A day in Westport with Kids

Welcome to Westport, Washington – a beautiful coastal town that offers plenty of fun activities for families with kids. Let’s take a look at some of the best kid-friendly activities that you can enjoy in Westport.

  1. Visit the Westport Aquarium: This small aquarium is a must-see for families with kids. It features a variety of sea creatures, including sharks, octopus, and sea stars, that will fascinate and educate kids of all ages.
  2. Go on a Whale Watching Tour: Westport is known for its abundance of whales, and taking a tour to see them is an exciting and educational experience for the whole family.
  3. Play at the Westport Light State Park: This park offers a playground, picnic areas, and beautiful views of the ocean. It’s a great spot for kids to run around and play while enjoying the fresh sea air.
  4. Explore the Westport Lighthouse: Climb to the top of the lighthouse and take in the stunning views of the coast while learning about the history of the lighthouse and its role in the community. We recommend arriving at noon if possible and doing the private tour kids absolutely love learning the history and making their way up to the top!
  5. Take a surf lesson: Westport is a great place to learn to surf, and many local businesses offer beginner lessons for kids. It’s a fun and exciting way for kids to enjoy the ocean and get some exercise.
  6. Explore the “forest” behind INDIGO where you can take a little walk and find a wide variety of mushrooms. Our kids love mushroom hunting and spotting deer.
  7. Spend the day at the beach! Westport, WA is the closest ocean beach community west of Olympia. Come collect shells, sand dollars and take a stroll along miles of gorgeous beaches!

Top of the lighthouse!