Things to Do in Seaside, Oregon

Whether you’re looking for epic coastal hikes, golfing by the ocean, surfing on a remote beach, or sand boarding a dune, you can find it all at the Oregon Coast.

Photo: Erik Urdahl

Whether you’re looking for epic coastal hikes, golfing by the ocean, surfing on a remote beach, or sand boarding a dune, you can find it all at the Oregon Coast.

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North Coast

Seaside Promenade

Seaside’s 1.5-mile oceanfront ­promenade and its famous automobile turnaround at the beach are among ­Oregon’s most famous landmarks. ­Dating from the 1920s, the Prom is the perfect place for a­­ ­morning jog, a casual walk, a bicycle ride or just...

Seaside, OR
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Seaside Welcome Center

Located at the Seaside Visitors Bureau. In 1805 Lewis and Clark’s famed expedition brought them to the Oregon Coast. Today you’ll find interesting monuments dedicated to their history in Seaside. For the modern traveler visiting the northern section of the...

7 N Roosevelt Drive
Seaside, OR

503-738-3097
Email us (seasidewc[at]traveloregon[dot]com)

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North Coast

Seaside Beach Volleyball Tournament

With over 2,000 teams and 200 courts in the sand, the Seaside Beach Volleyball Tournament is a great event for both players and spectators.

Seaside, OR

503-738-6391
Email us (hello[at]seasidebeachvolleyball[dot]com)

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Inca’s Inc.

International Wholesaler of handmade bed spreads, throws, rugs, slippers and stuffed animals. All from the land of magic Peru. The softest touch in the world.

411 Broadway St
Seaside, OR

503-739-7300

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Trucke’s 1 Stop

Get great services at Trucke’s – one of the last independent gas stations on the west coast. We’ve got you covered: ATM, EBT, beer & wine, full tackle and bait selection, sporting goods, clam and crab gear rentals, ODFW hunting...

1921 S. Roosevelt Dr.
Seaside, OR

(503)738-8863
Email us (truckes1stop[at]gmail[dot]com)

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Laser Tag & Arcade

Seaside Laser Tag & Arcade is a fun place to be with your family and friends. THey have many of the most popular arcade games with a new twist on two of the classics: the world’s largest Pac-Man and Space...

300 Broadway Street
Seaside, OR

503-738-6728

Travel Stories

The Science of Sand

Next to majestic sea stacks and awe-inspiring surf, sand might not be the most obvious marvel of the Oregon Coast. Without those humble little granules, though, there would be no sandcastles, no writing your name on the beach and no sinking your toes into warm softness on a dune hike. Here’s a crash course on how sand comes and goes, who lives in this special habitat, and how we can help protect it.
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Ship Watching in Astoria

Most visitors to Astoria arrive from the east or south. It’s the most northwestern city in Oregon, after all, situated on the south bank of the Columbia River where it meets the roiling Pacific Ocean. But a few special visitors to Astoria actually arrive from the west, and some of them haven’t seen land in nearly two weeks.
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5 Winter Forest Walks on the Oregon Coast

There is something invigorating about a walk through a coastal Oregon forest at the start of the new year — swollen creeks and thundering falls; deep, mossy greens; towering, swaying trees. Underfoot could be banana slugs, newts and mushrooms; above, the occasional bald eagle or osprey sailing by. One can’t help but be energized and refreshed, ready to embark on another year with a new commitment to getting out amidst all the splendor this corner of the world has to offer.
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Snuggle Up With a Great Book on the Coast

Short days and crisp weather create the perfect environment for cozying up with a good book, and the Oregon Coast is a great place to do it. We asked Charlie J. Stephens — owner of Port Orford’s Sea Wolf Books & Community Writing Center — for their recommendations of what and where to read on the Coast this winter. Here are some favorites to check out on your next coastal vacation.
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Tide Pooling With an Expert at Cape Perpetua

Discover the wild and wonderful world of Oregon’s intertidal zones. Full of mystery, the intertidal zone on the Oregon Coast is brimming with colorful marine life. During low tide, a captivating cosmos is revealed — guides can help you explore...
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Hike and Chill on the Oregon Coast Trail

Pair your next epic adventure with a scoop of locally crafted ice cream. Ocean vistas appear just around the bend along the rugged Oregon Coast Trail, which spans the mouth of the Columbia River in the north and the state...
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Events on the Oregon Coast

June 8, 2024 - June 9, 2024

Ride the Dirt Wave: Klootchy Creek

Seaside, OR
August 8, 2024 - August 11, 2024

Seaside Beach Volleyball Tournament

Seaside, OR
August 17, 2024

Coastal Craft Uprising 2024

415 1st Ave
Seaside, OR

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