Astoria was established in 1811 by the John Jacob Astor fur trading party, and became the first permanent U.S. settlement west of the Rocky Mountains. You will go back in time as you learn the history of Astoria on this panoramic introduction to the city.
DurationApproximately 2 hours
Pre-reservation of this Crystal Adventures excursion is recommended.
Departing the pier by air-conditioned motor coach, begin your sightseeing drive and pass many historical locations. You will see the Liberty Theatre where Clark Gable made his first stage appearance, as well as the Doughboy Monument, historical houses and the first Victorian Mansion where Captain George Flavel once lived.
Learn about the 1922 fire that nearly destroyed Astoria and the rebuilding to bring it back. Your guide will also tell you about the development of Astoria in Uniontown, fishing, boarding houses and female boarding houses. Soon, you will reach the Astoria Column, which is not only decorated with beautiful art but also offers views all the way to the Washington coast.
Your look at Astoria complete, return to your Crystal ship.
This excursion is recommended for guests with walking difficulties. This excursion does not include interior visits. The order of sights viewed may vary. A minimum number of bookings is required for this excursion to operate. Pre-reservation of this Crystal Adventures excursion is recommended.