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Astoria, Oregon Luxury Cruises

Situated within Clatsop County, Oregon, the historic city of Astoria sits near to the mouth of the Columbia River. This friendly and welcoming city is a fantastic place to discover more about the history and heritage of the United States of America at a collection excellent museums and historical buildings distibuted across the region. The city is also the backdrop for many hit movies including The Goonies, Free Willy and Kindergarten Cop. The splendid scenery on offer along the city's waterfront and through the verdant fields and forests makes them beautiful place to take a stroll and enjoy the regions peaceful ambience.

Sightseeing in Astoria

Astoria's relaxing atmosphere, historic monuments and stunning coastal scenery make it an ideal location to take a walk and wander the old town streets and along the superb waterfront or take the Astoria Riverfront Trolley service. The city is also home to a fascinating collection of museums and monuments reflecting the regions rich culture and illustrious maritime heritage.

Astoria Column

The Astoria Column is situated at the mouth of the mighty Columbia River on Coxcomb Hill. The tower was erected in 1926 by the great grandson of the city's founder, John Jacob Astor, to the family's love for the city of Astoria and its important role in the Astor family history. The monument stands 125 feet tall and contains a spiral staircase within, which leads up to a observation platform offering breath-taking views of the city and the Columbia River.

Columbia River Maritime Museums

The Columbia River Maritime Museums holds a collection of extraordinary nautical artefacts and remarkable exhibits, including two large US coastguard motor lifeboats, two gillnetter vessels and the bridge of a World War Two Destroyer named the USS Knapp as well as a selection of models, full-size ships, artwork, uniforms, weapons, instruments and informative films.

Peter Iredale Shipwreck

The Peter Iredale was shipwrecked in 1906 as it was heading to Portland Oregon from Salina Cruz in Mexico and there were fortunately no casualties. The wreck is still visible on Clatsop Spit and draws tourist from across the USA and the rest of the world to marvel at it sheer size and rusting skeleton. Interestingly, despite major bombardment of the coast by Japanese forces during the Second World War, the wreck remained undamaged by the attacks.

Shopping in Astoria

Astoria contains a plethora of speciality stores and large shopping malls where visitors and locals can purchase a variety of gifts, souvenirs, groceries and amenities during their stay in the city. A range of nautically themed souvenirs can be found around the port and harbour.

Eating Out in Astoria

As a port town, the local speciality served in many of the restaurant along the coastline and in the centre of the city is seafood and fish based meals. However, a range of international cuisine can also be ordered in many eateries around town and visitors will also find a great selection of popular fast food outlets serving familiar meals.

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