Washington is a state of the Pacific Northwest in the United States. Washington is a diverse landscape of urban life and natural wonder. With a wide selection of attractions, travellers will discover unique experiences wherever they go in Washington State.
In Washington, visitors will find bustling activity in all the vibrant cities. Seattle, the largest city of Washington as well as the Pacific Northwest, offers fine dining, world-class entertainment, and excellent shopping. The Pike Place Market, the Space Needle, and the Seattle Art Museum are among the most visited attractions in Seattle. Olympia, the capital of Washington State, is also an elegant city that attracts crowds of visitors. Olympia is especially known for its perfect balance of urban neighbourhoods, sprawling parks, and hidden trails out to quiet beaches on Puget Sound. Travellers to Washington should also visit Tacoma, Bellevue, and Spokane, wonderful gems in the state that are not often visited but worth exploring.
Washington State is also renowned for its magnificent scenery. With mountains, forests, and lakes, Washington is ideal for a trip away from noisy cities. Mount Rainier National Park and Olympic National Park are popular for hiking and camping. The wildlife in these two parks is especially impressive with beautiful fauna, incredible forests, and distinct animal life. In North Cascades National Park, hikers will see stunning views of Mount Shuksan and Mount Baker, the latter being a famous skiing destination. The San Juan Islands beyond the Puget Sound is the place to go for kayaking, sailing, fishing, whale watching, and scuba diving. Fishing on the Washington coast is particularly delightful during the salmon fishing season.
With plenty of adventure and exploration both in the cities and in the lush wilderness, travellers to Washington State will not be disappointed with what this destination has to offer.