Whether you're traveling alone or with family, you'll be sure to find something to enjoy in Index, WA. About an hour away from Seattle, Index is the perfect place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. With picturesque views and a population of 200, you'll be sure to settle into the peaceful vibe right away. A quick search for rentals in Index and you can discover why it's such a popular destination. Index WA is named after Mount Index located just a few miles away, it's easy to see why this is the perfect destination for those interested in rock climbing. This is a world class rock climbing treat for those looking for a challenge. Not only do the granite walls make for ideal climbing, but it also offers a breathtaking view of the Skykomish River valley. With many routes, you may want to consider hiring a guide to show you the best spots, especially as it becomes crowded. While rock climbing may be the primary reason many people visit Index, it has much more to offer when it comes to outdoor activities. Taking a guided kayak trip to Lopez Island will be sure to be something to remember, particularly at sunset. If hiking is more your style, there are plenty of areas where you can experience the beautiful nature that Index has to offer. Wallace Falls is a perfect destination, with a trail along the river, trails that are well kept, and of course, the gorgeous falls. After a day of outdoor activities, you may want to stop by the Index-Pickett Historical Museum, where the local history of the area is documented in the photos of famous photographer Lee Pickett, along with various other artifacts and images which have been collected. If you're looking for fun outdoor activities in a beautiful and serene location, you owe it to yourself to check out Index vacation rentals and see what you've been missing!