A Photographer’s Guide to Olympic Peninsula’s Most Scenic Vistas

By |2023-03-24T16:49:57+00:00April 16th, 2020|George Washington Inn News|

The Olympic Peninsula is filled with wildly scenic views all around. It seems like every curve in the road unveils a sight even more beautiful than the last. Bring your camera, phone, or watercolors as you’ll want to capture these vistas to bring home with [...]

Ultimate Olympic National Park Birding Guide

By |2023-03-24T16:55:42+00:00February 22nd, 2020|Activities, Day Trips, Local Adventure, Olympic National Park, Olympic Peninsula|

It is no secret that the Olympic Peninsula is a birder’s heaven. A wide variety of native species can be spotted 365 days a year with several migratory species passing through. You don’t have to be an experienced birder with the eye of a hawk [...]

Where to Catch the Best Sunsets in Port Angeles

By |2023-03-24T17:11:27+00:00January 20th, 2020|Activities, Day Trips, George Washington Inn, Local Destinations, Port Angeles|

Port Angeles is blessed with beauty all around. Mountains, evergreens, beaches, and a quaint downtown make for some picturesque scenery that is magnified twice a day as the sun rises and sets over the horizons. For a romantic evening, pack a picnic and head to [...]

The Most Romantic Spots on the Olympic Peninsula

By |2023-03-24T17:03:20+00:00December 19th, 2019|Romance, Things to Do|

With rugged mountains, sandy beaches, and lush rainforests, it isn’t hard to fall in love with the Olympic Peninsula. Planning a getaway to Port Angeles and exploring Olympic National Park can be one of the most romantic vacations in the Pacific Northwest. Dine at award-winning [...]

Making Handcrafted Cold Process Soap For Our Guests

By |2023-03-24T17:10:20+00:00May 28th, 2018|Local Shopping, Washington Lavender Farm|

Natural alternatives to commercial antibacterial soaps such as cold process soaps are becoming more popular. This effort has resurrected the ancient art of soap making. If you are new to making cold process soap you are in for a real treat! It can seem like [...]

The History of America’s “National Drink”

By |2023-03-24T17:13:12+00:00April 25th, 2018|George Washington Inn|

George Washington Coffee (Courtesy of GHP/M. Miklus) Back in the days of the Boston Tea Party, drinking coffee became an act of patriotism as Americans protested the excessive tax levied by King George III on their tea. The Continental Congress, as a result, made coffee [...]

Charles Wilkes and the Pacific Northwest

By |2023-03-24T17:18:17+00:00March 3rd, 2017|George Washington Inn, Olympic Peninsula|

Old maps are fascinating and can tell many stories. In an old family Bible that had been passed down for generations, a folded world map from 1855 was found and has been recently preserved in an encased frame for guests to enjoy here at the inn. On [...]

Best Places to Shop in Sequim

By |2023-03-24T17:24:07+00:00February 21st, 2017|Activities, Sequim, Shopping, Things to Do|

Sequim lavender farm shops Come shop in Sequim where you can enjoy shopping in the quaint shops and the lavender farm stores. The city has a diverse array of small, boutique shops with nearby farm stores and gift shops on their beautiful lavender farms, The Sequim-Dungeness [...]

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