Astoria, OR

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Near the mouth of the mighty Columbia River, this relatively small Oregon city is filled with interesting stories and activities.

Visit Astoria, Oregon, to learn about life over the last several centuries for soldiers, riverboat operators, fishermen and others who lived near the Columbia River. Astoria’s riverside area provides insights to the city’s past and modern times. Ride the historic Astoria Riverfront Trolley, known as Old 300. Listen to tales of early salmon and tuna canning operations and see operations today focused on shrimp and sardines.

Check out the city’s museums. The Oregon Film Museum is a celebration of The Goonies and other movies filmed in Astoria and elsewhere in the state.

Across the street, the Flavel House Museum reveals how an affluent river captain lived in the late 1800s.

Learn about the history and treacherous conditions of the river separating Oregon and Washington at the Columbia River Maritime Museum. The Hanthorn Cannery Museum has even more specific information related to the century-long fish processing industry in Astoria.

Centuries of Clatsop County history are recounted in the Heritage Museum.

Next to the water, the Maritime Memorial and the surrounding park are relatively new. Individual squares on granite walls honor people who loved the river or made their lives on it. Stop to read interesting inscriptions of hundreds of honorees.

At the Liberty Theatre attend music performances of all types, along with poetry, dance and other eclectic events.

Climb Coxcomb Hill and the Astoria Column for excellent views of the city, the river and northward to Washington state.

Travel west of town to visit Fort Stevens State Park to understand the region’s preparedness for protecting the United States from the time of the Civil War through World War II.

See the Fort Clatsop National Memorial in Lewis and Clark National Historic Park to learn about the explorers’ early experiences.

Travel to Astoria from Portland in about 2 hours by car or from Seattle, Washington, in just over 3 hours. The presence of the Astoria-Megler Bridge completes a continuous highway through the United States along the Pacific Coast from Mexico to Canada.

Astoria Rivershore Motel
Astoria Rivershore Motel
2 out of 5
59 West Marine Dr, Astoria, OR, 97103
The price is $99 per night from Sep 5 to Sep 6
Stay at this motel in Astoria. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and daily housekeeping. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in our reviews. ...
3.8/5 Good! (1,003 reviews)
"The cleaning staff was very kind and helpful, carrying our heavy bags up the stairs."

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2022

Astoria Rivershore Motel
Astoria Riverwalk Inn
Astoria Riverwalk Inn
2 out of 5
400 Industry Street, Astoria, OR, 97103
The price is $179 per night from Sep 5 to Sep 6
Stay at this hotel in Astoria. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in our reviews. Popular ...
4/5 Very Good! (1,068 reviews)
"Location next to the marina and the view from our room were terrific."

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2022

Astoria Riverwalk Inn
Bowline Hotel
Bowline Hotel
2.5 out of 5
1 9th St, Astoria, OR, 97103
The price is $234 per night from Sep 7 to Sep 8
Stay at this hotel in Astoria. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and a sauna. Popular attractions Flavel House Museum and Oregon Film Museum are located nearby. Discover ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (215 reviews)
"A little pricey, but it's right of the river and in the heart of downtown Astoria. Would definitely stay there again."

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2022

Bowline Hotel
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The Breakers
The Breakers
3 out of 5
210 26th Avenue Northwest, Long Beach, WA, 98631
The price is $199 per night from Aug 21 to Aug 22
Stay at this 3-star beach apartment in Long Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a garden. Popular attractions Long Beach and Cranberry Museum are located ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (141 reviews)
"Close to the beach walked from property to beach several times per day. Perfect"

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2022

The Breakers
Rosebriar Mansion
Rosebriar Mansion
3 out of 5
636 14th St, Astoria, OR, 97103
Stay at this 3-star villa in Astoria. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and in-room massages. Popular attractions Heritage Museum and Liberty Theater are located ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
"Ambiente familiar"

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2022

Rosebriar Mansion
Tiny House Near Downtown Astoria
Tiny House Near Downtown Astoria
Astoria, OR
Stay at this cottage in Astoria. Enjoy free WiFi, onsite parking, and a patio. Popular attractions Uppertown Firefighters Museum and The Children's Museum and ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (18 reviews)
Tiny, but comfy
"Unit is very small, but is comfortable. The bed is amazingly comfortable. The property is about 2 blocks from the river walk and close to a grocery store."

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2022

Tiny House Near Downtown Astoria
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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