Sequim’s Community Amenities
Residing in the rain shadow of the stunning Olympic Mountains, Sequim’s landscape is simply breathtaking. A shimmering coastline, pastoral valley and snow-capped mountain views surround this warm and welcoming community. Find everything needed for comfortable living such as; great schools, wonderful shops and outstanding medical facilities, but also unlimited recreational and social activities. Residents of Sequim never run out of exciting things to do. There’s always a festival or group for any interest. To top it off, the sunny and dry weather makes it an ideal place for enjoying the outdoors year-round. Visit Sequim and discover what the locals already know, you will not find a better community for your next home.
Explore Sequim’s Community
The vibrant community is reflected in the lively downtown filled with fun shops, cafes, galleries, and restaurants. Regular events like art walks, a farmer’s market, local theater shows and concerts bring neighbors together. Not to mention exciting festivals held almost every month.
Sequim is famous for perfect weather for every outdoor activity. The nearby Olympic Mountains offer a network of hiking trails during the warmer months, and winter sports are enjoyed in the snowy weather. While locals love boating, swimming, kayaking, and fishing along the amazing coastline. Cyclists also love this bike friendly town and easy access to the incredible Olympic Discovery Trail. The mild temperatures and low rainfall make Sequim a golfing paradise. The 3 full service golf courses have classes for novice, experts and even kids. They host fun events and tournaments throughout the year. The local pilots called Sequim by its nickname, the “Blue Hole,” after the ideal landing conditions. In addition to Sequim Valley Airport the town has many private airports and heliports.
The heart of Sequim is its lively downtown. The First Friday Art Walks and festive Farmers Market gives neighbors a chance to catch up and enjoy their town. Like all great small towns, Sequim also has many neighborhood parks with skateboard areas, playgrounds and even a dog park. While there are plenty of places to mingle and meet up with people, the local groups and clubs offer ways to find friends with similar interests. Fishing fans can join the Puget Sound Anglers North Olympic Peninsula Chapter. While the Dungeness Audubon Center is the place for experienced to novice birders. They have weekly bird walks and other activities. Join a fitness or swimming class at the Sequim YMCA, or find a hiking or biking group. Catch the latest play with a friend at the Olympic Theatre Arts, or join a book club at the Sequim public library.
The amount of events and festivals in and around Sequim are staggering. While Lavender Festival brings in the crowds, there is so much to choose from:
- Red Wine, Cider and Chocolate Tour
- Wine, Cider and Cheese Tour
- The Sequim Irrigation Festival
- North Olympic Discovery Marathon
- Sequim Lavender Weekend
- Tour de Lavender in Sequim
- Olympic Music Festival
- Northwest Colonial Festival
- Air Affaire
- Waterfront Festival
- Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival
- Harvest Wine Tour
The amazing community, weather and landscape is why Sequim residents wouldn’t want to live anywhere else. Contact our helpful agents at Schwab Realty and come see Sequim for yourself. We’d love to show you around and find your next dream home.