Search for rentals in sunny Sequim. Located on the Northern coast of Washington state, Sequim (rhymes with swim) boasts the highest number of sunny days per year in Western Washington. With sweeping views of the Olympic Mountains and the Strait of Juan De Fuca, Sequim is a great weekend getaway. Explore the quaint town and see the lavender farms which it is famous for.
If you are feeling adventurous, hike out on the Dungeness Spit that encloses Dungeness bay. The 6.8-mile long sandbar is part of a national wildlife refuge and it takes quite a while to get to the end so pack a lunch! The Olympic National Forest is on the southern border of Sequim and offers many other options for hikes as well.
Sequim vacation rentals are scattered throughout the area so pick one that is close to sites you wish to see. It is located almost centrally at the top of the Washington State peninsula so you can easily drive to several other towns from there. When driving, take the elk crossing signs on Highway 101 seriously. There is a well-known herd of Roosevelt elk, and some of them wear radio collars that actually trigger the signal lights.
Local farms are all around Sequim, and the restaurants in the area take advantage of the opportunity to serve the freshest local vegetables, farm-raised meats, and of course a trip would not be complete without sampling some of the delicious Dungeness crabs. Many of the lavender farms offer tours and lavender goods for sale.
The town of Sequim is a relaxing place to visit where shops, beaches and food are all close by. Fun for a weekend or a whole week, this small town is full of adventures.