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Long Beach Peninsula

The Long Beach Peninsula in western Washington State is entirely within Pacific County. It lies 165 miles from Seattle and 115 miles from Portland, Oregon. The peninsula is bounded by the Pacific Ocean to the west, the Columbia River in the south and Willapa Bay to the east. It is home to 4 Washington State Parks.

The Long Beach Peninsula is most famous for the 28 miles of continuous sand beaches on the Pacific Ocean side, an area that locals claim to be the longest beach in the United States. These excellent Washington beaches are a popular vacation destination for people from all over the state, and draw visitors from around the world, making tourism the peninsula’s primary industry.

The Long Beach Peninsula has the usual array of activities available to those who visit beaches in Washington. There area many festivals for visitors to enjoy, thought the most famous is the Long Beach Kite Festival in mid-August.