- The list below includes 48 free or cheap things to do in or near Westport, Washington, including 25 different types of inexpensive activities like Fishing, National & State Parks, Aquariums and Breweries.
- From Twin Harbors Beach State Park to Westport Light State Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Westport and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Aberdeen and Ocean Shores.
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.
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 museum preserves the history of when civilization became part of 'where the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean. Permanent exhibits house treasures while special exhibits change between 3 and 5 times per year. A calendar of events includes 'The Clamshell Railroad Days.
In the area once visited by the famous explorers, Lewis and Clark, Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center offers several exhibits that highlight their trip through the region. Guided tours can be reserved beforehand.
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.
A fishing charter company operating in the mouth of the Columbia River, Pacific Salmon Charters leads fishing expeditions that target not only salmon, but also tuna, halibut, bottom fish, and sturgeon. The company also offers burial at sea services.
Visitors can enjoy guided fishing trips on the Pacific Ocean and Columbia River with Ilwaco-Coho Charters. The are a family owned and operated business lead by Butch and AJ Smith, 3rd and 4th generation fisherman.
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.