Top things to do in Long Beach Peninsula

Top Choice Seafood in Long Beach & Seaview

Nanci & Jimella's

Pioneers of Pacific Northwest cuisine Nanci and Jimella put every ounce of their know-how into this friendly cafe. The house specialty is seafood, and if you ask how fresh it is, you'll probably get an answer detail…
Top Choice Park in Ilwaco

Cape Disappointment State Park

Cape Disappointment State Park (2 miles southwest of Ilwaco) is home to wild beaches, sea-smashed cliffs, the remains of Fort Canby and 8 miles of forested hiking trails that take in its two towering lighthouses. Le…
Top Choice Museum in Long Beach & Seaview

Marsh's Free Museum

Half souvenir shop and half sideshow, the museum features Weekly World News stars like Jake the Alligator Boy (a wonder of taxidermy that appears to be an alligator bottom stuck together with a real human upper half…
Top Choice Seafood in Ilwaco

OleBob's Seafood Market

Overlooking the marina, this salt-of-the-sea fish market and cafe serves up fresh-off-the-boat fish and chips, amazing fish tacos, clam chowder and the best crab cakes…ever.
American in Long Beach & Seaview

Restaurant at Shelburne Country Inn

Many consider the restaurant at the Shelburne Country Inn to be a showcase of Northwest cuisine. The dining room, dominated by stained-glass windows salvaged from an English church, is certainly one of the most char…
Park in Oysterville & Nahcotta

Leadbetter Point State Park Natural Area

The 807-acre Leadbetter Point State Park Natural Area, 3 miles north of Oysterville, is a kind of buffer between the straggling developments of Long Beach Peninsula and a section of the Willapa National Wildlife Ref…
American in Long Beach & Seaview

42nd Street Cafe

The menu is small, but there's something for everyone here, from great burgers to grilled salmon and bouillabaisse. Classy country-style decor, an extensive wine and cocktail menu and service that makes you feel lik…
Cultural in Long Beach & Seaview

Washington State International Kite Festival

Thousands of people descend on Long Beach for the Washington State International Kite Festival, billed as the largest such event in the western hemisphere. Festival-goers seek to gain new world records: the greatest…
Lighthouse in Ilwaco

Cape Disappointment Lighthouse

From the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, a hiking trail leads half a mile to Cape Disappointment Lighthouse. Built in 1856, it's the oldest such structure still in use on the West Coast.
Lighthouse in Ilwaco

North Head Lighthouse

The more scenic of Cape Disappointment's two lighthouses, this 1898 beauty is found at the end of a short trail with views out to sea. Call the park for info on the tours.