Astoria is a city of 9,802 people on the Columbia River, just a few miles from the Pacific Ocean. Astoria is the oldest American settlement west of the Rockies. The city lines the south banks of the Columbia River, and the north banks of Young’s bay. Surrounded by water and tall evergreen Douglass Fir, Hemlock and Spruce trees, Astoria is rich in scenic beauty, with a vista of the Pacific Ocean and its endless miles of sandy beaches.
Astoria, Oregon is rich in history with historic museums and parks. Fort Clatsop National Memorial commemorates the western end of the Lewis & Clark Trail. Astoria, Oregon has been the home of many Hollywood movies. Some of the movies filmed in Astoria are: Kindergarten Cop, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III, The Goonies, Short Circuit, Come See the Paradise, and Free Willy I and II. A driving tour of Astoria gives visitors a chance to see many of the locations.
Discover why Astoria is a delightful romantic getaway. Visit Astoria’s many cafe’s, and unique shops. Tour nationally acclaimed Columbia River Maritime Museum. Stay in one Astoria’s many historic Hotels, Inns, and Bed and Breakfast accommodations.