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The Astoria Column was built in 1926.
From Online Extras Spring 2012
In Full View: Astoria Column
The historic Astoria Column is a popular place to take in the view of where the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean. Visitors may feel they are on top of the world when they first take in the panoramic views from the Astoria Column. From here you can see as far as the Cascade Range to the east and follow......[read more]
  • Attractions

  • Arts

    • Art Nights Out & About: Up and down the Oregon Coast, galleries extend their hours and open their doors for art walk events. Appeared in Coast Explorer 2017
    • Creating at the Coast: From painting and penciling to wool spinning and woodworking, summer art education opportunities abound on the Oregon Coast. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2012
    • Atmosphere by Blackwell: Artist Paula Blackwell creates "mysterious atmospheres" in her encaustic paintings of landscapes. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2012
  • Dining

    • Savor Spring on the Oregon Coast: With spring around the corner, it's time to get out and feast on the season. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2018
    • Three New Wine Tasting Rooms: Three newly opened tasting rooms bring the Northwest wine experience directly to Oregon's North Coast. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2018
    • Taste the Flavors of Fall: Fall is in the air and it's time to savor the bountiful harvest on the Oregon Coast. Appeared in Online Extras 2017
    • North Coast Bargain Bites: If you are hungry for an inexpensive bite while traveling the North Oregon Coast, there are plenty of options. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2015
    • Magnificent Mollusks: Whether you like them raw with a glass of wine or prepared as a meal, Oysters are one of those perfect foods you will find when visiting the coast. Here are nine great spots on the Oregon Coast for eating oysters. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2014
  • Shopping

    • Worth One's Salt in Astoria: The Cellar on 10th is featuring a new collection of unrefined salts. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2017
    • A Legacy Like No Other: Authors Jan and Jack McGowan share the story of Oregon's public beach access in new book titled The Oregon Coast, A Legacy Like No Other. Appeared in Online Extras 2017
    • Shopping on the Oregon Coast: Your fall and winter guide to the best shopping on the Oregon Coast Appeared in Online Extras 2017
    • Top Shops in Astoria: Downtown Astoria offers a shopping experience that reflects both the heritage and hipness of this coastal community Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2015
    • Shopping Treasures: There's a lot of good shopping on the Oregon Coast, but these one-of-a-kind shops offer treasures special and rare along with a unique experience. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2015
  • Living

    • Subscribe to Coast Explorer Magazine: Let us inspire you with the beauty of the northwest coast and share tips on its very best places, while keeping you informed of news and events. Appeared in Online Extras Fall/Winter 2014
    • Eye-catching Designs for Perfect Patio Pots: Just as a garden can be a work of art, a well-designed container garden can be an attractive focal point on your patio, balcony, deck or doorstep. By selecting the right combination of thriller, filler and spiller plants you can create patio plantings with pizzazz. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2014
    • Nature's Carpet for the Garden: Using moss in coastal gardens takes a cue from nature. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2014
    • Style Set in Stone: Part of our unique Northwest style, informal and organic is the use of natural materials that accentuate the beauty of the region and reflect our environment. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2013
    • Trees That Please: The Japanese Stewartia is a Four-Season Beauty Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2013
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