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StoriesFROM THE OLYMPIC PENINSULA

The Sweet Scent of Sequim Lavender

Story and photos by guest-blogger Barbara Hanna, City of Sequim | VisitSunnySequim.com Summer in Sequim, Washington has its own special fragrance. You know it as soon as you open your car door, go for a walk, or step onto a farm. It’s the sweet scent of lavender floating on the summer breeze. Take a deep breath and relax, you’ve arrived …

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Natural Wonders WOW THE WORLD

Olympic National Park

A natural UNESCO World Heritage site renowned for its diverse ecosystems.

Hood Canal

A 68-mile saltwater fjord, rich with underwater flora and fauna.    

Dungeness Spit

The longest natural sand spit in the U.S., growing 13 feet per year.

Cape Flattery

Welcome to the northwestern-most point in the contiguous United States.

A YEAR-ROUND LINEUP OF Festivals & Events

Sequim Farmers Market

May 4 @ 9:00 am - Oct 26 @ 3:00 pm
152 W Cedar St
Sequim, WA 98382 United States

Unique handmade & homegrown gifts and produce from local artisans and farmers.

Juan De Fuca Festival Of The Arts

May 24 - May 27
308 E 4th St
Port Angeles, WA 98362 United States

The Juan de Fuca Festival is celebrating its 26th anniversary this year! Four stages of performances as well as a fair and other events will take place in beautiful Port Angeles.

Railroad Bridge Park Bird Walk

May 29 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
2151 West Hendrickson Rd
Sequim, WA 98382 United States

Meet at the River Center to see and hear the birds of the Dungeness riparian forest.  Information from walks helps us understand the annual cycle of birds in Railroad Bridge …

Expect the Unexpected- OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK

Diversity is the Hallmark

49 peaks over 6,500 feet. More than 600 miles of trails. 266 glaciers. Three temperate rainforests. Famous rivers, deep lakes and 22 misty waterfalls. Rocky, craggy, full of sea life beaches. Known for roaming Roosevelt elk and flying squirrels. One of the most isolated places in America. Home to the ‘Quietest Square Inch in the States.’ All in one park.

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Hoh Rain Forest

A magical destination like no other, the lush and diverse Hoh Rain Forest is one of the most popular spots on the Olympic Peninsula. Take in tumbling waterfalls and rushing rivers, miles of forested trails, and wildlife and fishing like you’ve never experienced.

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Wild Ocean Beaches

From rugged to serene, Olympic Peninsula beaches stretch for miles and offer endless recreation and exploration. Trek the coastline, catch a wave, discover teeming tidepools and dramatic sea stacks, and soak up Pacific Ocean views and sunsets that will leave you breathless.

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