Washington State offers a variety of destinations and you could spend weeks to see all sights and places. The capital city of the United States, Washington DC is the place where resides the president and parliament. It is a great place to visit and explore, if you want to make a trip in the United States. DC stands for District of Columbia, region which is not fully occupied by the city. The city was named after the most famous American president, who united for the first time the American states and proclaimed the independence of the country, George Washington. To visit all the places in the state you will have to rent a vehicle. Read on to find out some of the places to visit in Washington State.

Downtown Washington is the Capitol Building, the location of the legislature of the country, from there starts the National Mall that stretches over 2 km to the Lincoln Memorial. Tourists can visit the Capitol Building, the Lincoln Memorial and see the Reflecting Pool. Moreover, under a strict supervision, visitors can visit the residence of the president, the White House. The name of the building comes from 1901 when the president of the country, Theodore Roosevelt, named it the White House because of its facade. The White House has 132 rooms, 35 bathrooms, 412 doors, 147 windows, 8 staircases, 3 elevators, a pool, a tennis court, a bowling alley, a cinema, etc.

Tourists can drive around the Cascade Mountains, which divide Washington into two parts and visit the Bavarian-themed town of Leavenworth, located in central Washington, where there is year-round entertainment, visit the old cowboy town of Winthrop and Diablo Dam, a wonderful place. Other places to visit in Washington State are Seattle and Vancouver. Tourist can drive up to Seattle and go to Pike Place Market, an exciting place to shop and walk, see the Waterfront, visit the Aquarium, the Zoo. Tourists can make a trip a little further in Vancouver, where they can walk through the parks, see the preserved Victorian homes, visit Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, etc.

Moreover, Snoqualmie is also one of the places to visit in Washington State. Here, tourists come to enjoy recreational activities such as kayaking, hiking or biking. The sightseeing of the Snoqualmie Falls and Mount Si is amazing. Other attractions include the Casino Snoqualmie, Northwest Railway Museum and Mount Si Golf Course. For lovers of winter sports, Snoqualmie is a well-known winter destination; tourists can ski in Snoqualmie Pass.

Finally, these are some of the places to visit in Washington State. It is a state that covers a large land area in the Pacific Norwest in USA and if you plan to go on a trip there, it will not be a short one.

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