Welcome to Long Beach, WA! Spend your stay with us visiting some of our favorite spots. We hope you love this town as much as we do!
Whether you’re looking to walk the beaches Washington coast, to forage for tasty mushrooms, to dig for razor clams, check out some local music, or try some coastal cuisine, the peninsula has plenty of activities to offer.
When we aren’t at The Lamp Camp, you can generally find us biking the Lewis and Clark Discovery Trail, hiking to one of the peninsula’s famous lighthouses, checking out some local music or playing pickleball down the street at The Lighthouse Resort.
BEST QUICK BITES
- Pizza – North Beach Tavern. They also have great live music
- Burgers – The Cove at the golf course has the best burger in town!
- Sandwiches / Cheesesteaks – Surfer Sands bakes homemade bread daily. Enough said, right?
- Ethnic Food – Malai Thai
The best breakfast comes off the grill at The Lamp Camp!
- Sarah’s Rusty Spur – Good food and a view of the ocean. You’ll likely find townies & spontaneous dance parties here.
- Long Beach Tavern (also good pizza) – right downtown, super popular for locals and tourists alike.
- The Crown Alley – The best collection of whisky on the peninsula and lots of live music.
- The Pickled Fish at the Adrift Hotel – Live music every night, along with the best views in town and some delicious house-distilled spirits! Don’t miss out on ordering the Love Warrior Gin.
North Jetty Brewing has great beer and they are friends of ours!
- Golfing – The Peninsula Golf Course is a little 9hole spot down the street from The Lamp Camp.
- Biking – the discovery trail is incredible and you can rent bikes downtown at Beachin’ Bicycles or Long Beach Bicycles
- Pickleball – the Lighthouse Resort is discounted for Lamp Camp Guests
- Lighthouses –– The Cape Disappointment Lighthouse or the North Head Lighthouse, which has been undergoing renovations and will resume public tours starting August 22, 2019.
- Concerts – The Peninsula Performing Arts Center hosts local and regional performers through their concert series. We recommend buying tickets ahead as they regularly sell out. Can’t make one of these performances? No worries! There is always local talent playing around the Peninsula.
- The Lewis and Clark Museum – Learn about westward journey of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
- Marsh’s Free Museum is Long Beach staple has been around for 100+ years. They have taxidermies and oddities all over the walls, with souvenirs scattered throughout the store. We love it! Be sure to check out Jake the Alligator Man.
- World Kite Museum – Home of the Washington State International Kite Festival | Aug. 19th – Aug. 25th
The peninsula has a wide range of events and festivals throughout the year. Here are a few of our favorites:
- The Washington State International Kite Festival
- Jake The Alligator Man’s Birthday Celebration
- The Razor Clam Festival
- Rod Run to the End of the World
- Coastal Celtic Music Festival
- Sandsations Sand Castle Sculpting Competition
- Northwest Garlic Festival
We hope you enjoy some of our local favorites! For a comprehensive guide to the Long Beach Peninsula, check out