View beautiful B&Bs during PA Symphony toursSeven sites in PA and Sequim selected;reserve tickets in advance of April event

North Olympic Peninsula residents and visitors are invited to save the date for the return of the seven-site Bed &Breakfast Tour, a fundraiser for the Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra.

From noon-3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 15, tour participants will explore a variety of Sequim-area inns including Colette’s, the George Washington Inn, the Dungeness Barn House, GreenHouse Inn by the Bay, Eden by the Sea, Sea Cliff Gardens and Domaine Madeleine.

Admission to the tour is $25 per person including refreshments at each stop. At each B&B, visitors will receive “goody bags.”

Only 175 tickets will be sold so purchase them early.

The Port Angeles Symphony Guild is organizing the tour for the second time, after hosting the inaugural tour in 2011.

Carpooling is encouraged, as are reservations in advance.

Ticket sales started March 15; to purchase, call the Port Angeles Symphony at 457-5579 or Port Angeles Symphony Guild member Krys Gordon at 681-4308.

Tour sites are listed in alphabetical order:

1. Colette’s

339 Finn Hall Road, Port Angeles; 457-9197

Owners: Dae and Clif Todd

Colette’s is a breathtaking 10-acre oceanfront estate with a sweeping panoramic view overlooking the Strait of Juan de Fuca showcasing British Columbia, the San Juan Islands and Mount Baker. Featured on the cover of Fine Gardening Magazine, Colette’s gardens have an astounding collection of beautiful and unusual flowering plants. Guest rooms feature fireplaces, two-person jetted baths and large picture windows to take in the view.

2. Domaine Madeleine

146 Wildflower Lane, Port Angeles; 457-4174

Owners: Chris Warnock and Stephen Fofanhoff

The Olympic Peninsula’s first bed and breakfast, Domaine Madeleine is located on waterfront property and offers a tranquil retreat from the daily hustle and bustle, with unique, perfectly appointed, nature-inspired accommodations, our suites and cottages are sure to please.

3. Dungeness Barn House

42 Marine Drive, Sequim

582-1663; Owners: Clare Monnin and Sue Ferronato

Located on the Dungeness Bay overlooking the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Dungeness Spit and its lighthouse, Dungeness Barn House has a deck and steps down to the private beach offer some of the most breathtaking sunsets you’ll ever see.

The venue includes gardens, with their ever-changing array of color, that make it a happy place to sit and listen to the birds or view the pond. Organic fruits, vegetables and herbs are grown on the property and used in the breakfasts that are served.

4. Eden by the Sea

1027 Finn Hall Road, Port Angeles; 452-6021

Owners: Evelyn and Dave Brown

Accommodations at the 12-acre Eden by the Sea venue extend a unique experience of luxury, nature and enjoyment.

The pastoral setting

on the bank of the Strait of Juan de Fuca offer panoramic views of the strait and the Olympic Mountains. On clear days a majestic view of Mount Baker stands tall behind the Dungeness Spit.

Guests are provided a multi-course breakfast and are pampered with the personal care and attention of the proprietors. Secluded in this country setting, the French Country décor inside the home and 12 acres of grounds outside the home invite guests to relax, enjoy and refresh during their stay.

5. George Washington Inn

939 Finn Hall Road, Port Angeles; 452-5207

Owners: Janet and Dan Abbott

The George Washington Inn was inspired and built to replicate George Washington’s home in a similar setting as Mount Vernon on Washington’s coastline and namesake state. The five-bedroom B&B inn sits majestically along the Strait of Juan de Fuca with a panoramic view of snow-capped mountains and the Salish Sea and islands. A lavender farm, and recently introduced heritage grain test plots, surrounds the inn and brings many farm visitors and guests to its unique setting and stunning panorama. The inn and farm also hosts several summer events at the peak of the lavender harvest.

6. GreenHouse Inn by the Bay

630 Marine Drive, Sequim; 360-504-2489

Owners: Michele and Craig Jaeger;

The GreenHouse Inn by the Bay overlooks the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Dungeness Bay. Enjoy ocean views to the front and the impressive Olympic Mountains out back, and locally-sourced breakfasts.

7. Sea Cliff Gardens

397 Monterra Drive, Sequim; 452-2322

Owners: Laura and Bill Sigil

Sea Cliff Gardens Bed &Breakfast is a two-acre oceanfront Victorian bed and breakfast estate between Port Angeles and Sequim on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula — at the gateway to Washington’s Olympic National Park. Sea Cliff Gardens is perfect for romantic escapes, garden enthusiasts, artist retreats, family reunions, storm watchers and outdoor explorers. Sea Cliff Gardens Bed & Breakfast is furnished with the finest collection of European antiques on the coast. Spacious and private guest suites have expansive views, fireplaces and oversized bathrooms. Most rooms have either an indoor Jacuzzi-for-two or an outdoor hot tub. TVs, CD players and wireless Internet are standard.

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