- TripBuzz discovered 37 different types of activities for couples in the Ilwaco area, including National & State Parks (like Cape Disappointment State Park), Lighthouses (like Cape Disappointment Lighthouse), Art Gallery (like Don Nisbett Art Gallery) and Gardens (like Painted Lady Lavender Farm), and much more.
- We discovered a total of 61 date ideas in or near Ilwaco, Washington, including 52 fun or romantic activities in nearby cities within 25 miles like Astoria, Seaside and Long Beach.
Take the free guided tour of the lavender farm and learn all about growing lavender from the family who owns the farm; climb the tree house for an overview of the fields, then go and explore the shop for homemade lavender products.
This is one of two lighthouses that still guide ships around the Cape of Disappointment. This is an automated beacon lighthouse, and you can take tours of the lantern room seasonally for a fee. There is a gentle quarter mile trail hike to get to the lighthouse.
Hiking to this historic still operational lighthouse takes you past skeletons of old forts, scenic views of Pacific forests, the mouth of the Columbia and the Pacific Coast. Seasonal tours of the lantern room are available for a small fee.
This 1,882-acre state park has two miles of ocean beaches, hiking trails, two lighthouses, and an interpretive center. During the spring and fall the local towns IIwaco and Long Beach have special events and festivals. Park is open year round for day visits and camping.
Willapa National Wildlife Refuge offers sturgeon fishing, hunting of both big game and waterfowl, and wildlife observation and photography opportunities. Optimal birdwatching periods are during the fall and spring, during the morning and late afternoon hours.
Situated on 1,882 acres, Fort Canby State Park is a camping venue with recreational activities. Guests can investigate 27 miles of beachfront, numerous hiking trails, two lighthouses and an interpretive center showcasing the area's history.
Located on Long Beach Peninsula and overlooking the Pacific, Cape Dissapointment State Park is a 1,882-acre park for camping, hiking and beach exploration. In addition to its natural beauty, the park also features two lighthouses and an interpretive center.
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This is the only American Museum dedicated to telling the history of kites. The exhibits contain more than 1,500 kites from 26 countries. There are events, workshops and on certain days of the month fighter kite events. The Hall of Fame recognizes outstanding participants in the art of kites.