Pacific Northwest bucket list – 50+ different ideas

Here’s a quick list of fun, exciting, must not miss PNW locations! Whether you’re vacationing here and looking for something fun to do or the must not miss places, or you’re local and finding places to fill your summer with. Here is 50+ ideas, most we’ve been and love and a few that are top on our must see/do list.

  1. Woodland Park Zoo – plan on spending the whole day
  2. Oregon Zoo
  3. Pt Defiance Zoo
  4. NW Trek – awesome new kids play area
  5. Cougar Mountain Zoo in Issaquah
  6. Pike Place Market – see all the shops, watch the fish thrown, get a coffee at the original #Starbucks, cheap beautiful flower bouqets
  7. Camping
  8. Fishing
  9. Crystal Mountain Gondola Ride – buy a ticket to ride up, or hike up and then ride down for free
    crystal mt gondola
  10. Mount Rainier – many beautiful locations, a lot of free National Park Days or if you have a 3rd grader sign them up for a free membership.
    mt rainiermt rainier fall
  11. Mt. St. Helens Ape Caves – one of our favorite hikes!
    ape caves
  12. Deception Pass & San Juan Island
  13. Walk Across the Narrows Bridge
  14. Farmers market – almost in every town
  15. Remlinger Farm
  16. Silverwood Theme Park – so worth a trip over to Idaho
  17. Wild Waves – fun to go on a hot day, but overly crowded
  18. Bullwinkles Family Fun Center
  19. Great Wolf Lodge – our favorite over night trip, we love how much fun this place is
  20. Orcaas Island
  21. Vashon Island
  22. Snoqualmie Falls – beautiful waterfall, pack a lunch
  23. Hoehn Bend Farm – stay a week or weekend, just reserve in advanced
  24. Diablo Lake
  25. Ferry Ride &/or Whale Watching Trip
  26. Seattle Food Tour – traveling to different places, I’ve come to realize Seattle(& Washington) chefs really know how to cook!
  27. Trophy Cupcakes – my FAVORITE cupcakes! & Martha Stewart’s fav too!
  28. Take a dip in Sol Duc Hot Springs
  29. Long Beach, WA & Cape Disappointment
  30. Olympic Game Farm – a very cool and unique experience!
  31. Rialto or Second Beach near La Push, WA
  32. Leavenworth, WA – this place is truly amazing to visit summer or winter, but it’s definitely must see at lease once in the winter at Christmas time!
  33. Cannon Beach, Seaside and Astoria
  34. Multnomah Falls in Oregon
  35. Alki Beach in Seattle
  36. Poulsbo, WA – known as little Germany
  37. Denny Creek Hike and natural waterslides
  38. Miner’s Burger in Yakima
  39. Seattle Great Wheel
  40. Troll Under the Bridge in Seattle
  41. Underground in Seattle – I’ve been a couple times and absolutely love everytime
  42. Cape Flattery Neah Bay, WA
  43. Wine Tasting in Prosser, WA and the balloon fest in September
  44. Langley, WA
  45. Port Townesend Glass Beach
  46. Space Needle
  47. Stadium High School in Tacoma – the film location for 10 Things I hate About You
  48. Stay at Tree House Point in Fall City, WA
  49. Oneota Gorge in Oregon
  50. Molson Washington Ghost Town

Pacific Northwest bucket list - 50+ different ideas

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