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Best Places to Shop in Port Angeles

Best Places to Shop in Port Angeles Port Angeles Farmer's Market The Olympic Peninsula in Washington is well known for its stunning landscape and plethora of activities available for exploring the outdoors. However, with its diverse array of small, family-owned shops, it’s also a great place to go shopping. On your next trip to [...]

When is the Best Time for Port Angeles Whale Watching?

The Best Time for Port Angeles Whale Watching The Smithsonian Magazine names Port Angeles, Washington as one of the country's top whale-watching destinations. Guests at the beautiful George Washington Inn near Port Angeles, may be lucky enough to enjoy whale watching with their morning coffee while gazing down from the inn's bluff along the Strait of Juan [...]

Why are the Olympic Peninsula Lighthouses So Special?

Why are the Olympic Peninsula Lighthouses So Special?Long before boats were equipped with modern technology, captains navigating unfamiliar waters had no choice but to rely on maps, landmarks, and lighthouses to make it safely into a harbor. More than 18 lighthouses dot the Washington coastline, 8 of which are right here on the Olympic Peninsula. [...]

The 5 Best Olympic National Park Tours

The 5 Best Olympic National Park ToursThere are places within the Olympic National Park in Washington that seem to be straight out of a movie. The lush rain forest is picture perfect with rays of sun shining through the thick canopy of trees. In the old growth forest, you can find walkways and wooden bridges [...]

Olympic National Park Wildlife

Olympic National Park WildlifeEstablished in 1938, the Olympic National Park in Washington State spans nearly 1 million acres of preserved wilderness and is home to a diverse array of plants, animals, and insects. While you’re staying at George Washington Inn, we highly recommend taking a least one day to explore the nearby park to marvel [...]

The Best Things to See Along the Strait of Juan de Fuca Highway

The Best Things to See Along the Strait of Juan de Fuca HighwayThe Strait of Juan de Fuca Highway, a scenic byway also known as Highway 112, provides a stunning, meandering drive through the Pacific Northwest. What is now known as the Strait of Juan de Fuca Highway began in the 19th century as community [...]

10 Cool Things You Need to Know About Port Angeles History

10 Cool Things You Need to Know About Port Angeles HistoryPort Angeles is a small seaside town in the Pacific Northwest that is known for its whale watching, a nearly endless list of outdoor adventures for visitors and locals to enjoy year-round and its proximity to the nearby Olympic National Park. While hiking and exploring [...]

What is the Best Olympic Peninsula Lodging?

What is the Best Olympic Peninsula Lodging?When you're planning a visit to the Pacific Northwest, you may find yourself asking, "What is the best Olympic Peninsula lodging?" The answer is clear: The award-winning George Washington Inn, which was voted the Best B&B by the Peninsula Daily News in the Best of the Peninsula roundup for [...]

Where in the World are the San Juan Islands?

Where in the World are the San Juan Islands?Where are the San Juan Islands? Well, before we journey even farther north, we must start in Port Angeles, Washington. This coastal town is one of the northernmost points in the state, north of Seattle and just south of Vancouver Island. Here, visitors can participate in activities [...]

The Olympic Game Farm is a Spectacular Attraction

The Olympic Game Farm is a Spectacular AttractionThe Olympic Peninsula is a national treasure of wildlife and natural landscapes. For the past 40 years, the Olympic Game Farm has offered an opportunity for visitors to learn, observe and experience wildlife at close range. The Olympic Game Farm's main attraction is a drive-through tour that is open [...]