Top things to do in Seaside

Top Choice Breakfast in Seaside


Simply a lovely place to eat, a little away from the masses of tourists, in shabby beachside-chic surrounds (fire-heated in winter). There are also a few outdoor benches. Mains range from American breakfast classics…
Aquarium in Seaside

Seaside Aquarium

Families with kids will enjoy this aquarium on the promenade. Don't expect anything like Newport's cutting-edge version, but rather a few fish tanks, a touch pool and a small indoor seal tank where you can feed the …
Brewery in Seaside

Times Theatre & Public House

It's a brewery, it's a cinema and it's a pub, all in a beautifully refurbished c 1940s movie theater. When the screen's up you can see the vats brewing beer as you imbibe and/or dine in dark surrounds. When the scre…
Northwestern US in Seaside

Pacific Way Bakery & Cafe

Located in Gearhart, about 3 miles north of Seaside, this jewel of a restaurant is worth the trip. It serves excellent sandwiches and salads for lunch, and for dinner there are treats such as tequila-lime chicken or…
Seafood in Seaside


Look for the lighthouse shape atop this family-friendly restaurant, which serves up a medley of seafood dishes, from halibut steaks to Alaska king crab to four kinds of fish-and-chips. Steaks, pasta, salads and plen…
Coffee in Seaside

Seaside Coffee House

For good coffee in a casual atmosphere there's this comfortable and friendly coffee shop. There's oatmeal for breakfast and grilled sandwiches for lunch. Or get a banana-fudge latte and lose yourself in a sofa.
Seafood in Seaside

Bell Buoy

Best known as a seafood store, this down-to-earth, family-run establishment has an attached seafood restaurant serving outstanding fish-and-chips, chowder and more.
Museum in Seaside

Seaside Museum & Historical Society

Curious about Seaside's past? This museum displays old photos and relics; ask about Lewis and Clark's saltworks history and summer re-enactments here.
Sports in Seaside

Hood to Coast Relay

On the fourth weekend in August, the Hood to Coast Relay jams the main road between Portland and Seaside and packs out the town.
Sports in Seaside

Seaside Beach Volleyball Tournament

If you're here on the second weekend in August, check out the largest amateur beach-volleyball tournament in the world.