Sequim is a very special place, a
place unlike any other in the world. Sequim (pronounced Skwim) lies
in the Dungeness Valley, nestled between the scenic Olympic
Mountains with the Olympic National Park and the serene waters of
the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Highway 101 runs south of town with
three exits into Sequim. This makes the city the gateway to the
attractions of the North Olympic Peninsula. Sequim enjoys mild
weather, truly spectacular scenery, and the adventures of land and
sea. Just a few reasons to choose Sequim vacation rentals but read
Sequim enjoys its unique location and the special weather by being
located in the rain shadow of the Cascade and Olympic Mountains.
This makes Sequim a preferred vacation destination on the Olympic
Peninsula for hiking the Olympic National Park, biking the Olympic
Discovery Trail, boating, fishing and kayaking the Straits and
Sequim Bay or just a very relaxing vacation. Seattle residents know
that most of the time they can get out of the rain and have a great
time in sunny Sequim.
When on your Sequim vacation, remember that this is berry country.
Blackberries grow wild everywhere and can be picked end of summer
and all fall long. There are also the berry farms where you can pick
strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, loganberries etc. at very
affordable prices. Pick the best and eat a lot while picking. A
great fun activity for families with children! If you choose Sequim
vacation rentals, you will have a central location to have an
affordable vacation with family and friends because you can share
costs and save money.
Even in summer, some of the higher parts of the Olympic Mountains
don’t lose their white snowy caps and provide a magnificent backdrop
for your Sequim vacation. The beauty of the Olympic Mountains and
the Pacific Northwest attract thousands of visitors each year for
enjoying the great outdoors. Hiking, Backpacking, Mountain Biking,
Fishing, RV-ing are just some of the great activities one can pursue
when vacationing in Sequim.
Last but not least, Sequim is a small town (about 7,000 residents)
with big town amenities. Restaurants from casual to fine dining are
available all through town. When you stay at a Sequim vacation home
or cottage and want to prepare your food ‘at home’, big markets like
Safeway and QFC, Walmart and Costco help you get everything you
need, fresh and at affordable prices. Have a wonderful vacation in
sunny Sequim on the Olympic Peninsula!