The Long Beach Peninsula is made up of many small towns and great varying experiences:

Oysterville, on the Willapa Bay, for historic walking tour of the Victorian town, Oysterville Farms and nearby Ledbetter Point State Park

Nahcotta, just south on the Willapa Bay, with the Willapa Bay Interpretive Center and Bailey's Bakery for great breads and soups.

Surfside on the northwest tip of the peninsula with fun golf and great oceanfront rental houses

Ocean Park where you can walk the Bay to Ocean Trail enjoying  Eric Weigardt's Watercolor Art Studio, Weir Studios and great glass making, Sweet Williams on the Bay and then lunch at the Full Circle Cafe viewing the ocean

In the middle of the peninsula is Cranguyma Farms where you can pick Blueberries and Cranberries in season seeing a working farm with peacocks and  just down the road is WSU's Cranberry Museum which tells you how it is all done and has a great gift shop.

The Port of Ilwaco is a great destination for walking, shopping, dining and enjoying great local artists at work and fresh caught seafood. Check out the Wade Gallery, Nautical Brass and the Painted Lady Lavender Farm and then get a glass of wine at the Raven and Finch. Pick up some fresh seafood here and book a fishing trip for tomorrow.

Historic Seaview offers a great walk around historic houses of the turn of the century (walking guide at the Visitor's Bureau in Seaview) and some of the best dining on the peninsula at The Depot in the historic train station, 42nd St Cafe and the Shelburn Inn.

Cape Disappointment State Park offers a beautiful dramatic circle drive viewing the mouth of the Columbia River and the ocean, you can see the Lewis & Clark Museum, walk up to the top of a lighthouse, check out old military sites and Maya Linn's sculptures.

Then check out Long Beach for a family town offering horseback riding on the beach, go carts, the World Kite Museum, the boardwalk on the ocean and fish and chips and taffy.