Top things to do in Northwestern Olympic Peninsula

Top Choice Museum in Neah Bay

Makah Museum

Hosted by the Makah Indian Reservation, this museum displays artifacts from one of North America's most significant archaeological finds and is reason enough to visit the town. Exposed by tidal erosion in 1970, the …
Top Choice Viewpoint in Neah Bay

Cape Flattery

The dramatic promontory known as Cape Flattery is the most northwesterly point in the lower 48 states. From the four observation points atop the wild, wind-buffeted cape, cliffs fall 60ft to the raging Pacific and s…
Seafood in La Push

River's Edge Restaurant

Stick to the very freshly caught seafood options here, and look out for barbecues in summer, when salmon is baked in the traditional Quileute way. Located in an old boathouse, the restaurant is famous for its free o…
American in Neah Bay

Pat's Place

Stop at this quirky, Native American–run hole-in-the-wall for fry-bread tacos and a slice of homemade pie (Pat, the owner, usually bakes two kinds daily).
Area in Northwestern Olympic Peninsula

Quileute Nation

Native American reservation around and in La Push.
Cultural in Forks

Forever Twilight Festival

The annual Forever Twilight celebration is timed around Twilight character Bella's birthday and includes lots of craft making, community dining and other festivities (that may include scavenger hunts, live music and…
American in Neah Bay

Warm House Restaurant

Enjoy simply cooked American fare like burgers or grilled fish surrounded by windows overlooking Neah Bay. There's a fireplace roaring in winter to help the place live up to its name.
Museum in Forks

John's Beachcombing Museum

All sorts of beach fodder is on display here, from sea glass and a mammoth tooth to airplane engine parts and detritus from the Fukushima disaster in Japan. Owner John Anderson is a retired local plumber who's been …
Diner in Forks

The In Place

Forks is no culinary Rome, meaning you'll probably have to settle for this mediocre but friendly home-style-cooking place on Hwy 101 opposite the Forks Motel. Burgers, serve-yourself salads and soups are offered in …
Museum in Forks

Timber Museum

The Timber Museum commemorates the early settlers and loggers of the region. Included in the museum's collection is a steam donkey (used to transport logs), pioneer farming implements and a fire-lookout tower.