Fodor's Expert Review Dungeness Spit
Curving 5½ miles into the Strait of Juan de Fuca, the longest natural sand spit in the United States is a wild, beautiful section of shoreline. More than 30,000 migratory waterfowl stop here each spring and fall, but you'll see plenty of birdlife any time of year. The entire spit is part of the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge. Access it through the Dungeness Recreation Area, which serves as a portal to the shoreline.