Washington National Parks + the San Juan Islands [Part 2]

Welcome to Part 2 of our trip to the Washington national parks & San Juan Islands! We’ve reached the national parks portion of our tour. If you’re looking for the Game of Thrones on-location tour, that bus left an hour ago, and also you’re in the wrong country. Looks like you’re stuck here, so feel free to come along as you examine your life and your choices.

Missed Part 1? Check it out here. Otherwise, onwards!

Day 6:

Olympic National Park

Throughout these days of long drives, hours of podcasts helped the time whirl by. Soon enough, on day six we were walking down the sandy path to Ruby Beach in Olympic National Park, peering through the trees to get a good look at the Pacific Ocean.

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Washington National Parks + the San Juan Islands [Part 1]

Back at the end of May into June, my boyfriend and I headed up to the Pacific Northwest to visit friends and hang out in nature. (Spoiler alert: I fell in love with Washington.)

The trip was amazing, and I’m already thinking about how to go back as soon as possible. I’m hoping to return for a deeper dive into all the area has to offer, but we hit several of the outdoor highlights that are well worth the visit.

If you’re planning a trip to this part of the country, here’s an outline of our itinerary to offer some suggestions (and hopefully some travel inspiration – just do it. #Nike.)

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