Washington, the state with... actually, everything!
Washington State has something for everyone. Farmer’s markets stuffed with local goodies, kayaking with killer whales, brilliant art galleries and museums, extreme outdoor adventures, scenic San Juan Islands cruises, trips to Washington State wine country, massive hikes through pristine natural landscapes plus fabulous food and quite simply epic international shopping. And you can't leave the area without exploring the stunning Mount Rainier National Park.
Lake Washington's Governor Albert D. Rosellini Bridge at Evergreen Point is the world's longest floating bridge.
World-class Seattle Art Museum will blow your mind. The Pacific Crest Trail and Chinook Pass Access will blow your mind. The snowy Cascade Mountains and the islands in Puget Sound will blow your mind. The whole state is mind-blowing.
Make friends with Seattle, the state's biggest city and home of the very first Starbucks
Visit Vancouver's Big Obsidian flow, Columbia Gorge, parks, museums and huge bridges
Travel to Spokane, home to State Parks, wine tours, hiking trails, rivers, mountains and great nightlife
With a wealth of hot destinations to enjoy including Tacoma, Walla Walla, Olympia, Bellingham and San Juan Island, it'd take you years to explore the countless pleasures of Washington State.
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Start your trip in Washington and soak up the iconic music scene of Seattle, then head to Oregon’s Portland with its funky urban vibes. Embrace the old-town charm of California’s capital city, Sacramento, and treat your taste buds to the wonderful wines of Napa Valley.
If you're lost in the urban jungle looking for a green oasis, Washington State's cities offer some splendid empty places including lovely Manito Park in Spokane, Point Defiance Park in Tacoma and Washington Park in Anacortes. The Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge is a magical place, the jewel of Sequim. And Snoqualmie Falls are absolutely gorgeous. So what else is there to do in Washington State?
Try wine tasting in Walla Walla, with an expert local guide
See the Flying Heritage Collection in Everett
Visit the small, eccentric Chihuly Garden and Glass in Seattle, full of breathtaking hand-blown glass
There's retail therapy available in Washington State too, and it's foodie heaven. Take the Pybus Market in Wenatchee, a brilliant Farmer's Market stuffed with restaurants, cafes, coffee shops and stalls.
Antiques 'r' us – Washington is well known for its excellent antique shops, with entire districts catering for lovers of funky retro items, from clothing to furniture and more.
Fancy a scenic drive? Take your pick. There's Hurricane Ridge, North Cascades Highway, Spirit Lake Memorial Highway, Slate Peak, the Coulee Corridor and the awesome Olympic Peninsula Loop. Love great food and drink? Take a Savor Seattle Food Tour or a food and wine tour in Spokane. Grab the chance to visit Island Hoppin' Brewery in Eastsound and the Icicle Brewing Company in Leavenworth. Go sailing at scenic Deer harbor. Pick up a souvenir at Orcas Island Pottery. Enjoy the beautiful Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve at Coupeville. Let your nose fall in love with the gorgeous scents at Purple Haze Lavender Farm at Sequim. And discover the touching historic Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial.
Love vintage? Head for the antique-lovers' paradise of Bellingham, Cashmere, Centralia, Seattle, Snohomish and Walla Walla. If you fancy test-driving a typical 'upscale' American shopping mall, Bellvue Square in Bellvue is smashing. Country Village in Bothell is a small yet perfectly formed, super-quaint 'village' complete with cool drinks and shade, playground, train ride and friendly ducks and chickens. You'll find Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument at Amboy, with divine mountain views and a clear sightline to the massive hole left behind after the volcano blew it's top so spectacularly in 1980. It last erupted in 2008.
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