- 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.
Featuring full stadium seating and full digital projection, Astoria Gateway Cinemas is a movie theater that shows the newest released movies. Amenities at the theater include 3-D films, theater rentals, and wheelchair accessibility.
The Astoria Aquatic Center offers four swimming pools and a fitness facility. At the facility, visitors will find swimming lessons for all levels and ages, water exercise classes, and the facility hosts the North Coast Swim Club and the Astoria High School Swim team.
Open to hikers, Cathedral Tree Trail is a 3 mile loop with scenic views of the surrounding forest. The trail ends at the historic Astoria Column, a 600 foot tall pillar decorated with illustrations depicting the region's history.
Located along the Columbia River, the Skookum Fishing Charter is a business that provides guided fishing trips for those visiting the area. Trips are led by an experienced guide who helps catch a mix of Salmon, Sturgeon, or Dungeness crabs.
The Bumble Bee Cannery Museum offers a view of the ship channel and a lesson on the history of the fish processing industry. Visitors of the museum can also enjoy a cup of hot chocolate or coffee in the Coffee Girl coffee shop.
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92343 Fort Clatsop Road, Astoria, OR 97103 MoreLess Info
Fort Clatsop National Memorial is a historical state park which contains the site where the famous Lewis and Clark Expedition camped during 1805-06 including a replica of the original fort built by the explorers. The memorial features a visitor center and offers ranger-guided tours of nature trails.
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Astoria, OR MoreLess Info
The Lewis & Clark National & State Historical Parks encompass the area near the mouth of the Columbia River and contain numerous historic sites of the famous Lewis and Clark expedition.