"Washington State: Terrainius Maximus" Top 5 Page for this destination Washington State by richiecdisc
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While Seattle has taken a spot in the national limelight for good reason, its home state of Washington is only now beginning to garner the attention it so rightly deserves. Overshadowed by the gloss and superior weather of California for decades, it has only escaped the fate of forgotten Oregon by Seattle's ascendancy through corporate attraction. But there is a lot more to this diverse state than the Space Needle City.
With just about every type of terrain imaginable, Washington State is an outdoor enthusiast's dream come true. From a rugged coast often engulfed in fog through lush temperate rain forest to highly glaciated peaks and a desert wild west, this is one state that truly has it all.
I have been to Washington State three times. The first time in 1994 found me exploring Seattle's brewpub scene, Olympic's many terrains, and Mount Rainier's many surprises. In 1998, I stopped in Seattle on my way back from a summer in Alaska and was reminded at how much I wanted to move there on my first visit. In the summer of 2008, I took my wife to Washington State and she too fell in love. She has a good friend from Germany living there so we hope to visit again and often. This page is a combination of these trips.
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