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These publications may prove useful to you as you plan your next visit to our area.
Travelers to the historic regions of Astoria and Warrenton, Ore., can feel like locals with two downloadable audio tours highlighting popular historic attractions and movie scene locations. Narrated by local experts who reveal little-known facts and help visitors relive past eras, the tours were produced by and are available through the Astoria-Warrenton Area Chamber of Commerce. Stream or download the tours now at no cost. These Audio Tours were created in 2008 and the status of some locations may have changed.
“Astoria & Warrenton’s Historical Attractions” tour features 21 locations around the community with historical significance, including the Flavel House, the Astoria Column and Fort Clatsop. Tour narrators share tidbits about Lewis and Clark’s expedition, the fish canning industry and maritime tales, among other topics.“The Reel Astoria” tour includes 12 destinations featured in major motion pictures, most famously the cult classic “The Goonies,” which celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2015. Notable highlights include the jail where the Fratelli brothers caused a ruckus, the house where Mikey lived, and Ecola State Park, where the kids discover the Fratellis’ hideout. Movie hounds can also visit the school where (former California Governor) Arnold Schwarzenegger taught in “Kindergarten Cop” and the spooky house from the “The Ring Two.”
Please be respectful of private property when visiting historic and film locations.