1970’s: Look Back on Ocean Shores, Washington

2020 is right around the corner and it’s the 50th anniversary of Ocean Shores incorporation as a ‘real’ city! If you’re like me, you’ve been visiting off-and-on your whole life and you’ve noticed a lot of changes over the years – at least in some aspects.

The Ultimate Ocean Shores Instagram Moments

shark attack ocean shores

Long before Instagram, Ocean Shores had some of the best photo opportunities on the Washington Coast – and as far as we’re concerned, it still does! Once famous for Pat Boone and a party, party, party atmosphere, many of us still remember fun times climbing around the shipwrecked SS Catala out at Damon Point, the […]

Is the Beach a Road in Ocean Shores?

driving on the beach ocean shores

For as long as I can remember, driving on the beach has been a “thing” here in the little seaside hamlet of Ocean Shores. In fact, it’s not just a thing, it’s a main tourist attraction – especially during razor clam season and the 4th of July when beach driving means less hassle for a […]

Ocean Shores Retailers Rally for the Greater Good

FIr Mercantile and Orange Balloons

Best known for its beaches and a giant shark head, Ocean Shores, WA may feel like a town that hasn’t changed but look a little closer. Between the old stand-by trinket shops and the burger joints we grew up with, a few shop owners focused on customer experience, have moved in – and they’re shaking […]