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Explore Astoria and Warrenton

Situated at the mouth of the Columbia River in Oregon's Northwest tip, Astoria is surrounded by water, offering lovely views in all directions. It’s a charming seaport city filled with options for dining, shopping and exploring. One of Astoria's most popular activities is the 125 foot climb to the top of the Astoria Column, where visitors can enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the city and waters beyond.

Astoria is home to a fascinating array museums, highlighting maritime history, Indigenous tribes, the Lewis and Clark Expedition and more. These include the Columbia River Museum, Clatsop County Heritage Museum, and Capt. George Flavel House. Others enjoy riding the old Astoria Riverfront Trolley. Check out the city's live music venues, theatre and dance productions and galleries, or go hiking, camping, swimming or biking.

Cross the Youngs Bay Bridge from Astoria and find your way to the town of Warrenton. Here, explore Fort Stevens State Park, which offers spectacular sandy beaches and unparalleled camping opportunities. This region is Lewis and Clark country, where the famous explorers ended their Western expedition.

To learn more about this history, be sure to visit Fort Clatsop and the Lewis and Clark National Historical Park.