These beautiful Coastal towns have a lot to offer travelers. From their picturesque landscape and cultural spots, to their charming bistros and quaint shops, there is something to be enjoyed by every member of your traveling party.
Gig Harbor: Washington
This beautiful seaside town in Washington is nicknamed “The Maritime City,” because of its long history with boat building and commercial fishing. It is the perfect location for you and your family if you love water sports or hiking in the wilderness. There is an opportunity for sailing, kayaking, hiking, biking and a plethora of other outdoor activities. The quaint shops, historical buildings, and maritime vessels make for a perfect opportunity to explore the history of the town as well as experience the creativity of the locals.
This Northern California town is a known destination for artists and other creative types who live in the region. Surrounded by bluffs and colorful wildflowers this picturesque town is full of inspiration for those who seek a perfect spot to getaway and create. The Victorian homes, bed and breakfasts, specialty shops and wonderful dining options make for an interesting and inspiring vacation destination. The charm of the town has not gone unnoticed as Hollywood has used it as a backdrop in numerous productions throughout the years.
Located in the heart of the Willamette Valley, this beautiful Oregon town is known as “Oregon’s Garden City.” The town is home to the Oregon Botanical Garden, with its beautiful landscapes and a home designed by Architect Frank Lloyd Wright, this popular destination brings in visitors from around the country. Throughout the year the town hosts several events, including an annual Strawberry Festival, which is incredibly popular with the locals and out of towners. One fascinating piece of artwork to explore in the city are the murals that surround the town. The vibrant artwork not only brightens the town but also tells the history of the city in pictures.
Each of these unique coastal towns is the perfect location for a family getaway or weekend break. They over visitors a relaxing spot to kick back and unplug from the chaos of their day-to-day lives and enjoy a temporary respite, surrounded by nature and beauty.