For our family, a beach trip just wouldn't be the same without first stopping to get breakfast at Camp 18. The old logging camp is now a restaurant, famous for gigantic pancakes and even more gigantic timber beams to hold the place together.
Fort Clatsop. Its a replica of the place where Lewis and Clark and the Corp of Discovery spent that long and dreary winter of 1805-1806. All Summer they have costumed re-enactors on site that are full of interesting tidbits.