Whether you are looking for the wonderful place to explore for an individual or for families, Washington is the best place for you. Washington is the place where you can find so many things to do and see as it offer something to everything. Washington draws more than a million of tourist per year with its stunning places includes caves, gorges, volcanic peaks, and especially for man-made wonders in that state. Below are some of the best picks for amazing attractions to enjoy in the state of Washington.
Olympic National Park
Olympic National Park is the land of elegance and diversity located in the state of Washington in the Olympic Peninsula. You can spend some days in Olympic National Park that offers you some of the breathtaking mountains vistas along with the beautiful wildflowers and also with the devastating tide pools. It is the home to many magical parks so you can easily spend a weeks in exploring the Olympic National Park. You can visit the Olympic National Park Visitor Center at Port Angeles where you could get an advice about the thing to do such as best hike and also for the recreation activities. You will also get a chance to view the film that speaks about the Park’s nature and history with its unique charm. You can also explore Hurricane Ridge where you could find rest rooms, chit chats, shops and also you can get a striking view of Olympic Mountain Range. The most smashing attractions in this park include Elwha River Valley, Lake Crescent, Ozette Lake, Rialto Beach & the Mora Area, Hoh Rain Forest. Overall, Olympic National Park is truly spectacular.
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception is the largest prominent Roman Catholic Church located in the United States and it is one of the best largest churches in the entire world. This is the perfect place for the pilgrims and also the tourist from around the world. Basilica place is well known for its dazzling architecture and sacred art that tells about the American history and heritage. It draws one million tourists to visit Basilica each and every year. The most heavenly thing in this church is that Christ in Majesty mosaic placed inside the dome makes it worthy to visit at least once in a lifetime. You can admire the construction made completely of marble everywhere that offers a mesmerizing view to your eyes. You can also find large number of gift shops containing Christian items such as medals, icons, books, pendant and some of the other Catholic things. Overall, it is the must see place if you visit Washington.
Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool
Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool is the largest rectangular pool located in Washington, United States. This is the best place for you to relax and to get rid of your day to day hustle and bustle life. The reflecting pool is located at the base of Lincoln Memorial’s steps and the pool represents many historical events. The pool is only 3 feet deep in order to save water and the bottom of the pool is tinted gray to make the look of the water as darker. Every tourist will get their photo clicked in this beautiful places completely composed of Monuments and Statues. It is the lovely place to visit and to start you trip in Washington.
Keep these places in you bucket list while you plan a trip to Washington. Enjoy!