- 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.
Located on Long Beach Peninsula, Cape Disappointment State Park is situated on 1,882 acres and is home to the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center. The park provides beach access, hiking trails, boat launches, two lighthouses, camping sites and wooded areas.
Located above the Uppertown Firefighterâ€™s museum, the Astoria Children's Museum is a combination historical and educational site as well as playground for kids. Creative playsets are available as well as views of old fire engines.
Established in 1925, the Liberty Theater is a performing arts center that also acts as a concert a hall and an events venue. The facility is retrofitted in with Italianate styling and shows vaudeville-motion pictures.
Located in downtown Astoria, The Arc Arcade offers a video game trip back in time. Stocked with a wide variety of classic cabinet video games, the Arc also sells a selection of nostalgia items like trading cards and posters.
Built in 1904 as Astoria's City Hall, the Heritage Museum is officially known as the Clatsop County Historical Society's Regional Museum. Temporary and permanent exhibits demonstrate the heritage of the area, covering Native Americans, early pioneers, immigrants, and local industries.