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Iron Goat monument

Do you believe in ghosts? I do. Though, I’m not the type to go seeking them out on purpose. And as far as believing a hike could be haunted? For me, that is a stretch. Though I will use any excuse — even ghost hunting — if it means a walk in the woods. The…

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Afterglow Vista

As many visitors to this page can probably identify with, I sometimes get a restlessness if I’m cradled in the mundane for too long. When this happens, I often turn to Atlas Obscura for travel inspiration to seek out unique destinations and avoid the crowds. When I read about Afterglow Vista, I knew I had…

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Fairhaven is perhaps the most charming place in Bellingham. Perched atop a hillside sloping gently toward Bellingham Bay, the historic district packs shops, eateries and bars into several square blocks of 19th-century red brick buildings — all within walking distance of one another. Parking is free and there’s plenty to see. From cobblestone streets to…

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Spokane Washington

The region that encompasses modern day Spokane Washington has been inhabited for thousands of years by indigenous tribes who thrived in the area due to the plentiful salmon runs in the Spokane River and ample opportunity for foraging in the forest. The salmon runs were so abundant that the tribes in the area would trade…

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Although Washington State University may be rated as one of the top 100 party schools in the country, this University has a rich history. How it Came to Be In 1890, the Washington legislature voted to establish a state agricultural college and school of science. The process of finding a location began and was tied…

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The Plan On October 16th, 1805 Richland was put on the map thanks to the famous cross-country journey by Lewis and Clark. After purchasing Louisiana from France in 1803, President Jefferson wanted to explore more of his great country. He wanted to affirm the sovereignty of the United States, find a waterway to the Pacific…

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