Olympic Peninsula, Washington, USA

The Olympic Peninsula is the large arm of land in western Washington state of the USA, that lies across Puget Sound from Seattle. Port Angeles, situated on the northern edge of the Peninsula is the largest city in the Olympic Peninsula and a perfect jumping off point for visiting the region.

The Olympic Peninsula is home to temperate rain forest and contains many state and national parks. There are some major salmon-bearing rivers and numerous natural lakes. The Olympic mountain range sits in the center of the Olympic Peninsula. This range is the second largest in Washington State. Its highest peak is Mt. Olympus.

Things to See and Do

* Adventure/ outdoor activities
* Beaches
* Olympic National Park
* Hurricane Ridge
* San Juan Islands

General information

Cruise Season – May - October
Currency - United States Dollar (USD)
Language – English
Population – 19,000 approx (Port Angeles)
Land Area – 2 km2
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus eight hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1

Port Location – There is a port located at Port Angeles.

Travel Links – The William R. Fairchild International Airport is located on the west side of the city. Currently, Kenmore Air flies 7 daily round-trip flights in and out of Fairchild between Port Angeles and Seattle’s Boeing Field.

Port Angeles Boat Haven is nestled in the nook of Ediz Hook and is a direct route from Victoria (British Columbia). It is a perfect stop over for boaters plying the waters of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Puget Sound.

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