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Welcome to Forks!

Yep, that's me. It was sincerely hard to resist. Even if you haven't read the books or seen the movies... I'm not even sure that's possible... the town has a life of it's own. This once sleepy town hasn't changed much as far as I can tell. The locals that we met are thrilled with the attention their rainy, logging town is receiving. We were there mid-week, stayed at Forks Motel, and ate at The In Place (the only other option appeared to be "restaurant" - the choice seemed clear). To be fair, "restaurant" was hopping with locals for breakfast!

Here's my hubby and son measuring up to the rain at the Forks Visitor's Center

Our experience held true to the reputation Forks has for rain - it rained, and rained, and rained. Not even a splash of sunshine to speak of. I would be remiss if I didn't mention the tours you can take to visit all of the places found in the Stephenie Meyer concocted fantasy. No, I didn't. But you can be sure there are plenty of teenage girls who did and will. Is there anything else unique about Forks? Not really. This is their fame window and they are taking full advantage. However, it is a necessary stop on the route to several great spots including the Hoh Rainforest. That's our next stop. See you there!

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