Itinerary 3: Lake Crescent - Seattle
Day 1: Seattle - Lake Quinault (156 miles)
Day 2: Hoh River, Kalaloch Lodge at Olympic National Park
Day 3: Forks - Olympic National Park
Day 4: Sol Duc - Lake Crescent (35 miles)
Day 5: Lake Crescent - Seattle (110 miles)
Day 5 - Olympic National Park to Seattle
Olympic National Park - Seattle
Hurricane Ridge: It’s easy for one to forget they’re only
miles away from town when exploring Hurricane Ridge. Skiers are drawn to downhill
and cross-country routes, hikers to the variety of trails past crystal lakes and
through backcountry. Wildlife is abundant, as are the summit’s 360º views.
Lavender farms: The area is renowned for Lavender farms with year-round lavender
indulgences; gifts, plants, u-pick bouquets, farm tours and culinary delights with
lavender flavors. The peak of lavender growth is June through August. The Lavender Festival
the third week of July each year.
Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge and the 1857 Dungeness Lighthouse
: Dungeness Spit is one of
the longest natural sand spits in the world and a wonderful spot to view large concentrations of
waterfowl and harbor seals. Be sure to check out the much-adored New Dungeness Lighthouse at the
tip of Dungeness Spit near Sequim.
Washington State Ferry
Ride: Bainbridge Island to Seattle. Arrival is at Pier 52.
Lake Crescent in Olympic National Park
Overlooking Downtown Seattle Skyline, Space Needle and Mount Rainier