Olympic Peninsula Honeymoons

A large landmass bordering the Pacific Ocean, the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and the Hood Canal, Washington's Olympic Peninsula is a unique honeymoon destination for outdoorsy couples.

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Olympic Peninsula Honeymoon

An Olympic Peninsula honeymoon is the perfect choice for couples who want a taste of nature on their romantic getaway.  The area is home to lush temperate rainforests and towering mountains, so you and your S.O. will have plenty of places to check out during your stay. The geography lends itself perfectly to rewarding hikes, nature photography, kayaking, and more. Also, there are a dozen state and nationals parks that you can explore

If hiking isn't your favorite activity, don’t worry. The Olympic Peninsula has tons of activities for every couple. Being so close to the coast means that local eateries have first dibs on the freshest seafood for their delicious fare. There are several farmers markets scattered throughout the year located in towns within the Peninsula. Just make sure to rent a vehicle to fully experience everything the Peninsula has to offer during your Olympic Peninsula honeymoon!

Get ready to plan your Olympic Peninsula honeymoon with this helpful info!

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When to Go

The area experiences its highest visitation during the summer, so try to plan your Olympic Peninsula honeymoon during the fall or spring for reduced rates and fewer crowds. You’ll still be able to experience everything the Peninsula has to offer in the more temperate, slower months!  

Top Sights and Activities

  • Olympic Peninsula Gateway Visitor Center: Learn about the beautiful region of Washington.  
  • Fishing: There are countless fishing spots within the area to check out during your Olympic Peninsula honeymoon.
  • Makah Museum: A museum run by the Makah Indian Reservation full of North American artifacts.
  • Jefferson Art and History Museum: A well-rounded museum home to classic art and interactive exhibits.
  • Rothschild House: A great honeymoon spot for history buffs wanting to immerse themselves in a period home.
  • Victorian Days: A fun festival celebrating everything Victorian that happens in late March.
  • Port Townsend Marine Science Center: Massive displays and touch tanks make this a great spot for couples traveling with kids!
  • Port Angeles Fine Arts Center: This gallery is home to fine artwork created by residents of the Peninsula.
  • Sailing: Rent a boat and sail through the Strait of Juan de Fuca   
  • Photography: If you and your partner have an eye for photography, Olympic Peninsula is a must-see.
  • Olympic National Park: A protected National Park home to great hiking, camping, and waterfalls.
  • Farmers Markets: Farmers markets are a great way to support the local economy and pick up some handcrafted works.


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KB, on September 28, 2015 at 10:13 AM

Hey everyone, as you may know I'm moving to the US to join FH after our wedding. We had always imagined going away on a trip for our honeymoon. He has a week off in February so we had been thinking...

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Allie, on June 2, 2019 at 10:34 AM

Hi guys! We are looking to honeymoon somewhere in the US that has mountains and the ocean within driving distance of each other. Any ideas!? Thank you!

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