PORT ANGELES, Wash.– As flowers bloom and temperatures rise, spring is an ideal time to take a much needed break from daily routine. Washington’s Olympic Peninsula offers the perfect escape – one fit for adventurers looking to get back out to the great outdoors. As natural beauty abounds in this lush region, opportunities are limitless for those seeking a return to nature!
The Magical Misty Tour – Search for the many hidden waterfalls along the Olympic Peninsula Waterfall Trail. Highlighting waterfalls of all sizes, this experience is truly one of mystical magic!
The Whale Trail – Showcasing the best stops along the coast from the Puget Sound to the Pacific Ocean, whale sightings are a fun experience for the whole family! Follow the scenic byway along Highway 112 and spot grey whales, eagles and otters.
The Hoh Rainforest – located in Olympic National Park, this lush paradise is one of the few found in the Northern Hemisphere. Rangers are available for interpretive walks for visitors exploring this temperate rainforest.
Makah Museum – Local tribes contribute much to the Peninsula’s unique culture. The Makah Museum is a unique and educational experience, not to mention the magnificent location in Neah Bay for a chance to see an ancient city unearthed.
From kayaking to mountain biking to underground tours and historic forts, the Olympic Peninsula has it all! With plenty of lodging options and a variety of dining choices, visitors can fill their bellies with Olympic Coastal cuisine, including freshly caught seafood and local, award-winning wines. To plan your next adventure, visit www.olympicpeninsula.org.