Ocean Shores Washington

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Overview

Ocean Shores resides on the Point Brown peninsula just opposite Westport on the coast. It is about a 2 1/2 hour drive from Seattle and literally millions of people make the trek from all over the country to come enjoy this beautiful little Washington treasure.

 

Water surrounds this town on all sides except a little strip of land heading to the north. It is close to a major fishing hub (Westport) and residents enjoy swimming, nearby hiking, boutique shopping and more.

 

Fun Facts

  • “The Goonies” film by Steven Spielberg was filmed in nearby Cannon Beach.
  • The city is home to about 5,628 residents but about 3 million people each year visit the area.
  • The Playtime Family Fun center is actually pretty awesome. Hand sanitizer IS recommended.
  • Physical size: About 12 sq miles.

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