Astoria Warrenton - Pure Character

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Located at the northernmost point of the rugged Oregon Coast, the communities of Astoria and Warrenton offer the perfect escape for couples, families, foodies, adventure-seekers and more. Astoria is still home to a working waterfront, but also boasts acclaimed museums, first-class restaurants, boutique hotels, excellent camping opportunities, art galleries and more. We're ready to help you explore - here are a few ideas to get you started.


History

As the oldest settlement West of the Rockies, Astoria and nearby Warrenton are rich with maritime and cultural history - from a replica of Lewis & Clark's winter encampment at Fort Clatsop and the World War II outpost of Fort Stevens State Park, to a restored riverfront trolley and several engaging local museums.

Culinary Delights

Astoria's first-class dining options offer a range of fresh Northwest seafood, ethnic cuisine and comfort food. Toss back a brew at the new Fort George Brewery, enjoy perfect crab cakes at Baked Alaska and hunker down with a hearty quesadilla at T. Paul's Urban Cafe.

Architecture

Rich in architectural history and beauty, Astoria has two national historic districts: the Astoria Downtown Historic District and the Uniontown Alameda Historic District. One-fourth of its homes, many built during the Victorian era, are eligible for Historic Landmark status, many of which color the hillside as "painted ladies." More than 500 buildings are designated as local landmarks.

Shopping

In the heart of historic downtown Astoria, the city's eclectic business district is an exploration of its own. Visitors will enjoy local bookstores, fashioned toy stores, treasure-filled antique shops and galleries featuring the works of local artists.

Lodging

Astoria and Warrenton offer the chance to experience history in style with lodging at intimate bed & breakfasts, small inns, national chains or new upscale boutique hotels. Favorites include the historic and beautifully restored popular downtown landmark, the Hotel Elliott, and the luxurious Cannery Pier Hotel, where visitors can enjoy breathtaking views of the mouth of the Columbia River from waterfront rooms.

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