I spent a few hours in Newport, on the Oregon Coast, taking in the beautiful beaches as well as tourist sites like the Undersea Gardens and Oregon Coast Aquarium.
Here are a few photos of the beaches at Newport:
The picturesque Yaquina Bay Bridge:
Sea lions in the Newport harbour:
Puffins, an octopus, and a playful sea lion at the Oregon Coast Aquarium:
Nessie, the Yaquina Bay Sea Monster, "captured" in 1992: