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Activities and Attractions near the Inn at the Prom

Start planning your family getaway in Seaside, Oregon!

You bring the feet, we will provide the sand. Seaside, Oregon is a perfect location for family vacation, couples retreat, or a beach getaway! Within the community and around the area you will find activities, restaurants, shopping, day – trips, recreation and much more. Please explore this guide, to help you plan your next visit! To get started, click on the category you’re interested in.

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Family Activities

Seaside Aquarium (View Website)

Seaside Aquarium is one of the oldest aquariums on the West Coast. Founded in 1937, the aquarium is privately owned and the descendants of some of the founders are still active in the aquarium operation. The aquarium is proud to be involved in public awareness programs: Marine Mammal Stranding, Seaside Beach Discovery Program, Sea Week, Haystack Rock Awareness Program, the Wildlife Center of the North Coast and other marine education tours and activities for school children.

Location: 200 North Prom – On the Promenade in Seaside

Carousel Mall – Seaside (View Website)

20 unique shops surrounding a full size working carousel. The mall offers dining, snacks, coffee, specialty gifts, art, imports, framing, kites, games, clothing, jewelry, toys, candies, ice cream, old time photos & portraits, and much more.

Location: 300 Broadway – Downtown Seaside

Funland Arcade & Entertainment

Located on Broadway in dowtown Seaside, the Funland Arcade is an iconic piece of Seaside history. You will find a wide variety of video games, games, rides and more. Easily accesible in downtown.

Location: Downtown Eastside

Family Fun Park – Bumper Boats, Mini Golf, Go Karts (View Website)

Bumber Boats, Miniature Golf, Go Karts and more! A great place for families to enjoy.

Location:  South of Seaside – Highway 101 towards Cannon Beach

Seaside History Museum (View Website)

Learn the history of Oregon’s first seaside resort. Exhibits detail over 2,000 years of Seaside heritage, Artifacts dating from 700 B.C., Diorama depicting Seaside in 1899, Research Library & Photo Archive

Location: Four blocks north of the Convention Center on Necanicum Drive

Lewis & Clark Saltworks

The site of Lewis and Clark camp and site where they built saltworks for curing meat and food the winter in the area. Worth a visit for a piece of history.

Location: Saltworks is located near the beach on Avenue U.

Prom Bike Shop – Rentals & Sales (View Website)

Providing a variety of bikes available for rent, from regular street bikes, to mountain bikes, beach bikes and giant family cruisers! They are available year-round for all your bike rental needs.

Location: 622 12th Avenue, Seaside

Restaurants

Bar and Grill

Beach N Brew – 405 Ave. A Seaside

  • 503-738-6447

Dundee’s Bar & Grill – 414 Broadway St. Seaside

  • 503-738-7006

Firehouse Grill – 841 Broadway St. Seaside

  • 503-717-5502

Gray Whale BBQ & Grill – 280 S Roosevelt Dr. Seaside

  • 503-717-5068

Relief Pitcher Tavern – 2795 S. Roosevelt Dr. Seaside

  • 503-738-9801

Seaside Brewing Co. – 851 Broadway St. Seaside

  • 503-717-5451

The Bridge Tender – 554 Broadway St. Seaside

  • 503-738-8002

U Street Pub & Eatery – 220 Ave. U Seaside

  • 503-738-7444

Coffee Shops

Caffe Latte – 300 Broadway St. Seaside

  • 503-738-8631

Dutch Brother’s Coffee – 2271 N Roosevelt Ave. Seaside

Internet Coffee – 317 S. Columbia St. Seaside

  • 503-717-1749

Seaside Coffee House – 5 N. Holladay Dr. Seaside

  • 503-717-0111

Starbucks (in Safeway) – 401 S. Roosevelt Dr. Seaside

  • 503-738-4700

Coffee Shop at Seaside – 7 Broadway St. Seaside

  • 503-738-9917

Delis

Bagles by the Sea – 210 Holladay Dr. Seaside

  • 503-717-9145

Saigon Deli – 200 Broadway St. Seaside

  • 503-738-6628

Tsunami Sandwich Co. – 11 Broadway St. Seaside

  • 503-738-5427

Full Menu

Angelina Pizza – 300 S. Roosevelt Dr. Seaside

  • 503-717-1230

Big Foot Pub & Grub – 2427 S. Roosevelt Dr. Seaside

  • 503-738-7009

Big Kahuna Burgers – 111 Broadway St. Suite 1 Seaside

  • 503-738-3271

Bell Buoy of Seaside – 1800 S. Roosevelt Dr. Seaside

  • 503-738-2722

Camp 18 Museum & Restaurant – 42362 Hwy 26 Seaside

  • 503-755-1818

Cafe 101 – 1815 S Roosevelt Dr. Seaside

  • 503-738-9048

Casa del Sol – 1313 S. Roosevelt Dr. Seaside

  • 503-738-6744

Creekside Restaurant & Lounge – 2490 Hwy 101 Seaside

  • 503-738-7763

Dooger’s Seafood & Grill – 505 Broadway St. Seaside

  • 503-738-3773

El Mariachi Loco – 3615 Hwy 101 N. Gearhart

  • 503-738-6004

Fultano’s Pizza – 215 Broadway St. Seaside

  • 503-738-5612

Gearhart Junction Cafe – 3350 Hwy 101 N. Gearhart

  • 503-738-5505

Grandma’s Country Kitchen – 4030 Hwy 101 N. Gearhart

  • 503-738-7098

Finn’s Fish House – 227 Broadway St. Seaside

  • 503 738-8330

Great Wall Chinese / American Restaurant – 4340 Hwy 101 N. Gearhart

  • 503-738-4108

Guadalajara Taco Shop – 65 N Holladay Dr. Seaside

  • 503-738-4338

Guido & Vito’s Italian Eatery – 604 Broadway St. Seaside

  • 503-717-1229

Herb’s Burger & Beer – 1575 S. Roosevelt Dr. Seaside

  • 503-738-7424

Maggie’s On The Prom – 581 S. Prom. Seaside

  • 503-738-6403

Mazatlan Mexican Restaurant – 1445 S. Roosevelt Dr. Seaside

  • 503-738-9678

McKeown’s Restaurant – 1 N Holladay Dr. Seaside

  • 503-738-5232

McMenamins Sand Trap – 1157 N. Marion Ave.

  • Seaside 503-717-8159

Nonni’s Italian Bistro – 831 Broadway St. Seaside

  • 503-738-4264

Norma’s Ocean Diner – 20 N. Columbia St. Seaside

  • 503-738-4331

Osprey Cafe – 2281 Beach Dr. Seaside

  • 503-739-7054

Pacific Way Bakery & Cafe – 601 Pacific Way Gearhart

  • 503-738-0245

Patty’s Wicker Cafe – 600 Broadway St. Suite 7 Seaside

  • 503-717-1272

Pig ‘N Pancake – 323 Broadway St. Seaside

  • 503-738-7243

Pizza Harbor 39 – N Edgewood St. Seaside

  • 503-738-7210

Recreation Lanes & Restaurant – 3518 Hwy 101 N. Gearhart

  • 503-738-5333

Riley’s Restaurant & Lounge – 1104 S. Holladay Dr. Seaside

  • 503-738-9701

Salvatore’s Cafe & Pub 414 N Prom. Seaside

  • 503-738-3334

Sam’s Seafood Cafe – 104 Broadway St. Seaside

  • 503-717-1725

The Crabby Oyster – 150 Broadway St. Seaside

  • 503-738-6300

The Stand – 109 N Holladay Dr. Seaside

  • 503 738-6592

Twisted Fish – 311 Broadway St. Seaside

  • 503-738-3467
Local Beaches

The Cove

Seaside’s favorite spot to watch surfers, waves and birds, as well as explore tide pools and fish from the rocks. The Cove located on Sunset Boulevard in south Seaside is both fascinating and scenic.

Location: Seaside – North End near Tillamook Head

Oceanfront Promenade and Seaside Beach

Stretching almost 3 miles along the oceanfront in Seaside, the promenade is perfect for strolling, watching a sunset, or exploring the beach. This stretch of beach in front of Seaside downtown is seemingly endless!

Necanicum Estuary & Beach Access (View Website)

Located on North Holladay Drive, this park has a boardwalk and viewing deck, estuary and beach access. Located across from Seaside High School on North Holladay Seaside

Gearhart Beach Access

3 – 4 miles north of Seaside, the city of Gearhart offers a stunning expanse of beach for passing the day, razor clamming, kite surfing or just relaxing. Cars are able to access the beach and drive along the shore.

Location: Gearhart, Oregon

State & Local Parks

Broadway Park

Seaside’s 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 Seaside’s new Public Library

Location: Seaside, Oregon

Mill Ponds Park

One of Seaside’s newest and least developed parks, this area was formerly a round-rock quarry and the site of alder board and cedar shake mills. One millpond is fed by freshwater springs and the other is influenced by tidal salt water from the ocean via Neawanna Creek. The variety of habitat attracts a spectacular number of birds and insects and the site is beautiful and quiet. This is the south end of the Neawanna Natural History Park, which continues three miles down stream to the estuary of the river.

Location: South end of the Neawanna Natural History Park

Quatat Park

Located in downtown Seaside, along the Necanicum River. It is host to our summer concert series, “Where the Stars Play.” This park has picnic tables and a boat ramp.

Location: Seaside, Oregon – Along the Necanicum River downtown

Ecola State Park

Located south of Seaside, just north of Cannon Beach. This park can be accessed from the Tillamook Head hiking trail, or by arriving to Cannon Beach and following the signs on the north end of town.

Location: Cannon Beach, Oregon

Lewis and Clark Saltworks

The site of Lewis and Clark camp and site where they built saltworks for curing meat and food the winter in the area. Worth a visit for a piece of history.

Location: Lewis & Clark Way – Near dowtown Seaside

Hiking & Biking Trails

Ecola SeafooThe North Gateway Park

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.

Location: Seaside, Oregon

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 bay’s mouth.

Location: Seaside, Oregon

Tillamook Head Trail

Accessed on the north end of Seaside, above The Cove beach and surfing area. This trail passes over Tillamook Head to Ecola State Park in Cannon Beach.

Location: Seaside – North End near Tillamook Head

Whale Watching

People come from all over the United States to learn about the gray whales that migrate past our coast each year.  If you’re interested in a whale watching boat tour then click here to learn more!

Surfing

Seaside Surf Shop (View Website)

In Seaside, they provide a variety of sales options including apparel, boards, wetsuits and more. Visit them off Highway 101 in Seaside.

Location: 1116 S. Roosevelt

Oregon Surf Adventures (View Website)

Oregon Surf Adventures Learn to surf programs are sponsored by Quiksilver and Roxy and certified by Surfing America. OSA offers surfing programs for all ages and abilities. At Oregon Surf Adventures we provide Daily Group lessons, Private lessons, Custom Group lessons, and Surf camps for Women, Co-ed Adults, Teens and Kids. Lessons can be customized to suit your skill level as well as personal or group needs. They are a great option for a more extensive introduction to the sport of surfing.

Location: Seaside, Oregon – Seaside Surf Shop

Shopping

Factory Outlet Mall

The factory outlet mall has a large variety of outlet shops and stores, from Nike to Eddie Bauer.

Located: off highway 101 in Seaside,

Business & Copying Services

Lazerquick Printing & Copying – For all of your business services, copies and office supplies.

Located next to Safeway off Hwy. 101 in Seaside. 503.738.4102

Gas Station

Seaside has a wide variety of Gas and Service Stations to choose from

Located: directly off of Hwy. 101

Surf Shops

Seaside has 2 surf-shops that offer board and wetsuit sales, clothing, and rental packages. Cleanline Surf is located off of Hwy. 101 directly across from the Visitor Information Center. Seaside Surf is also

Located: off of Hwy. 101, about 1 mile south of Safeway.

Real Estate

1.) Coldwell Banker Real Estate – 503.738.5558

2.) Pete Anderson Realty – 503.738.9531

Florist and Special Occasions: 

1.) Safeway Food & Drug – 503.738.4700

2.) Mimi’s Flowers & Gifts – 800.340.3191

3.) Natural Nook Flower Shop – 503.738.5332

Bicycle and Fun-Bike Rentals: 

1.) Wheel Fun Rentals – With locations at  151 A Street and 21 N Columbia St. in downtown Seaside. Contacts – 503.738.7212 or 503.717.4337.

2.) Prom Bike Shop – 622 12th Ave. Seaside – 503.738.8251.

Kite Shop

Located downtown in the Seaside Town Center Mall – 503.738.6850.

Movie Theater  – Seaside Cinemas

You can check movies and times here

Location: 1026 12th Avenue, directly off of Hwy.101 after the Outlet Mall heading north.

Fishing

Fishing – Seaside, Oregon Local

In and around Seaside, you will find a variety of fishing locations and options. 1.) The Cove Beach, on the south end of town, offers Surf Casting opportunities from the rocks. 2.) 12th Avenue Bridge – In and around the bridge in September, salmon fishing is legal. 3.) Necanicum River – Between Seaside and Cannon Beach, in the months of December – February fishing for steelhead is open.

Location: Seaside, Oregon

Seaside – Boat Launch

Next to the Convention Center in downtown Seaside, is a small boat launch for small crafts that want to fish salmon or drop crab pots in the Necanicum River. Make sure you have all the proper permits before fishing salmon or crab, and use care when operating a boat.

Location: Seaside, Oregon

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