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Romantic Beach Weekend Getaway in the Olympic Peninsula
The misty Olympic Peninsula is now famous as the main setting in the popular Twilight novels and movies. Thankfully, you don't have to be in love with a vampire (or werewolf) to fall head-over-heels for this forested escape that's a perfect weekend destination for couples. Our favorite itinerary winds from the Victorian-era Port Townsend along wind-swept beaches and into the temperate rainforest of the Olympic National Park. Few travelers realize that the far northern half of this region benefits from a "rain shadow," featuring dependably sunny days and mild temperatures — great weather for leisurely lake hikes, beachfront picnics, outdoor cocktails, and other romantic adventures (so leave the garlic at home). – By Lora Shinn
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