The swath of camping options available along the Hood Canal will let you to stretch your legs and get back to nature without stretching your budget or oppressing your wild side. Dozens of campgrounds can be found in the Staircase region of Olympic National Park and Olympic National Forest as well as the half dozen state parks in the area. If you're looking for a busier scene or need all the amenities, you could even set up your perch right in town, maybe at the fairgrounds or along the bay.

Whether you're enjoying the mountains the old fashioned way in a tent far away from the nearest human being, or living it up in your home-away-from-home in a luxurious RV along the shore, you can expect to find the easy z's in whatever way your heart desires. Just don't forget to bring the s'mores!