Featured Destination: Newport, Ore.


Sea life is a huge part of Newport's economy. | Tony the Misfit/Flickr

Along the coast 130 miles southwest of Portland, Newport, Ore., is a the self-described Dungeness crab capital of the world--and so much more. From lighthouses to sea critters (both on our plates and in the deep), writer Lucy Burninham brings us across the local landscape.

This blog post was first published in January 2011. Some facts may have aged gracelessly. Please call ahead to verify information.