Things To Do

Long Beach Kite Museum

World Kite Museum in Long Beach, WA

Kites are a common sight on the beaches of Southwestern Washington. I remember staying at Ocean Shores with family many years ago and being fascinated by the stunt kites being…

Olympic Game Farm

Olympic Game Farm

Open for over 40 years, the Olympic Game Farm in Sequim is the perfect weekend trip for the whole family. Originally designed to be a holding facility for the animal…

One Square Inch of Silence

One Square Inch of Silence  

Founded and preserved on April 22nd, 2005 (Earth Day) by Gordon Hempton, One Square Inch of Silence, is a beautiful project meant to highlight how serene it can be to…

Spokane River

Garbage Eating Goat-Statue

Installed in 1974, this goat statue does indeed eat your garbage, making it a useful and quirky attraction. Originally introduced to Spokane as an art installment for the World’s Fair…

Barron Ghost Town

As high school history class taught us, in the late 1800’s there was a gold rush in western America. While most headed out west to California, Canada and Alaska, Washington…

Gold Creek Pond

Gold Creek Park: Visiting the Pond

If you are looking for a short, accessible hike that offers stunning views of the water and mountains, look no further than Gold Creek Pond at Snoqualmie Pass. Table of…

Turnball National Wildlife Refuge

Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge

The Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge covers an expansive 18,000 acres in the Channeled Scablands, and contains an uncommon ecosystem, including “basalt outcrops, flood eroded channels, and ponderosa pine forests.” With…

Esther Bricques Winery in Omak

Esther Bricques Winery in Omak

Settled above the Okanogan Valley, Esther Bricques Vineyard and Winery is owned by Linda and Steve Colvin. Developed and curated by hand, they planted their first vines even before they…

The Grant County Sand Dunes and ORV Park

Four miles outside of Moses Lake, you can find The Grant County Sand Dunes and ORV Park. Here you can ride on the sand dunes which are open year round….

Longview’s Crown Jewel

Dubbed “the city’s crown jewel,” Lake Sacajawea and Japanese Gardens is essentially a one-stop park for outdoor activities. Visitors can run, walk, jog or even bike on the 3.5 miles…

boating in White Salmon

Sporty in White Salmon

Located in southern Washington, White Salmon is a special place for sports enthusiasts. Named by the Lewis & Clark Expedition for the salmon they found in the White Salmon River,…

Scottish Highland Games in Enumclaw

The Seattle Scottish Highland Games Association was formed back in 1947. A local group of Scots wanted to create a group whose mission included “keeping their ethnic origin alive as…