Aberdeen, sits on majestic Grays Harbor. Aberdeen’s central location between the natural beauty of the Washington coast and the impressive Olympic Peninsula makes Aberdeen Mansion Bed and Breakfast an ideal place to call your home.
See nature at its best in the shorebird migration at Bowerman Basin. Glimpse Aberdeen’s yesteryear in the historical museum, murals, and buildings. Discover hometown hospitality in distinctive, hospitable stores. Savor dining selections from home style to gourmet. Experience the finest in outdoor life with boating, fishing, hunting, hiking, biking, horseback riding, kayaking, bird watching, whale watching, clamming, and beach combing all within minutes of Aberdeen.
Area events that aren’t to be missed include the Rain or Shine Jazz Festival in February, Shorebird Festival in April, Grays Harbor Discovery Days in May, Aberdeen Splash Festival July 4th, Westport chainsaw Carving in July, Loggers’ Play Day in September, Sand Castle Contest in Ocean Shores in September, Grayland Cranberry Festival in October, and the Montesano Festival of Lights in December.
Also in Aberdeen and neighboring Hoquiam, be sure not to miss the 7th Street Theater, a lavish vaudeville-era 1,100 seat theater which hosts a variety of entertainment throughout the year. The Arnold Polson Museum – 26 room mansion filled with antiques and area history. Hoquiam Timberland Library – a 1911 Carnegie Building. Viewing Tower – overlooking the Port and Harbor at 28th Street. Farmers Market and Riverside Walkway – one of only two Washington Farmers Markets open year round. Olympic Stadium – circa 1935 wooden stadium. Aberdeen Museum of History – showcases early logging industry and the founding of Aberdeen. Lady Washington/Aberdeen Landing – home to the Lady Washington, a replica of an 18th-century square rigger.
Fourteen nautical miles away are fifty miles of uncrowded Pacific Ocean Beaches. Forest Service recreation facilities are within twenty miles and Olympic National Park, Lake Quilnault, and Quinault Rain Forest are less than an hour north.
After each day of exploring, return to Aberdeen Mansion for a peaceful night’s rest. In the morning be awakened by the aroma of brewing coffee, and be energized for another day of exploring after an elegant multi-course breakfast.
Visit these helpful links for more information on things to see and do in the area:
www.graysharbor.org – Grays Harbor Chamber of Commerce
www.graysharbor.com – Grays Harbor County
www.ladywashington.org – The Lady Washington
www.nps.gov/olym – Olympic National Park
www.resonance.cc – Resonance Kayak Tours
www.westportwa.com/museum – Westport Museum
www.forkswa.com – Forks Chamber of Commerce