Situated on the north-western coast of the country of The United States of America, in the Pacific Northwest Region, is the state of Washington. A Washington holiday is the ideal choice for those travellers who like a nice balance of city and countryside, with plenty of activities and attractions to keep them busy for the duration of their trip. Visitors will also love the fact that a Washington holiday rental house comes with all the mod-cons they would expect to see in a first-rate hotel as well as some of the most beautiful views that are sure to linger in the memory long after you have returned home.
With such a varied landscape and plenty of access to the sea, the urban areas and the countryside, it is no wonder that there are plenty of activities to be enjoyed on a Washington holiday. Amongst the activities on offer are bird watching, caving, swimming, snorkelling, diving, water skiing, pier fishing, mountain biking, hiking, horse riding, tennis, golf, whale watching and archery. This area is also a fascinating area to head to if you are into geology and volcanology.
No Washington holiday would be complete without a visit to the most densely populated city of the state, namely Seattle. There are plenty of sights and attractions to while away the hours in this beautiful city. One of the most noteworthy attractions to be found here is the Seattle Aquarium which receives thousands of visitors and students each year. The aquarium has several great exhibits including “Ocean Oddities” which has some unusual marine characters such as the Lined Seahorse, the Leaf Scorpionfish and Trumpetfish. The Space Needle dominates this city’s skyline and is a must for a visit whilst here.
If you are now convinced that booking a marvellous Washington holiday rental house is the right way to go then you will be even more delighted to learn that you can expect to enjoy some wonderful weather too. The warmest months of the year to have a Washington holiday are usually July and August when the temperature can rise to a pleasant 24°C. The winter months of January and February see the temperature fall to anywhere between 2° and 10°C. The annual rainfall amount for the state is quite high at 27 inches.
Travellers on a Washington holiday can begin their trip by arriving at Seattle Airport (SEA) which is situated in the north-western part of the state. Air operators that offer regular, affordable flights to this part of North America include Continental Airlines, United Airlines, British Airways, Delta Airlines and KLM. Passengers can leave the UK from various UK airports such as Edinburgh (EDI), Gatwick (LGW), Glasgow (GLA), Birmingham (BHX) and Belfast (BFS).