Wacky Wanderers

exploring on the road as a family

Olympic Peninsula Trip Days 3-6: Fort Worden State Park & Port Townsend

For the second stop on our 2 week Olympic Peninsula trip we drove 1 hour from Dosewallips State Park up to Fort Worden State Park in Port Townsend.  Since it was a Monday, we didn’t make reservations and assumed we’d have no problem finding a site.  As it turned out when we arrived there were only 2 sites available for the 4-day stretch that we wanted to stay (at-least at the more popular beach campground), so we considered ourselves lucky to have snagged one!  We loved Fort Worden and the surrounding Port Townsend– there was so much to explore that we couldn’t see it all in our 4 day visit.

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Olympic Peninsula Trip Days 1-2: Dosewallips State Park

We’ve started our next “test trip” with the girls in our new camping rig, “Wobbles” the Airstream and “Dimes” the van (which has recently been given this name by our 4-year-old).  We’re exploring the Olympic Peninsula and Olympic National park for 2+ weeks.  Since our girls don’t make driving long distances particularly easy or pleasant, we’re trying to break up the drives as much as possible.  Therefore, we reserved the last available campsite at Dosewallips State Park, part way up the peninsula,  in order break up our drive up to the North-Eastern corner of the peninsula. 

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