On The Beach
The Peninsula offers a 28-mile, white sand beach playground that is so open and tranquil that you may feel as if you have the beach all to yourself for most of the year! Take a closer look and you’ll see plenty of beachcombers, sand castle builders, kite flyers, Frisbee flyers, horseback and bicycle riders, runners, joggers and walkers, dogs playing fetch, families and friends gathered around a sunset campfire, as well as people playing volleyball, golf or horseshoes, picnicking, barbequing, sunbathing, clam digging, fishing, sunset-watching or just plain relaxing. The possibilities are truly endless!
ON THE BEACH: Activities
Bring your boards and wet suits or rent some gear and take a lesson here! The Long Beach Peninsula is a great place to learn how to surf, it can dish up some really fun beach break and there’s always whitewater for the beginner surfer. Water temperatures are typically 10 degrees warmer than anywhere in...
IMPORTANT TOPICS Swimming-NO! Beach Fires Beach Driving Sand Dunes Rock Cliffs and Jetties Wildlife Sunbathing and Picnics Emergency-calling 911 Swimming is Dangerous Avoid the temptation of going swimming in the surf. While the water looks calm and inviting, it is very dangerous and has taken the lives of even the strongest of swimmers. Swimming...
ON THE BEACH: Kite Flying
303 Sid Snyder Dr W
Long Beach, WA
Presenting the 2500-year-old history of the kite, this unique American museum exists to preserve the kite’s past, to record its present developments and to honor the people dedicated to kites. Here, you will see fantastic kites from around the world and throughout history in an ever-changing array of exhibits. From the teeny-tiniest, to a 200-foot...