Located along the western coast of Washington, Ocean Shores is a perfect summer destination for a relaxing small-town getaway. Surrounded on three sides by the water, Ocean Shores is a beach-lover’s dream. Whether your preferred activity is digging for razor clams or enjoying a beautiful sunset on the beach, Ocean Shores truly has something for everyone.
While the obvious draw to Ocean Shores may be the beach (as referenced in the town’s name), the town has tons to offer. For a great view of the Pacific Ocean that you won’t soon forget, pencil in some time at Ocean Shores North Jetty around sunset. To learn more about the town’s fascinating local history, drop by the Coastal Interpretive Center to chat with friendly volunteers about everything Ocean Shores. Vacationers who like to spend time becoming one with nature will love Damon Point, a well-known bird-watching sanctuary in the area. Another popular option for observing the region’s natural beauty is Ocean City State Park. Locals love to camp in the park for a night of adventure and fun. For visitors who appreciate more indoor activities or if the weather isn’t great, stop by the Quinault Beach Casino to try your hand at a variety of fun games. If you’re traveling with kids, Playtime Family Fun has activities they will love like go-karting. Even art-lovers will appreciate Ocean Shores—Fusions Gallery is a highly rated art gallery featuring pieces by local artists. Those with a sweet tooth will want to stop by Buddy and Howie’s Candy for a great selection of treats. If you’re getting hungry, try one of the town’s top restaurants—Galway Bay, Shilo Restaurant, and Bennett’s Fish Shack are all popular choices. Cap off your day at Elk Head Brewery to get a pint and reminisce on your fun visit to Ocean Shores.
The fast-paced city of Seattle is a mere 2 ½ hour drive from Ocean Shores. Additionally, there are tons of fun boat trips to be had from Ocean Shores—try crossing the bay to visit Westhaven State Park or another beach town. Olympic National Park is around a 2 ½ hour drive from Ocean Shores and is a great choice for adventure-seekers and risk-takers.
Accommodations in Ocean Shores can be found to match the needs of even the pickiest traveler. There are tons of options for both quiet and secluded relaxation and options for more exciting rentals in the middle of the action. We make it easy to find the perfect place to stay—we offer Ocean Shores vacation rentals and Ocean Shores short term rentals throughout the town. You can compare rentals in the area by price, ratings, reviews, and more on Tripping. Book your Ocean Shores rental today!
The city is served by Ocean Shores Municipal Airport, and the town is connected to the mainland through State Route 115. The Grays Harbor Transit bus line also serves the town. Your best bet for easy transportation in this area is to rent a car in order to get around more easily.
Find the best Ocean Shores vacation rentals on Tripping.com. With over 185 home rentals, take your pick from a wide variety of choices including studio apartments, luxury condos, and cozy cabin rentals. Prices in Ocean Shores range from $63 a night. Many rentals can also be booked directly online.Vacation home rentals found on Tripping.com offer more amenities than the average hotel room along with many of the comforts of home. Going on a business trip or need to stay connected? 157 homes in Ocean Shores offer high-speed WiFi Internet so you won’t miss a beat. Travelling with kids? Let them splash around in any of the 32 rentals with pool or jacuzzi, or relax with the family in one of the 152 homes with cable TV.For all those pet owners with dogs or cats, Ocean Shores offers 53 pet-friendly vacation rentals for your extended family. Find the perfect vacation rental that matches your budget and style on Tripping.com.Search properties from 9 vacation rental sites in Ocean Shores where the top providers in that area are HomeAway, Booking.com, and TripAdvisor. There are 96 HomeAway rentals, 43 Booking.com short term rentals and 20 TripAdvisor vacation rentals.