Search

Search for a tour by category:

Search site:

Birch Bay

This 10 mile side trip cuts through an area once populated with small farms, and orderly houses set in neat patches of lawn, and woods of vigorous, second-growth fir and alder to reach Birch Bay.

Heart icon

Like what you see? Want to share it?

Crosshair icon

Clicking a crosshair will take you to that location on the map.

George Washington icon

Start or the end of a tour leg.

Map marker icon

Waypoint or town along the tour leg with more information.

Star icon

Key waypoints and Main Street communities along the tour leg. Sites you do not want to miss!

Point of interest icon

Point of interest along the tour leg.

Captain George Vancouver named the bay in 1792 for the numerous black birches along its shore. Clam digging along the fine sandy beach and saltwater fishing are popular recreations. With some of the warmest waters north of California, many world-class golf courses and resorts. It is a popular destination for both Canadians and Washingtonians wanting to experience the gorgeous sea shore without big-city crowds. Members of the Francisco de Eliza...

Learn more about Birch Bay