Explore charming small towns, dynamic beaches, and world-class maritime collections year-round.
Whether you’re a landlubber or an old sea dog, Washington’s saltwater shores have a place for you. From shucking oysters to riding the ferry to visiting a local museum, there’s a huge range of ways you can get hands on with maritime heritage throughout Washington’s coastal areas. Whether it’s in a place you already know and love, or somewhere you’ve never been before, maritime stories and experiences are part of our state’s DNA. Explore these suggested travel itineraries to dive in headfirst.
Lake Union Park sits in the heart of Seattle, nestled between the edge of downtown and the southern tip of Lake Union. Surrounded by Seattle’s
This four-day epic roadtrip is a great introduction to the diverse and rich Native American Tribes who have called Washington’s shorelines home since time immemorial.