11 Things Longtime Washingtonians Wish They Could Tell Newcomers

You’re not imagining it – people are moving to Washington at a high rate. Between our thriving Seattle economy, the affordable cost of living on the east side and the fact that our state is just plain awesome, we see tons of newcomers each year. And there are definitely a few things we want newcomers to know.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

The most important thing any newcomer to Washington should know…. we really do think Washington is the best state.