Cape Disappointment State Park Famously named on the Lewis and Clark expedition, this 1,882-acre park features breathtaking views, 2 miles of beaches, a pair of lighthouses, hiking trails, an educational center and all sorts of seasonal festivals.
Columbia River Maritime Museum Focused on the seafaring history of the Pacific Northwest, there are more than 30,000 artifacts and 15,000 photos in the permanent collection here, with 6 galleries to browse across 44,200 sq-ft. of exhibit space.
Cranberry Museum A truly American fruit, cranberries take center stage in fun exhibits and self-guided tours of local bogs every weekend. Be sure to browse the delicious gift shop and make it back for October Harvest!
Downtown Long Beach Home to the "World's Longest Beach", the city's colorful Downtown is full of one-of-a-kind shops, amusement park rides, public art, beachfront restaurants and singular museums, just 1 block from the Boardwalk.
Leadbetter Point Perched on the tip of Long Beach Peninsula, this preserved public park features ever-shifting sand dunes, salt marshes, abundant native plant life and over 100 species of birds, with trails throughout.
Marsh's Free Museum An absolute must-see, Marsh's is home to a collection of odd curiosities that have to be seen to be believed, including Jake the Alligator Man, exotic taxidermy, fortune-tellers, a shrunken head, human skeleton and more.
North Head Lighthouse Built in 1896 and restored in 1984, this famous nautical beacon stands at one of the windiest places in the United States, with frequent speeds over 100mph. Tours are available and brave guests can stay overnight.
Oysterville The name says it all, with the entire town on the National Register of Historic Places. Celebrate its rich history every August at the Jazz & Oysters festival and eat your weight in fresh oysters!
Skippers Equestrian Center For over 25 years, these proud horses and their loving owners have pleased many a rider along the "World's Longest Beach". Scenic one- and two-hour rides are available at $25 and $50 per horse, respectively.
World Kite Museum & Hall of Fame The winds of Washington have drawn kite-lovers from all over the world and this museum is the only in America dedicated to the beloved pastime, with over 1,500 kites from 26 countries.