Swain's Olympic Penninsula Local Links

Local Links

Places to Stay

A great place to find a convenient hotel or motel during your visit to Port Angeles. Includes a complete listing of Port Angeles area hotels, motels, dining, shopping and area attractions.
Hunting Guides

An excellent resource for hunting in Washington State. Stories. Photos. Links to hunting in other states too.
Fishing Guides

An unbelievable amount of fish and fishing related material. Photos for days and fish tales to boot. Geesze just go there.

A great resource for exploring Olympic Peninsula outdoors and nature from this local outdoorsman and writer.
This page is dedicated to West Coast salmon lures.
Fly fishing supplies and guides. Serving PT, the West End and everything in between.
Fishing the Northwest
Area Attractions and Services

An excellent collection of Olympic Peninsula links.

The official NPS Website.

Peninsula Daily News

News from Clallam County

News radio for the Olympic Peninsula.

Rainshadow News.

News from Jefferson County.

Extension sites are located in Forks, and Port Townsend

Local News and Weather For The Olympic Peninsula

Special Events & Announcements

  • Compare Swain's with internet retailers for no wait availability, thousands of products here for immediate pickup!

  • Keep updated about Swain's hours and pickup options during the COVID-19 pandemic. Call us for any questions or to set up a contact less pickup of essential needs.

  • We have leisure and work wear and footwear for all your needs.

  • during the lock down time, we have all the products needed to work on your boat, vehicle, motor home, or RV to ready it for future use.

  • Are you ready for The Big One or a Tsunami? We have storage bins for your emergency items, propane stoves, heaters, lanterns, fuel, dehydrated food, shelters, flashlights, and batteries.

  • Baking, cooking, or canning? Check out our Housewares Department for the latest cookware, dishware, gadgets, and kitchen appliances.

  • DIYers, we have a complete line of fasteners and builders hardware.

  • Our paint department is ready to advise you on your painting projects, inside or out, with a new color matching computer and painting accessories.

  • Attention sportmen! Check out our complete camping department, including stoves, lanterns, cookware, backpacks, sleeping bags, fishing rods & tackle, ice chests, and anything else you may need.

  • Need a key duplicated? See our Key Krafter system. We can duplicate most keys, including Flip, High-security and Sidewinder keys, program a new replacement fob, etc..
Weather Reports

Courtesy northolympic.com
Check out area forecasts
Tide Tables

WA State Licenses

Official State Website for regulatory info, guides and other state related material.
City Guides

Everything you need for the best in Port Townsend..

Your comprehensive guide to the area , it's history, attractions, events and businesses.
With nearly 60 miles of wilderness coastline, world class rivers, temperate rainforests and a host of wildlife, the West Side of the Olympic Peninsula is an ideal year-round destination.
We call ourselves "Kwih-dich-chuh-ahtx" or "people who live by the rocks and seagulls".
Your "one-stop" travel guide to Washington state lodging, recreation, attractions and destinations, travel services, culture, history, and local products.
Washington State Tourism Board's official Website.
Sequim Area Information
Your Portal to Highway 112 sights
Ferry Schedules

Official State Dept. of Transportation Ferries website.
Port Angeles to Victoria, B.C..