331 Things to Do - #35 Rise & Shine with Seals Wake up with a two-hour Sunrise Sea Kayak Tour Paddle the calm waters of the Strait of Juan de Fuca in the Port Angeles harbor where you'll spot playful seals along side Olympic mountain views. Book this tour with Adventures Through Kayaking who will meet you at the Port Angeles Sail [...]
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331 Things to Do - #5 Walk & Roll Bike, run or leisurely walk from downtown Port Angeles on over 70 miles of paved pathway along the Olympic Discovery Trail. The Olympic Discovery Trail, a mostly paved path for biking, walking and running, extends from Port Townsend to Forks. Cruise by coastlines, rivers, streams, sapphire lakes and backwoods beaches. From downtown [...]
331 Things to Do - #45 Waterfall Wowing at Madison Creek Falls Hike to Madison Creek Falls. And umpteen more waterfalls along the Olympic Peninsula's waterfall trail. An easy hike along a paved path ends with a 50-foot tall surprise. Madison Creek Falls is one of those spots where you don't need to hike hard to see this brimming beauty. Being less [...]
331 Things to Do - #117 Urban Adventuring Stroll, shop, dine and drink through the Port Angeles' walkable downtown and waterfront. Channel your inner urban adventurer for a fun day on the town! Your urban explorer side may want to shop and stroll downtown Port Angeles searching for vintage treasures from one of many antiqueries. Maybe a new handbag from a boutique, or a [...]
331 Things to Do - #62 Seaside Strolls Explore waterfront parks, whale trails and tide pools teeming with sea life. Scuba, surfing, standup paddleboarding, kayaking and fishing are only the beginning. The waterfront trail, parks, City Pier offer plenty of spots to get wet or cast a line in the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Photo by Nate Wyeth
331 Things to Do - #104 Dance with Mountains Climb 5,800+ feet above sea level on a primitive - and steep - gravel road (off-road 4WD or AWD vehicle is recommended!) for 360 degree views of mountains and the Strait of Juan de Fuca from the top of Blue Mountain. Some say the views are better here than Hurricane Ridge, but [...]
331 Things to Do - #46 Rail Trail Treks Hike to Devil's Punchbowl on Lake Crescent along the Spruce Railroad Trail, a historic railroad trail on the Olympic Peninsula Photo by Brittany Gates Spruce Railroad Trail is an easy to moderate hiking and biking trail that's also dog friendly. This trail, a part of the 130-mile Olympic Discovery Trail, is a great place for [...]
331 Things to Do - #89 Kiddin' Around in the Olympic National Park. Meet Ruby Mitchell, a 6 1/2 year-old from Bend, Oregon. Ruby shares her favorite Olympic Peninsula adventures with us as she and her family and friends explored every nook and cranny of the Olympic National Park and Port Angeles over Spring Break. We'll have Ruby take it [...]
National Geographic names the Olympic National Park #7 of the top 10 most visited National Parks. There are almost 1 million acres of terrain to explore so you have plenty of space to break away for some solitude. Read the article here. "More than three million people a year explore the unspoiled terrain of Olympic National Park in Washington State. No roads cross through the park, [...]
USA Today names the Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive #5 of the top fall drives for beautiful autumn scenery and leaf-peeping. Read the article here. "Seattle is the starting point for this 350-mile drive, which takes visitors from the lowlands, through forests, past lakes, rivers and the ocean, and up to Hurricane Ridge and Lake Crescent. With so many different backdrops and [...]