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23 Best Things to See in Washington State for a Memorable Vacation

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23 Best Things to See in Washington State for a Memorable Vacation

Introduction - From the peaks of the North Cascades to the coastlines along the Pacific Ocean, Washington State is home to a...

 
 

Dry Falls, Coulee City

Landmark 1 - Dry Falls is a natural wonder that used to be one of the biggest waterfalls in the world. The natural...

 
 

Columbia River

Landmark 2 - The Columbia River is a huge waterway, flowing from Columbia Lake at nearly 2,700 feet above sea level into the...

 
 

North Cascades National Park

Landmark 3 - North Cascades National Park's 500,000 acres are located less than 3 hours from Seattle. Over 300 glaciers decorate the park...

 
 

Fort Worden Historical State Park, Port Townsend

Landmark 4 - Fort Worden Historical State Park, located on the Olympic Peninsula, is a popular tourist destination. The 434-acre national fortress, constructed...

 
 

Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, Tacoma

Landmark 5 - Fort Nisqually Living History Museum is a reconstruction of the Hudson's Bay Company. It used to be an important farming...

 
 

The Ape Caves, Gifford Pinchot National Forest

Landmark 6 - The Ape Caves in Mount St. Helens formed nearly 200 years ago due to a volcanic eruption. They're considered one...

 
 

Puget Sound

Landmark 7 - Puget Sound is a fjord located along the coast of Washington state. It is part of the Sea of Salish...

 
 
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Space Needle, Seattle

Landmark 8 - The Space Needle is one of the most famous landmarks in Seattle. It is an observation tower, which was constructed...

 
 
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Lake Union Park, Seattle

Landmark 9 - Lake Union Park, located near the center of Seattle, is the perfect place to take time off inside a busy...

 
 

Olympic National Park, Port Angeles

Landmark 10 - Olympic National Park contains 4 regions and 3 different ecosystems. This American landmark is therefore incredibly diverse, being nearly a...

 
 

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