If you want an exciting and straightforward getaway from Portland, you can find it easily. Astoria, Oregon, has more than enough attractions and peace of mind when traveling from Portland to Astoria. Suppose you want to be in the center of Astoria (and why wouldn’t you), book directly with Astoria Riverwalk Inn. We are right downtown and nearby the most exciting attractions in the city. Here’s how you can fill an entire weekend with fun things to do from Portland to Astoria.

Getting There

There are a few routes that you can take from Portland to Astoria. The road we recommend is along the Columbia River. It’s one of the leading natural attractions in Astoria. The river ends in Astoria. Besides the river, you will be treated to lush forestry and enough places to pull off Highway 30 to marvel at the scenic views.

What To Do

Once you arrive at Astoria Riverwalk Inn, you will need a list of things to do. This is a list of some of the best things to do in Astoria one weekend.

  • Visit the Astoria Column: A historic landmark towers over the city, providing the city’s best views and the Columbia River.
  • See The Goonies House: Any fan of the 1980s classic movie “The Goonies” will want to check out this destination. This house is privately owned, so remember to be respectful.
  • Spend some time in the Maritime Museum: If you are a history buff, this should be the first thing on your list. Here you can learn about the region’s fishing and shipping industries and see historic boats and artifacts.
  • Jump on the board the trolley: The Astoria Riverfront Trolley is a vintage trolley that runs along the Riverwalk. It’s also a great way to visit the downtown area.

Have Fun From Portland To Astoria

It’s easy to find many things to do from Portland to Astoria. Start your adventure at Astoria Riverwalk Inn. Each of the Inn’s 114 rooms offers a deck with glorious views of the Columbia River. Guests can also enjoy in-room coffee and tea, free high-speed wireless internet, complimentary bicycles (during biking season), etc. Please check availability to book your Astoria, Oregon, getaway (or call us directly at 503-325-2013).