Bike, Bed and Breakfast Trip
This week long Bike, Bed, and Breakfast tour of the North Olympic Peninsula combines the area’s natural wonders with accommodations that capture the character of the area.
Day 1 Visit Port Townsend (see Around Port Townsend Side Trip for details). Stay at a Victorian B&B that reflects the city’s Victorian heritage. There are also small cozy hotels in Port Townsend. A complete list is at PTGuide.com
Day 2 Ride ODT 34.2 miles to Sequim, where there are several choices for B&Bs in the surrounding area or for motels in town. Warning: Riding on Hwy 20 between Port Townsend and Hwy 101 is very twisty with little to no shoulder and fast moving traffic. It is possible to catch a bus from 4 Corners Road and Hwy 20. Buses can carry two bikes. See Jefferson Transit website for the schedule. Buses do not run on Sunday.
Day 3 Return to ODT and continue west on the trail for 19.1 miles to Port Angeles. Visit the waterfront and downtown areas (consider an early dinner in PA, snacks for B&B). Continue west on ODT for 8.3 miles to Hwy 112 intersection with Dan Kelly Rd, left 1.5 miles to Hidden Haven B&B. Total 33.9 miles.
Day 4 Return to Hwy 112 and continue west on ODT route past Joyce to Lake Crescent, then west to end of paved trail at Hwy 101, opposite Sol Duc Rd. Leave ODT and ride 12 miles up Sol Duc Rd to Olympic National Park's Sol Duc Resort and Hot Springs for the night. Total 36.4 miles. Ride about 1 mile further up the road to see Sol Duc Falls, then soak in the hot springs at the resort.
Day 5 Return to Hwy 101 and continue west 20.5 miles on the ODT route to Beaver for lunch or visit the Lake Pleasant Recreation Area. Continue on Hwy 101 another 11.8 miles to downtown Forks. Check the Timber Museum and the Twilight-craze shops. The Miller Tree Inn is 6 blocks east of downtown on E. Division St. Total 44.3 miles.
Day 6 Go back north 1.5 miles on Hwy 101, then take the ODT route west on Hwy 110 to LaPush and the Pacific Ocean. The Quileute Oceanside Resort is on First Beach as you come into town. Total 15.2 miles. Explore nearby Second Beach and Third Beach for beach walks. Note: a bus can be taken from Hwy 110 and La Push Rd that, after several connections, will return to Port Townsend. See Clallam Transit website for details. Buses do not run on Sundays!