Go Wild at the Olympic Game Farm

Go Wild at the Olympic Game Farm

The Olympic Game Farm, on the North Olympic Peninsula, in Sequim, is home to a large collection of animals including ex-film stars and waving bears. Yes, that’s right: waving bears. The Olympic Game Farm started out as a kind of hobby for Lloyd Beebe, a logger-turned-dairy farmer and wildlife enthusiast who spent much of his … Read More

Come Celebrate Sequim Lavender WeekendJuly 18th through the 20th, 2014!
Port Angeles Underground Tours

Port Angeles Underground Tours

Many people know that Seattle has an old underground section of the city that you can tour but did you know that you can take Port Angeles Underground Tours as well? Located on the North Olympic Peninsula, Port Angeles, like so many towns at sea level, was initially built up … where it really shouldn’t … Read More

Visit Marrowstone Island, Washington

Visit Marrowstone Island, Washington

There’s a lot to see and do and see on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, no the least of which is a visit to the pastoral beauty of Marrowstone Island. Marrowstone Island is located just off the Quimper Peninsula, southeast of Port Townsend, Washington. A long, narrow stretch of land, Marrowstone is connected first to the parallel … Read More

Port Townsend Rhody Fest 2014!

Port Townsend Rhody Fest 2014!

Rhody Fest 2014, Port Townsend’s annual Rhododendron Festival, is almost here! If you’ve never been, you need to make the time to come and check it out. If you have attended before, well, I don’t need to say a thing, I’ll just see you there! Rhody Fest has been the true herald of spring in … Read More

The 2014 Northwest Wine and Cheese Tour!

The 2014 Northwest Wine and Cheese Tour!

Ah, spring: warmer weather, a greening of the foliage, blossoms – and the Olympic Peninsula Wineries’ annual Northwest Wine and Cheese Tour! Yes, indeed, if you like wine – delicious, Pacific Northwest wines – and you enjoy locally made cheeses (oh, what a gimmie!) then this is the tour for you … for almost anybody … Read More

The 6th Annual Winter Driftwood Sculpture Show

The 6th Annual Winter Driftwood Sculpture Show

The 6th Annual Winter Driftwood Sculpture Show of the Olympic Driftwood Sculptors is being held March 22nd and 23rd at the Dungeness River Audubon Center in Sequim. This year’s Annual Winter Driftwood Sculpture show includes a themed section entitled “Fantasia.” Each year the Annual Winter Show of the Olympic Driftwood Sculptors includes a separate display … Read More

Marrowstone Vineyards

Marrowstone Vineyards

Marrowstone Vineyards joined Olympic Peninsula Wineries this January and we’re so very happy to have them with us! Marrowstone Vineyards is located on Marrowstone Island, naturally enough, atop a hill overlooking Puget Sound. Sampling the vineyard’s wines while taking in the view from the winery’s deck is quite the experience: Whidbey Island setting there in … Read More

The Olympic Peninsula Wine Trail East – Part 2

The Olympic Peninsula Wine Trail East – Part 2

The upper Olympic Peninsula has 9 wineries / cideries within an hour or less of each other so, with a designated driver and a some directions, taking a tour of the Olympic Peninsula Wine Trail is easy enough (even if an official one has yet to be created). Last time around we talked about the … Read More

The Olympic Peninsula Wine Trail West – Part 1

The Olympic Peninsula Wine Trail West – Part 1

Okay, I admit it, there is, as of yet, no officially sanctioned Olympic Peninsula Wine Trail – but that doesn’t mean you can’t make up your own! The upper Olympic Peninsula has 9 great wineries / cideries all grouped within an hour or less of each other – from Port Townsend to Port Angeles – … Read More

Waterfalls of the Olympic Peninsula

Waterfalls of the Olympic Peninsula

The Olympic Peninsula is one of those almost magically beautiful places you return to time and again to soak in the beauty, discovering new and wonderful things with each visit. It happens to those of us who live here, too, believe me – there’s just so much to do and see. One of these treats … Read More

Red Wine and Chocolate 2014

Red Wine and Chocolate 2014

It’s almost February and that means … The Red Wine and Chocolate Olympic Peninsula Winery Tour is imminent! What does a Red Wine and Chocolate Olympic Peninsula Winery Tour entail? Well, get a firm hold on your palette and I’ll tell you. Every February, the wineries of Olympic Peninsula Wineries liven things up by hosting … Read More