In This Feature:

The State's Best Beaches Are Hard to Reach...But That’s What Makes Them Great

Getting to the good stuff: The journey makes the destination even more rewarding.

07/20/2016 By Allison Williams

Washington's 21 Best Beaches

Sunbathing, swimming, hiking, kite-flying...we found the state's 21 best stretches of sand for all of it.

07/20/2016 By Allison Williams

What Makes Our Coastal Sunsets So Gorgeous?

There’s no such thing as a sunset expert, but University of Washington atmospheric sciences and geophysics professor Steve Warren is pretty close.

07/20/2016 By Allison Williams

Meet the Makah Surfers Who Shred in Their Own Backyard

Which just happens to be one of the state's best surf beaches.

07/20/2016 By Allison Williams

The 4 Kinds of Washington Beach Days

Illustrations by the Brave Union

07/20/2016 By Allison Williams

What the Wild Things Are

Keep an eye out for these coastal critters on your next beach visit.

07/20/2016 By Allison Williams