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Autumn Events on the Olympic Culinary Loop

Port Angeles Crab Festival

As the air cools and the leaves begin to change everyone is invited to sample the best of the Pacific Northwest.  Below are a few ways to taste the autumn bounty of the Olympic Peninsula. ciderrouteSeptember: The growth in popularity of hard cider led to the creation of the Cider Route by three Jefferson County cideries: Finnriver Farm and Cidery, Alpenfire Cider, and Eaglemount Wine and Cider. A combination of organic and homestead apples are used to create a variety of flavors. A few nontraditional options include Eaglemount's Ginger Cider made from Hawaiian Ginger Root and Finnriver's Botanically Infused-Cider. Visitors can learn about the cider making process and sample the finished products at each cidery's tasting room. To confirm current hours and offerings, visitors are encouraged to check the Finnriver, Alpenfire, and Eaglemount websites. Continue reading

Pet-Friendly Travel Destinations

Pet-friendly trail

One of many pet-friendly trails

Traveling is always better with a friend. That's why we're sharing ways to travel with woman/man's best friend. Here are a few pet-friendly travel ideas on the Olympic Peninsula Olympic National Forest is a combination of five wilderness areas. Pets are welcome on Olympic National Forest trails and in campgrounds. Leashes are requested, though not always required. All wilderness areas of Olympic National Forest can be reached from Highway 101, which loops around the Olympic Peninsula. Continue reading