How long does it take to drive the Olympic Peninsula?

How do you explore the Olympic Peninsula?

Your 3 Day Olympic Peninsula Road Trip Itinerary

  1. Drive through Olympia towards Lake Quinalt.
  2. Visit the world’s largest Sitka Spruce.
  3. Immerse yourself in rainforest.
  4. Relax on the lake.
  5. Marvel at the islands off Ruby Beach.
  6. Gaze upwards at the largest cedar tree.
  7. Wander beneath moss-covered trees.
  8. Hike to a massive waterfall.

Is it better to stay in Forks or Port Angeles?

Port Angeles: This is an area you will want to stay at if you want quick and easy access to Hurricane Ridge and Lake Crescent. Forks: This town sits on the Western side of the Olympic Peninsula and is an excellent jumping-off point to get to La Push Beaches and the Hoh Rainforest.

Can you drive through Hoh rainforest?

Getting to the Hoh is a long drive from anywhere! You will definitely need a car to get there. Located on the west side of the Olympic Peninsula, it’s a solid four hour drive from Seattle, 3.5 hours from Tacoma and five hours from Portland.

What restaurants are on the Olympic Peninsula?

The Best Olympic Peninsula Restaurants For Farm-to-Table Dining

  • Finistere: Port Townsend.
  • Bella Italia: Port Angeles.
  • Salty Girls Oyster Bar: Sequim.
  • Nourish: Sequim.
  • Calvin’s Crab House: Neah Bay.
  • Michael’s Fresh Northwest Seafood & Steakhouse: Port Angeles.
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How long does it take to drive around the loop?

The Grand Loop takes between 4 to 7 hours to drive in full.

Is Sol Duc open?

Sol Duc Campground is now open. … Recreation.gov offers reservations for 62 of the resort’s 82 tent sites and for all 17 of the resort’s RV campsites, all nestled under a lush green canopy of old growth forest. Reservations for the remaining 20 tent sites are made directly at the campground as walk in reservations.