, on the south end of Grays Harbor, is just two hours from Seattle
. The town is evolving into a classic northwest beach destination
. Westport is the only town in Washington or Oregon
that has both a Marina and a beach within walking distance of each other.
Condo rentals, vacation rentals, cottages, holiday homes, and other unique varieties of accommodation and lodging are available in Westport. This quiet seaside town is a perfect escape for a week or a weekend. Take in the ocean views from your private vacation rental and spend your days strolling down the beach and breathing in the fresh sea air. The beachfront accommodations
combined with the seaside activities of Westport add up to the makings of a great family vacation.
Activities for visitors to Westport are plentiful. Beachcombing, wading, and walks out along miles of the sandy Pacific beaches
can’t be beat during the summer months; while storm watching is a popular winter activity. Seasonal fishing, crabbing, and clamming can be done off the fisherman's boardwalk in the Marina or through a local charter.
Westport is famous for its surf and is home to the most popular surfing beaches
north of California. Two surf shops in town provide equipment rentals and lessons.
Local attractions include the local Maritime Museum and Washington's tallest lighthouse. Grays Harbor Lighthouse
is Washington’s tallest with 135 steps to the top. The lighthouse is recognized as a National Historic Place and still serves as an active aid to navigation in the waters of the coast of Westport.
The Westport Maritime Museum
is located in the Marina District of Westport. A former Coast Guard Station which was completed in 1940, operated as Station Grays Harbor until 1972. Exhibits on beach-combing, ocean currents, beach erosion, shipwrecks, community history, rescue operations, cranberry harvesting, logging, the destruction island lens and the whaling industry can be visited.
The dining scene in Westport, once limited to fish and chips and chowder, has progressed to include award winning fine seafood dining
, high end wine lists, and Washington's Best Bloody Mary. Westport is also home to the Westport Winery and Vineyards-by-the-Sea. Stop by daily for wine, chocolate and cheese tastings, and take a tour of their beautiful vineyards.
Accommodations in beautiful Westport are just as impressive as the dining options. Choose from a variety of vacation rentals
in the area including ocean view condo rental, holiday vacation rental, and luxury waterfront accommodation.