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Joyce parade on the Olympic Peninsula, WA

Plan a Side Trip to These Small-Town Summer Festivals

July 3, 2019

What says summer more than small-town festivals that celebrate the local specialty or just give the community a reason to throw a parade and have fun? Here are two local favorites on the northern edge of the Olympic Peninsula that …

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Port Angeles Fireworks on the Olympic Peninsula

Celebrate July Fourth, Olympic Peninsula Style

June 27, 2019

July Fourth on the Olympic Peninsula offers a bounty of traditional small-town fun with a Pacific Northwest twist. Communities across the region host apple pie contests, salmon bakes, fun runs, frog jumps, local food and music, and, of course, parades …

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Big Cedar Tree in Olympic National Park

The Big Cedar Tree—One of Olympic National Park’s hidden gems

June 23, 2019

Discover one of the impressive trees in the Pacific Northwest, a nearly 1000-year-old western red cedar. Located between Ruby Beach and Fourth Beach on US Hwy. 101 in Olympic National Park, you’ll find a sign for the Big Cedar Tree …

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B&B Lavender Farm in Sequim, WA

The Sweet Scent of Sequim Lavender

May 21, 2019

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 …

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dog on an Olympic Peninsula beach

Dog-Friendly Travel with Cinnamon the Coonhound (Part II)

May 3, 2019

This story was written by guest-blogger Cinnamon the Coonhound and her human, Elizabeth Rose. Follow Cinnamon’s adventures on Facebook and Twitter. Hi! Cinnamon the Coonhound again! If you read my last blog, you know my favorite thing to do is travel …

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Cape Flattery in Makah Tribe on the Olympic Peninsula, WA

And eagles soared above – Experiencing the ancestral land of the Makah Nation

May 2, 2019

Story and photos by guest-blogger Anne Norup A cluster of walking sticks leaned up against the trailhead sign at Cape Flattery. Some were adorned with feathers, bright cording and colorful beads. Others were left in their natural state with branches …

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Dog-Friendly Travel with Cinnamon the Coonhound

March 8, 2019

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, …

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seastack sunset on the Olympic Peninsula

One Incredible Week on the Olympic Peninsula

September 5, 2018

Story and photos by guest-blogger/photographer, Elisabeth Brentano | ElisabethBrentano.com The Olympic Peninsula Welcomes Me Back I first visited the Olympic Peninsula in 2016, and I knew I had only scratched the surface of the stunning scenery and hiking trails in …

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Couple Barnes Creek Trail Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park—A dynamic landscape like no other

September 5, 2018

From magical rain forests to majestic alpine peaks to wild coastline that stretches for miles, Olympic National Park offers a vast and diverse landscape that attracts visitors and adventurers from around the globe. This UNESCO World Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve …

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Dungeness Spit in Sequim on the Olympic Peninsula

Hiking Dungeness Spit—A sandy stretch that keeps on growing

September 5, 2018

The Olympic Peninsula is home to the longest natural sand spit in North America. The Dungeness Spit just north of Sequim boasts breathtaking views, rich maritime history and an abundance of wildlife. It stretches nearly seven miles north into the …

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