2013's Best Four-Day Vacations

Olympic National Park, Washington
Olympic National Park, Washington
Olympic National Park, Washington (iStockphoto)

Olympic National Park, Washington
Washington’s 900,000-acre jewel boasts both high peaks and rugged shoreline—and, thanks to the largest dam-removal project in U.S. history, it’s gaining a rushing river. The 108-foot Elwha Dam is already gone, and the 210-foot Glines Canyon Dam will be destroyed by the summer of 2013, freeing up 70 miles of Elwha River whitewater and salmon spawning grounds. Take a half-day trip with Olympic Raft and Kayak, then drive up Hurricane Ridge for killer views and hike out to Shi Shi Beach to dip a toe into the Pacific.

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