Why should I visit Port Angeles?
One of the largest towns on the Olympic Peninsula, Port Angeles features historic architecture, thoughtful art, and charming shops and restaurants. Port Angeles is a short ferry ride from the big city and is a short drive from Olympic National Park.
Where is Port Angeles?
Port Angeles, Wa is on the northern edge of the Olympic Peninsula, along the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Port Angeles lies on the Olympic Highway, WA 101. The town can also be reached by ferry.
What sort of Services and Amenities does Port Angeles offer?
Port Angeles, Washington is a large city featuring any services, goods, or amenities one might need. Many campers stop in Port Angeles for supplies before entering Olympic National Park. Lodging ranges from luxury hotels and motels to B&Bs and hostels.
What can I do or see in Port Angeles?
- Port Angeles Fine Arts Center and Sculpture Garden: Featuring predominately Northwest artists, the works in the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center highlight the natural beauty of the Olympic Peninsula. This free art museum could be a great rainy day detour for those who like viewing nature in their art AND those who enjoy viewing art in their nature.
- Downtown Port Angeles: Exploring downtown Port Angeles can be an enjoyable way to spend a weekend away. Enjoy “just off the boat” seafood at one of the many local restaurants that have spectacular views overlooking the harbor. There are many unique shops featuring antiques, art, crafts, and trinkets, so you are bound to find that perfect gift to bring back from your Olympic Peninsula adventure.
- Kayaking: Kayaking is a great way to explore the craggy shores and bays near Port Angeles. Playful harbor seals have been known to follow kayakers for miles.