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Getting There

The Long Beach Peninsula begins just off U.S. 101 in southwest Washington. U.S. 101 leads north to Aberdeen and south to Astoria, Oregon. Wash. 4 leads to Long Beach from Longview.

Getting Around

Pacific Transit System (tel. 360/642-9418; www.pacifictransit.org) operates public buses that serve the area from Astoria in the south to Aberdeen in the north.

Visitor Information

Contact the Long Beach Peninsula Visitors Bureau, 3914 Pacific Way (P.O. Box 562), Long Beach, WA 98631 (tel. 800/451-2542 or 360/642-2400; www.funbeach.com), which has its visitor center at the intersection of U.S. 101 and Pacific Avenue in Seaview.

Festivals

Annual events on the Long Beach Peninsula include the Northwest Garlic Festival on the third weekend in June, the SandSations sand-sculptures tournament in late July, the Washington State International Kite Festival in mid-August, the Cranberrian Fair in early October, and the Water Music Festival (chamber music) in late October.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.