After we woke up at Lake Crescent rested and rejuvenated (with only the teeniest hangover) and went on our wonderful little hike to Marymere Falls we packed up our things and hopped in the car. We continued down the 101, the highway that loops around the park and stopped in Port Angeles for a light lunch. Then, we intended to make our way up to Hurricane Ridge for the spectacular view. Sadly, the ridge was a bit foggy that day, but we decided to drive up as far as we could until the visibility was too low to see anything. Just an heads up, if you intend to drive up to Hurricane Ridge make sure you stop at the visitor's center in Port Angeles (on your way to Hurricane Ridge)...they have a web cam that shows the HR visitor's center at the peak and you can get an idea of what the visibility is like at that moment.
It was sprinkling as we were going up, so there were lovely little droplets on everything.
Making our way up. I'd say we got about half way up before we decided it was too foggy and headed back down the hill.
Still, the view of Port Angeles and the bay was gorgeous from where we were.
After our attempt at Hurricane Ridge we continued driving east toward Bainbridge Island, where we took the ferry over to Seattle. I had never been on a ferry where you drive your car on board, so that was a cool experience for me. And lucky for us, the rain had cleared about an hour or so before and we had a beautiful view of downtown Seattle as we crossed Puget Sound.
Before heading to the hotel we grabbed a couple bánh mì sandwiches in Chinatown at Saigon Vietnam Deli (Antoine was over the moon about these because they were very traditional and incredibly affordable). After we checked into the hotel and basked in its awesomeness, we decided to take a little walk around downtown and grab a bubble tea at Bobachine. We were pretty tired so we decided to turn in early in anticipation for all we had planned for our anniversary the following day.
Stay tuned next week for the last of the Seattle posts and hopefully a fun post about ventriloquist dummies...which will have absolutely nothing to do with Seattle, I promise. Have a great weekend everyone!