- TripBuzz found 77 things to do with kids in or near Astoria, Oregon, including 51 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Seaside, Cannon Beach, Ilwaco and Long Beach.
- From Skookum Fishing Charter to The Arc Arcade, the Astoria area offers 41 different types of family activities, including: National & State Parks, Specialty Museums, Parks and Movie Theaters.
- Astoria is actually the oldest settlement in the United States that is west of the Rocky Mountains. Its location on the Columbia River with a deep water port allowed it to act as a vital trading center with a long past which has been preserved through numerous museums. Multiple movies were shot in the picturesque town and surrounding areas like The Goonies, Short Circuit, and Into the Wild.
Located along the Columbia River, the Skookum Fishing Charter is a business that provides guided fishing trips for those visiting the area. Trips are led by an experienced guide who helps catch a mix of Salmon, Sturgeon, or Dungeness crabs.
Located in downtown Astoria, The Arc Arcade offers a video game trip back in time. Stocked with a wide variety of classic cabinet video games, the Arc also sells a selection of nostalgia items like trading cards and posters.
The Astoria Aquatic Center offers four swimming pools and a fitness facility. At the facility, visitors will find swimming lessons for all levels and ages, water exercise classes, and the facility hosts the North Coast Swim Club and the Astoria High School Swim team.
Located above the Uppertown Firefighterâ€™s museum, the Astoria Children's Museum is a combination historical and educational site as well as playground for kids. Creative playsets are available as well as views of old fire engines.
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92343 Fort Clatsop Road, Astoria, OR 97103 MoreLess Info
Fort Clatsop National Memorial is a historical state park which contains the site where the famous Lewis and Clark Expedition camped during 1805-06 including a replica of the original fort built by the explorers. The memorial features a visitor center and offers ranger-guided tours of nature trails.
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Astoria, OR MoreLess Info
The Lewis & Clark National & State Historical Parks encompass the area near the mouth of the Columbia River and contain numerous historic sites of the famous Lewis and Clark expedition.
Departing from Astoria's West Mooring Basin, Columbia River Eco Tours travels along Astoria's historic waterfront. Guests can view local wildlife and historic landmarks aboard a 40 foot yacht with restroom facilities and a heated cabin.