Purchase a a gift card for a favorite Washington attraction
There is no shortage of indoor and outdoor opportunities to be active in Washington. Whether you’re interested in a scenic, mellow float or an adrenaline-filled whitewater adventure, Methow Rafting in Winthrop has you covered. Full of flexibility, gift cards are good for any trip on any day there is an open seat. Work out that 2020 frustration and get exercise in the process by learning how to throw axes at Pacific Axes in Redmond. Don’t worry about the weather and climb any time at The Source Climbing Center in Vancouver, a fully dedicated indoor climbing facility that features 3,900 sq ft of awesome top rope and lead climbing terrain, 1,200 sq ft of bouldering terrain.
For those who need a break from organizing, let one of the many local tour guides and companies plan an unforgettable Washington experience. In Clarkston, the professional guides at Beamers Hells Canyon Tours share the history, adventure, natural beauty, and culture along the snake river of Hell’s Canyon on narrated jet tours and fishing charters. Let the team at The Touring Co create a personalized Walla Walla wine itinerary just for you or your loved one, including wineries tailored to the individual style of wine and experience. See the Olympic Peninsula from the air with Morning Star Balloon Co. They even have a one-of-a-kind, ADA accessible “seated” hot air balloon for people with mobility challenges, senior “make a wish” flights, or those who just want a very cool adventure.
Golf is a great socially distanced outdoor activity and Washington offers gorgeous courses all over the state. The Peninsula Golf Course, located north of downtown Long Beach, is a dog-friendly course set on 55 incredible acres with old growth Firs, Sea Pines, and Rhododendrons and offers 9 holes perfect for all skill levels. Palouse Ridge Golf Club in Pullman is a links-style course that challenges the best golfers with its 7,308 yard par 72 public course. Named after one of the Cascade peaks in the near distance, Shuksan Golf Course in Bellingham is a course that varies over 100 feet in elevation and features a water effect that comes into play on 17 holes.
Help ensure that your favorite museums will be here in the future by giving an educational gift card or museum membership today. In Oak Harbor, the Pacific Northwest Naval Air Museum engages young visitors by emphasizing interactive exhibits and a membership is a perfect present for plane obsessed kiddos. Harbor WildWatch is an environmental education nonprofit located in Gig Harbor, with a mission to inspire stewardship for the Puget Sound and greater Salish Sea through more than 600 free, science public programs. Honor the veterans in your life with an individual or family annual membership to the Heritage Flight Museum. Membership includes free admission to the museum and to their spectacular Fly Day events.
We all miss live theater and celebrating the arts in person. Buying a gift card to these beloved cultural centers can make a huge difference to your local community. In Longview, the Columbia Theatre is an architecturally significant 1925 historic venue with a mission to enrich the cultural lives of the people of the Lower Columbia region through the enjoyment of the performing arts, arts education, and related activities. NuVu Showhouse in Metaline Falls shows first-run movies, live music, comedy, and live broadcasts. Reach out to them today to pick up a gift card or schedule a private showing. Big Britches is a community theater production company based in the Columbia Gorge that strives to produce high quality, entertaining shows that benefit our audiences, artists, and local businesses. Online gift certificates are available and can be easily used to purchase tickets to shows.
As the stress of 2020 builds, plan a relaxing day in nature to soothe your soul. Stroll nature trails to experience native birds, animals, and plants at the Tacoma Nature Center, a 71-acre nature preserve encompassing Snake Lake and the surrounding wetlands and forest. Located on South Whidbey Island, Earth Sanctuary is a peaceful and magical sculpture garden, nature reserve, and retreat center with two miles of nature trails, three bird-filled ponds, and a variety of powerful sacred spaces. On beautiful San Juan Island, Pelindaba Lavender is a premier grower of lavender plants, distiller of lavender essential oils, and handcrafter of lavender products. Peacefully stroll the lavender fields or pick up last-minute gifts in the farm store.
Looking for nature plus animals? Washington has you covered. Take the kids to family-run Leavenworth Reindeer Farm for a hands-on, educational tour guaranteed to provide memories to last a lifetime. Choose your own adventure at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park. Ride, drive, or walk your way through the premier wildlife and adventure park of the Pacific Northwest, featuring native Northwest animals of all sizes. At Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, the only combined zoo and aquarium in the Northwest, you’ll see seahorses and sharks, peacocks and penguins, wolves and walrus, all in one place with breathtaking views of Puget Sound.
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