Cruises to Astoria, Oregon

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Astoria, Oregon (Photo: Ramunas Bruzas/Shutterstock)

About Cruising to Astoria, Oregon

Founded more than 200 years ago, Astoria lays claim to being the first American settlement west of the Rocky Mountains. The town of about 10,000 is located at the mouth of the Columbia River, a major waterway that transports everything from timber and wheat to frozen Idaho French fries -- most of it headed for Asia. In the past, Astoria was a fishing and canning center; even earlier, Lewis and Clark wintered here after reaching the Pacific Ocean.

The town's prosperous history is on display in the Victorian houses that march up the hills surrounding downtown. Its seafaring life is on display at the outstanding Maritime Museum, including fascinating information about the treacherous Bar, where the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean. Further afield (about two hours' drive), you can visit Mount St. Helens or Oregon wine country.

An army of volunteer greeters hands out information to cruisers at the port, and more helpful folks are on hand in the historic downtown area. The port is about 1.5 miles from the town center, and you can get there by foot along the Sea Walk or hop an historic trolley (not operated in heavy rain).

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More about Astoria, Oregon

Why Cruise to Astoria, Oregon?

Pros:

Non-touristy port that appeals to history buffs and outdoorsy types.

Cons:

Must navigate the infamous rough seas of The Bar at the Columbia River mouth.

Bottom Line:

Authentic small town that works hard to welcome visitors.

Currency & Best Way to Get Money?

Currency in Astoria is the U.S. dollar. For up-to-date currency exchange rates, visit www.xe.com. The closest ATM to the port is at the Portway Tavern, 422 Westv Marine Drive, about a 6-minute walk directly inland from the water. There are also ATMs at downtown banks, about 1.5 miles from the port.

Language?

English is the official language.


Astoria, Oregon Cruise Reviews
We had no idea what Astoria had to offer as a port or why any cruise ship would choose to make it a port of call. We were pleasantly surprised by this quaint town. We chose to not do a formal tour and to instead go eRead More
GregHZ
It was excellent and clean. Nice friendly people.Read More
Cruiser0235
Such an active friendly community. Read More
cruzin_ga_gal
just a lovely small place Read More
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