Sheila G. Miller, a writer for 1859 Magazine, explains how it was a tragic oversight that it took her 37 years to make her way to the Olympic Peninsula and through Port Angeles, Washington. Follow her PNW adventure as she explores some of the region's most gift-worthy attractions in the article "More Than Twilight: The Olympic Peninsula Wows with [...]
Looking for a small town to root down during your retirement years? Consider Port Angeles on the Olympic Peninsula. Port Angeles, Washington made the list for 8 Invigorating Outdoorsy Towns in the June 2017 issue of Where to Retire magazine. "You like water? There's plenty of it...You like mountains? We have some of the best", according to Frank Piccola, a [...]
If you're looking for a small city to retire at where medical care and hospitals are award-winning, look no further than Port Angeles, Washington on the Olympic Peninsula. The Olympic Medical Center received the honor of being named a "Top 20 Rural Community Hospital" by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) in 2017. The NRHA feature their top picks for hospitals in rural communities each [...]
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 [...]
Architectural Digest features the Sol Duc Falls footbridge in the Olympic National Park outside of Port Angeles, Washington as one of the most "Beautiful Views of Waterfalls from 11 Bridges Around the World" in 2015. Read the article here.
When Backpacker Magazine featured 8 of their favorite National Park getaway towns, Port Angeles, Washington made the list at #3. Read the article here. "If your adventure in Olympic National Park leaves your legs begging for a rest you are in luck because Port Angeles has a lot of non-hiking activities to offer. Paddle in the Strait of Juan de Fuca and then [...]
Outside Magazine chose 64 of their favorite towns to compete for the title of "Best Town". Port Angeles, Washington came in at #2 as the Best Town in 2015. See the results here.
15 Unforgettable Things You Must Add To Your Washington Summer Bucket List, according to OnlyInYourState.com. Not one, but THREE Port Angeles area spots are mentioned so get them checked off your Olympic Peninsula bucket list. Read the full article here. #3 Go swimming in the Devil’s Punchbowl at Lake Crescent "Why go to a public pool this summer when you [...]
Here are 9 reasons to put Washington state on your 2016 travel list according to Uproxx.com. And the #1 reason is the Olympic National Park -- the park in Port Angeles' backyard. Read the full article here. "Olympic National Park may just be the most spectacular and unique national park in the country. It’s definitely the only one that doesn’t have a road [...]