Additional Kite-Related Sites to Visit:
Find more Washington State kite flying information at the Washington Kitefliers Association.
Check out the new American Kitefliers Association website! They are friends of the museum and full of great info about flying and fun!
There’s always a fighter kite meet on the third Saturday of each month (in Oregon).
Locations vary: check the schedule at http://fighterkites.org/base/schedule.html
Check out the story by Scott Davis on the recent “Windless Kite Festival” sponsored by the World Kite Museum.
You can read it, along with other great articles, at www.kitelife.com
Tom Tinney has a nice little site, all about miniature kites.
Take a look at www.littlekites.com
Kites Unlimited (a sponsoring merchant) is a nice link to kite activities in and around North Carolina.
See their site at www.kitesunlimitednc.com.
The Best place to make a kite building instructor out of you: www.teacherkitekit.com
If you are ever on the East Coast check out the South Jersey Kite Flyers.
Other Nearby Museums to Visit
Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum, Ilwaco, Washington
Featured exhibits include: Land of the Canoe People, Life in a Seaside Town, and The Railroad That Ran by the Tide.
Phone 360-642-3446 or reach them on the internet at www.columbiapacificheritagemuseum.org
Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, Ilwaco, Washington
(Cape Disappointment State Park) Call 360-642-3078 or go to http://www.fortcanby.org/visit/lcic.html
(Info also available at http://www.nps.gov/lewi/planyourvisit/caped.htm)
Pacific Coast Cranberry Museum, Long Beach, Washington
Showcasing the history of cranberries and cranberry harvesting. 360-642-5553 or www.cranberrymuseum.com
Pacific County Historical Museum, South Bend, Washington
Contact at 360-875-5224
Willapa Seaport Museum, Raymond, Washington
Exhibits featuring maritime artifacts of the Willapa Bay region. Call 360-942-5666 or www.willapaseaportmuseum.org
Northwest Carriage Museum, Raymond, Washington
Houses a collection of over 20 elegant horse-drawn carriages, buggies, and sleighsfrom the late 19th century.
Contact them at: http://nwcarriagemuseum.org
Columbia River Maritime Museum, Astoria, Oregon
Exhibits illustrating the maritime history of the Columbia, from early explorers to modern day tug boats, and the contributions of the U.S.
Coast Guard. Call 503-325-2323 or go to www.crmm.org
Firefighters Museum/Children’s Museum, Astoria, Oregon
2968 Marine Drive. Call 503-325-2203
Capt. George Flavel House, Astoria, Oregon
A fully restored Victorian mansion. 444 Eighth St. Contact at 503-325-2203
Clatsop County Heritage Museum, Astoria, Oregon
1618 Exchange St. Call 503-325-2203
Peninsula Merchant Sponsors of the Kite Museum
| Lodging & RV
Andersen’s RV Park
Anthony’s Home Court (RV Park)
Moby Dick Hotel
Ocean Park Resort
Super 8 Motel
Places to Visit
Oysterville Sea Farms
Saturday Market at the Port of Ilwaco
(May thru September)
Bank of the Pacific
Beach Barons Car Club
beachdog.com “We Fetch Tourism”
Raymond Federal Bank