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The Best Things to Do in Sequim Washington this Summer

best Things to Do in Sequim this summer near our cabins in Washington

The Northwest is known as an outdoor lovers paradise, and there are so many things to do in Sequim this summer, especially if exploring nature is one of our favorite activities. From stunning hiking and biking trails with old railroad bridges and wooded paths leading to waterfalls to sweeping fields of lavender and great golfing opportunities, there’s something for everyone in this quiet corner of Washington State.

If you’re more into culinary experiences and relaxing on your getaways this summer, you’ll find that, too! The Olympic Peninsula has a lovely selection of Washington wineries and excellent farm-to-table dining opportunities. This area is known for its bounty of fresh produce and seafood, meaning you’ll eat very well during your stay. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing getaway, a heart-pounding adventure, or maybe some combination of the two, you’ll soon see that Sequim is an exciting destination.

Before you start filling your itinerary with all of the best things to do in Sequim, you’ll want to secure your lodging. One of the best places to stay on the Olympic Peninsula is our cabin rental property on the shores of the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Not only are the views spectacular, but you’ll also have access to our private beach area, elegantly appointed cottages as your home base and everything you’ll need to relax and refresh. From the moment you arrive, you’ll see why our guests return to the Dungeness Bay Cottages year after year. Book your lodging today!

best Things to Do in Sequim this summer near our cabins in Washington

Best Things to Do in Sequim, Washington, This Summer

Sequim is the ideal road trip destination from Seattle and the greater Washington area to experience the beauty and wonder of the Olympic Peninsula. You’ll be in the ideal location to explore the longest sandspit in the nation, which has a beautiful lighthouse and wildlife preserve. Head to the Olympic National Forests for day hikes, hit the Olympic Discovery Trail for a fantastic bike ride, or head to the Seven Cedars Casino for golfing and dining. There’s really no end to the adventures—indoors or outdoors—in Sunny Sequim!

Here are the best things to do in Sequim this summer:

  1. Visit the Sequim Lavender Farms: This area is known as the “lavender capital of North America” and is home to beautiful lavender farms with quality organic lavender products. You’ll want to explore the Sequim Lavender Trail for the whole experience.
  2. Hike to the New Dungeness Lighthouse: From our rental property, you can head down the beach and hike the longest sandspit in the country. At 5.5 miles, it’s a bit of a trek, so check the tide tables to plan your adventure accordingly. This area is also part of the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge, so keep your eyes peeled for all kinds of bird species and wildlife.
  3. Hike or Bike the Olympic Discovery Trail: This scenic 120-mile trail stretches from Port Townsend to Port Angeles with Sequim directly in the center. It’s perfect for walking, running, and biking in the great outdoors. Exploring this trail is always at the top of the list of best things to do in Sequim!
  4. Explore the Olympic National Park and Forest: The Olympic National Park is home to the majestic Olympic Mountains, the rocky Pacific coastline, and the emerald temperate rainforest. It has hundreds of miles of hiking trails for every level of experience and ability.
  5. Shopping in Downtown Sequim: The charming downtown area of Sequim is worth checking out! It serves as the cultural center for the Sequim-Dungeness Valley and is full of locally-owned shops, cafes, and fantastic restaurants for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  6. Washington Wine Tasting: The Olympic Peninsula has a lovely selection of wineries, and wine tasting is one of the best things to do in Sequim this summer! From Wind Rose Cellars in downtown Sequim to Port Townsend Vineyards in the nearby town.
  7. Check out Seven Cedars Casino: If you’d like to hit the links, try your hand at the Blackjack tables, or take in the lively nightlife in Sequim, the Seven Cedars Casino is the place to do all of the above.
  8. Head out on the Water: Kayak from Cline Spit in front of our cottages down to the Dungeness Bay National Wildlife Refuge. There are also several other kayak launch places in Sequim. The glassy waters of Dungeness and Sequim Bay are perfect for an afternoon paddle in the summer sunshine.

This is just the beginning of the fantastic things to do in Sequim this summer! Start planning your next unforgettable getaway today.

best Things to Do in Sequim this summer near our cabins in Washington

Wake Up to These Views from our Cabins in Washington

The Dungeness Bay Cottages are located on the Olympic Peninsula in the charming town of Sequim. The area is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts who come for the Olympic National Park, Olympic National Forest, and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. There are so many things to do in Sequim this summer, making it one of the best getaways, and with our cabins in Washington as your homebase, you’ll be on cloud nine.

Our collection of six cabins in Sequim is the ideal place to stay. Each is beautifully appointed with fine furnishings and everything you’ll need for a restful getaway. The kitchenettes make cooking a breeze, as do our barbeque and outdoor picnic areas. Choice cabins have hot tubs—the best place to spend your summer evenings! You’ll sleep peacefully in our big, comfy beds and wake up to one of the most awe-inspiring sunrises over the Strait of Juan de Fuca in the morning.

We also have a lovely selection of stand-alone house rentals, anything from a rustic treehouse to a unique castle surrounded by lavender plants. If you’re looking for a place to hold a family reunion or corporate retreat, we have a location for any of these great getaways. There are so many things to do in Sequim; there will never be a dull moment on your next trip to the Olympic Peninsula. Start planning and book your lodging today!

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Now is a great time to get away to Sequim and the Olympic Peninsula.  Stay with us midweek for great rates.