Vacations To Go

 

Olympic National Park

 

Day 1 Friday September 4th  
4:30 p.m. Depart: Spokane  
    (Go west on I-90. Go right on I-5.)  
9:00 p.m. Arrive: Edmonds 293
  Do: Gas  
  Lodge: Edmonds Travelodge $91.81-4 adults
(2 queen beds, continental breakfast)
(293)



Day 2 Saturday September 5th  
8:45 a.m. Depart: Edmonds  
9:35a.m. Do: Ferry $18.10 Driver/$9.05 Adults/$4.50 Sr  
10:05 a.m. Arrive: Kingston  
    (Go straight ahead on Hwy 104. Turn right on Hwy 101.)  
11:25 a.m. Arrive: Port Angeles 61
11:30 a.m. Depart: Port Angeles  
    (From Hwy 101 go right on Race St, which becomes Hurricane Ridge Rd.)  
    Olympic National Park- $30  
12:12 p.m. Arrive: Hurricane Ridge 20
  See: Hurricane Ridge Visitor Center (10-4)  
  Do: Lunch-Picnic  
1:30 p.m. Depart: Hurricane Ridge  
    (Go back down Hurricane Ridge Rd. Turn left on Lauridsen Blvd, which becomes Hwy 101.)  
2:30 p.m. Do: Marymere Falls (.9 miles) 38
  See: Lake Crescent Lodge  
    Fairholme Store (9-7)  
    (Continue west on Hwy 101. After the Sol Duc River turn right on Hwy 110.)  
1 hr Arrive: LaPush 48
  Do: Pictures of the rocks  
    Pull letterbox-Twilight Series #8- New Moon LaPush Letterbox  
    (Go back east on hwy 110. Turn right on Hwy 101. On the left side.)  
23 min Arrive: Forks 15
  Do: Dinner: Subway (7-8)  
  Lodge: The Forks Motel $142.54
351 S Forks Ave
Forks, WA 98331
(360) 374-6243
(182)



 

 

Day 3 Sunday September 6th  
9:00 a.m. Depart: Forks  
    (Go south on Hwy 101. Turn left at Upper Hoh Rd. It will become Hoh Valley Rd.)  
  Do: Hoh Ho's Hoe Letterbox  
9:50 a.m. Arrive:
Hoh Rain Forest
31
  See: Visitor Center  
  Do: Hall of Mosses
0.8 mile
Easy loop through old growth temperate rain forest, with 100 foot elevation gain.
 
  Depart: Hoh  
    (Go back west on Hoh Valley Rd/Upper Hoh Rd. Turn left on Hwy 101.)  
49 min. Arrive: Ruby Beach 32
11 min Arrive: Kalaloch Lodge 8
  Arrive: Queets  
    (Turn left on N. Shore Rd.)  
40 min Arrive: Quinault 33
    Maple Glade:¬†Flat 0.5 mile loop through a mossy bigleaf maple grove. Begins across the bridge from the Quinault Rain Forest Ranger Station.  
    Kestner Homestead:¬†Learn about homestead life on this flat, self-guided 1.3-mile loop from the Quinault Rain Forest Ranger Station.  
     
    (Go back west on N. Shore Rd. Turn left on Hwy 101. Turn left on South Shore Rd for 3.2 miles. On the left side.)  
    Quinault Merchantile  
  See: Worlds Largest Sitka (.3 mile trail)  
    (Go back west on South Shore Rd. Turn left on Hwy 101. In Aberdeen the road will go left on Perry, then right on Lincoln. At the river go right on 5th. Go left on Simpson. After 1st turn left on Market. Turn right on Jefferson. In one block go right on Wishkah. On the left.)  
1 hr 5 min Arrive: Aberdeen 48
  Do: Dinner: Denny-418 W Heron
Thai Carrot- 412 S Boone
 
    Gas  
    Travelodge by Wyndham Aberdeen $93.37
521 W Wishkah St
Aberdeen, WA 98520
(360) 532-5210
(Continental breakfast, 24 hr cancellation)
(152)

 


Day 4 Monday September 7th  
9:00 a.m. Depart: Aberdeen  
    (Go left on Wishkah. Turn left on Michigan and another left on Heron. After the river it will go left into Wishkah/Hwy 12. In Elma continue straight ahead on Hwy 8. It will end and go right on Hwy 101. Enter I-5 north. Take exit 142A right on Hwy 18. Go right on I-90.)  
3:00 p.m. Arrive: Spokane (371)

 

 

  Mark Ray & Sherry
Edmonds Travelodge $30.60 $61.21
The Forks Motel $47.51 $95.03
Aberdeen Travelodge $31.12 $62.25
Gas $33.00 $67.00
Cost $142.23 $285.49