Port Townsend is a Victorian seaport with a rich maritime history located on the Olympic Peninsula. On a sunny day, panoramic views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca compete with those of the Olympic mountain range.
Serendipity and an Internet special brought Jennifer Dickey and her friend on her first visit to "these cute cabins in Port Townsend."
Hot springing in the winter is not for the feint of heart. There is the snow to contend with, the austere locations, limited services, and of course, the nudity.
Washington state is a stunningly beautiful state, filled with natural beauty ranging from the lush evergreens of Western Washington to stark deserts and booming agriculture in Eastern Washington.
It's off the grid. It's hard to believe such a place still exists, but thanks to the National Park Service, it does. You'll find very few like it.
Washington beaches get a bad rap. Sure, they may not be year-round paradises of perfect, golden sand and water at a temperature that's actually tolerable, but they're unique in their own way.