The Long Beach Peninsula in Washington is an area that should be visited if you have a chance. This sandy arm reaches north from the mouth of the Columbia River and stretches for more than 28 miles. This makes it billed as the longest beach in the United States.
There are several tiny communities on the peninsula to visit, including Oysterville, Ocean Park, Nahcotta, Long Beach and Ilwaco. Each of these offers a fun and laid back experience there and you shouldn’t have too much trouble finding the right Long Beach lodging option for yourself, whether it’s in the form of a resort, cabin, campground, or hotel. There are also plenty of dining options on the peninsula too.
Things To Do On The Long Beach Peninsula
There are a lot of things to do on the Long Beach Peninsula. The area is filled with interesting history, including much of it tied to the fact that on its southern end is Cape Disappointment, part of Lewis and Clark National and State Historical Parks, situated at the westernmost end of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Visiting the local museums and historical sites is a great way to gain an appreciation for the region’s importance. Outdoor recreation is also popular on the peninsula and you can go for a drive down the beach in your car or also on scooters, dune buggies, go karts, and more. Getting out on the water is easy too and this is a great spot to go for a charter fishing trip, whale watching excursion, or pleasure cruise. You can also take your kayak out on the water of Willapa Bay. Other attractions include an arcade, go karts, a theatre, and more. Go for a drive while you’re at Long Beach and you can quickly find your way across one of the most impressive bridges in the country, the Astoria-Megler Bridge. There’s really so much to do when you visit Long Beach.
It’s extremely easy to visit the Long Beach Peninsula on Washington’s Pacific Coast and have the time of your life.
Featured Lodging On Or Near The Long Beach Peninsula
LIGHTHOUSE OCEANFRONT RESORT
Website: Lighthouse Oceanfront Resort