Trail through a forest

5 Hiking Tips For This Summer

If the summer of 2020 taught us one thing, it’s that Washington’s outdoor community is rapidly growing. This state has a lot to offer and with more time spent inside,…

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Kayaking Rentals and Tours in Washington

So, you want to go kayaking but you don’t want to have to invest in all the gear? No problem! There are places to rent kayaks and other gear all…


Where To Go Kayaking in Eastern Washington

Eastern Washington is full of flatwater lakes just calling your name. You may not get the coastal beaches of the west side, but you will not think twice after seeing…

Kayaking at Ruston Way in Tacoma

Where To Go Kayaking in Western Washington

Western Washington is home to the hustle and bustle of the city, but that doesn’t mean there are no beautiful pieces of paradise sprinkled throughout the area. The west side…

Kayaker on Banks Lake

Everything for Beginner Kayakers in Washington State in 2022

Kayaking gives you an entirely new way to Explore Washington State. You get a closer look at our waters, a different angle at the landscapes and a new perspective on…

Andrew Hughes Headshot

Andrew Hughes: A Climbers Story

Show Notes Transcript Show Notes Andrew Hughes Originally from Poulsbo, Andrew grew up in the shadow of Mount Rainier. Like many of us who live in the shadow of this…

Cashmere Canyons Preserves

Hiking at Cashmere Canyons Preserve

It’s not every day that you get to explore a new hiking trail that just recently opened to the public! That, combined with the promise of great views and a…

liberty lake trail

Hiking the Liberty Lake Loop Trail

Hiking the Liberty Lake Loop Trail is a magical, zen experience. It is one of my favorite trails to hike. The filtered sunlight in the deep forest, tinkling stream, and…

Yellow Aster Butte near Mount Baker

Hiking Yellow Aster Butte in the Mount Baker Area

There are so many amazing hikes in this state that it’s hard to pick one favorite.  I would put hiking Yellow Aster Butte in my top five favorite hikes in…

Tilted Timbers Cabin exterior near Mount Rainier, WA

Tilted Timbers: A Cozy A-frame by Mt. Rainier

With fall, we found ourselves itching to go to Mount Rainier to recharge for the weekend, and there’s no better place than Tilted Timbers, a cozy new A-frame in Ashford….

Sena Wheeler Guest Exploring Washington State Podcast Episode 118

Sena Wheeler Episode 118

Show Notes Transcript Show Notes Sena Sea Seafood   In this episode we chat with Sena Wheeler Co-Founder of Sena Sea     Some of the People and Places Mentioned…

Baker Lake

Hiking The Baker Lake Trail: Build Your Own Adventure

Looking for a hike that incorporates something for everyone to enjoy? Check out the Baker Lake trail in the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. The Baker Lake trail is a 15-mile…