Whether you’re looking for hip cities, beautiful hikes, or laid-back beaches, the diversity of Washington state means there's something here for every type of traveler. In Seattle, you can sample farm-to-table treats at Pike Place Market and get a glimpse of the city lights at the top of the Space Needle, while smaller cities like Tacoma and Olympia entertain with quirky museums and small-town charm. Outdoor adventurers can explore national parks like Olympic, North Cascades, and Mount Rainier, as well hike up to Mt. St. Helens and the Cascade Mountains. Beach bums will find their bliss here too, with the San Juan Islands and Long Beach Peninsula offering plenty of swimming, surfing, and whale-watching.
Seattle is a city of many neighborhoods: Eclectic, urban, outdoorsy, artsy, gritty, down-to-earth, or posh—it's all here, from the quirky…Learn More >