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Come On Get Happy

Have you been feeling a bit blue lately? A new poll by Michelle Gielan, founder of the Institute for Applied Positive Research, has found that simply planning a trip can help boost happiness and alleviate stress.

According to the study, 97 percent of respondents say having a trip planned makes them happier, while 82 percent reported that it makes them “moderately” or “significantly” happier. Additionally, 71 percent say they feel greater levels of energy when they have a trip planned in the next six months. 

Travel in time of COIVD is a deeply personal choice. However, hotels, shops and restaurants are quickly learning and adapting to CDC guidelines to safely welcome back guests.

Cannery Pier Hotel & Spa, located in Astoria offers comfortable luxury and attentive service. The hotel reopened in June and is safely welcoming guests back as the team works to provide a safe environment so guests can relax and enjoy the beauty of the Columbia River and the warm and friendly services of downtown shops and restaurants.

This recent story from The Oregonian describes how travelers are choosing to escape to Astoria to getaway from the bustle of the city or the devastating wildfires for some sort of normalcy – that is a new normal in a time of COVID with safety precautions and masks mandate.  The article provides useful information about our little town and the people and places that make Astoria the perfect place to plan your next trip.

Come on, get happy! Plan your escape today, we can’t wait to see you.

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