Weekend Escape to Sequim, Wash.
At Nelson’s Duckpond & Lavender Farm, it’s easy to unwind out back by the water during the Lavender Festival held annually each July.(Sara Lessley )
A family enjoys the luxuriant fields at Purple Haze Lavender Farm during the Lavender Festival held annually in July. Rental cottages on two of the farms in the town are available year-round, and most farms have gift shops open year-round as well.(Sara Lessley )
Festival-goers get into the spirit with floral flouncy hats at the Lavender Festival in Sequim, Wash. each July.(Sara Lessley)
Pony rides for the younger set at Jardin du Soleil in Sequim.(Sara Lessley)
Detail of drying lavender at Sunshine Herb & Lavender Farm.
Flaky, moist salmon with caprese salad from Blondie’s Plate.(Sara Lessley)
A pair of festival-goers find the best seat in the house for the music at Olympic Lavender Heritage Farm.