Incredible Nature of the State of Washington – Day 2: Picturesque nature

Today, you spend the day outdoors in the Olympic National Park, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy the untouched nature and a beautiful lake.
Incredible Nature of the State of Washington

Trip duration: 7 days

Anastasia Omelchuk


Breakfast Spots, Greek Restaurants

The Lola menu features Greek and Mediterranean dishes. Taste amazing Benedict eggs, donuts with jam and grilled octopus here. This place is famous for delicious pancakes, coconut cream pie and yogurt. And be sure to order some takeout to have lunch in nature.

Olympic National Park

National Parks

Local communities are closely and directly connected with the park in the field of culture, heritage and traditions, and also provide important historical information and significance for the landscape of the park. Eight modern tribes of the Olympic peninsula: Hoh, Ozette, Makah, Quinoa, Quileute, Quinault, Lower Elwha Klallam and Jamestown S'Klallam, have lived in this area since time immemorial and continue to maintain strong relations with land and water now in the Olympic National Park.

Lake Cushman


Initially, the lake was a long narrow branch of the Skokomish River, formed in the glacier trench. The lake has been expanded after the construction of the Cushman Dam No. 1 and is supported by this dam, while providing electricity for the Tacoma Power system. The lake is a picturesque and secluded place for hiking, fishing, boating and kayaking, the coastline is dotted with resorts and rental points. The lake is characterized by beautiful crystal clear blue water and huge round cliffs surrounding it, as well as dense thickets of spruce and cedar.

McMenamins Spar Café


Try delicious fried oysters, potatoes with bacon, or pizza. Many customers say that McMenamins Spar Café serves good blueberry pancakes, French toast and cookies. Be sure to visit this place if you want to try a delicious stout, wine or cider.