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Address: Olympic National Park, WA
Activities: Driving
Description: A 454-mile drive through Olympic National Park.

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Wonderful Drive

Go in the summer when it's sunny and the days are long. Stop off at Crescent Lake for a really tasty lunch.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 19, 2015
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Augusta, Georgia
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Augusta, Georgia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
14 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Go in the summer when it's sunny and the days are long. Stop off at Crescent Lake for a really tasty lunch.

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Bellevue, Washington
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69 reviews 69 reviews
31 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The drive around the Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive is worth the time. Too many people think it will take too long. If you plan well, you can make the trip and see many sites while you are on the road. There are many places to stop and look at the Pacific Ocean and to walk on the beach. Pick a... More 

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California
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1,703 reviews 1,703 reviews
1,083 attraction reviews
684 helpful votes 684 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

This is a stunningly beautiful drive through a truly unique environment, a rain forest that is not in the tropics. Be careful and if it's cold be on the lookout for black ice. We hit a patch and ended up mere inches from going off a cliff backwards.

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Houston, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
19 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Incredible sunset views of the ocean. Get there in the middle of the week if possible (Monday or Tues) and stay at least three nights, scoping out the best camp site and move into it when it comes open, then stay longer. Blackberry bushes ready to pick in late summer, early fall.

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Burgess Hill, England
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57 reviews 57 reviews
16 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

So much to see and do. Very different experiences from rainforest to beach to beautiful lakes. Worth taking 3 days to do this loop.

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Spokane, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We drove the entire loop with some intermittent rain. Loved the waterfall. Enjoyed the short but steep walk to the large cedar tree you can stand in. Does have section of dirt road but worth the trip.

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Gatesville, TX
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267 reviews 267 reviews
134 attraction reviews
280 helpful votes 280 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

During our 14 day driving vacation from Texas to Seattle and back we chose to visit Olympic National Park during one day. Well, wished we had discovered that the loop drive is only the beginning. To really see the best the park has to offer one must drive in and out of the park at several junction points. For instance... More 

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shropshire
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Olympic National park is Awesome!! In one day you can see Redwood forests, glaciers,mountains, beach's and a rain forest. we spent the most enjoyable day driving, walking around the park. The only downside was we hadn't allowed for the huge size and had no where near enough time .

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Issaquah, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Much like my 101 review, this is a beautiful drive for daytime only. Lots of curves, beautiful forest views and beach views. Opportunities to pull over and explore. Take this to go to the gorgeous Cape Flattery. Cape Flattery is a short and easy hike with breathtaking views. It will not disappoint!

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Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

lakes, rainforest, summer, winter, wild beaches, delicious salmon daily, rustic and luxurious, Alps-like mountain scenery, friendly people. Whatever you love in nature, it's here. A trip I won't forget anytime soon.

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