Deception Pass

Far enough for a getaway, but close enough to home, Deception Pass State Park offers many opportunities to take some great pictures of dramatic scenery. Located around 90 minutes north of Seattle, this park has it all, from the tall and narrow deception pass bridge to the peaceful scenery of cranberry lake to the beautiful beach along Puget Sound, there's always something to gawk over and snap a huge amount of pictures on your camera. The numerous family friendly trails running from the forest to the wetlands to the beach, plentiful campsites and bbq areas with tables make Deception Pass a great destination for a sunny weekend family getaway. Should you decide to venture out to Deception Pass, be sure to stop by and check out the little historic fishing village of La Conner, a town with a bunch of historical flair and boasts many small restaurants, bars, art studios and a great view of the Rainbow Bridge.