Washington State Tourism

Guide to Travel In the State of Washington

 
 

Washington State
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Best of WA State
Breweries & Wineries
Driving Tours
Guided Tours
Top Things to do and See

WA Family Fun
Zoos
Aquariums
Amusement Parks

Mountains & Parks
Cascade Range
Columbia River Gorge
Mount St. Helens N.P.
Mount Rainier
Olympic N.P.
San Juan Island N.P.

WA Outdoors
Camping
Hiking & Climbing
Fishing
Golfing
On the Water

Washington Cities
Chinook / Newhalem
Olympia
Seattle
Spokane
Tacoma
Gig Harbor

Washington Info
Washington State Facts
Washington Books
Washington Movies

         

Facts About Washington

Capital - Olympia
Established - November 11, 1889—42nd state
Motto - By and by
Nickname state - Evergreen State
Size - 70,637 sq. miles
Song - Washington, My Washington
State Flower - Rhododendron
State Fruit - Apple
State Bird - Willow Goldfinch
State Tree - Western Hemlock
State Marine Mammal - Orca
Highest point - Mt. Rainier @ 14,410
Lowest along coast at sea level

Famous People from Washington —musicians Kurt Cobain & Jimi Hendrix; singer/actor Bing Crosby; writer Mary McCarthy; and, software programmer and entrepreneur Bill Gates

Washington has more glaciers than the other 47 continental states combined.