A breakaway to Olympic Peninsula can include exciting activities and visits to interesting attractions. A holiday rental home in Olympic Peninsula will be your well-appointed home base for all of your activities.
If you enjoy activities in the out of doors then Olympic Peninsula is the perfect place for you. Go sea kayaking, fishing or sailing in the Pacific Ocean. Surfing is also very popular here. Bring your own board or rent one on the beach. Surf lessons are available as well. The wildlife viewing in this area is great. You may see eagles soaring overhead or nesting in a tree. Perhaps you will spot some deer out looking for a snack at dusk. Kayaking, hiking and cycling are also popular activities for those on holiday to Olympic Peninsula.
In addition to the many activities in the out of doors, there are also many attractions located in and near Olympic Peninsula. The Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge is home to 250 types of birds and a variety of other animals. Bird spotters should bring their cameras and binoculars as they might see a rare species or two. Olympic National Park includes more than 404,000 hectares to explore. Several museums, such as the Jefferson Art & History Museum and the Port Townsend Marine Science Centre and Natural History Museum, are also found nearby. Another interesting place to visit is the Rothschild House Museum. This home was built by the wealthy Rothschild family in 1868. Today, the Greek Revival home is open for visitors and is still filled with many pieces of art, furniture and other objects that were owned by the Rothschild family.
The winters in Olympic Peninsula are fairly mild, especially when compared to other parts of the state. The summers are pleasant and not too hot. During the winter, the average low temperatures are between 2° and 3° C and the average highs are 8° to 10° C. In the spring, the average lows are 4° to 6° C and the average highs are 13° to 16° C. The summer average low temperatures are 9° to 11° C and the summer highs are 17° to 21° C. From May through September there is between 50 and 130 mm of precipitation per month. From October through April you should expect between 199 and 394 mm per month.
The closest airport to Olympic Peninsula is William R. Fairchild International Airport (CLM), which is a short distance away. You will need to have a car for use during your stay.