Port Angeles

Travel Guide
Port Angeles

This attractive city is a gateway to the wild northwest and a worthy destination in itself, with a bustling marina and plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation.

Port Angeles is the perfect base from which to explore the wild and untamed wonderland of the Pacific Northwest. Take daytrips to Olympic National Park, relax on sandy beaches or simply enjoy the cafés and restaurants near the City Pier.

The city is located between the Olympic Mountains and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Begin by exploring downtown where the streets are a focal point for art and sculpture, much of which was erected outdoors as part of the ART on the Town project. Regularly changing exhibitions of local art can be found at the Fine Arts Center.

The Port Angeles harbor is a constant hub of activity. Sit and watch vessels docking and departing from the busy harbor against the backdrop of the Olympic peaks. While in the waterfront area, visit the Olympic Coast Discovery Center to learn about Port Angeles' maritime history and local underwater habitats.

Opportunities for outdoor activities abound. Rent a bicycle and explore the miles of paved pathways on the Discovery Trail, easily accessed from downtown Port Angeles. As you pedal along, you’ll encounter vistas of snow-topped peaks and thick forests, as well as calm lakes and the roaring ocean. Comb the sands of Hollywood Beach, rent a kayak and hit the water, then picnic on the shore. Thrill-seeking travelers can find many popular surfing spots less than an hour’s drive from the city.

The Salt Creek Recreation Area is another popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts and is just a 25-minute drive from downtown Port Angeles. Hike through forests, watch for whales from rocky bluffs and explore the remains of World War II-era Camp Hayden.

A little further west from the Salt Creek Recreation Area is Crescent Beach, a popular place to camp, with views to Vancouver Island.

Port Angeles is easily accessible by car from the cities of Olympia, Tacoma and Seattle or from the scenic highway running along the Pacific coast around Olympic National Park. Ferry transportation is also available between Downtown Port Angeles and Victoria, Canada.

Olympic Inn & Suites
Olympic Inn & Suites
2 out of 5
1510 E Front Street, Port Angeles, WA, 98362
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs7,833 per night from 28 Jun to 29 Jun
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Port Angeles. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and cable/satellite TV. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
3.4/5 Good! (36 reviews)
"Many bad reviews online. I was please try surprised. Huge room (suite) basically two rooms coonexted. Had microwave and fullsize fridge. Great size for families. No breakfast but there is a McDonald's 1 min drive away"

Reviewed on 25 Jun 2022

Olympic Inn & Suites
Red Lion Hotel Port Angeles Harbor
Red Lion Hotel Port Angeles Harbor
3 out of 5
221 N Lincoln St, Port Angeles, WA, 98362
The price is Rs19,507 per night from 30 Jun to 1 Jul
Stay at this 3-star beach hotel in Port Angeles. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a beach locale. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (1,158 reviews)
"This place was amazing as we traveled Crods country. No negatives."

Reviewed on 25 Jun 2022

Red Lion Hotel Port Angeles Harbor
Super 8 by Wyndham Port Angeles at Olympic National Park
Super 8 by Wyndham Port Angeles at Olympic National Park
2 out of 5
2104 E 1st St, Port Angeles, WA, 98362
The price is Rs15,116 per night from 19 Jul to 20 Jul
Stay at this golf motel in Port Angeles. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy beds in their ...
3.8/5 Good! (993 reviews)
"Close to the main street. A little bit noisy at night"

Reviewed on 20 Jun 2022

Super 8 by Wyndham Port Angeles at Olympic National Park
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A Hidden Haven & Water Garden Cottages
A Hidden Haven & Water Garden Cottages
3.5 out of 5
1428 Dan Kelly Road, Port Angeles, WA, 98363
The price is Rs43,862 per night from 21 Jul to 22 Jul
Stay at this 3.5-star cottage in Port Angeles. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a terrace. Popular attractions Elwa River Casino and Madison Creek Falls are ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (11 reviews)
"Beautiful little cabins- cute themes (ours was Whimsical Bear). Beautiful property located near Salt Creek Recreational area and the east end of lake crescent. Full kitchen and outdoor grill. No AC but several fans available. The cabin next to us was pretty close- so not hugely private however we ..."

Reviewed on 8 Aug 2021

A Hidden Haven & Water Garden Cottages
Crescent Beach and RV Park
Crescent Beach and RV Park
3 out of 5
2860 Crescent Beach Rd, Port Angeles, WA, 98363
Stay at this 3-star beach cabin in Port Angeles. Enjoy free parking, a terrace and laundry facilities. Our guests praise the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (9 reviews)
"I love the location and people!"

Reviewed on 17 Nov 2021

Crescent Beach and RV Park
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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