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How to Plan an Affordable Post-Holiday Vacation

The festive season means family gatherings, holiday events, crowded shopping malls, and so many other things that don’t leave much room for relaxation. With the extra stress of the season, why not escape to Long Beach, Washington, after the holidays to take in some much-needed quiet time with your loved ones. Oceanfront Getaways provide space and privacy to have a fresh start for the upcoming new year and will give you a sense of rejuvenation during your stay on the Long Beach Peninsula. We’ve compiled a few tips on how to plan a budget-friendly vacation that will cut your spending [...]

Explore the Arts on the Long Beach Peninsula

As we transition seasons, why not brighten up your days and add some color back into your life while staying with Oceanfront Getaways on the Long Beach Peninsula. Long Beach, Washington, is full of magical art galleries and colorful exhibits that will be sure to cure your winter blues! You’ll feel inspired as you take a stroll through the art events that happen throughout each passing season. Now is the perfect time to grab a unique gift for the holidays or discover something special to add to your home decor. When you’re looking for things to do in Long Beach, [...]

3 Top Sightseeing Spots on the Long Beach Peninsula

Many beautiful areas on the Long Beach Peninsula offer scenic trails, delightful fall foliage, and sightseeing opportunities near Oceanfront Getaways. During your family weekend getaways in Washington, we suggest planning a day to take in all of the beauty that surrounds you during the autumn season. We’ll provide a sneak peek on the best areas to trek while you’re staying on the Long Beach Peninsula.  1. Willapa National Wildlife Refuge When you’re looking for the best sightseeing and hiking in Long Beach, WA, you’ll find several reasonably flat trails at Willapa National Wildlife Refuge. During your weekend getaways in Washington, [...]

Annual Fall Events in Long Beach

Fall is full of fun activities in Long Beach, Washington, especially when you stay with Oceanfront Getaways during October. Spend your days tasting mushrooms and cranberries during the annual harvest season. Fly a kite next to the ocean shore or listen to live outdoor music while on your Washington weekend getaways. Keep reading to find out the annual events in Long Beach that happen each year throughout October.  Wild Mushroom Celebration With the mushroom harvest season upon us in the Long Beach Peninsula, we love to indulge in the savory edible wild mushrooms. Starting in October and lasting through mid-November, [...]

Long Beach Peninsula | Romantic Getaways

Grab the hand of your loved one as you spend time nurturing your relationship on a romantic getaway to Long Beach, WA before the holidays hit. Fall is the perfect time to delight in breathtaking views of fall foliage as there are many areas to have a peaceful walk near Oceanfront Getaways. While staying in our Long Beach rentals, you’ll be close to many delicious restaurants, have incredible views of the ocean as well as the famous Northhead Lighthouse which will all pair perfectly with our romantic accommodations. It’s never too early to start planning your romantic getaways to the [...]

Family Vacations: Kid-Friendly Activities

When heading to the coast on your family vacations, it’s only natural to flock to the beach for a day out by the water sandcastle building, flying kites or spending the day looking for shells while staying at Oceanfront Getaways. There are many other Long Beach activities to enjoy with your loved ones that will keep the whole family entertained. Whether you’re looking to let the kids expend their energy or would like to spend the day racing go-karts, we’ll give you an idea of things to do with your kids while on your family vacations in Long Beach Washington. [...]

Itinerary for a Rainy Day in Long Beach Washington

As much as we’d love every day during the summer to produce sunshine and blue skies in Long Beach Washington, it’s essential to have options for a rainy day adventure during your family vacations. At Oceanfront Getaways, we’ve come up with an itinerary for things to do when the weather is not cooperating. Whether you want to spend the afternoon at a museum, grab a bite at places to eat in Long Beach, WA, or stop at a brewery, we’ll give you an idea of what to check out! Marsh’s Free Museum For those with a knack for curiosity, a [...]

Top Pet-Friendly Long Beach Expeditions

Long Beach Washington offers plenty of pet-friendly activities to do with man’s best friend during your family vacations at Oceanfront Getaways. No need to leave your furry friend behind as many Long Beach WA events welcome your dog with open arms! When you travel with your additional family members and want pet-friendly things to do in Long Beach WA, look no further! Dog-Friendly Long Beach WA Restaurants The locals love the chowders offered at the eatery Captain Bob’s Chowder, and the best part is that they’re pet-friendly! Whether you’re looking for delicious traditional Clam Chowder, or want to try something [...]

Top 4 Summertime Long Beach WA Events

Summer is just around the corner, and it’s already stressful enough planning your annual family vacations. At Oceanfront Getaways, we want to make your planning a breeze as we set you up with some of our favorite events in Long Beach Washington, that way you don’t miss out on any of the local adventures! Whether you’re looking for live music, kid-friendly activities, or Long Beach WA events to keep the entire family entertained, we’ll act as a guide so you’ll get the most out of your family vacations! Loyalty Days Family, faith, and freedom— that’s what the Loyalty Days in [...]

Spring Is in the Air

Get ready, as Spring has finally sprung in Long Beach, WA! As the school year starts to slow down, it’s time to start planning your summer family vacations. A trip to Oceanfront Getaways in Long Beach WA, will not disappoint with our convenient locations to the Pacific shore. With many opportunities to get out and enjoy the ocean— here are three unique springtime activities you’ll put on your long list of things to do in Long Beach WA Lets Go Fly a Kite! Paper, silk, large, miniature, Malaysian, Japanese, Chinese, and kites used in WWI— II. Who knew there were [...]

Visit the Annual Razor Clam Festival in Long Beach, WA

We’re fast approaching one of the most popular festivals on the Washington Coast: the annual Long Beach Peninsula Razor Clam Festival. Every spring, thousands of people gather in Long Beach for a unique one-day razor clam extravaganza that initially put our beautiful oceanfront city on the map back in 1940. Lucky participants can enjoy free clam-digging lessons, cleaning demonstrations, clam chowder taste-offs, live music, local craft beer from North Jetty Brewing, and so much more! Combine your razor clam experience with a first-class stay in one of Oceanfront Getaways’ modern Long Beach WA rentals, including the charming ocean-view Journey’s [...]

Best Restaurants in Long Beach, WA

While we highly encourage our visiting guests to utilize the full kitchens inside each of our Long Beach WA vacation rentals, you’ll undoubtedly want to try some authentic Washington Coast cuisine while staying with Oceanfront Getaways. All of our charming, affordable homes are not only minutes from peaceful beaches but also the best restaurants in Long Beach WA. Whether you’re searching for a bowl of clam chowder, a juicy steak, or fresh-caught seafood, you’ll find what you’re looking for here in the communities of Long Beach and Seaview. Best Casual Dining: Lost Roo Don’t let the neon beer signs, [...]

Long Beach WA Clam Digging

Razor clam digging on Washington’s Pacific Coast is one of the region’s most exciting family-friendly activities, and Long Beach is an ideal place to give it a try! The 28-mile stretch of sand along Long Beach Penninsula is one of five designated razor clam digging beaches in the state and offers an abundance of the highly sought-after shellfish. With little skill needed for a successful dig, clamming is a fun and rewarding experience for the entire family. Vacation to Long Beach this winter with Oceanfront Getaways and make your way to the water’s edge to take part in this Washington [...]

Things To Do in Long Beach WA This Holiday Season

Head to the Pacific coast this holiday season and take advantage of the charming things to do in Long Beach, WA. While many view this northwestern locale as a summer-only destination, Long Beach is an ideal place for a relaxing Christmas vacation. The city hosts a variety of enticing holiday celebrations and events perfect for families! Book one of the gorgeous Long Beach vacation rentals with Oceanfront Getaways, and enjoy these fantastic seasonal festivities. Here are a few of our favorites that all visitors should experience! Holidays at the Beach Don’t have any Thanksgiving plans yet? The City of Long [...]

Get Spooky In Long Beach

A fall trip to Long Beach, Washington, is a fun getaway ideal for the whole family. The beautiful vacation rentals provided by Oceanfront Getaways offer you comfortable accommodations and incredible amenities with gorgeous ocean views. If you are looking for a place to make some long-lasting memories this October, book a stay with Oceanfront Getaways and enjoy a Long Beach Halloween. With its long history and storied past, the Long Beach area is perfect for those looking to view unique paranormal sites. Visit this fantastic coastal destination and check out some of the many haunted locations found around Long Beach. [...]

Top 3 Long Beach WA Must-Sees

Long Beach, Washington, is a premier vacation destination perfect for the entire family. With so many entertaining and unique experiences, this magical West Coast city has something for everyone. From breathtaking natural beauty to unbelievable national history, Long Beach offers sights and activities that you will remember forever. Book one of the gorgeous Washington State beach rentals with Oceanfront Getaways and experience this fantastic locale. Long Beach The first Long Beach ‘must-see’ on our list, naturally, is the beach! With over 28 miles of soft sandy beach, Long Beach is one of the longest stretches of coastal beach in the [...]

One Last Trip Before Going Back To School

No matter how badly we wished it wouldn't happen, summertime is sadly coming to an end. The summer months are fading fast, and school is just around the corner, but that doesn't mean the fun has to stop! Before you send the kids off to class, make sure to fit in one more fun family trip and make this summer one to remember. With a stay at one of our gorgeous Long Beach WA vacation rentals, you will be relaxing in style and just minutes from a vast variety of late-summer events and activities. A stay with Oceanfront Getaways gives [...]

Planning Your Summer Family Vacation

If you’re looking for a beautiful and exciting place to escape to, Oceanfront Getaways is the place for you! With many unique things to do in Long Beach WA, your stay with Oceanfront Getaways will be a relaxing and one-of-a-kind experience for the entire family. Whether you would like to experience a bit of history, enjoy the beautiful coastline, or get hands-on gathering seafood, Oceanfront Getaways offers ideal locations and relaxing properties for the perfect vacation. Discovery Awaits Experience a piece of the past as you stroll, bike, or rollerblade down Discovery Trail. This newly paved scenic path follows the [...]

Exploring Long Beach, Washington

The Washington coast is an incredible place of ocean views, Mountainous backdrops, and towering forests, however, there is an area that is most well-known for having the longest beach in America. Visit us at Oceanfront Getaways for an unforgettable experience in one of our Washington Coast vacation rentals. Long Beach, Washington is home to an incredible beach that measures an estimated twenty-eight miles long! Outdoor Adventuring Long Beach has so many different activities available because of its unique terrain and surrounding areas. You will not need to go far to find breathtaking hikes and incredible nature. One favorite activity is [...]

Welcome To Oceanfront Getaways

Imagine waking up and opening your shades to the beautiful landscapes of Long Beach, Washington. You watch as the waves crash to shore, horseback riders passing by on an early morning ride, and the ocean breeze brushes your cheeks to say “Good morning.” You breathe it all in and begin yet another incredible day in your Oceanfront Getaways vacation rental. Finding Your Paradise Finding your very own slice of paradise is easy when you stay with us at Oceanfront Getaways. Whether it is one of our beautiful five-bedroom homes or two bedroom villas, you will be submerged in ocean-inspired interiors [...]

Practice your Swing on the Coast of Washington

The greenery is blooming, and that means you’ll want to get out and practice your swing on the coast of Washington. Pick from one of our fabulous Long Beach WA rentals at Oceanfront Getaways, and you’ll be close to driving ranges and golf courses for you to enjoy all throughout the warmer seasons. Here is where you can make a tee-time near your rental when you enjoy a day out on the green! Where to golf near your Rental Finding a golf course near your Long Beach WA rentals will be easy as there is only one course in our [...]

Spring Hiking for the Family

When you’re planning a trip to the Pacific coast, you’re going to want to get outside and experience the wilderness. What better way to do that than with the family on a hiking trip! Our fantastic vacation rentals Washington State are known for offering the perfect home base during your vacation! Learn about where to hike in Washington and what areas are ideal for families with little kiddos. You’ll find everything you’re looking for to walk, bike, and be in the great outdoors when you book with Oceanfront Getaways! Where to Hike in WA There are plenty of places to [...]