"Three miles of powder-soft beach and two miles of manicured, ocean front boardwalk make Seaside a popular tourist town. A pleasant 90 minute drive from Portland, Seaside is a first choice destination for north and southbound travelers.
Discover Seaside's secrets on foot - or pedal through downtown's colorful streets. They're lined with greenery and flowers - but no parking meters! You'll find dozens of delightful mini-malls, specialty boutiques, antique shops, art galleries, museums, arcades and cinemas. Ride an elegant steed on the Town Center Carousel and don't forget to visit the famous Seaside Aquarium, where playful seals and spectacular sea life are the highlight of any trip.
Take a casual stroll along the Promenade boardwalk and enjoy the turnaround at Broadway in the heart of Seaside. Broadway has many shops and activities for visitors. Just a few minutes from downtown, the wonders of this magnificent coastal wilderness are waiting to be discovered along many secluded walking and hiking trails.
Seaside is for sports! Home of a variety of marathons, Seaside is also perfect for swimming, surfing, kite flying, volleyball, golf and tennis. Steelhead, trout, salmon and other game fish are just waiting to challenge anglers. And Seaside's 12 Avenue bridge is a crabber's delight!
For those who have developed an appetite during their stay, there is a satisfying array of restaurants, taverns and eateries in town. Delectable fresh seafood, the renowned Oregon wines and savory specialities of the house mark the excellence of Seside's dining experience.
Located downtown on the Necanicum River, the Seaside Civic and Convention Center hosts a spectrum of events, conferences and functions in one of the finest facilities on the West Coast. And for lodging, Seaside offers accommodations in every price range, with a variety of charming bed and breakfast inns, condominiums, hotels, motels, resorts, R.V. parks and campgrounds - most within an easy walk of the beach.
Seaside has a rich historical past. As the end of the Lewis and Clark trail, Seaside is a national landmark. This event is commemorated with a statue of Lewis and Clark and a reconstructed camp site.
Seaside has hundreds of other delightful secrets to discover every day. No wonder it's Oregon's first and favorite family coastal resort town. Come to Seaside and discover a few Seaside Secrets of your own!"
"Seaside has been the Northwest’s most popular ocean resort for over a century and is located just 90 minutes from Portland, Oregon. It is a destination paradise for a wide variety of reasons: its spectacular ocean views, miles of public beach, unique natural setting, mild ocean climate, outdoor activities, year-round events, excellent shopping, and unforgettable dining.
Visitors delight in dozens of unique boutiques, specialty shops, art galleries and antique stores. Our 1.5-mile long ocean front Promenade is perfect for strollers, joggers and bike riders. The “Prom” also gives access to those with mobility issues, getting them closer to the beach. The wide and sandy beach is available for all kinds of activities, from low rider beach bikes, beach volleyball, wave watching, to sand castle building, kite flying or a hot dog roast. Those young at heart will enjoy such amusements as the carousel, arcades, miniature golf, bumper cars and boats, tilt-a-whirl, paddle boats and canoes.
Seaside has a plethora of culinary delights, satisfying even the most discriminating taste buds. We offer family fare, fine dining, ethnic cuisine, spirits, wine and brews, snacks and sweet treats. Local seafood and Pacific Northwest fare abound. Many of our lodging properties offer daily and weekly rates ranging from traditional hotels and motels, Bed and Breakfasts, Inns, timeshares, condos, camp grounds and RV Resorts. Seaside is more than just a day at the beach!"