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Inside Background
Astoria Oregon has often been called  "Little San Francisco". Early logging and...
Last edited: September 13, 2013
Astoria is the oldest city west of the Rocky Mountains in the United States...
Last edited: August 16, 2010
Before visiting Astoria, do some research online. Your first stop before...
Last edited: February 03, 2014
To take advantage of all the places and events that Astoria has to offer, the...
Last edited: August 17, 2007
Inside Transportation
Though Astoria is a port-of-call for several cruise lines, almost all visitors...
Last edited: September 13, 2013
Getting around in Astoria without a car is actually quite easy.  If you’re...
Last edited: September 13, 2013
The public bus system provides inexpensive transportation all around Oregon's...
Last edited: September 13, 2013
Inside Things to Do
For two centuries, Astoria has welcomed many immigrants from Scandinavian...
Last edited: September 13, 2013
Astoria is a very family- friendly town.  The kids will have a great time...
Last edited: May 02, 2006
When you visit Astoria for the first time, don't miss some of the places and...
Last edited: April 20, 2007
Astoria entered in Western history in 1792 when Captain Robert Gray first...
Last edited: March 09, 2011
 While visiting Astoria, check out the neighborhood around the Peter Pan...
Last edited: August 27, 2013
Astoria has several venues for the performing arts. ***  The beautiful Liberty...
Last edited: August 17, 2010
 Downtown Astoria is the place to find many shops of every kind.  Steven’s Fine...
Last edited: April 29, 2006
If you are looking for a place to swim or workout in Astoria, look no further...
Last edited: May 02, 2006
Astoria is home to the annual Pacific Northwest Brew Cup festival, celebrating...
Last edited: September 29, 2010
While visiting Astoria Oregon there are so many things to see, but to take a...
Last edited: June 02, 2014
The Astor Column is an Astoria icon, towering 125’ above this historical and...
Last edited: August 16, 2010
The Astoria Riverfront Trolley is exciting to watch and hear while visiting...
Last edited: August 16, 2010
The Columbia River Maritime Museum, founded in 1962, offers visitors to Astoria...
Last edited: September 15, 2013
The Flavel House Museum is a must-see for lovers of Queen Anne architecture...
Last edited: March 08, 2011
 Fort Canby  State Park on the Long Beach Peninsula was later named Cape...
Last edited: July 08, 2007
Fort Clatsop National Monument has recently been rebuilt by local artisans and...
Last edited: August 17, 2007
Fort Stevens State Park is a place where you could easily spend the entire...
Last edited: June 27, 2009
Built in 1904 as Astoria ’s City Hall, this building is now home to the Clatsop...
Last edited: March 09, 2011
The Lightship Columbia is docked at the Maritime Museum.  A lightship is a ship...
Last edited: September 23, 2010
Inside Dining Scene
 If it’s dining with gorgeous views of the Columbia River you want, look no...
Last edited: April 29, 2006
Bowpicker Fish & Chips is a family run establishment located in a converted...
Last edited: August 13, 2009
Clemente's is a lovely European style restaurant serving a quaint, yet...
Last edited: August 01, 2008
 The Columbian Cafe is located on 11th and Marine Dr., right next door to the...
Last edited: March 27, 2006
The Silver Salmon Grille, located in downtown Astoria has been a local and...
Last edited: May 02, 2006
Inside United States: For Foreign Visitors
Currency  The United States uses the United States dollar as its currency. The...
Last edited: March 25, 2014
A little preparation will help simplify the process of entering the United...
Last edited: June 03, 2013
Despite the best of intentions, accidents and illness happen when away from...
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Temperature in the United States... How Hot is HOT? How Cold is COLD?  100°F...
Last edited: March 12, 2013
General: The standard American telephone number is ten digits, such as (555...
Last edited: April 12, 2014
While tipping is NOT mandatory in most of the United States, it is expected in...
Last edited: January 24, 2014
In many states motels, hotels and innkeepers of any description are subject to...
Last edited: September 08, 2007
Being victimized by scandalous businesses when traveling is one of the sad...
Last edited: May 22, 2013
Depending on where you travel to in the U.S. bottle/container deposit laws...
Last edited: October 02, 2010
United States of America has a history of unified etiquette protocols that may...
Last edited: March 22, 2014
A discount shopping trip in the United States can be a real bonanza for...
Last edited: September 25, 2013
Canadian citizens flying between a Canadian and American airport require a...
Last edited: May 04, 2014
Before making international travel, it is important to determine the electrical...
Last edited: April 08, 2013
  Some Anglophone Nations  United Kingdom On your first visit to the USA from...
Last edited: April 29, 2014
There are many Forum posts where people ask about how to use their Mobile Phone...
Last edited: December 17, 2013
When going for a holiday or even for a short trip a checklist with "not to...
Last edited: November 05, 2013
Eye Contact In the United States, most people consider it polite, and a...
Last edited: June 06, 2014
Contents:  1. Understanding the "sales tax" on merchandise and food in the U.S...
Last edited: March 06, 2014
The following links provide access to lots of travel and tourist information...
Last edited: January 20, 2014
This is a listing of SmartPhone and Tablet Apps that will be of benefit to the...
Last edited: June 02, 2014
Many visitors to the United States go to typical tourist areas like New York...
Last edited: January 20, 2014
In the U.S., there are certain customs about the young that may differ from...
Last edited: October 28, 2010
Everyone who arrives in the United States is processed by U.S. Customs and...
Last edited: January 11, 2014