The Olympic National Forest is one of the most beautiful places in the Northwest—some might even argue in the entire state of Washington. If you genuinely want to feel immersed in nature, the Olympic National Forest is full of quiet and lush woods, hidden trails with alpine lakes and waterfall views, and overlooks with stunning […]
The Dungeness Spit Lighthouse sits at the end of the longest natural sand spit in the United States. Jutting out five miles into the Strait of Juan de Fuca, the Lighthouse can be reached by water or on foot—though it’s essential to pay attention to the tide tables, hiking at low tide is the recommended
During the summer months in the Northwest, the weather is absolutely gorgeous, and there’s no better place to beat the heat than at these Washington beaches near Sequim. The beaches in this area are diverse, some rocky and shell-covered for beachcombing and tide-pooling, and others long stretches of sand ideal for sun-bathing, sandcastles, and wading
A treasure tucked away in the Olympic National Park is the easily accessible Marymere Falls. A one-mile well-maintained dirt trail accesses the waterfall. The route weaves through old-growth fir, cedar, alder, and hemlock tree varieties. You’ll find clear signage for Marymere Falls and other popular trails through this part of the forest. The falls are
Protection Island is a unique landmark located in the beautifully rugged Strait of Juan de Fuca. This federally protected National Wildlife Refuge is known for its breeding colony of tufted puffins, rhinoceros auklets, and gulls. It is on the route of many migrating birds on their way to their winter or summer homes. This incredible
The Sequim Dungeness Valley is a veritable birdwatching paradise, especially during the upcoming fall months. Sequim is actually home to two of Washington’s important bird areas. It offers an exceptional bird habitat for a range of birds, from the alpine peaks and subalpine forests to the shoreline habitats of the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
Ever since the installation of the Olympic Discovery Trail, Sequim has become a popular mecca for cyclists in the Pacific Northwest. Summer weather on the Olympic Peninsula is absolutely perfect for a little biking. Whether you travel down the Olympic Discovery Trail or ride our country roads, you’ll enjoy the captivating views of the Olympic
Summer vacations are special; a time for sitting back and relaxing, letting your cares and worries fade away for a short time, and making memories that will last a lifetime. Many families return year after year to the same special place. This summer, we hope you discover the magic at Sequim’s Dungeness Bay Cottages, if
Though there is no bad time to visit the charming town of Sequim, summer days at our beachfront cabins in the Sequim Dungeness Valley are simply delightful. Sequim is nestled between the sparkling waters of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and at the foothills of the Olympic Mountains. From here, your opportunities to enjoy
Beautiful Sequim, Washington is the perfect destination for kayaking. The Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge is home to many wild birds and animals, including several protected species. If you are a nature enthusiast and enjoy kayaking in the great outdoors, then Dungeness Bay Cottages is the ideal place to lodge. Book your next adventure today.