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There are many other places in the area, which are worth visiting! Some of these are:

San Juan Islands

The San Juan Islands are an island group in the Puget Sound, known for its magnificent whale watching and nature.

Vashon Island

Check out this little island in the Puget sound where they host a Strawberry festival every year. It is also home to the All-Merciful Savior Orthodox Monestery.

Snoqualmie Falls

This beautiful waterfall is located 30 miles East of Seattle, and is a popular sight for visitors.


Visit this Bavarian style town, and get a taste of German culture. The October Fest in Leavenworth is worth visiting!


Olympia is the state capitol of Washington state, and is therefore home of the Capitol Building. Take a tour of the capitol building, or visit the farmer's market in Olympia.

Mt. Rainier

The most famous landmark of the Tacoma area is Mt. Rainier, and for good reasons. Go hiking, snowshoeing or just to admire the wonderful nature.

Hoh Rainforest

Part of the Olympic National Park, the Hoh rainforest is one of the biggest temperate rainforests in North America. With amazing nature, this is a must-see.

Victoria, BC

Just a short ferry ride over the Puget Sound will take you to beautiful Victoria, British Columbia. Enjoy some of the Canadian nature, or relax at a spa.

Experience Washington
Visit the official website for traveling in Washington here