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Things to do
Port Townsend Cider Route
Download a PDF Map for directions to three of the area's Craft Cider Makers.
Finnriver Farm & Cidery...
Shine Tidelands State Park
Shine Tidelands State Park is a 13-acre seasonal day-use park with 5,000 feet of tideland along Bywater Bay. At high tide, there is little beach available to the visitor. Shine Tidelands State Park is at the west end of the Hood Canal Bridge. It...
Shipwreck Point Beach
Shipwreck Point Beach, between Sekiu and Neah Bay, is a State Natural Resource Conservation Area, which includes outstanding examples of native ecosystems and scenic landscapes. This 472-acre site includes one of the last open...
Take a Two-Nation Vacation! Traveling to Victoria BC Canada
After you have visited all the places the Olympic Peninsula holds for your discovery, leave your car behind and take a day trip to Victoria, BC! The public transportation in the inner harbor is fantastic, and there are many things to see...
The Extraordinary Shi Shi Beach
Perhaps the most dramatic beach in Washington State.
Shi Shi Beach is located west of Neah Bay. Shi Shi (pronounced shy-shy) was named "best nature beach" by the Travel Channel. It's a day trip you'll remember....
The Last Dam Summer on the Elwha River
Now that we have your attention the Gateway Visitor Center would like to invite you outdoors and out of Jefferson County to the Elwha River valley.
Anyone who takes this tour drive will have the opportunity to witness a “Once...
Twilight self tour in Forks
If you are a fan of the Twilight book series, you can come to Forks and tour the sites that are featured in the books written by Stephenie Meyer. Just stop by the Forks Chamber of Commerce visitor center (1411 South Forks Ave.) to receive...
VINCENT CREEK FALLS
The falls are viewed from the "High Steel Bridge", which crosses over 300 feet above the canyon floor. The...
Waterfalls and Scenic Walks on Hood Canal
Spend an hour, and afternoon or a week exploring our local treasured places. Clean air, clean water and spectacular scenery combine to create an unforgettable visit. Here are some of our favorite places: