Things to Do in Seaside, Oregon

The area of Seaside, Oregon features over 363 miles of many beautiful secluded beaches, but that isn’t all there is to see and do in Seaside. When you stay in one of our rental properties you will be close to many of the best attractions and things to do in Seaside, Oregon. Downtown Seaside offers many unique shopping, restaurants, galleries, and boutiques. You can also find the Seaside Carousel Mall that offers a full-sized indoor carousel that is the perfect attraction for families with young children. The Seaside Aquarium is another wonderful family-friendly attraction that features wonderful exhibits and the opportunity to feed seals. There are also countless outdoor activities to participate in such as walking the 1.5-mile oceanfront promenade, golfing, fishing, or kayaking. To ensure that your visit to our vacation rental is one to remember, we have compiled a list of all the best things to do in Seaside, Oregon. 

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Sunset Empire Park & Recreation District
Public pool, skateboard park, fitness center, youth center, and community center.
Location: 1140 Broadway Seaside, OR 97138
Phone: (503) 738-3311

Seaside Aquarium
Established in 1937, the privately-owned aquarium is one of the oldest on the West Coast.
Location: 200 N Prom, Seaside, OR 97138
Phone: (503) 738-6211

Funland Seaside Arcade
Funland Seaside Arcade is North Oregon Coast's largest arcade. Featuring skee ball, fascination and more - it's family fun for everyone!
Location: 201 Broadway Street, Seaside OR
Phone: (503) 738-7361

Seaside Helicopters
Stop By Today For A Spectacular View Of The North Oregon Coast. Choose Seaside Helicopters every time you're ready for an exciting helicopter tour. Enjoy breathtaking views of the North Coast. This mild ocean paradise offers beautiful sub tropic climates and stunning rock formations in the water as well as willdlife, forests and much more.
Location: 2665 South Roosevelt Drive, Seaside, OR 97138
Phone: (503) 440-4123

Seaside Cinema
1026 12th Avenue Seaside, OR 97138
Phone: (503) 738-0671

Wheel Fun Rentals
Location: 407 S. Holladay Drive Seaside OR, 97138
Phone: (503) 738-8447

Seaside Golf Club
Seaside Golf Course in Seaside, OR offers a scenic 9 hole course located along the Necanicum River. We even have a restaurant!
Location: 451 Avenue U, Seaside, OR 97138
Phone: (503) 738-5261

Beaches & Natures

The North Gateway Park
At the north end of the Neawanna Natural History Park is a park with open space and hiking trails into a large forest along high-saline salt marsh near the estuary bay. This land is culturally and spiritually significant to the Clatsop people and the North Coast Land Conservancy protects all of the forest here in perpetuity.

Necanicum River and Estuary Walking Trail
Necanicum River and Estuary Walking Trail leads out to sea through rugged sand dunes. The Necanicum River is popular for boating, crabbing and fishing. The Estuary Walking Trail is accessible from the 12th Avenue parking lot and weaves through more unspoiled territory for about a mile, eventually ending at a rocky area near the mouth of the bay.

Broadway Park
Broadway Park is Seasides oldest community park. It has sports fields, basketball courts, an award wining skate park, swimming pool, youth center and access to the Neawanna River for canoeing and kayaking. And, it is located right across the street from Seasides new Public Library
Location: 1300 Broadway St, Seaside, OR 97138
Phone: (503) 738-5514

Ecola State Park
Wrapping around Tillamook Head, between Seaside and Cannon Beach, Ecola State Park stretches along 9 miles of coastline and offers outstanding sightseeing and recreation opportunities combined with a storied past. Though the scenic and hiking opportunities may be the main allure, the diversity of outdoor recreation including picnicking, tidepooling, surfing and wildlife observation make Ecola State park a destination year round.
Location: 84318 Ecola State Park Rd, Cannon Beach, OR 97110
Phone: (503) 436-2844

Tillamook Head Traverse Hike
The Tillamook Head Trailhead is on the south side of Seaside. This hike is mostly forested but offers occasional ocean views, including Hikers Camp, with a viewpoint of the Tillamook Rock Light. In this area there are also some WWII era bunkers.
Location: OR, United States

Arcadia Beach State Recreation Area
A shady grove just off the highway and a few feet from the sandy ocean beach below, Arcadia State Recreation Site is located a mile south of Cannon Beach. Take a lunch break on your way north or south, or plan for a day at the beach. Bring your blanket, kick off your shoes and feel the waves lapping at your ankles. Explore the beach and its tidepool areas to the north and south. Or watch for surfers just off shore. Please remember to keep an eye on the ocean, know if the tide is coming in or going out and explore tidepool areas gently and safely.
Location: Cannon Beach, OR
Phone: (503) 368-3575


Events Calendar

Local Events
View all local events on the Events Calendar of the Visitors Bureau

Galleries & Museums

Camp 18 Museum
The stunning main building and its eye-catching array of logging-related historic artifacts and artwork are hard to miss as you travel the Sunset Highway (26). Its always worth your time to stop by, enjoy a good meal, browse the displays and learn more about our northwest logging heritage. The Camp 18 log-cabin style restaurant has an interesting history you can read about.

Location: 42362 US-26, Seaside, OR 97138
Phone: (503) 755-1818

Seaside Museum & Historical Society
Seaside Museum and Historical Society, Seaside, Oregon: sharing the history of Oregon's first seashore resort.

Location: 570 Necanicum Dr, Seaside, OR 97138
Phone: (503) 738-7065

Lewis & Clark Salt Works

Restaurants & Nightlife

Sea Star Gelato
Sea Star gelato handcrafts an ever evolving selection of specialty flavors of gelato...People talk about: best handmade gelato, ice cream and shop in seaside
Location: 8 N Columbia St, Seaside, OR 97138

Nonni`s Italian Bistro
Homemade Dessert. Just like our Nonni used to make. ... Nonni's is a family-owned and operated restaurant.

Location: 831 Broadway St, Seaside, OR 97138
Phone: (503) 738-4264

Firehouse Grill
Mom-&-pop breakfast & lunch spot featuring homestyle American eats as well as wine, beer& cocktails.
Location: 841 Broadway St, Seaside, OR 97138
Phone: (503) 717-5502

The Buddha Kat Seaside Wine Bar

Location: 37 N Edgewood St, Seaside, OR 97138
Phone: (503) 739-7023


Seaside Factory Outlet Center
Over 100,000 square feet of Savings, Shopping, Great Food, Fun, & More. Just a few blocks from the Beach !
Location: 1111 N. Roosevelt Drive / (Highway 101 & 12 Street) Seaside, OR 97138
Phone: (503) 717-1603

Seaside Carousel Mall
Fun for the entire family carousel rides, shopping and yummy treats. Your shopping destination for gifts and souvenirs while visiting in Seaside, OR.
Location: 300 Broadway St #22, Seaside, OR 97138
Phone: (503) 738-6728

Antique Mall
A block west of Highway 101 in the Old Town District of Seaside, OR is the Seaside Antique Mall. The 88 dealer antique mall is the center of a half dozen store antique district. The mall features displays of American & European furniture; collectable glass, china and pottery; toys, books and jewelry. The ocean is a few short blocks away.
Location: 726 Broadway St, Seaside, OR 97138
Phone: (503) 717-9312