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* [[San Juan Islands]]
 
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* '''Jardin du Soleil''' Lavender farm [http://www.jardindusoleil.com/] Come visit us, relax and enjoy
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* '''Jardin du Soleil''' Lavender farm [http://www.jardindusoleil.com/] Come visit us, relax and enjoy!
 
  Phone: 1-877-527-3461
 
  Phone: 1-877-527-3461
  

Revision as of 19:25, 7 May 2007

Sequim is a small city in Clallam County on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington (state).

Sequim Area

With a population of 5,000, Sequim offers small-town charm with big city amenities. You will find unsurpassed natural beauty and a unique Northwest identity. Sequim is located in one of the most beautiful spots in the world. The soaring Olympic Mountains decorate the city’s southern border and the waters of the Strait of Juan de Fuca create a northern boundary. Sequim’s ideal weather and rich soil are the envy of other coastal towns and all of Western Washington. You may want to bring a bucket to pick lavender, strawberries, raspberries and blackberries. Sequim is also famous for the flavorful native Dungeness crab.


Get in

By car

From Seattle's main airport, SeaTac (IATA: SEA), one can drive directly to Sequim in just over 2 hours (via I-5 S, WA-16 W, WA-3 N & WA-101). Washington State Ferries [1] cut across the Puget Sound from Edmonds, or from downtown Seattle to Bainbridge Island. There are also ferry routes from Victoria (British Columbia) to nearby Port Angeles.

By air

Sequim Valley Airport [2]] is located 3 miles west of town. Fairchild International Airport (IATA: CLM) is located in nearby Port Angeles.

By sea

John Wayne Marina [3] is nestled on the west side of Sequim Bay.

Get around

  • Highway 101
  • Old Olympic Highway
  • John Wayne Marina [4]
  • Sequim Valley Airport [5]

See

Beautiful snow-capped Olympic Mountains
Phone: 1-877-527-3461

Do

  • Golfing
  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Beachcombing
  • Ocean kayaking
  • Windsurfing
  • Berry picking
  • Powered paragliding
  • 7 Cedars Casino

Events

  • Annual Irrigation Festival [14]
  • Sequim Lavender Festival [15]

Buy

  • Small quaint shops in downtown Sequim
  • Sequim Open Aire Market [16]
  • Lavender products at various lavender farm outlets
  • Art & souvenirs at the Jamestown S'Klallam Indian Art Gallery at Sequim Bay [17].

Eat

Numerous places to dine or to just grab a bite to eat.

Drink

Sleep

Budget

Mid-range

Splurge

George Washington Inn
  • George Washington Inn, 969 Finn Hall Road, (360) 452-5207, Price range: $175-$235,[18] George Washington Inn is a new bed & breakfast located along the Strait of Juan de Fuca between Sequim and Port Angeles.

Get out

  • Port Townsend
  • Port Angeles - Gateway to Canada via ferry. Location of Fairchild International Airport.
  • Olympic Loop - Take the Olympic Loop for a scenic drive back around the Olympics.



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