Many of North Oregon Coast’s key attractions are within easy driving distance of Astoria, making it a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Two attractions that should be on every visitor’s itinerary is the wonderful Heritage Museum and the ever-popular Columbia River Maritime Museum. If you have time, don’t miss the Astoria Aquatic Center and Astoria Column.
Get your body moving out-of-doors while you are in the area. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Grab your camera and enjoy the nature parks for which this area is famous, like the Fort Stevens State Park.
While you are in and around Astoria, stop by the Fort to Sea Trail. If you’re into history, the area’s past has been beautifully preserved at the Lewis and Clark National Historical Park and the Fort Clatsop National Memorial.
To make the most of Astoria, think about booking your accommodation close by in one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks it’s hard to go past the Comfort Suites Columbia River, the Astoria Riverwalk Inn, and the popular Shilo Inn Suites Hotel - Warrenton.