Destinations

scooters

Scootin’ Around San Juan Island

In my opinion, scootin’ around San Juan Island is the best way to see this gorgeous and adventurous island. With a bit of planning, you won’t regret it either! In…

Tacoma sculpture by Elk's Temple in Tacoma, Washington

Tacoma In Two Days: An Ambitious Itinerary

Tacoma’s reputation precedes itself. For all the negativity that has clouded perceptions of Tacoma, the narrative has drastically changed over the past decade. There’s been a collective awakening about the…

Scenery in Leavenworth, WA

A Girls Trip To Leavenworth

Do you feel like everyone you know visited Europe this summer? Well, summer isn’t over yet and you can still make it to Europe without leaving Washington. Enter: Leavenworth. This…

Thorp Mill building and bridge

Visiting the Historic Thorp Mill and Museum

Driving along Interstate-90 through Central Washington yields a myriad of picturesque views. From the barns with unique quilted emblems, to the groves of trees and even the random farm stands,…

mt. rainier

Exploring the Mountain Town of Packwood, Washington

Nestled beneath the base of Mount Rainier National Park and surrounded by the Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Packwood is the perfect destination for those looking to escape to the mountains…

Snoqualmie River in North Bend

A Day Well Spent In North Bend

Imagine hopping in your car from Seattle and driving an easy 25 miles east to a gem of a city surrounded by endless evergreens and majestic mountains. Even the drive…

View of the rugged coast at Tongue Point

Visiting Tongue Point Marine Life Sanctuary

The call of the Olympic Mountains is undeniable. Most of the peninsula gets record rainfall, making it a lush fairytale land of mosses, marmots, and mammoth trees. Some of the…

cow sculptures

Roadside Attractions from Olympia to the Pacific Coast

We have all heard it a thousand times: “It’s about the journey, not the destination.” So when we are heading somewhere for the long weekend, what do we do? Jump…

Quileute Oceanside Resort

Adventuring at the Quileute Oceanside Resort

It is not very often that a location checks off everything on my list of desires for an adventure, but the Quileute Oceanside Resort did just that! Anxious to spend…

Waterfall near Black Diamond

A Day in Black Diamond & the Franklin Ghost Town

Spending a day in Franklin Ghost Town – Black Diamond, Washington will have you soaking up the sun, hiking to incredible views, learning about the history of the area, getting…

coyote wall

Explore the North Bank of the Columbia River Gorge

Mention the words “Columbia Gorge” to Pacific Northwest (PNW) locals, and they’ll almost certainly bring up Multnomah Falls, Vista House, Rowena Crest, or some of the other well-known points of…

Kalama River Walk

Spending a Day in Kalama

Have you ever been to Kalama? Have you even heard of Kalama? Chances are if you made the drip from Seattle to Portland you’ve passed by. The giant McMenamins lodge…