Astoria, Oregon: A visit to downtown’s waterfront

A visit to downtown Astoria, Oregon where the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean. A scenic maritime town full of history and wildlife.

Wreck of the Peter Iredale

In 1906, a ship heading to Portland to get a load of wheat and return to England ran into heavy fog and changing winds. The ship, the Peter Iredale, grounded on the shores of Clatsop Beach near Warrenton, Oregon and just west of Astoria. All 27 aboard were rescued without… Read More

Astoria, Oregon

Astoria, Oregon

Astoria, Oregon is a fun destination whether you are only there for a few hours for lunch, or a full weekend of exploring. The history, architecture, restaurants, and location at the mouth of the Columbia River all combine to make a great day trip or vacation stay.