The lush Pacific Northwest region of the United States is known for rocky beaches, majestic mountains, and breathtaking greenery, but the verdant forests aren’t the only green that makes this region famous. Both Washington state and Oregon state laws have legalized cannabis and have subsequently become hotspots for tourists interested in the plant.
In fact, there’s so much green to see it can be overwhelming for those unfamiliar with the area. Lucky for you, we’ve put together this guide of the must-see cannabis attractions in the Pacific Northwest! Let’s start with Washington.
This first stop for any cannabis enthusiast visiting the evergreen state has to be at a dispensary. These little shops are essentially cannabis boutiques where adults can purchase anything and everything cannabis-related. You can find THC and CBD flower, potent extracts and vape cartridges, and even edibles and cannabis-infused beverages.
If you’ve never lived in a state where cannabis is legal, the first time entering a dispensary is especially exciting! Here are a few of our favorite Washington state dispensaries:
Ganja Goddess: This charming store in south Seattle is famous for its premium products and excellent customer service.
Dockside Cannabis: Dockside has storefronts all over the Seattle area, so it’s easy to find. They also have consultants on staff who can help you get access to a medical marijuana card and answer questions about using cannabis as an alternative medicine.
Mary Mart: This dispensary is located in the heart of Tacoma and has a huge selection of products! Definitely check it out if you find yourself on the other side of SeaTac.
Washington Cannabis Tours
What better way to experience cannabis culture than with a guided tour? Here are some of our faves:
Seattle Green Adventures: Explore the best grow ops and retailers all while being chauffeured around in a ten-person limo! This VIP experience is surprisingly affordable.
Mile High Canna Tours: Ever wanted to learn more about the cannabis plant or meet hemp growers? Well, this 3.5-hour informative bus tour is perfect for you!
There’s no bigger celebration of hemp than Seattle’s annual Hempfest. This “protestival” has been burning strong for almost thirty years and has featured incredible live music acts and talks from high-profile cannabis activists like Jack Herer.
This year’s hemp fest was conducted virtually due to Covid-19, and next year’s official dates haven’t been released yet. Check out the Hempfest website to keep up with updates.
Washington Hemp Farms
Complete your Washington cannabis tour by touring some of the state’s renowned hemp crop farms. Visitation policies will vary from farm to farm.
Hollingsworth Cannabis Company: This western Washington farm is one of the most sustainable hemp farms in Washington. They are known for their strictly sustainable practices and attention to detail. Hollingsworth Cannabis Company was even featured on Anthony Bourdain’s show Parts Unknown.
Puffin Farm: Puffin Farm’s sun-grown cannabis is cultivated right off of the Yakima River. Make With a focus on minimal processing, you’ll love the naturalness of Puffin Farm products.
Let’s turn our attention south to Oregon now. Here are e1011 labs favorite Oregon dispensaries:
Electric Lettuce: These quirky shops are spread around the Portland area and are easily identifiable by the colorful graffiti-covered walls.
Kush Cart: What’s better than going to a dispensary? Having the dispensary come to you! Kush Cart is Portland’s premier cannabis delivery service. That’s right; you can enjoy the highest quality cannabis without even leaving the house!
Oregon Cannabis Lounges
Kick back and socialize in one of these private Portland establishments where it’s cool to consume cannabis.
NW Cannabis Club: The NW Cannabis Club is a great place to party or just chill with friends. It’s complete with pool tables, an outdoor deck, and a full-service dab bar!
Flight Lounge: Relax in southeast Portland’s Flight House – a quaint cannabis lounge with cozy teahouse vibes.
Oregon Hemp Farms
Take in some natural beauty at these stunning hemp farms in Oregon.
William’s Wonder Farms: William’s Wonder Farms is committed to organic and sustainable growing practices. Stop by and see for yourself.
Wholly Hemp Farm: This southern Oregon farm grows hemp for industrial use and for CBD products. Make a trip to scenic Klamath Falls and schedule a tour!
Enjoy Hemp at Home
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