Archive for the 'Olympic Peninsula Attractions' Category

Go Wild at the Olympic Game Farm

Saturday, June 28th, 2014

The Olympic Game Farm, on the North Olympic Peninsula, in Sequim, is home to a large collection of animals including ex-film stars and waving bears. Yes, that’s right: waving bears. The Olympic Game Farm started out as a kind of hobby for Lloyd Beebe, a logger-turned-dairy farmer and wildlife enthusiast who spent much of his […]

Port Angeles Underground Tours

Monday, May 26th, 2014

Many people know that Seattle has an old underground section of the city that you can tour but did you know that you can take Port Angeles Underground Tours as well? Located on the North Olympic Peninsula, Port Angeles, like so many towns at sea level, was initially built up … where it really shouldn’t […]

Visit Marrowstone Island, Washington

Monday, May 19th, 2014

There’s a lot to see and do and see on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, no the least of which is a visit to the pastoral beauty of Marrowstone Island. Marrowstone Island is located just off the Quimper Peninsula, southeast of Port Townsend, Washington. A long, narrow stretch of land, Marrowstone is connected first to the parallel […]

The Olympic Peninsula Wine Trail East – Part 2

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

The upper Olympic Peninsula has 9 wineries / cideries within an hour or less of each other so, with a designated driver and a some directions, taking a tour of the Olympic Peninsula Wine Trail is easy enough (even if an official one has yet to be created). Last time around we talked about the […]

The Olympic Peninsula Wine Trail West – Part 1

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Okay, I admit it, there is, as of yet, no officially sanctioned Olympic Peninsula Wine Trail – but that doesn’t mean you can’t make up your own! The upper Olympic Peninsula has 9 great wineries / cideries all grouped within an hour or less of each other – from Port Townsend to Port Angeles – […]

Waterfalls of the Olympic Peninsula

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

The Olympic Peninsula is one of those almost magically beautiful places you return to time and again to soak in the beauty, discovering new and wonderful things with each visit. It happens to those of us who live here, too, believe me – there’s just so much to do and see. One of these treats […]

Port Angeles 26th Annual Polar Bear Plunge

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

Hard as it may be to believe, the new year is almost upon us. Where 2013 went is anyone’s guess but, now that it’s almost gone, what better way to start the new year off than by throwing yourself into some ice cold water. No, seriously. It’s the 26th Annual Polar Bear Plunge, taking place […]

Point Wilson Lighthouse
at Fort Worden State Park

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Point Wilson Lighthouse in Port Townsend, WA is an important landmark for vessels traveling to and from the Puget Sound and an iconic one for visitors to Fort Worden State Park. Point Wilson marks the western side of the entrance to Admiralty Inlet from the Strait of Juan de Fuca and a lighthouse has existed […]

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