This post is in collaboration with My Family Guide with a few highlights of family-friendly fun in Astoria and Warrenton. Click here to see the full guide with more places to eat, stay, and play!

Hey there, adventure seekers! Get ready for your next family trip as we share just a snippet of what Astoria and Warrenton area has to offer. Imagine tasty bites, comfy stays, and heaps of playtime – like the ultimate family getaway, right? Well, buckle up because you’re in for a treat!

In this family guide to Astoria and Warrenton, we’re shining a light on some of the yummiest bites, the coziest lodging, and just some of the fun you can soak up with your crew along Oregon’s incredible coast. Let’s get started!

Family Favorite Places To Eat


Dive into delicious bread bowls and kid menus from Mo's Seafood and Chowder (Photo courtesy of @ilovemoschowder)

Mo's Seafood

No trip to Astoria would be complete without a stop at Mo’s Seafood. Known for its legendary clam chowder, Mo’s Seafood is a seafood haven for the entire family. The kids’ menu here offers pint-sized portions of coastal favorites, ensuring that even the youngest seafood enthusiasts leave with satisfied smiles.

Frite and Scoop

For those seeking a unique twist to their culinary adventure, Frite and Scoop is a delightful addition to the Astoria food scene. With a focus on Belgian-style fries and French custard style ice cream, this spot caters to both savory and sweet cravings. The kids will love customizing their fries and indulging in creative ice cream flavors for a tasty and memorable experience.

Where To Stay

Create new traditions around campsites in Astoria and Warrenton

Astoria/Warrenton/Seaside KOA:

For families seeking a unique blend of adventure and comfort, the Astoria/Warrenton/Seaside KOA is a fantastic choice. Offering a range of accommodations from cozy cabins to spacious RV sites and tent spots, this KOA provides a family-friendly camping experience. With amenities such as an indoor swimming pool, hot tub, outdoor pool, mini-golf, playgrounds, and themed activities, it’s a haven for kids of all ages.

The Lloyd Hotel Astoria Bayfront:

Situated along the enchanting Bayfront, The Lloyd Hotel offers families a picturesque retreat with a view. The spacious rooms provide a comfortable haven after a day of exploration, and the central location makes it convenient for accessing family-friendly attractions. The nearby waterfront offers a serene setting for an evening stroll, making it a relaxing spot for families.

Things to Do

Pets are family too! Bring your furry best friend to tour our coastal towns

Fort Clatsop, Lewis and Clark National Historical Park:

Immerse yourself in history at Fort Clatsop, part of the Lewis and Clark National Historical Park. Uncover the rich heritage of native people and experience the dramatic winter the Lewis and Clark expedition spent here in 1805-06. Miles of trails cater to various activity levels, offering dynamic wildlife and scenic views.

High Life Adventures:

Seeking an adrenaline rush? High Life Adventures beckons with an 8-line, 2-hour zip tour through the coastal forest around a lake. Open to most ages and experience levels (check the site for weight restrictions), this adventure park tours are available on their regular schedules. Their restaurant and store have limited operation because it is undergoing a rebuild after a fire. Anticipate an enhanced restaurant and store, and don’t forget to explore their aerial adventure park in Seaside.

Gizmo's Arcade:

Step into the gaming nostalgia at Gizmo’s Arcade, featuring classic video games from the 1980s. Paired with a small café, it’s the perfect spot for families to refuel between rounds of gaming fun. Enjoy a laid-back atmosphere and a blast from the past with these timeless games.

To wrap it up, Astoria and Warrenton are like the cool cousins of the Oregon Coast, offering a laid-back mix of good eats, cozy stays, and endless play. Whether you’re chowing down on stacks of pancakes at Pig ‘n Pancake, kicking back at The Lloyd Hotel, or ziplining through the trees at High Life Adventures, these spots are all about creating those awesome memories.

From cruising on the Astoria Riverfront Trolley to checking out Pier 39, there’s something for everyone. So, if you’re up for a good time filled with relaxed charm, friendly faces, and a touch of history, Astoria and Warrenton are ready to show you a great time on the Oregon Coast!