Exploring the Pacific Northwest can be a fun adventure. This area of the U.S. is rife with mountains, canyons, rivers, creeks and lush green hillsides. For nature buffs, this part of the country offers peace, serenity, tranquility and gives you a sense of being closer to nature than ever before. But even if you're not an outdoorsy person, there are still plenty of things to see in this region of the country, particularly Washington State.
Puget Sound is a body of water in the middle of the state and is often explored by ferry boat. The area is home to the majority of Washington residents from Stanwood to Olympia. Taking a trip to visit one of the island communities located at various locations around Puget Sound provides a unique and fun experience that you'll enjoy. The Sound offers a variety of vacation and recreational activities from big-city excitement to island retreats and first class natural excursions. Whidbey Island is the most popular attraction and is accessible by boat or rental car. Once you get to the island, explore by car the untouched beauty of charming towns, pristine nature, and annual events year around.
You may be surprised to find that Washington has just about everything anyone would want in a vacation, including destinations they would not have thought of. In addition to arts, culture, and sports in the big city, and rainforests, beaches, and volcanoes to the southwest, Washington also offers tourists a monastery, a Stonehenge replica, fields, glaciers, and a Bavarian borough. Further East beyond wine country, you'll feel the historic past of the Old West. Washington is truly a road trippers dream with so many sites to discover.