Moon Olympic Peninsula (Travel Guide) (Paperback)

By Jeff Burlingame

Moon Travel, 9781631218866, 248pp.

Publication Date: May 8, 2018

List Price: 17.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Description

Discover endlessly explorable terrain, miles of rugged coastline, and a diverse array of rainforests, lakes, waterfalls with Moon Olympic Peninsula. Inside you'll find:

  • Flexible, strategic itineraries from a weekend in Olympic National Park to a week-long adventure on the peninsula
  • Must-sees and unique experiences: Hike through wild elk habitats, dig for clams in the wet coastal sand, and soak your tired muscles in the remote Olympic Hot Springs. Kayak beneath snow-topped mountain peaks, fish the abundant rivers, and indulge in local delicacies like Dungeness crab. Wander through the intoxicating Hoh Rain Forest, hike the many trails of Olympic National Park, camp beneath starry skies, or relax with a glass of local Washington wine
  • Local insight from Washington-born journalist Jeff Burlingame on when to go, where to stay, and what to bring
  • Practical advice on how to get around the Olympic Peninsula, plus how to get there from nearby cities like Seattle and Tacoma
  • Full-color photos and detailed, easy-to-use maps throughout
  • Thorough information, including background on the landscape, wildlife, climate, and local culture

With Moon Olympic Peninsula's expert advice and local know-how, you can plan your trip your way.

Staying in the great outdoors? Try Moon Pacific Northwest Camping, Moon Oregon Camping, or Moon Washington Camping. Exploring more of the Pacific Northwest? Try Moon Oregon, Moon Washington, or Moon Seattle.


About the Author

Jeff Burlingame is the author of 30 nonfiction books. He has won several high-profile awards for his work, including a prestigious NAACP Image Award and a national Sigma Delta Chi Award from the Society of Professional Journalists.

Prior to becoming a full-time author, Jeff spent a decade working as a reporter and editor for his hometown newspaper in the Olympic Peninsula town of Aberdeen, where he won nearly a dozen awards for his writing and cofounded the nonprofit Kurt Cobain Memorial Foundation.

Jeff lives with his family in Tacoma, Washington and is currently working on his first novel.