The scenic byway begins in Astoria. Astoria is home to the Columbia River Maritime Museum. On your journey south, you will come to Fort Clatsop National Monument. Stop and explore the replica of Lewis and Clark's outpost.
Your next stop will be the resort town, Seaside. The town is famous for its boardwalk and is also the place where the Lewis and Clark trail ended at the Pacific Ocean.
Next stop is Cannon Beach, known for its art galleries and small shops. The most famous thing in Cannon Beach is huge. It's Haystack Rock, a monolith over 300 ft in height that sits at the water's edge. Make it a point to enjoy a sunset on this beach.