Camano Island State Park
Distance from Seattle: 67 miles; 1.25-hour drive
If variety is the name of your game, this state park is the place you should pitch your tent. With one mile of bike trails, three miles of hiking trails, a baseball field, an 18-hole golf course nearby, and views of the Olympic Mountains and Mount Rainier, this spot will keep you busy all weekend.
Hope Island Marine State Park
Distance from Seattle: 78 miles; 1.3-hour drive
How does your own practically private island sound for a relaxing weekend away from the hustle and bustle of the big city? Reachable only by boat, this secluded campsite only has four tent spaces, and sits on an island with 1.5 miles of serene beaches perfect for bird-watching.