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Destination: Sequim

East of Port Angeles is Sequim, one of the sunniest spots in Western Washington.  The city is surrounded by colorful lavender farms that are open to visitors in-season.

Hungry? Try a burger of quiche at the The Oak Table, a family-friendly café in Sequim that makes its delicious menu items from scratch. Nosh on a supersized sandwich from the deli at Sunny Farms Country Store before stocking up on locally-grown produce.

On the coast near Sequim is a wonderful hike within the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge, home to a 5.5-mile long sand spit that juts out into the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Wear layers—the spit can be windy even on summer days. Hike for as long as you want on the spit, then turn around to the best view of the Olympics anywhere.

Northwest TripFinder Olympic Peninsula

Just east of Sequim, Sequim Bay State Park offers some short trails and a nice dock to stretch out upon for a rest in the sun.

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