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Located in Grays Harbor County on Point Brown Peninsula on the beautiful Washington coast, the quiet coastal community of Ocean Shores offers six miles of sandy beaches, 70 miles of waterfront views, and 23 miles of freshwater canals and lakes. Offering clamming, fishing, whale watching, beach combing, surfing, kayaking, kite flying, swimming, jet skiing, bonfires, mopeds, go karts and horseback riding, Ocean Shores is a perfect spot for that summer getaway.


The Canterbury Inn
Looking for comfortable family lodging at affordable prices? The Canterbury Inn offers studio and two- and three-bedroom oceanfront units. Each unit is individually owned and uniquely decorated to reflect the owner's personal style and offers a fully equipped kitchen or kitchenette.  Some have fireplaces, patios or balconies and ocean views. The Canterbury Inn goes out of its way to make families feel welcome, offering Saturday Kids' Movie Nights and a special kids-only contest involving a stuffed deer.

"We have generations of families that have been coming year after year and ... (we) pride ourselves in trying to make guests feel like they are more than just a head in a bed," said Manager Shannon Rubin. With prices starting at just $80 per night, the Canterbury Inn offers affordable, family-friendly comfort. 643 Ocean Shores Blvd. NW, Ocean Shores, 360.289.3317,

Quality Inn
The Ocean Shores Quality Inn is "a friendly ... environment" for children, said General Manager Mary Ann Bain. "We offer ... affordable lodging in an ocean front setting." Besides comfortable, well-equipped rooms, the Ocean Shores Quality Inn also offers a business center, free Wi-Fi, an indoor heated pool complete with hot tub, free breakfast and even a free nine-hole mini-golf course -- all starting at just $75 per night. Now that's a bargain! 773 Ocean Shores Blvd. NW, Ocean Shores, 360.289.2040

Vacation properties
Looking for something with a bit more room and a little more privacy? AirBnb boasts literally hundreds of properties in Ocean Shores. Ranging from privately owned RV campsites with hook-ups starting at $43 per night to beautiful, four-bedroom ocean-front homes, AirBnb offers something for any need and every budget. Check out current listings, availability and rates at


For a more rustic, back-to-nature experience, Ocean Shores offers a number of privately owned campgrounds that come equipped with full RV hook-ups, tent sites, clean restrooms and hot showers with rates starting at $10 per night for tent sites and $25 per night for RV sites. The Echoes of the Sea campground even includes a small motel with studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom units starting at just $60 per night. Campground options include:

Driftwood RV Resort and Campground, 3209 SR 109, Ocean Shores, 360.940.7048

Screamin' Eagle Campground, 17 2nd Ave., Ocean Shores, 855.627.4673

Ocean City RV Resort, 2701 SR 109, Ocean Shores, 360.289.8297

JB's RV Park and Campground, 512 Damon Rd., Ocean Shores, 360.289.9227

Echoes of the Sea RV Park, 3208 SR 109, 360.289.3358

Quinault Marina and RV Park, 1098 Discovery Ave. SE, 360.289.3358


Collin's Inn & Seaside Cottages
Anticipating a romantic getaway? Collin's Inn & Seaside Cottages is an adults-only bed and breakfast that's only a five-minute walk from Damon Point Park. Starting at $245 per night, Collin's Inn offers gourmet breakfasts, room service, free Wi-Fi and parking, bicycles, a marina, bathrobes, in-room T.V.'s and DVD players, and complimentary bottled water. 318 Marina Ct. SE, Ocean Shores, 360.591.1130

Ocean Shores Gibson's Bed and Breakfast
This beautiful waterfront home overlooks a lovely fresh water canal and includes such unique amenities as a 14-seat movie theater and a soda and ice cream parlor. Unique décor makes for a memorable and thoroughly romantic getaway starting at just $135 per night. The entire home is also available to rent for wedding parties, family reunions, business retreats, etc. For rates and availability, contact Gibson's Bed and Breakfast at 360.289.7960. 125 Taholah St. SE, Ocean Shores,

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