Seaside, OR Area

At the Seashore Inn ... on the Beach we know you’ll love all the great local events, Seaside Oregon attractions, and stunning scenery that make the Oregon coast such a popular vacation destination. Below, we’ve compiled a list of attractions and events to help you and your family plan a Seaside Oregon vacation to remember.

Seaside Oregon vacations often revolve around the beautiful sandy beach, and rightfully so! Just steps from our front door are miles of beaches and fun beach activities. Make new friends and enjoy a game of beach volleyball or build a bonfire and have a cookout. A horseback ride at sunset is the perfect way to end a romantic day with the one you love before heading back to your beachfront hotel room. Or take the whole family to dig for clams or fly a kite in the warm Seaside breeze. There’s so much to do during your Seaside Oregon vacation and our list of fun activities is sure the help!

  • Enjoy discount shopping at the Outlet Mall or carousel mall.
  • Watch the annual gray whale migration.
  • Surf the wild waves or just play in the open ocean surf.
  • Kayak with sea lions and other marine wildlife.
  • Rent canoes or relax on a paddleboat to explore the nearby ocean.
  • Catch salmon or fresh Dungeness crab.
  • Visit the Seaside Aquarium, featuring some of the most astonishing animals found in the Pacific Northwest.
  • Have a blast at old-time amusement parks and arcades.
  • Beachcomb for Japanese floats and other ocean treasures.
  • Stroll the two-mile promenade along the panoramic Pacific Ocean coast.
  • Visit the end of the Lewis & Clark Trail, with designated historical sites and museums.
  • Attend a world-class beach volleyball tournament.
  • Browse through dozens of eclectic shops, quaint boutiques, galleries, and museums.
  • Treat yourself to fine dining featuring fresh seafood, juicy steaks, and sidewalk cafes.
  • Indulge your sweet tooth during your Seaside Oregon vacation with salt-water taffy from the Candy Man.
  • Take a hike with unforgettable views of the Oregon Coast from the vantage point of Tillamook Head.
  • Stay and play after your meeting at the Seaside Civic and Convention Center.
  • Spend a day at one of the great local golf courses.

Seaside & Area Links

Spring Downtown Wine Walk

May 19: Spring Downtown Wine Walk

The Spring Downtown Wine Walk is when Seaside opens its doors – and its bottles – to welcome wine enthusiasts during this wine tasting event. Over twenty participating wineries will sell unopened bottles, allowing visitors to take home their favorite new find. Most of the wineries charge a small tasting fee, making it an inexpensive way to experience new wines and also see what downtown Seaside has to offer. The event will also include live music in...

sand castle competition

June 9: Cannon Beach Sandcastle Building Competition

Just minutes from Seaside you will find Master artists creating monumental sculptures that are washed away with the next high tide in a 53-year tradition at Cannon Beach, Oregon this June.

Dozens of teams of master sand sculpture artists, amateur groups and families will construct remarkable creations in the sand as Cannon Beach, Oregon celebrates the 53rd anniversary of its Annual Sandcastle Contest on Saturday, June 17. It’s the oldest sandcastle...

muscle and chrome car show

June 15-16: Seaside Muscle and Chrome Car Show

Seaside Muscle and Chrome Car Show

Take a walk through yesterday with one of the Oregon Coast’s premier car shows, Seaside Muscle and Chrome. This popular event is a celebration of show-quality vehicles from 1960 to 1978 and factory performance vehicles from 1979 to current year.

Firework Show

July 4: Seaside Fireworks Show

Every year, Seaside hosts the 4th of July Fireworks Celebration, one of the largest fireworks shows on the West Coast. Enjoy a 25 minute extravaganza timed to music (tune your radio to KSWB 840 am for synchronized music) down at the Seaside beach. The festivities start at dusk, which is about 10:00pm. Throughout the rest of the day, enjoy the 4th of July Parade, Old Fashioned Social, and more community events to be announced.


Seaside, Oregon

Planning your trip to Seaside, Oregon is easy with this comprehensive website featuring information on attractions, dining, shopping, and more!

Oregon Coast Visitors Association

The Oregon Coast Visitors Association is a great resource, with reviews from travelers and tips on attractions in cities from Astoria to Brookings-Harbor.

Seaside Convention Center

The Seaside Convention Center is the perfect venue to host your next meeting or special event.

Seaside Aquarium

For a family outing, it’s hard to beat the Seaside Aquarium, which has been in business for over 70 years and features our popular seal family.

Lewis and Clark National Park

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park is made up of 12 sites on a 40-mile stretch of the Pacific Coast.