, the Wax Museum, and more are all... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cottage Grove, Oregon
Newport bayfront

Americana. A little something for everyone.Docks, views, restaurants, shops, strolling areas, close... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Willamette Valley, Oregon
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“seafood” (102 reviews)
“fishing boats” (90 reviews)
“sea lions” (354 reviews)
SW Bay Boulevard, Newport, OR
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Reviewed yesterday

The original Mo's Restaurant, Ripley's Believe it or Not Museum, the Wax Museum, and more are all here in Historic Newport Bayfront! And, you can crab from the docks!!

Thank ivalotta
Reviewed yesterday

Americana. A little something for everyone.Docks, views, restaurants, shops, strolling areas, close to everything.

Thank Suzzytoo
Reviewed 3 days ago

Back in the eighties the bayfront was much different, now with the tourists you can hardly even get around.

Thank quietwoodsgrappler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Newport's Bayfront is a little street that wraps around the bay, with shops and galleries, diners, chowder houses and fine restaurants, and kitschy places like Ripley's Believe it or Not all interspersed with local fishing warehouses and boat docks. Even in rainy weather, you will...More

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our trip is never complete at the coast without walking the Bayfront of Newport. So much to see and explore even though we have done it many times, We always find something new to talk about in our walk about. We try new places to...More

Thank Debbiethetravler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The sea lions on the docks were noisy and fun to watch. It was cool to see the fishing fleet and the various research vessels (NOAA and Oregon State University ) on the piers. The views inland and out past the bridge to the ocean...More

Thank tyandjess
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were many little shops selling souvineers, munchies and the likes. The best part was watching all of the seals floating on platforms nearby.

Thank P D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love visiting Newport's Bayfront area. Such a bustle of activity from the super fishy smell of the working ships, to the over-the-top souvenir shops, to the quaint attractions like the wax museum, Ripley's Belive it or Not, and Undersea Gardens. There are also some...More

Thank misty_bee_Wyo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love Newports Bayfront for so many reasons. One of the main reasons though is the sealife you get to experience. Watching people fish and crab off the docks while crabbing and fishing boats come and go is fun to watch. Plus the shopping is...More

Thank Lisahamm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are many quaint shops & fish restaurants to stop and shop or grab a bit to eat. remember, you are visiting a place that smells like fish!!! one of the attractions is to go watch all the seals/sea lions just basking in the son...More

Thank j a
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30 July 2017|
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Response from Vegasdbinhawaii | Reviewed this property |
There are at least two docks on the north side of the bay (where the sea lions congregate) where you can fish and crab.
30 July 2017|
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Response from Susan R | Reviewed this property |
No you cannot. It is truly a port for major packing fish for large firms. Very nearby you can fish,or crab.
30 July 2017|
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Response from Ekeller115 | Reviewed this property |
I also saw people with fishing gear on the pier. I would sure check the local laws or risk a fine and confiscation of your stuff. Google would be a good start.