Hidden Gems: A Beach Town in The Pacific Northwest

beach with kids

This week’s hidden gem is a beautiful, master-planned beach community in the Pacific Northwest region of the U.S.! Discovered by club member Ashley who documents her travels on Daley Family Travels, this gem is the perfect little oasis for a family to rent a cottage and stroll around.

Enjoy a magical trip to this quaint, charming beach town with the kids on a warm, sunny day.

Any guesses as to where we are headed??

Our Hidden Gems series will uncover one-of-a-kind places discovered by our readers while traveling or exploring their own city. Whether it’s a beach, park, cafe, family-friendly hotel, hiking trail or other, enjoy these best kept secrets and be sure to add them to your list of places to go!


Seabrook, WA — on the Olympic Peninsula (1.5 hours from Olympia)

Discovered By: 

Ashley is a club BBV member and mom who recently moved from Paris to Washington state. “A friend of mine recently did a girls weekend there and loved it. She mentioned it to me and when I researched it online, it seemed like it could be a fun day trip for us.”

Why We Love It:

Seabrook is Washington’s beach town. It’s a somewhat new, master-planned beach community that has beautiful homes to rent, gorgeous beaches to enjoy, and plenty of family-friendly activities.


Photo by katie manning on Unsplash

Why It’s Kid-Friendly: 

Everything in the town is an easy walk from each other. There’s a darling toy store worth checking out, a gnome trail where little ones can build houses out of sticks and shells, and of course, the beach itself.

Seabrook with Kids

Ashley Daley Photography

Tips & Important Details: 

The town itself is very stroller/biking/walking friendly. Once it’s time to head to the beach though, I’d recommend putting the stroller away. You can park in any parking spot in town, although I’d recommend parking near the town center close to the shops and restaurants. Definitely bring layers and potentially even rain boots depending on the weather (we found the gnome trail to be a bit muddy at times).


The town itself is free to walk around and enjoy the lovely walking trails and beach. Any extra activities (or a cottage rental) will of course cost extra.

Kids are always hungry! Know anywhere to eat nearby?: 

There are several restaurants in Seabrook that look delicious. We picked up sandwiches at the Front Street Market and an ice cream cookie sandwich at The Sweet Life.

About Ashley: 

She is a mom to two kids, ages 3 and 5 years old. They currently live in the Pacific Northwest in Olympic, WA and love to explore both close to home and far away. Her dream travel destination as a family is The Isle of Skye, Scotland. You can follow their adventures on Instagram @daleyfamilytravels.

Photo by katie manning on Unsplash

We are continually adding to our list of Hidden Gems, so, if you have a favorite secret spot that we need to know about, please fill out our form and it will be written about for the Bébé Voyage community.

And be sure to let us know how your trip goes if you’re able to make it to this secret location! We love to see where our members go and hear about new and exciting places to travel with bébé. Use the hashtag #bebevoyage on any social media to share your trips or tips with us.Happy travels!




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