Olympic National Park - Here you will find Pacific Ocean beaches, rainforest valleys, glacier-capped peaks and a stunning variety of plants and animals
The Quinault Rain Forest is located the northern part of Grays Harbor county.
For the purposes of this article, the Olympic Peninsula region consists of Clallam, Jefferson, western Mason, and Grays Harbor counties. The eastern part of Mason County, including Allyn and Union, is covered by the Kitsap Peninsula article.
If you are not with tour coach, it is strongly recommended that you hire a roomy, good quality sedan, SUV, or minivan upon arriving in Seattle. Driving around the peninsula is very enjoyable but can involve long distances.
Kitsap Tours, (Take the Washington State Ferry from Pier 52 in Seattle to Bainbridge Island and Kitsap Tours will meet you just outside the ferry terminal), ☎ 877.877.1950, . Daily. Kitsap Tours explores Bainbridge Island, the Kitsap and Olympic peninsulas in Washington State. Full and half day tours explore the communities, the history & heritage and spectacular beauty of these areas.Varies.
Be mindful of the time of day particularly in early summer. Restaurants in remote areas may have limited hours of operation, and reservations are recommended where available.
If traveling by car, consider packing a picnic basket as a contingency measure.