Day Trips from Seattle
Langley – Whidbey Island
This seaside community is a haven for artists, entrepreneurs, and folks seeking an island getaway. Come for scenic vistas over Saratoga Passage, shopping, eating, and relaxing.
This Bavarian village in the heart of the Cascades looks and feels like the real deal. Come for hiking, biking, or just gazing at Icicle Creek.
Mount Saint Helens
When the mountain blew in 1980 she left behind a legacy that became the Mount Saint Helens National Volcanic Monument. The Silver Lake Visitor Center has interactive exhibits, including a walk-through volcano.
Olympic National Park
This gem of a park includes ocean beaches, rainforest valleys, glacier-capped peaks, and a variety of plants and animals. It’s all about the wilderness here.
The San Juan Islands
Spend time at Friday Harbor on San Juan Island for whale-watching, kayaking, and great restaurants. Fly from Lake Union for an aerial view of the Puget Sound’s most famous archipelago.
Woodinville Wine Country
Washington State has more than 500 wineries, and 27 of them are located across Lake Washington. The majority have tasting rooms where you can sample some of this state’s finest.
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