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Fresh Local Produce from Sequim Farms

Sequim FarmsVisitors to Sequim today will find that farms are abundant, harking back to a time when argriculture was the main livelihood for our city’s early occupants.  The fertile delta of the Dungeness River enjoys a moderate climate throughout the year, thanks to its location in the rain shadow of the Olympic Mountains.  This wonderful and unique climate to the Pacific Northwest enables Sequim Farms to produce some of the finest produce throughout the year.  Access to these wonderful Sequim Farms and farm stores is just one more reason why living in the Sequim Valley is so wonderful. Continue Reading

Retire to Sequim’s Beautiful Bell Hill

Retire Sequim Bell Hill NeighborhoodAre you looking for the perfect place to retire and trying to find the perfect balance in terms of location and lifestyle?  You should look no further than the wonderful town of Sequim, located the sunny Sequim-Dungeness Valley on the beautiful Olympic Peninsula.  Sequim is a small town, but you’d never know it with all of the wonderful ammenities available to our residents.  With top-notch healthcare, wonderful community activities, endless opportunities to explore the beautiful region, and the uncommonly sunny weather for the Pacific Northwest, Sequim has everything you’re looking for in a retirement community.  There are plenty of quaint and charming neighborhoods to choose from when looking to relocate to Sequim, but none perhaps more beautiful or popular than the Bell Hill Neighborhood, which towers high above the Sequim-Dungeness Valley. Continue Reading

Top 5 Summer Activities in Sequim

Sequim summer activitiesMost people don’t need a reason to move here; one simple look around at the abundant natural beauty of the Olympic Peninsula has them hooked for life.  However, if you’re looking for yet another reason to move to Sequim, you don’t need to look far during these warm summer months in the stunning Pacific Northwest.  With an abundance of natural resources and summer activities to enjoy, it’s not hard to see why Sequim is such a popular and wonderful community to be a part of.  Whether you want to spend your time hiking, biking, fishing, golfing, or visiting thriving local farms and markets, these 5 top summer activities will help you make the most out of your summers in Sequim. Continue Reading

Sequim Lavender Farms Shine in July

Lavender Farms SequimThe charming town of Sequim, Washington boasts a climate similar to that of Southern France.  Thanks to its location in the rainshadow of the Olympic Mountains, Sequim enjoys more dry and sunny days than most of the Olympic Peninsula.  This warm, dry environment is perfect for growing lavender, and over the years has led to Sequim becoming the Lavender capital of North America. Sequim is home to many beautiful lavender farms, and summer is the perfect time to enjoy row after row of this fragrant purple beauty. Continue Reading

Find Your Serenity in Sequim’s Dungeness Valley

Dungeness Bay SequimLeave the quiet streets of downtown Sequim traveling north, and you’ll find yourself meandering through the pristine acres of Dungeness Valley farmland before reaching a pristine stretch of shoreline along the beautiful Straight of Juan de Fuca.  Here, you’ll find one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in the Sequim area where the mighty Dungeness River empties into the Straight of Juan de Fuca, sharply contrasted by the dramatic peaks of the Olympic Mountains to the south.  The bay and estruary found here support a tremendous variety of wildlife and natural habitat, and has been recognized as both an important habitat for migrating birds and spawning salmon. Continue Reading