Visit Stunning Places in Washington State for a Breathtaking Experience
You’ll know you’re in Washington when the wild and rugged scenery of the Pacific Northwest unfolds in front of you — and you only just left the big city of Seattle moments ago. Washington is the only state in the ‘lower 48’ where you can explore a national park in a temperate rainforest in the morning, hike the trails at a National Volcanic Monument in the afternoon and smell the desert sage as sunset.
Fans of the “Twilight” series will want to visit Forks, the town in which author Stephenie Meyer based the novels. International glass artist Dale Chihuly inspired a couple of attractions, the Museum of Glass in Tacoma and Chilhuly Garden and Glass in Seattle.
More than 900 wineries cultivate 40 grape varieties in 13 growing regions. The first Starbucks opened in Seattle in 1971. Rich coastal waterways and the state’s agricultural abundance provide for a booming food scene and the opportunity for visitors to interact with farmers, artisans and chefs specialising in local locally grown and sourced fare