Gig Harbor RV Park
Gig Harbor, WA
Stay in the midst of the rugged Pacific Northwest at Gig Harbor RV Resort. This stunning venue is only minutes away from many of the fjords, islands, and forests that make Seattle and Tacoma such popular travel destinations. The RV park itself is within minutes of Henderson Bay and Raft Island, and Point Defiance Park and Commencement Bay are just across the eastern strait. Plus the park is only a twenty minute drive from downtown Tacoma and an array of urban sights and activities. Guests can also relax on site with free WiFi, a playground, a laundry room, electrical hookups, cable TV access, a picnic area, restrooms, and a dump station. The park also hosts and helps organize workshops and educational programs intended with northwest coastal life in mind. Early June has a Painting and Varnishing Plywood Boats Workshop scheduled, and there?s also a Community Boat Restoration Program for Women held on every Thursday and Friday.
Jimi Hendrix Grave Site
If you are a fan of the great rock guitar icon Jimi Hendrix, visiting his grave site in Renton will be a moving experience. The grave site is located in Greenwood Memorial Park and attracts admirers from all around the world who want to pay their respects. Hendrix died unexpectedly at the young age of 27 in London.When news of the tragedy made its way to James ?Al? Hendrix, (Jimi's father) back in the United States, the wheels for a lasting memorial began to take shape. Al Hendrix requested that Jimi's body be brought back to his birthplace of Seattle, Washington so that a burial at a new family plot, located at Greenwood Memorial Park in Renton could be performed. On November 26, 2002 Hendrix's body was exhumed and reburied under a marble dome memorial in another section of Greenwood Memorial Park. Hendrix's father Al and his step mother Ayako 'June' Hendrix have also been placed in the vault in the center of the memorial.
Pioneer Trails RV Resort
Located in the heart of the San Juan Islands, Pioneer Trails RV Resort is the place to kick back, relax, and make the most of your vacation. Full hookups, cable TV, hot showers, restrooms, laundry facilities and Wi-Fi are provided without ruining the charm of good old-fashioned family camping. There are scenic drives, hiking, biking, boating and watersports all around, with a plethora of shopping and dining experiences for those who need a break from all the adventure.
Washington is known as the Evergreen State and has an abundance of trees that stay lush and green all year long. If you are looking for a wilderness camping experience that is close to the city, reserve an RV lot at Shadygreen Campground in Auburn, Washington. This campground is located near the city and provides quick access to the attractions and Mount Rainier.
Shadygreen Campground is open all year long and provides guests with a relaxing camping experience. They offer electricity and water hookups as well as well kept RV lots. The campground is located next to the Stuck River, so you can play in the water and explore the natural environment around you. There are picnic shelters on site and clean restrooms. Bask in the glory of the temperate climate of the Puget Sound and surround yourself with greenery and natural beauty. You will get to take in the fresh air and find out why residents love this place so much.
Trailer Inns RV Park of Seattle/Bellevue
Although Kent in Washington is not big on RV camping, it does have some spots for those who need to stay a night or two. The Trailer Inns RV Park of Seattle/Bellevue is the perfect option for those who wish to be close to all the attractions Seattle has to offer. Although the parking spaces are quite small and narrow, they can accommodate rigs of up to 60 ft. These sites have full hookups and for those who still require a bit of entertainment after experiencing the delights of Seattle, will find the 30-channel free cable TV to fill the spot. The park also offers phone hookups and basic WiFi. Guests also have access to a clubhouse and game room, indoor heated swimming pool, sauna and indoor hot tubs. The park also houses laundry facilities and sells propane gas for those who need it. The park also happens to be one of the only local parks that are pet-friendly.
Chihuly Garden and Glass
After you visit the space needle you must make a stop at the Chihuly garden to take in the color and creativity and imagination of this well known glass artist. There are indoor displays featuring portraits and Native American art, outdoor glass art combines with lovely botanical displays, and there?s a 40-foot tall glasshouse covering 4,500 square feet, with red, orange, yellow and amber colors.
Boasting one of the world's longest natural sand spits, Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge is home to a quiet bay and harbor, gravel beaches and tidal flats. Formed by glacial activity ten to twenty thousand years ago, it is one of only a few such geological formations in the world. It is a wonderful destination for anyone looking to swim, boat or fish. There are even forests nearby if you get the itch to go hiking.
White River Amphitheatre
You do not need to travel to the big city and fight traffic in order to find great entertainment when you visit the White River Amphitheatre. The theatre is located in the rural area of Auburn, Washington and hosts some big name events without all of the chaos that traveling to Seattle or Tacoma can cause. You will get to take in an outstanding show and have a great time every step of the way.
The White River Amphitheatre hosts comedy shows, live concerts, festivals, and more. There is always something going on, so check out the events that will be happening while you are in town. The White River Amphitheatre has something to suit everyone's tastes and provides a great way to be social and meet new people. The theatre is clean and modern and has an abundance of comfortable seating. You can sip on a cold beverage or eat a delicious meal while you are there.