fresh-water canals and lakes provide an amazing chance to see the beautiful scenery and abundant local wildlife when you take a kayak or canoe tour. Horseback riding along the beach is another favorite activity for locals as well as visitors. Seasonal activities include whale watching and clam digging.
Wonderful Outdoor Activities
Griffiths – Priday State Park is another natural sanctuary where walkers and mountain bikers find wildlife, deserted beaches, bald eagles, and migratory gray whales during the season. It has a picnic area and miles of hiking trails.
The Pacific Ocean breeze guarantees perfect kite-flying weather almost every day and this is a popular activity in Ocean Shores. Other recreation includes several championship golf courses, go-karting, mini-golf and much more. The Laser Maze is one of the most popular games in Ocean Shore. You have to navigate through the maze without hitting any lasers.
Plan your Ocean Shores timeshare vacation around local events, including the Sand and Sawdust Festival in June. You can watch or participate in wood carving or sand sculpting contests. In February, it hosts the Antique and Collectible Show where you can bring your treasures and have them appraised or buy new ones.
The best way to get around the peninsula is by bicycle. Many attractions are within walking distance of an Ocean Shores timeshare. One of the best places for bird watching on the west coast is Damon Point State Park. Also called Protection Island, you can see peregrine falcons, brown pelicans, pheasant, herons and quail. There is also a shipwreck you can see. One popular activity is searching the sand for semi-precious stones. Occasionally, seals come to watch your activities.
Adults enjoy the Galway Bay Irish Pub, an old-world tavern and restaurant as well as Celtic gift shop. It serves beer, wine, spirits and Irish and American bar food. There is also a family dining room, arcade room and live music. The annual Irish Music Festival is held there.