Explore WA Passport

Washington State is full of little-known destinations and natural wonders that few have seen. With this all-new passport program, you can get rewarded as you check in at COVID-smart locations in your region and beyond! Each location is easy to socially distance. To get started, simply scroll down to the Sign Up box below and fill out your information, then get to traveling and start winning prizes.

Grand Prize Giveaway - San Juans

Every time you check in from November 25th through December 22nd you will be entered in to win the ultimate Volcanoes region getaway! One Winner will be selected on December 22nd, and the more places you check into, the more likely you are to win! No purchase necessary.

One Grand Prize winner will receive the following “island time” experiences in the Town of Friday Harbor, located on beautiful San Juan Island:

Two-Night Stay at Tucker House Inn
Enjoy two nights in a queen, jacuzzi room in one of these cozy lodgings. In the morning, indulge in a complimentary hot, multi-course, gourmet breakfast made from the freshest seasonal ingredients and delivered to your door.

Dinner for Two at Coho Restaurant
After a day of exploring Friday Harbor and San Juan Island, slow down and enjoy a four-course, farm-to-table dining experience. Coho’s culinary team showcases the flavors of the San Juan Islands with locally sourced fresh ingredients.

Massages for Two at The Spa at Earthbox
Relax with 60-minute massages for two, letting the spa’s soothing ambience and high-quality products work their magic. Choose a Swedish or therapeutic massage and feel your cares float away.

Tickets for Two to The Whale Museum, plus an Orca Adoption
The Whale Museum opened to the public in 1979 as the first museum in the country devoted to a species living in the wild. Visit the Gallery of Whales, watch the “Springer’s Story” movie, shop in the gift shop, and more. You’ll also receive a one-year, individual orca adoption, which includes a one-year museum membership for free admission and merchandise discounts.

Tickets for Two to the San Juan Islands Museum of Art
This modern museum is committed to promoting the arts of the Pacific Northwest and Southwest British Columbia, including island artists, offering rotating exhibitions through three galleries. Experience the art of discovery at SJIMA, where there’s always something new.

Check In. Win Prizes.

10 Check Ins

Check in at ten locations in your region, and you can get a limited edition T-shirt with our Explore Washington’s Backyard design front and center!

5 More Check Ins (15)

A great casual dad hat with the Explore Washington’s Backyard embroidered on the dark Kelly green hat. Choose between this hat or the soft knitted beanie for this tier.

5 More Check Ins (15)

Soft knitted beanie with embroidered Explore Washington’s Backyard on a forest green cap. Choose between this knitted beanie, or the casual dad hat for this tier.