This Charming Community Might Just Be The Most Peaceful Place To Live In Washington
By Andrea Verschuyl|Published November 29, 2023
Having grown up in Washington, Andrea is a self-admitted Pacific Northwest snob. In their opinion, there's simply nowhere else in the country with the Evergreen State's beauty. After attending university, Andrea devoted themselves to writing full-time. They're thrilled to represent Washington for Only In Your State while pursuing other professional and personal projects. They currently reside in Olympia, where they enjoy leaf-blowing their yard, perfecting homemade ramen, cuddling with their three tiny dogs, and feeding their pufferfish, Sea Biscuit.
Let’s face it: life seems to get busier and busier each year. And as things become more hectic, it’s natural to fantasize about slowing it all down. To that end, few communities are more idyllic than Lopez Island, which has literally earned the nickname “Slow-pez” for its allegiance to sleepy island time. In fact, it may be the most peaceful small town in Washington!
In my opinion, Lopez Island is the most peaceful small town in Washington. This enchanting community holds a special place in my heart, as I’m sure it does for all who visit, and I can’t say there isn’t a part of me that will always fantasize about never leaving.