As if Miles of Beach is not enough, Pacific Beach is a great place to hang your hat as you visit surrounding areas.
HI-FLYERS KITE SHOP There is nothing like flying a kite to make you feel like a kid again! So whether you are ages 5 or 75, stopping in at the kite shop is a must. High-Flyers sponsors the annual kite flying festival held in Pacific Beach the 2nd weekend in Sept. What a sight to see!
MUSEUM OF THE NORTH BEACH is located in Moclips, just north of Pacific Beach on Hwy 109 in an old converted gas station. Full of logging and railroad history, as well as artifacts from shipwrecks, and memorabilia from local families.
LAKE QUINAULT about a 45 minute leisurely drive from Pacific Beach, and well worth it. Lake Quinault is located in the rain forest, with walking trails suitable for all abilities. Or, if you prefer, take a drive around the lake and enjoy the scenery and wildlife.
WESTPORT WINERY about an hour and a half from Pacific Beach, and well worth the drive. This highly acclaimed winery with award winning wines is a delightful place to fill your senses. Their restaurant has been rated one of the top 10 new restaurants in the Pacific Northwest. Their food is fresh, local, healthy and delicious. They also offer gifts, plants and a bakery, and of course, WINE! Guests of Pacific Beach & Beyond are provided a pass for free wine tasting. Give it a try, you will be glad you did!
GHOST FOREST NEAR COPALIS BEACH Grab your Kayak and head south about 10 miles to Copalis Beach. Put your kayak in the Copalis River and head east, just a short distance out you will find the Ghost Forest, consisting of still standing dead trees that were killed by a tsunami in 1700.
QUINAULT BEACH RESORT AND CASINO located in Ocean City on Hwy 115 as you head to Ocean Shores. About 15 minutes south of Pacific Beach. Featuring slot machines, card tables, craps and roulette.
WEATHERWAX PROPERTY in Ocean Shores is comprised of 120-acres of forestland and walking trails, perfect for bird-watching, and enjoying plants and wildlife. Beautiful photo opportunities to be had!
OCEAN SHORES INTERPRETIVE CENTER The Ocean Shores Interpretive Center is the only nature interpretive center on Washington’s outer coast. Filled with hands-on exploration opportunities for the entire family. Both permanent and temporary exhibits on local nature, history and culture. Located at the end of Pt. Brown Ave, then Left on Catala Ave. SE. ADMISSION IS FREE. hours: April 1 – Sept 3 11 – 4 Wednesday thru Sunday. Sept 8 – March 31 weekends 11 – 4.
SEABROOK WA Just a mile outside of downtown Pacific Beach, Seabrook has a fabulous, up and coming Commercial District. Ever evolving, with many shops and restaurants, it is worth the visit.