Sequim, area destinations make KING-TV list

Sequim and other North Olympic Peninsula destinations are represented well in KING-TV Evening Magazine’s “Best Northwest Escapes” poll.

As of Monday morning, Sequim’s own The Cedars at Dungeness has 100-plus votes and sits in first place, ahead of University Place’s Chambers Bay and Blaine’s Semiahmoo Resort.

Sequim’s Lost Mountain Lodge also leads in “Best Bed and Breakfast” and ranks No. 4 in “Great Getaways.”

The online poll runs through Friday, April 11. Winners are announced May 9. See

Other Sequim-area top vote getters include Olympic Game Farm (No. 2, “Best Wildlife Watching Destination”), the Dungeness Spit (No. 3 in “Best Hiking Trail”) and Dungeness Bay (No. 4, “Best Wind Surfing Destination”).

Other North Olympic Peninsula destinations/businesses earning top-five category votes include: Olympic National Park (No. 1, “Best Park”); Kalaloch Lodge in Forks (No. 1, “Best Storm Watching” and No. 1, “Best Place to Watch a Sunset”); Olympic Hot Springs (No. 1, “Best Place to Skinny-dip”); Manresa Castle in Port Townsend (No. 1, “Best Haunted Place”); Fort Worden State Park (No. 1, “Best RV Park,” No. 3, “Best State Park” and No. 3, “Best Haunted Place”); Lake Crescent (No. 2, “Best Lake” and No. 3, “Best Place for Peace and Quiet”); Hurricane Ridge (No. 2, “Best Picnic Spot”); Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival (No. 2, “Best Food Festival”); Port Townsend (No. 2, “Best Tiny Town” and No. 2, “Best Tourist Town”); Olympic Discovery Trail, Port Townsend (No. 2, “Best Mountain Biking”); La Push (No. 2, “Best Surfing Destination”); Port Angeles’ North by Northwest (No. 2, “Best Paddle Boarding”); Pacific Adventures Dive Charter of Brinnon (No. 3,” “Best Scuba Diving”); Port Townsend Antique Mall (No. 5, “Best Antiques”).


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