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

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 when crowds are sparse. And while you’re charting your course, be sure to enter to win an Olympic Peninsula camper van-cation for two.

Spark your senses

Visit the land of lush rain forests, old-growth timbers, wild Pacific Ocean coastline and iconic mountain peaks. The Olympic Peninsula is home to Olympic National Park and Olympic National Forest, along with four temperate rain forests and two dozen misty waterfalls. You’ll also find the longest natural sand spit in the U.S., a 68-mile saltwater fjord, the northern-most point in the contiguous United States, along with crystal lakes, deep rivers and sandy beaches. Beyond the region’s natural wonders, there’s even more to explore—world-renowned cuisine from the farm and sea, locally bottled wine, beer and ciders, and 12 unique destinations.

Now through May, you can experience all the Olympic Peninsula has to offer during high-season summer months—minus the crowds, heat and the hustle and bustle. Plus, you’ll find loads of lodging and camping options from forest to coast, and awesome off-season deals to boot.

Plan your route

You don’t need to reinvent the wheel when it comes to planning your road-trip route. Check out these great itineraries, from one-day excursions to five-day adventures.

Pack the bingo cards

What’s a road trip without car bingo? Olympic Peninsula Outdoors Edition bingo cards are sure to keep the fun rolling as you seek out the sights along the way, from banana slugs to Sasquatch.

Share the joy on social media

When you go, be sure to share your adventure on social media with #TheRoadTripIsBack. You might be featured on @VisitOlympicPeninsula.

Enter to win a camper van-cation

Now through Nov. 17, enter the Drive the Olympic Peninsula Sweepstakes for the chance to win a road trip package for two that includes a ferry ride, a four-night Vanagon rental; overnight accommodations at four Olympic Peninsula hotels (with an option for a one-night campout); Olympic National Park annual pass; Fujifilm Mini 9 camera and case and more.

Ready to feel the road beneath your wheels? Warm up the engine and get ready to be amazed.

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