Oregon Attractions February 10, 2017
The Most Criminally Overlooked Town In Oregon And Why You Need To Visit
Located on the northwestern tip of Oregon is the beautiful city of Astoria. Full of history, beautiful scenery, great restaurants, unique shops, and more, this wonderful town is a fantastic place to visit.
The town of Astoria (population 9,500) is located right at the mouth of the Columbia River -- and it's absolutely spectacular.
From fascinating museums to delicious restaurants, this small city is full of amazing things to do and see.
You'll definitely want to take a walk along the Astoria Riverwalk, a lovely paved trail that runs along the riverfront.
There's also a wonderful vintage trolley that runs along the scenic riverwalk.
The area is full of beautiful scenery that you can explore on foot.
The sunsets over the water are simply magical.
This area just so happens to be the site of the oldest European settlement in the state. History buffs will love checking out all the historical landmarks here. One great place to visit is the Fort Clatsop Lewis and Clark National Historical Park.
The Columbia River Maritime Museum is another fascinating historical place that makes for a great outing.
Throughout town you'll find many wonderful mom & pop restaurants, including the renowned Bowpicker Fish & Chips, where you can buy hot, fresh, mouthwateringly delicious fish and chips from a cute vintage boat.
There are lots of wonderful cafes, bars, and breweries as well.
Take some time to wander the streets downtown. There are all kinds of unique and charming shops, galleries, and boutiques.
With so much to do and see, you might want to stay overnight. There are lots of great places to stay the night, including Hotel Elliott, the Cannery Pier Hotel, Astoria Riverwalk Inn, and more.
Visit the beautiful town of Astoria for a one-of-a-kind experience.
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