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With access to Hurricane Ridge, the most popular attraction of Olympic National Park, Port Angeles is home to year-round ferry transportation to Victoria, Canada. Port Angeles is ideally situated for all the Olympic Peninsula has to offer. Port Angeles offers unique shopping and a tremendous variety of restaurants. Many of the recreational activities for which the area is famous can be enjoyed in and around this charming community. Specialty shops can be found for kayaking, hiking, camping, biking, fishing, scuba diving and skateboarding. In the winter months, skiing, snow shoeing and snow boarding sales and rentals are available.
Downtown Happenings The downtown waterfront is ideal for walking. There are guided tours of historical underground Port Angeles and colorful murals depicting local lore. Take time to enjoy Art on the Town, a project of the Port Angeles Downtown Association. On display are over 38 outdoor sculptures, plus the Avenue of the People, a permanent outdoor art display of ordinary people doing ordinary things. There are plenty of cafés, restaurants, galleries, gift shops, independent bookstores and antique malls. Downtown is the best access for the Olympic Discovery Trail, a well-maintained 28-mile trail winding along the waterfront and through rural farmland that connects Port Angeles and Sequim. It's ideal for a family bike outing, leisurely stroll, wildlife viewing and scenic jog.
City Pier In the heart of downtown, City Pier offers magnificent views of the ships that use the deep water harbor, the snowcapped Olympic Mountains and the City of Victoria, Canada, 18 miles across the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The City Pier and downtown host a variety of events including weekly farmers' markets, summer outdoor concerts and the famous Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival. There are many more events. Check the events listing for what's happening during your visit. The City Pier also hosts the Fiero Marine Life Center, a marine exhibit facility devoted to protecting marine resources. Adjacent to City Pier on the second floor in The Landing is the Olympic Coast Discovery Center. Learn about the ocean and underwater landscape, maritime history, marine wildlife, habitats and traditional cultures.
Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center
121 E Railroad AvePort Angeles, WA, 98362
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