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Hurricane Ridge

Spending a Weekend in Sequim

Sequim is a vibrant small town located along the Olympic Peninsula, and it happens to be one of the driest cities in western Washington. Outdoor enthusiasts, seafood lovers and people…

Turning the Wine World Upsidedown in Cle Elum

Cle Elum is not only a destination for those who enjoy spending time in the great outdoors, it’s a fun spot for wine and food lovers. Especially now that Seth…

birding in olympia

One Hour Birding in Olympia, Washington

When I decided to write a birding feature for Explore Washington State, I wracked my brain about which of my favorite birding locales I would showcase for an hour of…

Snoqualme Falls Lookout

A Day at Snoqualmie Falls

Snoqualmie Falls is a beloved Washington Attraction. Go beyond the lookout and find places to eat, recreation, and more nearby!

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…

ProFormance Racing School Track

Visiting Pacific Raceways

Ever wanted to learn how to drive a race car? At ProFormance Racing School you can get behind the wheel and on the track.

Fish Lake

The Many Lakes to Kayak and Fish Around Spokane

This was a hard article to write because in the Pacific Northwest there are so many great areas to explore and there are not just a few things here or…

Washington State Landscape as the sun rises

Reeling in the Best: Top Fishing Spots and Tips for Anglers in Washington State

Washington is known for its fishing, offering anglers a variety of rivers, lakes, and coastal areas to explore. Learn all there is to know.

Sasquatch

Washington Cryptids

Learn about Washington’s Cryptids, where you’ll find them, and what legends these mystical creatures come along with.

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5 Lookouts Near Seattle to Visit This Summer

Washington is known for it’s beautiful landscapes. There is no better way to see the sites than from one of the many outstanding lookouts!

Bloedel Reserve pond

Visiting The Bloedel Reserve on Bainbridge Island

Tucked away on the north end of Bainbridge Island, a pristine estate sits atop the high banks looking north over Puget Sound. A fairytale setting come to life, the enchanted…

Campground at Blake Island

Spending A Weekend On Blake Island State Park

Twenty-seven minutes to paradise. That is it. Twenty-seven minutes. Okay, it’s Blake Island Marine State Park, but to us, it’s a local paradise. Your arrival at the island puts you…