Long Beach, WA

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Long Beach featuring signage and flowers
Walk the quiet beachside boardwalk, enjoy fresh seafood and hike in a northwest rain forest on this beautiful Pacific peninsula.

For rugged Pacific Ocean coastal beauty, visit Long Beach, Washington, and its 28-mile (45-kilometer) swath of coastline between the mouth of the Columbia River and Grays Harbor. Enjoy the area’s many varied activities, from kite flying to beachcombing to hiking.

Quietly contemplate the wild ocean as you walk along the iconic Long Beach Boardwalk above the sand dunes. Watch stunning sunsets over the Pacific or sunrises over the Willapa Hills. Order lunch from a local restaurant and sit at a picnic table along the boardwalk. Bring binoculars to spot whales, eagles and shorebirds.

Continue on to the 8.5-mile (13.7-kilometer) Discovery Trail, crossing under the boardwalk and heading south through Beard’s Hollow and over the cape to downtown Ilwaco. Along the Lewis and Clark commemorative trail, look for bronze statues, including Captain William Clark gazing at a 10-foot-long (3-meter) sturgeon.

Learn about kites at the World Kite Museum in Long Beach, including war kites, miniatures and leaf models. Visit during the Washington State International Kite Festival in August, when the sky fills with a kaleidoscope of colors. Expect kite trains, Rokkaku kite battles and nighttime lighted kite shows.

Head south to Cape Disappointment State Park, a favorite destination for natural beauty and recreational opportunities. Watch storms, listen to beach concerts or build a driftwood fort at Benson Beach. For an excellent vantage point of Long Beach, head to Bell’s View. While you’re in the park, visit the 1856 Cape Disappointment Lighthouse and the 1898 North Head Lighthouse, both still operating.

Ride a four-wheel-drive vehicle on the beach over sections actually considered official Washington state highway. Travel on areas where the sand is hard-packed and damp for better traction. If sand driving isn’t for you, try a fat bike on the beach or take a horseback ride next to the waves.

For authentic Pacific Northwest beach experiences, visit Long Beach, about a 3-hour drive from Seattle. You’ll find a sandy beach, world-class seafood, Lewis and Clark history and a delightful small-town feel.

Inn at the Sea
Inn at the Sea
2.5 out of 5
115 3rd St SW, Long Beach, WA, 98631
The price is $79 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5
$79
per night
Dec 4 - Dec 5
Stay at this hotel in Long Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a terrace. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in our reviews. Popular ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (558 reviews)
"Very clean property a very"

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2022

Inn at the Sea
Adrift Hotel
Adrift Hotel
2.5 out of 5
409 Sid Snyder Dr., Long Beach, WA, 98631
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $90 per night from Dec 18 to Dec 19
$90
per night
Dec 18 - Dec 19
Stay at this beach hotel in Long Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and room service. Our guests praise the pool and the restaurant in our reviews. Popular attractions ...
4/5 Very Good! (962 reviews)
"Great stay! Super friendly staff! Hotel was clean, bathroom was clean and great water pressure. Hotel lobby was nice with decent coffee and nice tea selections. Even had bikes to use. Restaurant in hotel is worth it for the views and the food was good too. Would stay here again"

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2022

Adrift Hotel
Chautauqua Resort & Conference Center
Chautauqua Resort & Conference Center
2 out of 5
304 NW 14th St, Long Beach, WA, 98631
The price is $99 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
$99
per night
Nov 30 - Dec 1
Stay at this beach hotel in Long Beach. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the overall value in our reviews. ...
3.9/5 Good! (1,001 reviews)
Adequate for family getaway
"It was adequate. Two queen beds, not a lot of room for anything else. Included small refrigerator and small, low power microwave. It was pet friendly. Sliding door lock broken, so had to use a board to secure. Questionable cleanliness of hot tub. Included breakfast. Location is great for accessing ..."

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2022

Chautauqua Resort & Conference Center
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Sunny & stylish oceanfront condo with WiFi, washer/dryer & private balcony
Sunny & stylish oceanfront condo with WiFi, washer/dryer & private balcony
Long Beach, WA
Stay at this family-friendly vacation home in Long Beach. Enjoy a beach locale, onsite parking, and a patio. Popular attractions Long Beach Boardwalk and Gray ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (18 reviews)
Great time!
"The location was great and the condo was super comfortable. Thanks!"

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2022

Sunny & stylish oceanfront condo with WiFi, washer/dryer & private balcony
The Breakers
The Breakers
3 out of 5
210 26th Avenue Northwest, Long Beach, WA, 98631
Stay at this 3-star beach apartment in Long Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a garden. Popular attractions Cranberry Museum and Marsh's Free Museum ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (151 reviews)
"Great property! Felt like I was staying at someone’s house. Games. A little fire log. Great views. Comfy room."

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2022

The Breakers
The Anchorage Cottages
The Anchorage Cottages
2.5 out of 5
2209 Ocean Beach Blvd North, Long Beach, WA, 98631
Stay at this cottage in Long Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a terrace. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the bathrooms in our reviews. Popular ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (146 reviews)
"Disappointed that we couldn’t make the TV work … had hoped to watch NFL on Thanksgiving Day."

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2022

The Anchorage Cottages
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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