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Retreat to the Beach: Massage, Yoga, and More on the LBP

From solitary beaches to majestic old growth forests, the Long Beach Peninsula is a place for revitalizing the spirit and finding inspiration. But there’s more than a sea breeze to help you relax. Enjoy everything from massage to facials at our local businesses. We also have many cozy lodging options and great food. So relax…

42 Best Things to do in Long Beach, WA

Looking for things to do in Long Beach, WA? This beach town is a little slice of PNW life packed with every coastal activity you could imagine! Beach Activities 1. Walk on the beach. There’s something to be said for a sea breeze. Revitalize yourself with a walk on the beach. 2. Catch a sunset….

15 Fabulous Features of the Long Beach Boardwalk

Long Beach Boardwalk

Travel & Leisure Magazine named the Long Beach boardwalk as one of the top eleven in the nation. The Today Show featured the Long Beach boardwalk as the most unique. And we have to agree. The boardwalk sits just outside the reach of the mighty Pacific and stretches for almost half a mile through the…

Hiking the Long Beach Peninsula

Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center

Cape Disappointment State Park | Discover Pass Required Dogs allowed on leash. Campgrounds available. Historic structures and sites, lighthouses, art installments, and scenic viewpoints. Cape Disappointment State Park sits at the mouth of the Columbia River on the southern tip of the Long Beach Peninsula. Old growth forests, two working lighthouses, and the remains of…

Clamshell Railroad

Train depot at Seaview, Washington, ca. 1910

On July 14-15, the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum in downtown Ilwaco invites you to step back in time for Clamshell Railroad Days! This event celebrates the narrow gauge railroad that was once the lifeblood and a hub of activity for the Long Beach Peninsula. The museum will be opening up the beautiful NAHCOTTA wooden passenger coach for…

Horseback Riding on the Beach

Horseback riding on the Long Beach Peninsula’s continuous stretch of beach is bucket list worthy. The experience of riding a horse alongside breaking waves is nothing short of exhilarating, and you won’t soon forget the feeling. You would be hard-pressed to find a beach as open and beautiful as the Peninsula’s shoreline. Whether you take…

Summer Event Guide for the LBP and Pacific County

From family fun to the delightfully strange, the Long Beach Peninsula and Pacific County has a summer event for anyone! Here are a few event highlights to help you plan, but no matter when you arrive, you’re sure to find a hub of activity somewhere. Be sure to like and follow us on Facebook for…

Ocean Park Walking Tour

Visitors can find unique historic homes throughout the Long Beach Peninsula, and Ocean Park is no exception. From a cabin made of salvaged wood to a house inspired by a childhood in Maine, see homes built by some of the area’s earliest residents in this Ocean Park walking tour. Be sure to download and print…

Willapa National Wildlife Refuge

willapa wildlife refuge hiking

Walk old growth forests, watch fog rise into the hills, and listen. Let the wind, waves, and birds be your company. The Willapa National Wildlife Refuge encompasses a unique pocket of Pacific County where you can truly immerse yourself in the beauty of the environment. From Leadbetter Point on the north end of the Long…

Race into Summer on the Long Beach Peninsula

Pack your athletic gear for the beach and come play outside on the Long Beach Peninsula during one of our annual races! Bring your family and make it a beach weekend. With gorgeous trails and 28 miles of beach, there are endless opportunities for a fun and active getaway. Cape D Sprint Triathlon: May 19…