Seasonal April 02, 2018
The 10 Very Best Places To Go In Washington This Spring
Every season in Washington has its own unique beauty, but spring is especially vibrant and colorful. We found some of the best places in the state to celebrate spring this year. We live in the most beautiful state, so we might as well enjoy it to the fullest.
During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.
1. Skagit Valley Tulip Festival
Every April, the
blossoms, and thousands of Washingtonians flock to several tulip farms to take in the sheer beauty. It's even more breathtaking in person.
2. La Conner
After you've tiptoed through the tulips in Mount Vernon, head over to La Conner and enjoy a delicious meal and a waterfront walk. It's really no wonder that this tiny town is one of the coolest spots in the country.
3. Yakima Valley for Spring Barrel Tasting
Wine lovers, it's that time of year again. This year's
Spring Barrel Tasting
in the Yakima Valley is April 27-29, and you can spend the weekend sipping vino and enjoying the beautiful rural scenery.
4. Walla Walla for Spring Release Weekend
If you can't make it to Yakima this year (or you just really love wine), Walla Walla's Spring Release Weekend is May 4-6, and it will be equally as impressive.
5. Coyote Wall Loop Trail, White Salmon
Read to get back into shape after a sedentary winter? This
magical spring hike is full of wildflowers and amazing views. And while it's definitely a challenging trail, the rewards are worth it.
6. The University of Washington campus, Seattle
The cherry blossoms at the University of Washington has every Seattleite eagerly anticipating each spring, and for good reason. It's a spectacular sight.
7. Whidbey Island
Whidbey Island is one of those places on your bucket list that you have yet to see, make this the year (and the season) you go.
Spokane did see some pretty late snowfall this year, but now it's back to it's nice, mild weather. Come see why it was recently named
one of the best cities in the country.
9. The San Juan Islands
Not that there's ever a bad time to visit the
San Juan Islands, but if you time your visit right, you can enjoy a peaceful trip with pleasant weather and few tourists.
10. Summit Lake Trail, Clearwater Wilderness
Time this Mt. Rainier National Park hike for late spring after most of the snow has melted and you'll be in for a real visual treat (and a serious workout).
Do you have a favorite season in Washington? It’s hard to choose when you live in
the most beautiful state.