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Final Month for Twilight Package at Port Ludlow

Final Month for Twilight Package at Port Ludlow
Now in its final month, the popular “Twilight” promotion at The Resort at Port Ludlow shows the world (and locals too) why the Olympic Peninsula is such a special place. The resort is about an hour drive from Forks, the quiet rural city made famous in Stephanie Meyer’s best selling Twilight series and subsequent movies.   Although the films weren’t filmed in Forks, there are plenty of themed opportunities for fan.  From maps with special Twilight locations (for example:  the Vampire...
March 3rd, 2010 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: featuredarticle, hotels, Olympic Peninsula, weekend getaways

Photo Op: Waterfalls in Olympic National Park

Details:  After spending some time learning about all the waterfalls on the Olympic Peninsula, I went in search of a photo that might capture the essence of this special area. The rainforests on the peninsula are lush and green, but are often dark and gloomy as well.  Still, with a bit of sun peeking through, or a dash of color from foliage, it’s spectacular scenery. The area is a popular spots for walking and serious hiking, and whether you choose a longtime favorite location, or opt for a...
August 9th, 2009 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: Great Walks, hiking, Olympic National Park, Olympic Peninsula, parks, Photos, Sports & Recreation, waterfalls

Take a Magical Misty Tour of Olympic Peninsula Waterfalls

It’s hard not to be impressed by the beautiful waterfalls dotting the Olympic Peninsula.  If you don’t want to miss a one, check out the Olympic Peninsula Waterfall Trail, outlining the perfect Magical Misty Tour of scenic spots on the North Olympic Peninsula. The Waterfall Trail involves a variety of transportation modes, including paved pathways, Forest Service Roads, Scenic Byway and forested trails.  Some are easy to get to, while others will require a bit more effort to visit.  Some of...
August 8th, 2009 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: Elwha, Getting Around - Local Transportation, Great Walks, Hoh Rainforest, Hood Canal, Lake Crescent, Olympic Peninsula, Quinault Rainforest, Resources, Scenic & Short Trips, self-guided tours, Sol Duc, Sports & Recreation, Tours, trail guides, trails, waterfalls