- TripBuzz found 63 things to do with kids in or near Ilwaco, Washington, including 51 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Astoria, Seaside and Long Beach.
- From Ilwaco-Coho Charters to Pacific Salmon Charters, the Ilwaco area offers 34 different types of family activities, including: National & State Parks, History Museums, Lighthouses and Fishing.
- Iwaco is a small, authentic fishing town with a population of just under 1,000 residents. The waterfront city draws a large tourist community through being a prime fishing location and its many annual family-friendly events including the Black Lake Fishing Derby, Clamshell Railroad Days, and the Blues & Seafood Festival.
This combination gift shop and museum has oddities like Jake the Alligator Man or the two-headed calf, ocean items such as rare corals, and stuffed animals that include a Yak, a Lioness, and a Russian Boar. Items change regularly, and specials are offered.
Learn the history and process of farming cranberries at the Cranberry Museum, then take a walking tour through the cranberry bogs, and end your visit wandering through the gift shop for cranberry items that are available now where else. Hours to the public change seasonally.
Departing from Astoria's West Mooring Basin, Columbia River Eco Tours travels along Astoria's historic waterfront. Guests can view local wildlife and historic landmarks aboard a 40 foot yacht with restroom facilities and a heated cabin.