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The non-tourist attractions for tourists in Washington

I understand that we like to visit places all over the world, and it seems that as soon as we hear about a place, so does everyone and their mother. Long gone are the days when you could take a selfie without crowds of people photobombing you.

I’m convinced that Photoshop is used for most destination photos because of photobombs.


And if I see you taking a photo and you are in my walkway, I will be in your photo now, accept fate.

Where are some places we can visit in WA that not everyone might know about?

Here are a few of my favorites.

Non-touristy, tourism activities in Washington State

Because sometimes we just want an experience that not everyone has.

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I grew up swimming on Lake Osoyoos, and I can tell you that it is truly like swimming in water with the most perfect temperature. I highly recommend.

One place I had no idea about was the Brautigan Library, how cool is that to be able to read all the unpublished books. Do you think they ever discovered the next blockbuster movie there?


Knowing that there is still a drive-in theater open in Washington State is so cool.

there isn’t one open yet, there are a few!

Click here for all drive-in theaters in Washington State.

Although it pains me a little to reveal these secrets, as long as we keep this article between us, we should be able to keep those cool places, a bit of a ‘non-tourist attraction’.

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