7 Short And Sweet Fall Hikes In Washington With A Spectacular End View
The only thing better than going on any of the best hikes in Washington is going on an autumn hike in Washington, a time of year when the air is crisp and the foliage is plentiful. The hikes on this list are inviting, feature breathtaking views and perfect natural scenery, and won’t take up your entire day.
A quick note: It’s always advisable to check the Washington Trails Association website before you depart to see what the current status is on your hike of choice.
Have you been on any of these hikes? Which ones were your favorites? We’d love to see your photos and hear about your experiences.
Washington is such a paradise for hikers. And when you’re short on time, you can always check out one of these trails under 5 miles.
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Are there any waterfall hikes in Washington?
Oh man, yes! In fact, there’s even an entire waterfall road trip itinerary that includes Rocky Brook Falls, Strawberry Bay Falls, Spoon Creek Falls, and Merriman Falls, each offering its own spectacular beauty. These are just a few of the picturesque waterfall hikes in the Evergreen State.
I’m looking for a great brewery in the Seattle area.
Looking for a great brewery in Seattle is like searching for people familiar with the name “Microsoft” — they are everywhere! In almost every neighborhood, tourist district, and even outlying scenic area you’ll find fantastic places where you can enjoy a pint or two. One of the most popular ones is the Stones Throw Brewery. Located in Bellingham, it has a tap room that, surprisingly, is both family and kid-friendly.
Where can I find an unusual attraction in Washington?
There are actually quite a few weird places (that are no less fun, mind you) dotted throughout the state of Washington. One of these is the Marsh's Free Museum. Located in the town of Long Beach, it is described by the proprietors as “A Treasure Trove Of A Curiosity Shop Antiques, Curios, Sea Shells, Gifts And More.” Plan to spend at least two hours here as there is so much to see!