Spending a Weekend at Lake Chelan

Looking for a destination that has it all? Look no further than Lake Chelan. From recreation adventures (both in the mountains and on the water)…

lake crescent lodge

Five Rustic Resorts and Lodges on the Olympic Peninsula

Planning a trip to America’s national parks usually involves camping or staying in a historic lodge. Olympic National Park is no exception, with countless campgrounds,…


Visiting Fort Worden State Park

A strategic point of view, the high bluffs just north of Port Townsend, WA, are occupied by Fort Worden State Park and Point Wilson Lighthouse…

Fairfax Ghost Town Bridge - Carbonado WA

Fairfax Bridge near Mount Rainier National Park

A 103-year-old bridge? 250ft tall? On the way to Mount Rainier National Park? Sounded like something we should check out. Where is the Fairfax Bridge?…

Shot of Mt Rainier from Vashon Island

Spending a Day on Vashon Island

We are spoiled with many wonderful day trip opportunities in Western Washington, and one amazing option is visiting Vashon Island. Accessible by three different ferry…

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A Weekend in Port Townsend

Experience Port Townsend through the eyes of a tourist. Find all the best accommodations, restaurants, and things to do!

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…

Pend Oreille County train rides

Scenic Pend Oreille River Train

Update March 2024. We do not have any information about the status of the train. We do not believe the train is in operation at…

Sumner Reuben Knoblauch Heritage Park gazebo

Spending a Day in Sumner

As autumn approaches, nothing sounds more comforting than taking the time to wander around a small town, taking in the sights and sounds of the…

Cle Elum living room

A Weekend In Cle Elum

Cle Elum is a small town with a lot of charm just 90 min from Seattle. It’s not just a pit stop while driving along…

Thomas Dambo’s Giant Trolls the Ultimate Adventure

Join in on Tara’s thrilling adventure to find five giant wooden trolls created by artist Thomas Dambo in Washington State. These unique trolls, made from recycled materials, are part of a scavenger hunt that combines art, environmental awareness, and exploration across various locations in Washington. The journey offers a unique experience to discover these whimsical, massive sculptures while enjoying the state’s beautiful landscapes.

Mount Rainier and Wildflowers

Mount Rainier’s Timed Entry: What You Need to Know for 2024

Explore the essential guide to Mount Rainier’s new timed entry system for 2024, enhancing visitor experience and preserving natural beauty

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Spending a Weekend in Anacortes, WA

Washington state has always been known for its natural wonders, cultural gems, and rainy coast. While all of that is absolutely wonderful, there are some…

Lets Roam Walla Walla

Adventuring in Walla Walla

Along with what it’s most famous for, wine, Walla Walla has so much history, food, and adventure to enjoy!

Georgetown Sign

Spending a Day in Seattle’s Georgetown

Considered Seattle’s oldest neighborhood, Georgetown visitors can enjoy the charming architecture, wine tasting and crave-able food.

Washington treehouse point

Exploring Treehouse Point

When you first see photos of TreeHouse Point, you can’t resist adding it to your list of must-visit places.

Birth of a Lake Trail

A Visit to Seaquest State Park

About a 2-hour drive from Seattle, Seaquest State Park is a great jumping-off point for visiting nearby Mount Saint Helens.

Green Bluff barn near Spokane

Visiting Green Bluff Farms Near Spokane

Every farm tells a story. The opening page tribute is an act of deference to the long-standing legacy of farming, the prologue an establishment of…

Diablo Lake blue waters

Summertime in North Cascades National Park

Seeking a trip with stunning mountain peaks, cascading waterfalls, glacier-fed alpine lakes? North Cascades National Park is awaiting you.

Witness Tree Lounge & Bar

Weekend Getaway at the Vancouver Waterfront

Staying a weekend on the beautiful Vancouver waterfront is a great escape in the pacific northwest. Find the right accommodation for you!

Foss Waterway Seaport

Foss Waterway Seaport – A Must See Tacoma Destination!

If you have traveled into or out of Tacoma, there’s…

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10 things to do for broke college students in Tacoma/Seattle, WA

Our 10 things to do if you are a broke…

Ape Caves

Go Ape at Mount Saint Helens 

The Ape Cave, that is.  Concealed within the beautiful Gifford…

The Junk Castle

Visiting The Pullman Junk Castle

Pullman is known as the home of the WSU Cougars,…

Point Robinson Lighthouse

Point Robinson Lighthouse

Since 1885 Point Robinson has provided “fog and lighthouse service”…

Long Beach Kite Museum

World Kite Museum in Long Beach, WA

Kites are a common sight on the beaches of Southwestern…

The Hoh Rainforest

The Hoh Rain Forest Go And Explore

We’ve all heard the opinion that western Washington is almost…

Olympic Game Farm

Olympic Game Farm

Open for over 40 years, the Olympic Game Farm in…

Northern State Hospital

Northern State Hospital Farm

Looking for a quirky but historically rich day trip with…

Spokane River

Garbage Eating Goat-Statue

Installed in 1974, this goat statue does indeed eat your…

Barron Ghost Town

As high school history class taught us, in the late…

Longview’s Crown Jewel

Dubbed “the city’s crown jewel,” Lake Sacajawea and Japanese Gardens…

Peace Arch

The Peace Arch

On the border between Canada and Blaine, Washington, there stands…

Borst Museum

Visiting The Borst Home Museum In Centralia

A visit to Centralia isn’t complete without stopping by the…


Visiting The Cranberry Museum In Long Beach

The Pacific Coast Cranberry Research Foundation, was established in 1922,…

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Washington Lavender

Washington Lavender located in Port Angeles, Washington is a relaxation…


Norwegian Influence in Poulsbo

Founded by Ole Stubb, a Norwegian immigrant in 1875, Poulsbo…

CWU Featured image of several campus buildings

History of Central Washington University

Did you know that Central Washington University has actually gone…

Lady Washington Lives On in Aberdeen

You may have seen the majestic Lady Washington in such…

Dash Point Park and Pier View of Puget Sound

Dash Point Park and Pier – Tacoma, WA

One of our favorite little spots to frequent in the…