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Taste the Olympic Culinary Loop

August 29, 2023

The Olympic Culinary Loop’s 350+ mile trek roughly follows US-Hwy 101 around the Olympic Peninsula for an inviting tour of locally produced food and artisan beverages. Taste the Olympic Culinary Loop by following a four-step recipe: “Eat. Do. Stay. Repeat.” …

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How Accessible is the Olympic Peninsula? (2/2)

August 2, 2023

How Accessible is the Olympic Peninsula? An RVing amputee family finds out. Part 2. In Part 1, we met the St. Clair family, Anthony, Jodie, 11-yo Connor, and 8-yo Aster, on their travels across the eastern and northern portion of …

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How Accessible is the Olympic Peninsula? (1/2)

August 2, 2023

How Accessible is the Olympic Peninsula? An RVing amputee family finds out. Part 1. Welcoming towns and natural attractions await for families and visitors with mobility impairments. The accessibility question is very much a real-world consideration for our family of …

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Child playing on beach at Salt Creek

A Family Road Trip to Olympic Peninsula’s Northwestern Edge

June 29, 2023

Pack the car, RV, tent, backpack or boat, your kids and the dog, and head out on a family road trip to Olympic Peninsula’s northwestern edge. In short, this is a perfect place for hiking, camping, fishing, kayaking, beach walking …

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Photo of aerial view of Hood Canal's bend.

Culinary Road Trips along Hood Canal and South Puget Sound

May 26, 2023

There’s nothing quite like indulging in the rich, salty flavor of oysters, especially when they come from the pristine waters of the Hood Canal and South Puget Sound. It’s the perfect place to head for a culinary road trip! Whether …

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Bicyclists riding along Spruce Railroad Trail with mountains and water in background.

Top Accessible Attractions in Port Angeles

April 28, 2023

It’s time to surround yourself with waterfalls, wildlife, and sprawling sea. You don’t need a mountain bike or 4-wheel drive to immerse yourself in the natural beauty around Port Angeles either. Discover gentle paths and ADA-accessible activities to admire mountain …

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Spruce Railroad Trail family

COVID-19 Updates

April 3, 2023

Last updated April 3, 2023 Effective April 3, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) will end the Secretary of Health Mask Order, which currently requires universal masking in healthcare, long-term care, and adult correctional facilities for people age 5 and …

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Hood Canal Bridge aerial view

Keeping the SR 104 Hood Canal Bridge operational is vital for everyone

March 28, 2023

Originally written by Cara Mitchell for WSDOT Blog on March 16, 2023. All information and media courtesy of WSDOT. Original blog can be found HERE. Anyone who works or lives on the Olympic and Kitsap peninsulas knows just how vital …

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Family Fun at the Beach in Grays Harbor County

March 26, 2023

April is a great time to visit the north beach area of Grays Harbor County for some family fun. The days are getting longer, the temperatures are warming up and the sun gets a chance to peek out and warm …

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The front of the Dungeness River Nature Center with a bit of snow on the ground.

The Dungeness River Nature Center

February 27, 2023

A place to connect with the natural world The Dungeness River Nature Center sits in a beautiful, natural woodland of cottonwoods, big leaf maples, and conifers at the edge of the swift and cold Dungeness River in Sequim. It’s a …

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