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Get Behind the Scenes at the Tokeland North Cove Art and Studio Tour

At the northern tip of Pacific County sit two small towns with quiet beaches and an easy-going way of life. Tokeland and North Cove are sleepy coastal villages, but they attract a vibrant and eclectic art community. Perhaps it’s the inspiring landscape, perhaps it’s the laid-back vibes. The residents of these coastal communities are inspired…

Fantastic Crab and Where to Find Them

Sweet and meaty Dungeness crab is the quintessential crustacean of the west coast and is as good as currency in Pacific County. Anyone native to the area will tell you no crab tastes better. That’s why crab season is always one of the most exciting times of the year! Eating Dungeness crab requires work, though. Getting…

Exploring Abandoned Forts in Pacific County

There’s something enchanting about ruins and abandoned buildings. Whether you enjoy the history behind it or the intrigue of decay, these echoes from the past are downright fun to explore. Here in Pacific County, there are numerous opportunities to step back in time. All you need is a Discover Pass and curiosity to explore these…

The North Head Lighthouse is Looking Good

Last fall scaffolding came off the North Head Lighthouse to reveal crisp white stucco after contractors completed phase two of the restoration process. This sparked a flurry of excitement about this iconic piece of history on the Peninsula. At the Visitors Bureau, we often hear two questions: When will the lighthouse reopen for tours? When…

Budget Friendly Activities on the Long Beach Peninsula for the Whole Family

You don’t have to break the bank to bring your family to the beach this spring. Here are just a few budget friendly activities to make your vacation to the Long Beach Peninsula one to remember! Visit Our State Parks Cost: A Washington State Park Discover Pass only costs $10 for a day pass or…

Inspiration and Planning for Your 2018 Getaway - We're Here to Help!

Did you know you can order copies of our 2018 guide and calendar for free? All you have to do is email ask@funbeach.com with your mailing address. If you can’t wait on snail mail to start planning your getaway, we have printable PDF versions available. Click here for the guide or click here for the…

Love on the LBP

With 28 miles of beach, vivid sunsets, breathtaking landscape, and plenty of cozy places to eat, the Long Beach Peninsula has all the elements of the perfect romantic getaway. Now is the time to sweep your loved one off their feet and onto the beach for Valentine’s Day. Don’t have a Valentine? No problem. The LBP…

Cape Disappointment Virtual Tour

The Long Beach Peninsula Visitors Bureau recently partnered with the Port of Seattle to bring you 360-degree virtual tours complete with spacial audio. Now, you can escape to the beach anytime, anywhere. Our first video featured scenes from the longest, most pristine beach on the west coast. Learn more about how to enjoy these videos…

10 Great Spots for Photos on the Long Beach Peninsula

There are countless great spots for photos on the Long Beach Peninsula, so make sure you charge your phone or bring along your camera. Capture dramatic landscapes, miles of sandy beach, birds, wildlife, and even a few roadside attractions when you visit. Be sure to share your photos on Instagram with #longbeachwa. We love to feature…

Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center

Interpretive Center

Perched on a cliff 200 feet above the mouth of the Columbia River, the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center tells the story of the Corps of Discovery’s journey, focusing particularly on their Pacific Coast stay. It’s a wonderful stop for families with interactive exhibits. Children can try to pack a canoe without tipping it, follow a treasure…