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Port-Angeles is a city located in Clallam County in northwest Washington. As of the 2000 census, the population was 18,397, which makes it the largest city on the Olympic Peninsula. The areas harbor was dubbed Puerto de Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles (Port of Our Lady of the Angels) by Spanish explorer Francisco de Eliza in 1791. It was shortened and partially anglicized in the mid-1800s to its current form, Port Angeles Harbor. The city of Port Angeles has a peaceful location, nestled between the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Olympic Mountains. It is home to Peninsula College and the city is served by William R. Fairchild International Airport, and ferry service is provided across the Strait of Juan de Fuca to Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Port Angeles offers unique shops and restaurants, and spectacular views of the harbor and mountains from points throughout the city and downtown area. Outdoor recreational opportunities abound in Port Angeles also, from hiking, biking, rafting and kayaking, golf, charter boat fishing and fly fishing. If indoor activities are more to your liking, Port Angeles also offers quality museums and galleries, movies and theater, the Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra, fine restaurants and karaoke bars.

Surrounding areas: Sequim, Washington (15.4 mi), Port Hadlock, Washington (30.9 mi), Port Townsend, Washington (30.9 mi), Friday Harbor, Washington (34.2 mi), Whidbey Island, Washington (36.8 mi), Port Ludlow, Washington (37.0 mi), San Juan Islands, Washington (38.5 mi)

Port Angeles Vacation Rentals

Port Angeles Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Aggies Inn602 E Front StPort Angeles, WA (360) 457-0471
Best Western Olympic Lodge140 Del Guzzi DrPort Angeles, WA (360) 452-2993
Flagstone Motel415 E 1ST StPort Angeles, WA (360) 457-9494
Pond Motel1425 W Hwy 101Port Angeles, WA (360) 452-8422
Port Angeles Super 8 Motel2104 E FirstPort Angeles, WA (360) 452-8401
Portside Inn By Travelers Inn1510 E Front StPort Angeles, WA (360) 452-4015
Quality Inn Uptown101 E 2nd StPort Angeles, WA (360) 457-9434
Red Lion Port Angeles221 N LincolnPort Angeles, WA (360) 452-9215
Ruffles Motel812 E 1ST StPort Angeles, WA (360) 457-7788
Juan De Fuca Cottages182 Marine DrSequim, WA12.4 mi.(360) 683-4433
Quality Inn & Suites Sequim134 River RdSequim, WA13.9 mi.(360) 683-2800
Red Ranch Inn830 W Washington StSequim, WA14.4 mi.(360) 683-4195
Best Western Sequim Bay Lodge268522 Hwy 101 ESequim, WA15.4 mi.(360) 683-0691
Econolodge-sequim801 E Washington StSequim, WA15.8 mi.(360) 683-8790
Ramada Limited1095 E Washington StSequim, WA16.2 mi.(360) 683-1775
Greywolf Inn395 Keeler RdSequim, WA17.4 mi.(360) 683-5889
Bed & Breakfast
Haven Bed & Breakfast1206 W 10TH StPort Angeles, WA (360) 452-6373

Port Angeles Weather & Climate

Northwest Washington has summers that are cool and comparatively dry and winters are mild, wet and cloudy. During July and August, the driest months, it is not unusual for two to four weeks to pass with only a few showers; however, in December and January, the wettest months, precipitation is frequently recorded on 20 to 25 days or more each month. Snowfall is light in the lower elevations and heavy in the mountains. During the wet season, rainfall is usually light to moderate and continuous over a period of time rather than heavy downpours for brief periods. During the latter half of the summer and early fall, the lower valleys are sometimes filled with fog or low clouds until noon, while at the same time, the higher elevations are sunny.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 45°F 34°F 3.86 in. -
February 48°F 35°F 2.79 in. -
March 51°F 37°F 2.12 in. -
April 55°F 40°F 1.30 in. -
May 60°F 44°F 1.07 in. -
June 64°F 49°F 0.88 in. -
July 68°F 51°F 0.61 in. -
August 69°F 52°F 0.76 in. -
September 66°F 49°F 1.07 in. -
October 57°F 43°F 2.46 in. -
November 50°F 38°F 4.40 in. -
December 45°F 35°F 4.40 in. -

Port Angeles Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Snohomish County airport (PAE) located about 55 miles southeast of Port Angeles in Everett, Washington, the Bellingham International airport (BLI) located approximately 61 miles northeast of Port Angeles in Bellingham, Washington, Boeing Field King County International airport (BFI) located roughly 66 miles southeast of Port Angeles in Seattle, Washington, and finally the Seattle Tacoma International airport (SEA) located around 69 miles southeast of Port Angeles in Seattle, Washington.

Port Angeles Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Fun Forest Amusement ParkSeattleWA62.0 mi.
Wild Waves and Enchanted VillageFederal WayWA75.7 mi.
Remlinger FarmsCarnationWA77.4 mi.
Puyallup FairPuyallupWA83.4 mi.
Water Parks
Wild Waves Water ParkFederal WayWA75.7 mi.
Golf Courses
Dungeness Golf & Country ClubSequimWA15.6 mi.
State Parks
Sequim Bay State ParkWA19.7 mi. 
Lime Kiln Point State ParkWA30.2 mi. 
Old Fort Townsend State ParkWA30.2 mi. 
Anderson Lake State ParkWA30.5 mi. 
Fort Flagler State ParkWA34.2 mi. 
Mystery Bay State ParkWA34.5 mi. 
Turn Island State ParkWA35.4 mi. 
Posey Island State ParkWA36.2 mi. 
Joseph Whidbey State ParkWA36.8 mi. 
Spencer Spit State ParkWA38.6 mi. 
Dosewallips State ParkWA39.0 mi. 
Dot Rock State ParkWA39.0 mi. 
South Whidbey Island State ParkWA39.0 mi. 
Stuart Island State ParkWA39.7 mi. 
Victim Island State ParkWA40.0 mi. 
Snohomish County Museum and Historical AssociationEverettWA57.6 mi.(History)
Zoos and Aquariums
The Seattle AquariumSeattleWA62.0 mi.
Woodland Park Zoological GardensSeattleWA62.0 mi.
Point Defiance Zoo and AquariumTacomaWA75.4 mi.
Northwest Trek Wildlife ParkEatonvilleWA102.1 mi.

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