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==Cities==
 
==Cities==
  
* [[Port Angeles]] (capital of Clallam County),
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* [[Aberdeen (Washington)|Aberdeen]]
** [[Forks]], [[Neah Bay]], [[Sequim]]
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* [[Elma]]
* [[Port Townsend]] (capital of Jefferson County), [[Port Hadlock]]
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* [[Forks]] (logging town, also known today as a key setting in the ''Twilight'' series)
*[[Shelton (Washington)|Shelton]] (capital of Mason County)
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* [[Elma]] (capital of Grays Harbor County),
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** [[Aberdeen (Washington)|Aberdeen]], [[Hoquium]], [[Ocean City (Washington)|Ocean City]], [[Ocean Shores]]
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* [[Hoodsport]]
 
* [[Hoodsport]]
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* [[Hoquiam]]
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* [[Moclips]] (historic oceanside resort town)
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* [[Montesano]] (Grays Harbor county seat)
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* [[Neah Bay]]
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* [[Ocean City (Washington)|Ocean City]]
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* [[Ocean Shores]] (large beach community)
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* [[Pacific Beach]] (historic oceanside resort town)
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* [[Port Angeles]] (Clallam county seat),
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* [[Port Hadlock]]
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* [[Port Townsend]] (Jefferson county seat)
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* [[Potlatch]]
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* [[Seaview]]
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* [[Sequim]]
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* [[Shelton (Washington)|Shelton]] (Mason county seat)
  
 
==Other destinations==
 
==Other destinations==
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* '''[[Olympic National Park]]''' - Here you will find Pacific Ocean beaches, rainforest valleys, glacier-capped peaks and a stunning variety of plants and animals
 
* '''[[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.
 
* '''The Quinault Rain Forest''' is located the northern part of Grays Harbor county.
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* '''The Makah Indian Reservation''' has a great museum and is easy access to the Olympic National Park.
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* '''Fort Worden State Park''' is an old military fort right next to Port Townsend.
  
 
==Understand==
 
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==Get around==
 
==Get around==
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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.
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
 
===Itineraries===
 
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
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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.
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If traveling by car, consider packing a picnic basket as a contingency measure.
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
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[[Wikipedia:Olympic Peninsula]]

Revision as of 22:17, 22 April 2012

The Olympic Peninsula is a region of the state of Washington in the United States of America.

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Cities

Other destinations

  • 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.
  • The Makah Indian Reservation has a great museum and is easy access to the Olympic National Park.
  • Fort Worden State Park is an old military fort right next to Port Townsend.

Understand

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.

Talk

Get in

Get around

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.

See

Do

Eat

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.

Drink

Stay safe

Get out

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