"Oldest American Settlement West of the Rockies" Top 5 Page for this destination Astoria by thecatsmeow
Astoria Travel Guide: 78 reviews and 256 photos
Astoria is a wonderful mix of history, charm,art,culinary delights,and much more.
Astoria is the former " Salmon Capital of the World" so they say in one of the many brochures you can pick up around town.
Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery spent the winter here.
After 4,100 miles they had finally reached the Pacific Ocean.
The town is beautifuuly nestled between the Columbia River and Youngs Bay.
Astoria is also well known for the many movies filmed here.
Free Willy, Kindergarten Cop and one of it most famous The Goonies. Be sure to pick up the booklet "Shot in Astoria from the visitors center.
- Pros:Fun and friendly place with a large assortment of things to do.
- In a nutshell:An interesting destination for almost any traveler
This B&B is a true delight. I did not stay here but friends of ours did and i was able to check it out whikle visiting... more travel advice
Columbia River Maritme Museum is a definate must see if you like histoy. This museum covers everything from the ship... more travel advice
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