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Dog-Friendly Travel with Cinnamon the Coonhound

This story was written by guest-blogger Cinnamon the Coonhound and her human, Elizabeth Rose. Follow Cinnamon’s adventures on Facebook and Twitter. Hi! I’m Cinnamon the Coonhound, and my favorite thing to do is travel to dog-friendly places where I can relax, enjoy some light adventure, and get some attention and treats – and sniff new places. I’ve found some great places …

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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

Victorian Festival

Mar 22 - Mar 24
209 Monroe Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368 United States

Come celebrate Port Townsend’s extraordinarily preserved Victorian homes and buildings, enjoy lectures and our exhibition hall, then dance the night away at our Victorian Ball.

Port Angeles Farmers Market

Mar 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Port Angeles, WA 98362 United States

Concerts in the Woods Coyle

Mar 24 @ 3:00 pm
923 Hazel Point Rd
Coyle, WA 98376 United States

14 miles out on the end of the beautiful Toandos Peninsula sits the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center operated by the Jefferson County Parks & Recreation District and the citizens …

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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