The White Pass Scenic Byway takes you alongside Mount Rainier National Park and over the Cascade Mountain Range via White Pass. From snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, sledding and of course, downhill skiing at White Pass Ski Area, winter fun awaits!
Located in Washington State's southeast corner, the rolling hills of the Palouse were once the river bottom of the great Missoula Floods. The byway includes small historic farming communities, rugged river valleys and near endless outdoor recreation.
With 29 federally recognized Native American Tribes, Washington State is extremely rich in Tribal heritage and culture. That's why so many of our cities, rivers and mountains have their roots in our native languages. Can you say "Puyallup?'
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Encampment at Omak Stampede
Photographer: William Thompson
Date Created:May 02, 2013
Nooksack Falls, on the Mt. Baker Scenic Byway, is one of the most popular waterfalls in the North Cascades, as well as an essential pit stop on the way to Heather Meadows at the end of Highway 542. The falls plunge 88 feet in two segments.
Nooksack Falls on the Mount Baker Scenic Byway
Nooksack Falls on the Mt. Baker Scenic Byway
Location:15 miles E. of Maple Falls
Date Created:September 30, 2013
There's cool; and then there's off the charts cool. The Museum of Flight is off the charts for family fun & wow factor. From the original Boeing barn through the history of aviation; Wright flyer through the space shuttle trainer, this is a must see!
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-eight officially designated National and State Scenic Byways, 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.´╗┐