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Its 1.5-mile oceanfront promenade and classic automobile turnaround at the beach dating from the 1920s are among Oregon's most recognizable landmarks. Seaside has been a popular coastal destination since the 1880s offering abundant activities for families, sightseers and outdoor recreation lovers. Walk or bike the promenade for views of the Pacific. The Prom offers access to the beach and long time attractions including the Seaside Aquarium, where generations of visitors have come to feed the seals. Strolling along Broadway, visitors will encounter dozens of shops and restaurants, the Oregon Coast's largest arcade, bumper cars and a shopping mall with an old fashioned indoor carousel. Factory outlet shopping can be found just north of downtown. The rainforest covered Tillamook Head offers hiking trails, including a six-mile trek over the headland to Ecola State Park. The Necanicum River offers kayaking and paddleboat touring. To the north of Seaside, Gearhart, offers more shopping, restaurants and is home to the 18-hole Gearhart Golf Links, Oregon's oldest golf course.

Top Sights & Recreation:

  • Ecola State Park

    Ecola State Park

    This day-use park offers panoramic views and is one of the coast's best points for spotting Gray Whales on their twice annual migration. The main viewpoint area offers paved walking trails and hiking trailheads. The Indian Beach parking area features beach access and additional hiking trails including the Tillamook Head Trail crossing over the headland, six miles to Seaside. more info

  • Promenade & Turnaround

    Promenade & Turnaround

    The historic automobile Turnaround at the beach is at the Prom's center and is one of Oregon's most recognized landmarks, the crowning destination of the Northwest's most famous road to the ocean. more info

  • Tillamook Rock Lighthouse

    Tillamook Rock Lighthouse

    Constructed in 1880 and decommissioned in 1957, Tillamook Rock Lighthouse, also known as Terrible Tilly, still battles the waves from atop her rugged rock formation just off the Seaside and Cannon Beach coastline. The best views of the lighthouse can be seen from Ecola State Park. more info

Other Attractions:

  • Seaside Carousel Mall

    Seaside Carousel Mall

    An attraction for over 30 years, ride the indoor carousel, unique shopping finds and eateries. more info

  • Seaside Aquarium

    Seaside Aquarium

    Harbor seals greet visitors at the door, explore touch-me tanks and learn about tidepool creatures. more info

  • Gearhart Golf Links

    Gearhart Golf Links

    Oregon’s oldest golf course established in 1892 is open to the public and playable year-round. Features an 18-hole course, pro shop and restaurant. A PGA golf professional is available for lessons.

  • Sunset Empire Park & Recreation District

    Sunset Empire Park & Recreation District

    Indoor public swimming pool, ­spa pool, 20x40-foot warm water pool, youth center, fitness room and drop-in classes, community and senior center, playground equipment, basketball courts, award-winning skate park, child enrichment classes, special events, facility rentals and more! Open daily.

  • Seaside Yoga

    Seaside Yoga

    Seaside Yoga is a wellness community supporting happy, healthy lifestyles. We offer beginning, intermediate, advanced, therapeutic, private and kids classes as well as guest workshops. Come for a class, become part of our community.

  • Bumper Cars, Miniature Golf & Downtown Fun

    Bumper Cars, Miniature Golf & Downtown Fun

    Bumper cars, miniature golf, downtown fun. Tilt-a-Whirl and Pronto Pup stand has meant generations of family fun. In the heart of historic Seaside for 60 years. Summer hours 11:30am to 10:30pm 7 days per week.

  • Seaside Golf Course

    Seaside Golf Course

    Visit our scenic, nine-hole golf course located along the Necanicum River. Just 300 feet from the ocean at some points, our par 35 course includes beautiful green fairways and a club that is open to the public 365 days a year, weather permitting. We are open sunup to sundown, have no pre-booked tee times and a offer complete pro shop with rentals and carts available. Our Putter Room & Lounge is open 8am-8pm. We serve breakfast, lunch and light fare Tuesday-Sunday 8am-2pm. We also provide a full service bar with a Monday through Friday, 3-5pm, happy hour.

  • Seaside Helicopters

    Seaside Helicopters

    Enjoy a flight and views of Seaside you will always remember. Amazing beach, ocean, town and mountain vistas. Flights in summer, most good weather days and winter most good weather weekends. Next to Seaside Family Fun Park.

  • Captain Kid Amusement Park

    Captain Kid Amusement Park

    Family fun with Go-Carts and Miniature Golf. Airplane, Helicopter and Kiddy Roto rides! Located 1/4 mile south of Seaside, next to Seaside Helicopters. Springbreak through Labor Day Weekend, Open at 10:00am. Off season weekends weather permitting, Open at 11:00am

  • Gearhart Bowling Alley

    Gearhart Bowling Alley

    Pizza, lanes, lounge! A newly renovated 12 lane state of the art bowling center with the town favorite Fultanos pizza! Watch the game on our 10 foot projector screens including Pac-12 network and NFL!

  • Funland Entertainment Center

    Funland Entertainment Center

    Experience the Coast's largest arcade! Hundreds of arcade & redemption games: Fascination, Skee Ball, Air Hockey, Bumper Cars, Pinball, Dance, Dance Revolution, Derby Owners Club, racing games & much more. Come join us for some old fashion fun! Open daily at 9am.

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