Photo Courtesy of Sam Strickler/Shutterstock.comA gorgeous day at Ave U 3-20-08
The Seaside Cove on a sunny morning 3-20-08

Families will love:

  • Three miles of wide, sandy beach
  • Walking the promenade
  • Feeding the seals

There's no shortage of fun to be had in Seaside, Oregon. As the very first beach resort in the state, the city has grown to be one of the most popular destinations along the Oregon coast. Famed for the nearly 2-mile promenade that borders the wide, sandy beach, Seaside attracts a wide range of visitors. Some just want to sit on the beach, soak up the sun, and watch for ... more
There's no shortage of fun to be had in Seaside, Oregon. As the very first beach resort in the state, the city has grown to be one of the most popular destinations along the Oregon coast. Famed for the nearly 2-mile promenade that borders the wide, sandy beach, Seaside attracts a wide range of visitors. Some just want to sit on the beach, soak up the sun, and watch for grey whales. Others take to the local hiking trails to explore misty, moss-covered, old-growth forests. Still, others thrive on the tourist activity surrounding the popular promenade and downtown shopping district. The beauty of Seaside is that it can accommodate all of these interests, with plenty of elbow room for everyone. Most families are happy to find their ideal spot of sand, throw down some towels and beach chairs, and just kick back while the kids build sandcastles and search for seashells.

At the end of your relaxing day, you don't have to walk far from the beach to find a wide variety of Seaside, Oregon restaurants, from handmade pizza to freshly caught fish. There are so many quality restaurants in Seaside, parents won't have to worry about finding something everyone can agree on. You can eat in an old logging camp or an old firehouse and find that the food is as memorable as the atmosphere.

Seaside, Oregon family vacations are stress-free, if you plan them right. You come to a town like this to slow down, to spend quality time with your kids, surrounded by stunning ocean vistas and majestic forests. But it's also nice to pick up the pace a little with fun activities, whether feeding the seals at the aquarium or playing skee ball at the arcade. Seaside, Oregon is the kind of place where family memories are made.

Written by Phil Corless less

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