Family Fun for Everyone!!!
|• Amusement Rides |
• Horse Rentals
• Video Arcades
• Bumper Cars
• Art Galleries
• Antique Shops
• Antique Malls
• Kite Shops
• T-shirt Shops
|• Sweatshirt Shops
• Book Stores
• How many flavors? of ice cream
• Espresso Stands
• Take in a Movie
• Go Bowling
• Swimming at the pools (NOT IN THE OCEAN, PLEASE)
|Salmon, sturgeon, halibut, albacore tuna, and bottom fishing on the Pacific Ocean or the Columbia River.
Visit one of several Museums:
|*Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center
*Ilwaco Heritage Museum
*World Kite Museum and Hall of Fame
*Marsh's Free Museum
*Willapa Bay Interprative Center in Nahcotta
*The entire town of Oysterville (which is on the National Register of Historic Places).
Golf and Boating
|Play golf at one of two courses:
Peninsula Golf Course and Surfside Golf Course
Miniature golf at BooBoo's Putt Putt behind 'Stormin' Norman's Kite Shop.
Launch your own boat in Chinook, Ilwaco (both on the Columbia River) or Nahcotta (on Willapa Bay).
FUN THINGS FOR FREE:
|Hike one of our ten official hiking trails - including the new, paved Discovery Trail that meanders through the dunes from Beard's Hollow/North Head Lighthouse to north Long Beach(also open for bicycles, roller blades and skateboards), play tennis in Ilwaco, Seaview, or Long Beach, walk or run our 28 miles of sandy beach, beachcomb, bicycle, canoe or kayak, fly a kite, go wildlife watching - we have Bald Eagles, Great Blue Heron, gulls, numerous shorebirds, Elk, waterfoul, River Otters, Pelicans, Seals and Sea Lions, Black Bears and Gray Whales. Visit our two historic lighthouses - one is even open for tours in the summer. Wander the docks at Ilwaco's 900 slip marina - if you come on Saturdays during the summer you'll find a small festival/market underway. Visit "Waikiki Beach" to swim or experience the waves crashing into the rocks below the lighthouse. Window shop in downtown Long Beach to your hearts content!