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Washington state is an incredibly beautiful and popular part of the US Pacific Northwest.

The Evergreen State is renowned for stunning scenery and fantastic hiking. Three national parks within 2 hours drive of Seattle make for popular long weekend breaks.

  • Olympic National Park
  • Mt Rainier National Park
  • North Cascades National Park

Mt Rainier is a stunning stratovolcano dominating the Washington skyline for miles. Hikers flock to the park to hit the trails in Summer when wildflowers bloom.

In between the parks, hiking trails run throughout the Cascade Mountain Range.

North Bend is a wonderful place to spend a few days hiking picturesque trails.

Popular day hikes include:

Seattle is an ever expanding city with a whole host of awesome things to do, with whale watching tours and the San Juan Islands.