Located east of Darrington on the Snohomish/Skagit County line, Green Mountain offers visitors exceptional hiking and horseback riding. The trek up Green Mountain Trail 782 to the lookout is rewarded with stunning views of the Cascades and beyond.
The 83-mile Okanogan Trails Scenic Byway was once a well-traveled trade route between Washington State and Canada, frequented by Native Americans, cattlemen and gold prospectors. Today you’re more likely to find families in cars full of camping gear.
Occurring on the third week of August annually, the Washington State International Kite Festival is a week full of spectacular kites, events, people, shopping and food! There is something for everyone! August 18-24, 2014.
Located near the Johnston Ridge Observatory, the boardwalk out to Coldwater Lake is a pleasant way to savor the Mount St. Helens experience. The nearby Hummocks Trail is a little more strenuous but certainly no less rewarding.
CLICK HERE for a suggested Itineary along the Spirit Lake Memorial Highway (Mount St. Helens)
Coldwater Lake Boardwalk
Photographer: Marcus Yearout
Location:Near Johnston Ridge Observatory
Date Created:September 30, 2013
With 29 federally recognized Native American Tribes, Washington State is rich in Tribal heritage and culture. Many of our cities, rivers and mountains have their roots in our native languages. Can you say Kalaloch?
CLICK HERE to Learn how to pronounce Kalaloch
Kalaloch Lodge on Washington's Pacific Coast
Photographer: William Thompson
Date Created:June 06, 2014
Looking for things to do and places to stay in Washington State? Washington is an outdoor recreation paradise packed with places to visit for any interest from beach combing to wine tasting or extreme adventure. With twenty-nine officially designated National and State Scenic Byways—including the nation's only Marine Highway—you'll never want for road trip inspirations. Chuckanut Drive, the San Juan Islands, Mt. Rainier, the Olympic Peninsula and the rolling hills of the Palouse are all great year-round destinations so make plans now to hit the road!
Experience Washington State tourism and travel at its finest!
With an enormous variety of activities and attractions that range from cultural to adventurous, it can be difficult deciding exactly what things to do in Washington State. Climb into a cave; peer into a volcano; find a campground near towering waterfalls and pristine back country lakes; explore Washington State attractions; take a road trip on one of many Washington State Scenic Byways. It's all waiting for you when you plan a vacation in Washington State!
Want to learn more about what to do in Washington State? For more information on tourism, Washington State offers a free visitors' guide, Scenic Washington State.