20 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit the Pacific Northwest

I miss the Pacific Northwest everyday. I’ve made a new life for myself out on the East Coast, and I like to think it’s whole, and special. But the West coast was my home for 13 total years. I hope these photos inspire you to visit, and see what I love about it.

 

If you visit the PNW, you might see:

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Rocky, jagged beaches that you can see from hilltops

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Driftwood covered beaches on sunshine filled days

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A herd of caribou casually grazing in a state park

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Rushing rivers that go over old, old lava tubes

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Dormant volcanoes that leave their mark on the land and the people

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Serene rivers that become a place for two people to get engaged

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Mountain hikes that let you see over into another country (literally)

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Sandy beaches for walking on

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Gorgeously manicured gardens

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Cultural events honoring our dead

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Snow covered mountains in July

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Snow tubing!

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Surprise walks in the snow on a Sunday morning

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Seals begging for food next to a fish and chips place

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Very fashionable and delicious high tea

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Suspension bridges over rivers that make your heart race

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Views like this as you travel through a pass

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Rainy and misty days

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Fresh, ripe strawberry picking

 

 

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