Winter in Sequim doesn’t mean staying huddled indoors waiting for Spring. Located in the rain shadow of the majestic Olympic Mountains, Sequim stays sunny most of the year. This, coupled with mild temperatures, invites locals and visitors to play outside through the winter months. While the beautiful, diverse landscape offers mountains, coastlines and forests to explore and enjoy. Add a warm and welcoming downtown and Sequim has the perfect combination of a charming town surrounded by amazing scenery. It’s no surprise that so many choose to make their home in this piece of paradise on the Olympic Peninsula.
Now is the season for gathering with friends and family, and the local wineries around Sequim have the perfect wine to complement any cuisine or occasion. Sequim is fortunate to have many excellent wineries that expertly blend grapes from eastern Washington. Plan a relaxing day touring the tasting rooms and find your new favorite. Continue Reading
The Pacific Northwest is known for its pristine natural habitat, and it’s enthusiastic nature-loving population. This couldn’t be more true of the relatively unspoiled habitats west of Seattle, on the beautiful Olympic Peninsula. The Olympic Peninsula, home to charming towns such as Sequim, Port Angeles, and Port Townsend, is home to the ruggedly beautiful and wild Olympic National Park, and miles upon miles of untouched beach habitat ripe for exploring. Just off the coast of the Olympic Peninsula is yet another wild habitat just begging to be explored and appreciated; the Straits of Juan de Fuca, which connect the Pacific Ocean to Puget Sound. As we enter into these late months of spring and early months of summer, a whale watching adventure is waiting. Head to Sequim, and learn more about these incredible ocean giants just beyond our midst. Continue Reading
One step outside your door in the morning, and you realize that the transition between summer and fall is here. Crisp, chilly mornings are normal this time of year; just as normal as sunny, beautiful afternoons. Only in the beautiful town of Sequim do you get to enjoy the Olympic Peninsula’s famous natural beauty without all the typical Washington Rain. Thanks to the rainshadow effect of the Olympic Mountains, Sequim enjoys an incredible 250+ sunny days every year. The difference in Sequim’s weather patters is much more noticeable during the typically dreary fall and winter days. When the rest of Western Washington bundles up and pulls out the umbrella’s, those of us in Sequim head outside to enjoy the drier weather at places like Sequim’s Railroad Bridge Park. Continue Reading
There has been tremendous growth in Washington State’s wine industry over the last decade, to the point that Washington wines are becoming well known across the country for their complex and delicious compositions. The Olympic Peninsula Wineries are no exception. In the charming towns of the Olympic Peninsula, including Chimacum, Nordland (Marrowstone Island), Port Townsend, Sequim and Port Angeles, you’ll find 10 world-class wineries to explore. Add to this the superb local and fresh Northwest cuisine and unbeatable scenery enjoyed in Sequim, and you’ll find that living here is nothing short of the quintessential Northwest experience you’ve been looking for. If you haven’t made the move yet, now is the perfect time. Browse through our Sequim Real Estate, and let us help you make desirable Northwest living a reality today. Continue Reading