Seaside Stories

Northwest Travel Magazine: The Fresh Side of Seaside, Oregon

November 1, 2013 | by Jon Rahl

Northwest Travel magazine featured Seaside in their Nov/Dec 2013 issue in a piece titled “The Fresh Side of Seaside, Oregon: A Brilliant Blend of Old and New.”

This story discusses 7 of the top attractions in Seaside. The list includes classics like our famous, historical Promenade and the Seaside Aquarium. It also includes tried and true family classics like Funland and the Seaside Carousel. Seaside’s natural side is also featured as the story highlights fun activities like Razor clamming on the beach and some beautiful bird and wildlife watching areas. Oh… and did we mention the seafood?

Read or download the entire 4-page feature-length story, complete with photos from your favorite beach town on the Oregon Coast.

and so much more!

A Seaside Jewel

Library in Seaside is a popular jewel for small community

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Churches in Seaside

The buzz of summer is in the air as Seaside welcomes ever-increasing waves of visitors, happily sharing the beauty and bounty of our coastal getaway. As numbers increase on sidewalks, in shops, on roads and in restaurants, our local houses of worship also expand. Some folks desire a peaceful respite during a busy vacation; brides anxiously check out venues for future nuptials; history buffs enjoy the areas older churches; and some just enjoy connecting and worshiping with others of like-minded faith.

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Barefoot beachcombing: a Treat for Your Feet

Historical photo of children doing some barefoot beach combing.

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Hot Summer Car Shows help usher in the summer season in Seaside.
Hot Summer Car Shows

Two Seaside car shows help usher in and wind down the summer travel season

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“Gee, the Water’s Fine”

A trip to the beach is not only fun, it's good for your health!

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Mural Walking Tour

Seaside has a flourishing art scene with quaint galleries and a monthly art walk in the historic Gilbert District, but it also has...

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A Glimpse of the Turnaround: Circa 1940

Seaside's classic turnaround circa 1940.

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SOLV Beach Clean Up

When I look at our beaches I don’t see garbage. I see a breathtaking coastline, and I think how lucky we are to have such pristine beauty right in our own backyard. I believe most beachgoers, both locals and tourists, are conscientious about disposing their refuse properly after a day playing on the beach. So why do we have the SOLV beach cleanup twice a year?

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For a Taste of Oregon’s Beautiful North Coast, Visit Seaside

Seaside has been a vacation destination for nearly as long as Oregon has been a state.

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Read These Oregon Coast Page-Turners

A good book and the beach — there may be no better combination. Opened in 2005, Beach Books is a local institution where you ca...

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Let’s Fly a Kite

On the beach at Seaside is perfect for this. There are no overhead wires and the beach has few up or down wind drafts from the winds which move across the ocean. This makes kite flying easier and explains why kites are a common part of the Seaside landscape. Kite flying is for dry days as wet kite lines can act as a conductor for static electricity and lightning in a storm.

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MotorTrend Magazine – Epic Drives: Classic Cobra Visits Seaside

MotorTrend Magazine makes the trek to Seaside, Oregon to show off a Classic Cobra

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Holiday Traditions

Recalling Thanksgiving and Christmas traditions on Oregon

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How to Sip Coffee Like a Local

Seaside has something for everyone — its coffee spots included. It has artisanal sit-down bakeries with locally-roasted pour-ove...

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Murals, Swing Jazz, and Marine Life: Experiencing Seaside’s Arts & Culture

Seaside, Oregon, is known for its downtown murals and active arts scene. Photo: Rick Mickelson As one of the best known beach dest...

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Living with Cooler Temperatures

Analyzing the weather in Seaside

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A Kid-Free Couple’s Getaway

We know kids love Seaside. And Seaside loves kids. But you can, of course, enjoy Seaside without the youngsters in tow. Whether yo...

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