Summer at the Beach: Day Trip to Westport, WA

July 18, 2016

Westport, Washington

Westport, Washington

What is summer without at least a few days at a beach?  My husband and I took a day trip from Seattle to Westport, Washington.  The Pacific Coast is about a 3-hour drive from our home in the city.  Hours at the beach and nothing to do but watch the waves and clouds, settle down with a good book, enjoy the parade of families and dogs and surfers frolicking in the water, listen to the rhythmic pounding of the breakers and waves lapping at the shore — quintessential summer.  My husband brought back enough fish for supper.  I brought back a few patches of sunburn (yes, I burn even under cloudy skies) and a few good photos.

I do love our ocean beaches.

A patch of blue

A patch of blue

Bluff overlooking the beach at Westport

Bluff overlooking the beach at Westport

Dune path

Dune path



You never know what you’ll find washed up on the beach.

Sand dollar

Sand dollar





Some views from the jetty:

Surfers, Westport, WA

Surfers, Westport, WA






5 Responses to “Summer at the Beach: Day Trip to Westport, WA”

  1. Adrienne Says:

    about how warm is the water?

  2. Pat Says:

    What wonderful photos, Rosemary.

  3. shoreacres Says:

    The dune path photo’s especially nice.

  4. Mark Says:

    Westport looks amazing. Great photos! We’ve been there for the day but not stayed overnight before. I think that’s going to change.

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