Discover Unique Towns on the Washington Coast

The town of Ocean Shores is home to countless adventures. From exploring tide pools to riding around on moped rentals, the possibilities are endless, especially when you stay at Oyhut Bay Seaside Village. This collection of Washington condo and cottage rentals is the ideal home base for everyone from families to groups of friends. While there’s no shortage of things to do and see in Ocean Shores, the Pacific Northwest is full of charming places to discover. On your next visit to this region, get out and explore some other unique towns on the Washington Coast close to Ocean Shores.

A Checklist of 2 Day Trips from Ocean Shores

The city of Ocean Shores features 23 miles of fresh waterways, sandy beaches, and phenomenal attractions visitors of all ages will enjoy. When creating your itinerary for this Washington town, consider adding some day trips to nearby spots that’ll have you fully experiencing the beauty of the area.


At about 40 minutes away, the town of Hoquiam is a bit of a longer drive. However, it’s an excellent option for those who call the Seattle area home, as it’s on your route home. Wander the Polson Museum to explore the vast collocation of Grays Harbor history. This city is also home to Grays Harbor Farmers Market, only one of two farmers markets in the state open year-round.

Pacific Beach and Moclips

Roughly 20 miles north of Ocean Shores lies the towns of Pacific Beach and Moclips, two towns often go hand-in-hand. Learn about the history of the North Beach Coast through artifacts, photos, and more at the Museum of the North Beach. Find a unique driftwood sculpture or whimsical drawing at Sandphifer Gallery in Pacific Beach.

Another fun way to explore the area is by simply getting in your car and letting a coin flip decide which direction you head.

Enjoy Some R&R on Your Washington Getaway

The bedroom of an Ocean Shores vacation rental to relax in after exploring nearby towns on the Washington Coast.

After a day of exploration, whether it’s visiting towns on the Washington Coast or nearby state parks, let the fun continue at Oyhut Bay Seaside Village. Check out the range of on-site amenities, like local shops, a community garden, a volleyball area, and more.

We’re committed to helping you have the best stay possible. Part of that means having phenomenal amenities, but a large part of that comes from offering fantastic vacation rentals. Our Ocean Shores rentals come in various sizes, which means we can accommodate groups large and small. Enjoy stunning views by reserving a water view rental, or bring your pup along by booking a dog-friendly home. Call 360-209-1886 to learn more about which unit fits your group best.

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