When it comes to booking your fall getaway, there are a million reasons why Ocean Shores WA is the best coastal getaway, but we’ll highlight a few. Starting with our one of a kind hotel The Grey Gull, other than outstanding lodging you’ll find our condos to be your home away from home.

Damon Point in Ocean Shores WA

Damon Point is a former Washington State Park in Ocean Shores WA and a great hiking spot to view wildlife in Washington’s Pacific Coast. Even though it’s within Grays Harbor, the south side gets pounded by waves and wind, so dress for rainy conditions. After crossing the spit, you can hike along the beach or head down the old road, to reach the point. Sunny days will reveal views of Mount Rainier, the Olympics, and Westport across the harbor. Bring your binoculars and camera to capture bald eagles and various shorebirds. As winter approaches look for visiting snowy owls, and if you’re lucky you might even see a snowy plover.

Elk Head Brewery

Elk Head Brewery is a taproom tucked away in the back of a small strip mall in Ocean Shores WA, kitty-corner from the Ocean Shores Convention Center. They offer several full-pour services for various brews, from hoppy American IPA to savory snacks like pretzels and peanuts to help clean the palate between pours. You have got to try their Jalapeno beer, but you’ll want to match it with another choice to douse the flames. Even if you’re not a beer drinker, you’ll want to check out the different wood-carvings available for sale! Between unique gifts at affordable prices and various brews in a casual atmosphere.

Buddy and Howie’s Candy

Buddy and Howie’s Candy is the sweetest shop in Ocean Shores WA. They the best candy selection around, from candies you haven’t seen in years to home-made chocolate, caramel, and taffy selections. You’ll feel as though you are walking onto a life-sized board of Candy Land, flashing back to your childhood amongst candies like Big League Chew and candy cigarettes- they have it all! Walk through aisled of saltwater taffy or find their vast selection of sugar-free candy. Wheater you’re stocking up to have the best “Trick or Treating” candy, or just gathering your childhood favorites, Buddy and Howie’s Candy shop will be your new favorite candy spot.

Don’t delay, come to Ocean Shores WA, to enjoy an autumn day along the shores of the Ocean and stock up with sweet treats and tasty brews, while staying a the best hotel in town, The Grey Gull.