Astoria, Oregon Area Attractions

Astoria, Oregon (Wikimedia)Astoria is the oldest American settlement west of the Rockies founded in 1811; a place that takes visitors back to simpler times, its architecture dominated by hundreds of Victorian homes clinging to steep wooded hillsides and with a revitalized 1920s era downtown; all set against a backdrop of tremendous natural beauty in the temperate rainforest at the mouth of the Columbia River.

Visitors have an opportunity to escape into an appealing, intriguing past. Unspoiled and generally uncrowded, Astoria and Warrenton nonetheless have several first-class interpretive attractions including Lewis & Clark National Historical Park, the Columbia River Maritime Museum, the Flavel House, Fort Stevens State Park, the Astoria Riverfront Trolley and the Astoria Column. The area has an extraordinary sense of place and feeling of history.

Explore our Oregon home through the Astoria-Warrenton Chamber of Commerce website,

Please also explore our neighbors just to the north on Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula, and to the south in Seaside and Cannon Beach, Oregon.