Tour Grand Coulee Dam and visitors center in north central Washington where exhibits interpret Grand Coulee's role as one of the main irrigation, flood control, and hydroelectric dams on the Columbia River.
Cape Flattery is the northwesternmost point of the contiguous United States. It is located on the Cape Flattery Tribal Scenic Byway, where the Strait of Juan de Fuca joins the Pacific Ocean. This is the ancestral home of the Makah Indian Tribe.
Turning your camera 90┬║ from the spectacular and surreal Palouse Falls you are staring at the catastrophic impact of the glacial Lake Missoula floods that gouged out these scablands a mere 16,000 years ago; a blink of an eye by geologic standards.
Located near the Johnston Ridge Observatory, the boardwalk out to Coldwater Lake is a pleasant way to savor the Mount St. Helens experience. The nearby Hummocks Trail is a little more strenuous but certainly no less rewarding.
Coldwater Lake boardwalk near Mount St. Helens
Coldwater Lake Boardwalk
Photographer: Marcus Yearout
Location:Near Johnston Ridge Observatory
Date Created:September 30, 2013
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 "Mukilteo?'
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Ferry behind the Mukilteo Lighthouse
Photographer: Snohomish County Tourism
Date Created:December 06, 2013
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.´╗┐