24 Dazzling Bucket List Destinations In Washington State

Jennifer Moreno Jennifer Moreno

Bucket List Destinations Washington State

Ready to add more destinations to your WA State Bucket list?

Washington State is so diverse it’s hard to choose a favorite destination. How many of these have you already visited?

1. Mt. Rainier

This is definitely one of the most beautiful places in WA State. Mt. Rainier is perfect for those adventure seekers, and outdoor enthusiasts. Some of the activities you can do here are hiking, climbing, wildflower viewing, and go for ranger-led adventures.

2. Olympic National Park

3. Rialto Beach

4. Cape Flattery

5. Diablo Lake

If you follow the Diablo Lake Trail, you’ll be able to enjoy impressive views from Ross Lake and Colonial Pyramid. Get mesmerized by the cascading waterfalls, Davis Peaks and Jack Mountain. This destination is an excellent spot to visit all year round!

6. La Push Beach

7. Leavenworth

8. Deception Pass

9. The San Juan Islands

One of the best islands to visit is The San Juan Islands. This destination is perfect to go whale watching and kayaking with orcas, a bucket list thing that every Seattleite should try. This charming island offers lots of activities like San Juan Island Sculpture Park, Lime Kiln State Park, South Beach, and the San Juan Vineyard.

10. Lake TwentyTwo

11. Gold Greek Pond

12. Mount St. Helens

13. Palouse Falls

There are many breathtaking waterfalls in WA, but The Palouse Falls State Park is something you have to see once in your lifetime. The impressive river runs through a narrow cataract and drops 200 feet into a churning bowl. Carved more than 13,000 years ago, Palouse Falls is among the last active waterfalls on the Ice Age floods path. This natural wonder is every photographer’s dream, so make sure to load up your camera for this trip.


14. Maryhill Stonehenge

15. Beacon Rock

16. Spokane

17. Mt. Spokane

18. Seattle

This is Washington’s State largest city. Home to a large tech industry like Microsoft and Amazon, this eclectic city is the perfect destination for those looking to do a variety of things. Enjoy lakes, beaches, museums, art galleries, incredible nightlife, impressive sightseeing, and so much more.

19. Ocean Shores

20. Lake Quinault

21. Hoh Rainforest

Continous rain falls over this forest, the result is a lush green canopy, mosses, and ferns that cover the entire area. The Hoh Rain Forest earns its name from the Hoh River that flows from Mount Olympus towards the Pacific Coast. This paradise is one of the finest examples of temperate rainforest in the US, and it’s a popular destination due to its magnificent beauty.

22. Sol Duc Falls

23. Lake Cresent

24. Scenic Hot Springs

This gorgeous destination should be a MUST on your bucket list. The Scenic Hot Springs is a privately owned mineral hot spring in WA, and to get here you’ll need to prepare for a hike, and book your reservations ahead of time. This spot is great to visit all year long, but if you’re looking to get a winter wonderland picture, make sure to visit during the snow season.

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