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Come aboard Lady Washington, a full-scale reproduction of the first American vessel to visit the west coast of North America and the Hawaiian Chieftain
 

Construction of Fort Canby began in July 1863 with additions made until WWII.  The park also includes s visitor center commemorating  Lewis and Clark reaching the Pacific Ocean and access to Cape Disappointment and North Head Lights.  Camping, picnicing, boating, also available.

The World Kite Museum in Long Beach celebrates the achievements and magic of kiting world-wide.  Museum includes workshops, displays and featured exhibits from Japanese to English to Sport Kits.  

The Grays Harbor Historical Seaport is home to the The Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftan, replicas of 1700's sailing vessels.  The Seaport also offers sailing programs, charters, learning center and Seaport Landing which will include a 130 ft replica bark rigged lumber "schooner", which will give the appearance of a vessel ready to depart.

Take the 20 minutes ferry ride between Ocean Shores and Westport for a unique view of Grays Harbor.

The Ocean Shores Interpretive Center features several themed displays including Land, Sea, Forest, Local History, Native American History, Birds, and A Walk on the Beach.  Hours vary (360) 289-4617

Grays Harbor Raceway Website 1/2 mile east of Elma, WA at the Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds features hobby stock, modified and sprint cars.

Wildlife-Heritage Sculpture Corridor  in Raymond, is a unique collection of 200 silhouette sculptures representing the culture of the area from the wildlife to native and logging history.

Willapa Seaport Museum displays numerous artifacts from the regions nautical past.  Kids will especially enjoy the life-size fishing boat, as well as a complete set of nets, lines, hooks, poles, and other tools of the fisherman’s trade. Also a nice collection of period and modern art.  Raymond

Carriage Museum features a collection of 20 horse drawn carriages, buggies and sleighs.  Raymond, next to the Seaport Museum

Port of Willapa Harbor offers several local marinas, an historic "high dock" in Raymond, and many light manufacturing and seafood distributors.

Quinault Lake and Rainforest,stroll along the 1/2 mile Quinault Rainforest Interpretive Nature Trail which  connects with the 4 mile Quinault Loop Trail offering a hike through the rainforest and along the lake.  Or hike further in on a variety of trails through this unspoiled area.

The Hoh is the premier temperate rain forest in the United States because of the warming trend of the Japanese Current.  The spur road to the Hoh Rain Forest is 13.2 miles south of Forks Washington and the visitor's center is 19 miles from the highway.  Easy access.

One of the most beautiful points in the Olympic National Park is Lake Crescent, just 20 miles from Port Angeles.  A variety of trails wind through the area including the trail to the 90' Marymere Falls.  After viewing these scenic areas, spend some relaxing time at Sol Duc Hot Springs, then finish your day with a short hike to Sol Duc Falls.

James Island, west of the Quileute village of Lapush at the mouth of the Quillayute River, is the largest of the group of sea stacks of the Olympic National Park beaches.

Makah Cultural Center is one of the finest tribal museums in the nation.  View extensive displays of the Makah people in Neah Bay.

The Cape Flattery Trail is a 3/4 mile trail on the tip of the Olympic Peninsula at the Makah Reservation.  Observe ocean scenery and sea life that team together in the waters below in the Olympic Coast National Marine  Sanctuary.

The entrance to the northern section of majestic Olympic National Park is located just 6 miles south of Port Angeles.  This area is a starting point to the popular Hurricane Ridge, Goblin's Gate, and the Heart of the Hills trail and campground. 

Among many others, the Olympic Game Farm offers buffalo, tigers, zebras, wolves, yaks and bears as well as an aquarium. The Farm previously worked exclusively with Walt Disney Studios and is home to many former animal stars.

Visit one of the area Lavendar Farms, a growing industry in the Sequim Area.  Many farms are also open for picking lavendar during July and August, the harvest season.

The award winning City Pier is home to the Fiero Marine Lab and the start of the very popular Waterfront Trail. This unique 5 mile trail wanders throughout the waterfront area and out to the unique Ediz Hook.

Seattle, one of the largest cities in America, is known for its vibrant arts scene, coffee culture and its dewy weather.  One could spend hours wondering through the cities many museums, such as the Pacific Science Center which offers 5 buildings full of unique and entertaining exhibits, or catching the breathtaking views atop the Space Needle while sipping  on a aromatic cup of Starbucks coffee, the Seattle original.

 

Olympic Peninsula Summer Activities from Port Angeles on Vimeo.

 

Whale Watching from Friday Harbor - Exciting excursion with Naturalist guides, see Orca marine mammals, birds, plants and geology throughout the cruise. From $73.99
 

 

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 Sol Duc Hot Springs  - In the heart of Olympic National Park, beside the Sol Duc River and surrounded by spectacular old-growth rainforest.
     

Bayed dining area - South Unit

 Seashore Dreams- Custom built in 2007, green home situated on the 60 ft bluff overlooking Sunset Beach in Moclips, ocean views from every room.

Insider's Guide
Olympic Peninsula
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Hiking Olympic Park 
$10.17
3D Salons
Winds of Westport
Grays Harbor Chamber
Lake Quinault
Port Townsend Marine Science Center