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Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive

Olympic National Park, WA
+1 360-565-3130
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Relaxing Scenic Drive

It was a sunny spring day with a gentle wind when we journeyed on the loop drive. Beautiful views... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
Joseph M
Gig Harbor, Washington
A Variety of beauty

When we came here we had done our homework, but still did not know what to expect. We enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Asheville, North Carolina
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A 454-mile drive through Olympic National Park.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Olympic National Park, WA
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

It was a sunny spring day with a gentle wind when we journeyed on the loop drive. Beautiful views along the way and so peaceful. There are a few spots where the road narrows down to one lane and visibility is low, however, there is...More

2  Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 24 May 2017

When we came here we had done our homework, but still did not know what to expect. We enjoyed the varied scenery and are so glad to have experienced another part of our great country.

1  Thank RxNCHikers
Reviewed 16 May 2017

we went clock wise aberdean,,quinault lodge a great place to stay for a day or 2 Kalalock lodge good for a nite or 2 next stop crestlake lodge so nice it is stepping back in time up to hurricane ridge what a great drive and...More

2  Thank elliot m
Reviewed 12 May 2017

It is a long drive and to see anything interesting you have to take long routes of the main highway to get to them. I prefer to drive more along the coast like in Oregon and California. The highway is in good shape and well...More

2  Thank shane c
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This was a great trip for our family. Make sure you go into the park in the different sections and definitely step out to do Cape Flattery. We found the coast/beaches were more interesting than the towns (Neah Bay, Port Angeles, Port Townsend). But it's...More

2  Thank christinahO5389NO
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Its definitely worth the trip but give it a few days so you can do there is all to do there ie, hiking the Hoh trail, or the tidal pools or Ruby beach. If camping be prepared for all types of weather

2  Thank will10040
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We drove through quickly trying to see as much as we could in 1 day. We started in Port Angeles, ate at a delicious Creperie, stopped to take photos at Crescent Lake, Marymere Falls, Forks, Ruby Beach, and the Hoh Rainforest. We went on the...More

5  Thank Shelleyash
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I've grown up doing "the loop" as my Dad called it. I'm 47 now and still find new things when I'm out on the OP. You'll never have enough time to do it all, so pick what you want to see and map it out...More

3  Thank Jerry D
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We made a very abbreviated trip around the peninsula & hope to be back again to spend more time exploring & enjoying. Breathtaking scenery from mountain tops to ocean waves. Absolutely beautiful area! Made stops in Port Angeles, Hurricane Ridge, Lake Crescent Lodge, Ruby Beach,...More

6  Thank Cynthia L
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We spent a 7 days, 8 nights doing the Olympic Loop. Granted we did a lot of hiking to really explore the park. This is our 25th National Park we visited and it is a beauty. As others mentioned it is very diverse. Highly recommend...More

18  Thank MKtravelers19
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Maricela M C
5 March 2017|
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Response from MKtravelers19 | Reviewed this property |
It really depends on what you like to do. This park is very diverse and doing 2-3 days you really wouldn't experience much, like hiking, vistas etc. But if all you have is 3 days, go for it and see what you see. Maybe... More
21 February 2017|
Response from RosaritoRita | Reviewed this property |
Hi dstober, the Olympic Loop is an amazing 450 mile drive all the way around the Olympic Peninsula of Washington State. Delightful long weekend excursion on slow roads that takes you through several different environments... More
Janice P
19 July 2016|
Response from James C | Reviewed this property |
Hello Fellow Traveler JP, Here is my experience from just visiting Olympic National Park and returning my rental car to SEATAC for our flight home. Prior to was staying in Silverdale on work assignment again. From your La... More