Photo of the Day 2 October 2008

Soccer and Sailboats, Port Townsend, Washington, 1984
Photograph by Sam Abell
A bustling seaport in the late 19th century, Port Townsend, Washington, has fought to maintain its historic charm. More than a million visitors come each year to see its Victorian mansions, mountain vistas, and water spectacles, like the Wooden Boat Festival in Puget Sound (top).