Washington is such a diverse state. With mountains and rain forests, wine country and urban cities, there's something for everyone. Explore some ideas here!
Yakima Valley Wine Country
Yakima Valley's volcanic soil gives root to some of the most unique wines in the country and though many tasting rooms are currently closed, most of Yakima Valley's 120 wineries are offering curbside pickup and free local delivery. Pack a picnic of your favorite cheeses, pick up a bottle (or two) and enjoy your own tasting in Yakima Valley's afternoon breeze.
With over 30 miles of trails, spanning hilltops and canyons, Cowiche Canyon is the perfect spot for your Washington Mountain Biking Adventure. Be on the lookout for "12 Things to Look For" signs along the trail to learn about natural history of the lands and the wildlife that inhabit them without having to stop by a Visitor's Center.
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park
Following the Governor's health and safety protocols, Northwest Trek Wildlife Park is offering a brand new experience! Wild Drive Premier Tours allow you to roam through herds of Roosevelt elk, mountain goats, bison, moose and more - all from the comfort of your own car. Download an audio map to enjoy a live narration of your tour complete with fun facts and engaging stories.
With 300 acres of beautiful forest land and a 2.4 mile biking or walking path along the shoreline of Lake Washington, exploring Seward Park and its breath-taking views is a great way to spend your afternoon.
Make your next road trip take flight with a hot air balloon ride over downtown Seattle, Tacoma, Lake Tapps, Auburn, the Cascade and the Olympic Mountains and the majestic Mt. Rainier. Many Seattle-based hot air balloon tour companies have re-opened and are ready to take you off your feet.
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Exploring Fall foliage in your state? Want to see how the leaves will be turning during your trip? This prediction map from smokeymountains.com is a great way to discover the colors of fall!
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