Surrounded by the emerald green of majestic forests, the communities of Quilcene and Brinnon are located along the north end of Hood Canal, Washington's only fjord.

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Since I moved here last year, I've had a lot of beer at a lot of different drinking and dining establishments in Port Townsend.

Port Ludlow Resort is a retirement, residential and recreational community hugging the shores of Ludlow Bay. It is the first community encountered on the Olympic Peninsula after crossing the Hood Canal Bridge.

Hadlock Days celebrates life in rural Jefferson County, and when it's parade time, the horses are sure to be featured.

Some shoppers examine art works on display in Port Ludlow.

So you've driven across the Hood Canal Bridge and into Jefferson County, and you absolutely love it so far. It seems so nice that now you're thinking of moving here.

A popular day trip is the west end of the Olympic Peninsula. Remote and wild, it is the home to the Olympic Rainforest and wild beaches, like this one at Kalaloch.