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A town at night with Christmas lights

Experience Holiday Lights & Festive Cheer on the Olympic Peninsula

November 19, 2019

A Holiday Tradition Combines with Native Culture Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe Lights of Blyn I Late November – Early January For the past 15 years the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribal residents of the town of Blyn put on an amazing display! The …

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Halloween Happenings & Haunted Hot Spots

October 8, 2019

Halloween happenings on the Olympic Peninsula highlight the month of October. Visit now to have special experiences ranging from family-friendly to adult hair-raising. Check out the community events, spooky and historical tours and haunted hotels. Community Events: 2019 PumpkinFest & …

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Wildlife Viewing on the Olympic Peninsula

September 25, 2019

The Olympic Peninsula is a mecca for wildlife viewing. The three distinct ecosystems—alpine, rain forest and coastal beach—of Olympic National Park are home to an amazing array of wildlife. Bring your binoculars and watch for: Birds Galore Around 300 species …

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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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Music with a View: Summer Outdoor Concerts on the Olympic Peninsula

June 14, 2019

The Olympic Peninsula is renowned as an outdoor recreation mecca, but we also have a vibrant music scene, especially in the warmer months, when communities come together to sing, dance, and play along at free outdoor concerts with amazing views. …

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Beaver Waterfall in Spring

6 Tips for Visiting the Olympic Peninsula in Early Spring

March 22, 2019

Visiting the Olympic Peninsula in early spring is a unique experience. Yes, it can get rainy, but good gear will negate any reasons to not get out there to enjoy the lush greens and fresh air. You can find exquisite …

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Comfort Food & Wine Tasting at Its Best – Red Wine, Cider & Chocolate Tour 2019

February 5, 2019

UPDATE: Due to the Feb 9 & 10 cancellation of the Red Wine, Cider & Chocolate Tour, an extra weekend has been added to the event! Tickets are still good for the tour on Feb 16, 17 & 18 and …

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The Perfect Fall Vacation on the Olympic Peninsula, Washington

November 20, 2018

This story was created in partnership with Visit USA Parks. Summer is undoubtedly a popular time to travel. However, when it comes to planning your trip to the Olympic Peninsula, Washington, it is time to change it up! Fall is the …

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The Road Trip is Back, and the Olympic Peninsula is Calling

October 8, 2018

Grab the keys and pack your sense of wonder and adventure. Now through May are the perfect months to road trip your way around the Olympic Peninsula. There’s no better place to steer your wheel than Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, especially …

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Chetzemoka Park—Port Townsend’s crown jewel

September 5, 2018

Perched on a bluff overlooking stunning Admiralty Inlet, Chetzemoka Park is the pride of Port Townsend and rich with history. When settlers arrived in Port Townsend in the early 1850s, they were warmly welcomed by Chief Chetzemoka and his S’Klallam tribe. …

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