95 Photos - Jun 13, 2013
Photo: Our chariot awaits during a car, bus, plane, then boat kinda of a day.Photo: We took a ferry from Seattle to Bremerton then drove up to Port Angeles (after swapping our POS Toyota Yaris for a Dodge Grand Caravan).Photo: Our destination.Photo: I bet those places aren't cheap.Photo: Found the Silver City Brewery along the way for lunch and a tasty IPA.Photo: Hurricane Ridge!Photo: A fun little hike out to Sunrise Point.Photo: Photo: Next we drove past Lake Crescent and did a short hike through the rain forest to Marymere Falls.Photo: Photo: Photo: Won't see this in Colorado.Photo: B.A.T. (aka. Big Ass Tree)Photo: Photo: Marymere Falls.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Pretty cool... 90ft Marymere Falls in the rain forest.Photo: Couldn't miss an opportunity to get wet.Photo: Photo: Fun with fish-eye lens effect.Photo: Storm King ranger station.Photo: It wasn't raining, but Miles insisted on using his SpiderMan umbrella and wearing his froggy rain coat everywhere.Photo: Phoneless phone booth with a mossy hat.Photo: The following day we drove around to the west side of the park and to the Hoh rain forest. 12-14' of rain here a year!Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: We hiked along the Hall of Mosses Trail.Photo: Unsuccessful slug-hunting.Photo: Photo: Photo: Nurse log.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Another B.A.T.Photo: Rialto Beach... where the rain forest meets the sea.Photo: Huge logs were washed up everywhere.Photo: Way different then the beaches in Hawaii or Cancun!Photo: Photo: Sea stacks.Photo: Photo: Crab hunting.Photo: Photo: The next day was hanging out in Port Townsend and Fort Worden State Park.Photo: Really cool old bunkers and Battery's from the early 1900's.Photo: We brought a headlamp and walked through all of the spooky rooms and dark corridors.Photo: Old gears used to raise ammunition.Photo: Old ammo-hauler.Photo: Huge ring used to hold guns to the batterys.Photo: Photo: Giant gun mount. Really interesting stories about miles and miles of 'submarine barbed wire' stretched through the bay.Photo: Pt Wilson Lighthouse.Photo: Photo: Welcome to the gun show!Photo: Marine Science Center where you could touch lots of marine life.Photo: Sea star suckers.Photo: Photo: More bunker exploring.Photo: Photo: The lookout.Photo: Photo: The next day we drove out to Cape Flattery, the northwestern-most point in the contiguous United States.Photo: Cool boardwalks along the hike. Seemed like Ewoks from Return of the Jedi would jump out at anytime.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Along the coast at the end of the hike.Photo: Tatoosh Island.Photo: Photo: Awesome views!Photo: Cool spiderweb.Photo: Confusing evacuation instructions.Photo: A fish in a pink bikini and tu-tu?! Sounds like a party to me!Photo: Along the way to Sol Duc falls after terrible food and interesting people watching at the Sol Duc hot springs.Photo: Photo: Sol Duc falls!Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Miles taking his Junior Ranger oath.Photo: Cool kids room at the Hurricane Ridge ranger station.Photo: Fiero Marine Life Center in Port Angeles for more sea star and sea anemone touching.Photo: Never miss the opportunity to ring a bell.Photo: Ediz Hook.Photo: Giant ferns along the Falls View Canyon trail.Photo: 120' waterfall at Falls Views campground.Photo: Ferry from Bainbridge Island to Seattle.Photo: Photo: Ferry poop-shoot.Photo: Over-priced ferris wheel ride for Jean and Miles on a pier in Seattle.Photo: A worn out lil' dude at Pikes Market.Photo: Every good vacation should end with ice cream.