Directions to Washington
GETTING TO WASHINGTON STATE:
The state is located in the extreme Northwest corner of the continguous United States. It is bordered by Oregon to the South, Idaho to the East and the Canadian Province of British Columbia to the North. The Western side of the state is bordered by the Pacific Ocean.
DRIVING: All areas of the state can be reached by major Interstates or good state roads. Running North-South through the Western part of the state is Interstate Five which comes from Oregon and continutes up to British Columbia where it becomes Canadian Highway 99. Another North-South Route is Interstate 82 from Hermiston Oregon, up through the tri-cities of Pasco, Richland and Kennewick. It continues North through Yakima eventually becoming highway 97 and crossing Wenatchee, Chelan and the Okanogan Valley before reaching Canada.
Interstate Ninety runs East-West in the almost center of the state coming from Idaho, through Spokane in Eastern Washington and terminating in Seattle to the West. Other East-West highways are Highway 12 in the Southern part of the state and Highway 2 in the northern part.
FLYING: There are major international airports in Seattle Tacoma area (Western Washington) and Spokane in Eastern Washington. Access to the state is also easy from Portland International in Portland Oregon, just across the river from Vancouver Washington (not Vancouver BC) in the Southern part of the state and from Vancouver BC just across the border from Blaine and Bellingham Washington in the Northern region of the state. There are also jet serviced airports in Wenatchee, Yakima and the Tri-Cities.
RAIL: Amtrak provides passenger rail service North-South through Seattle Tacoma and East West through Spokane to Seattle.
Directions to Lopez Island
From Seattle head north on Interstate 5 for about an hour
Take exit #230 / Hwy 20 toward Anacortes.
Stay on Hwy 20 for approximately 12 miles.
You will see signs for the ferry, follow these signs through Anacortes to arrive at the Anacortes Ferry Dock.
Lopez Island is the first stop of four on the Washington State Ferries' San Juan Islands run. A normal sailing takes about 40 minutes from Anacortes to Lopez.
Directions to this property
As you Come off the Ferry continue on Ferry Rd fro 2 miles
Take a sharp left at Center Rd and continue for 5 miles
Center road will turn into Richadson Rd
Richardson Road will turn left and then to the right
Turn right on Hodgson Rd off Richardson
Hodgson Homsead is the first house on the left