What’s So Great About Washington State?

Have you ever considered traveling to Washington state? If not, while you’re in Oregon, you might want to consider stopping off a couple of nights in Washington. Why? We’ve compiled a few reasons that you might want to visit Washington and give you suggestions on when is the best time to visit as well. We’ve tried to include a variety of different locations and activities for those who plan a trip to Washington.

What’s So Great About Washington State?


Who doesn’t love that space needle? We see it in every newscast that ever happened from Seattle, and its towering presence seems to lure us to find out more. I’m actually afraid of heights, so I’ll probably never know what it’s like to tour the Space Needle itself, but you can tour it if you wish! Seattle has much more to offer, though than The Space Needle. They are home to Amazon’s headquarters, the biggest retail store in the United States, as well as Microsoft and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Seattle is where a lot of amazing things got started. Among the sites you’ll want to see in Seattle are The Waterfront Park, The Pacific Science Center, and The Seattle Art Museum. After all this culture, it might be a great time to head to Pike Place Fish Market. One word of caution, they are famous for Throwing Fish. . . yes, you read that correctly!

Washington Foliage

If you ever wanted to see some of the most beautiful Fall scenery and foliage, Washington is a great place to see it! The Pacific Northwest is known for its rich color and landscape during the Autumn months, so be prepared to take plenty of pictures. They are also home to some of the densest apple tree groves in the United States and are one of the major producers of apple crop every year to the world. So, for no other reason, Washington is full of natural beauty and resources you won’t want to miss.

Seattle Seahawks

Seattle Seahawks

If you’re a Seahawks fan, you can see them in person when in or near Seattle, Washington. You can get season tickets, read about the team, and learn more about the history of the Seahawks here: http://www.seahawks.com. Tours are available too, so check the website for details. Another great resource concerning this ever-growing popular team is their own YouTube channel found at: https://www.youtube.com/user/seahawksdotcom

Outdoor Activities Galore

Another reason people are attracted to Washington each year is their propensity for outdoor fun and relaxation. From kayaking to canoeing and many other events, Washington holds some of the best for those who love, live, and breathe the outdoors. For more information on tourist packages that include some of the great outdoor activities available in The Evergreen State, go here: http://www.experiencewa.com.

Remember that the activities we list in our blog are just some of the things you can take part in when in Washington. Part of the fun in traveling is discovering for yourself all of the many activities and highlights that a place has to offer. There’s a lot to see in Washington, both outdoors and indoors with all of the cultural and artistic centers that abound here. So check out the links we provided, then book your trip to the Pacific Northwest soon. You’ll be glad you did.

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