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Washington state holidays - Breathtaking beauty
Located in the Pacific Northwest, the Evergreen State is arguably best known for housing Seattle. Many people don’t realise, though, that Washington State has something else to offer besides city life – awe-inspiring landscape.
Enjoy natural splendour and explore an iconic city
The scenery in Washington is amazing – a beautiful cusp of long beaches, rich forests and mountain backdrops create somewhere truly breath-taking. Naturally, it has its fair share of forests and parks – North Cascades National Park and Mount Rainier National Park are two of the best – and there are also mountains to admire. Most famously, Mt. Baker, Mt. St Helens and Mt. Rainier are found here.
There are some great opportunities for tours in Washington State, taking you through the highlights of this region and beyond. If you’d rather, there are also tours within the state, such as in the vineyards of Yakima Valley and Skagit Valley. Head to the capital city of Olympia if you’re craving a little culture, charm and great food – the downtown area especially is ideal for their selection of restaurants and bars.
If you want to head back to the hustle and bustle of the city though, Seattle is an urban retreat worthy of any city break. Vibrant, cultured and beautiful in its own right, this city has a casual pace and a wealth of attractions to explore. The diversity of the landscape makes Washington State one of the most interesting and beautiful to explore. No matter what your primary reason for visiting is, from city to nature, you won’t be disappointed.
Top reasons to visit Washington State:
- Seattle is a cosmopolitan, vibrant and beautiful city; it’s Washington’s most popular location and well worth visiting.
- Rail holidays are a fun way to see more of America’s amazing topography, including the natural side of Washington State.
- The sheer beauty of the landscape here is well worth seeing first-hand, from the mountain ranges and parks to the rich, dense forests which line the hillsides.