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spokane

Visiting Five Hikes and Parks Around Spokane

The Eastern Washington cities of Spokane and Spokane Valley are surrounded by parks, trails and natural beauty. Here are five favorite parks and hikes around…

lavender field

A Guide to Visiting the Sequim Lavender Festival

The Lavender Festival in Sequim takes place every third weekend in July and is something you must see when visiting Washington in the Summer months.…

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…

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The Seattle Greenhouse: An Intimate and Unique Venue

There’s a stunning new venue in Seattle, brimming with vibrant plants, cacti, fruiting trees, and the dreamiest light. Naturally, it’s called The Seattle Greenhouse. Here,…

skydiving

Skydiving in Washington State

Skydiving is a bucket list item for many people around the world. What better place to check it off than in the beautiful state of…

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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…

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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…

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…

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Visiting Neko Cat Cafe in Seattle

Neko Cat Cafe is home to some of the cutest cats in Washington State (besides my own fur babies Luna and Cosmo, of course) and…

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…

Riverside State Park Bowl path

Hiking Riverside State Park Bowl & Pitcher

If you’d like to get away for the day and go hiking, whether for an easy few miles, or a 55-mile trek, look no further,…

What plants to grow in Washington tomatoes

What Plants To Grow In Washington

Have you ever felt overwhelmed walking into a nursery or a big box store and seeing all the vegetable starts or seed packets, and wanting…

Mercer Street Books in Seattle, WA

10 Independent Bookstores in Seattle to Visit on a Rainy Day

Seattle is full of interesting independent bookstores that showcase the quirkiness and unique character of the Emerald City. These bookstores are a perfect place to…

drinks at Bangrak Market in Seattle, Washington

Top 5 Places in Seattle for a Unique Cocktail Experience

Seattle is best known for its coffee scene, but the cocktail scene has been growing for quite some time and might be nearing its peak.…

South Fork Snoqualmie River

Hike or Bike-to-Hike Twin Falls Trail

If you were to ask, “What is a must-do hike in the Seattle area?” you’d likely hear Twin Falls Trail at the top of the…

Gardening in the Pacific Northwest

How to Get Started Gardening in the PNW

So you want to start gardening and don’t know where to start? There’s no wrong or right way to gardening. There are some guidelines that…

View of Seattle, Washington

First Timers Guide To Seattle

When you think of Seattle, Washington – the city known for its lush green (the Emerald City), rolling mountains and the Pacific Ocean (another name…

Cosmo

Exploring the Outdoors With Your Cat

My wife and I recently became residents of Washington State and are very happy about this exciting new chapter of our lives. Shortly after settling…

Cat Tales Wildlife Center in Spokane

A Trip to Cat Tales Exotic Wildlife Center

Lions and tigers and bears, OH MY! My mom, sister, her three little girls and I went on an adventure to the Cat Tales Wildlife…

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…

Long Beach Kite Museum

World Kite Museum in Long Beach, WA

Kites are a common sight on the beaches of Southwestern…

Olympic Game Farm

Olympic Game Farm

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

One Square Inch of Silence

One Square Inch of Silence  

Founded and preserved on April 22nd, 2005 (Earth Day) by…

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…

Gold Creek Pond

Gold Creek Park: Visiting the Pond

If you are looking for a short, accessible hike that…

Turnball National Wildlife Refuge

Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge

The Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge covers an expansive 18,000 acres…

Esther Bricques Winery in Omak

Esther Bricques Winery in Omak

Settled above the Okanogan Valley, Esther Bricques Vineyard and Winery…

The Grant County Sand Dunes and ORV Park

Four miles outside of Moses Lake, you can find The…

Longview’s Crown Jewel

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

boating in White Salmon

Sporty in White Salmon

Located in southern Washington, White Salmon is a special place…

Scottish Highland Games in Enumclaw

The Seattle Scottish Highland Games Association was formed back in…

Peace Arch

The Peace Arch

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

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Try Aplets And Cotlets In Cashmere

If you take a trip to Cashmere, it’s worth stopping…

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Washington Lavender

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

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Deep Sea Fishing In Westport

Deep sea fishing is by definition any kind of fishing…

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…

Leavenworth Village in the Winter

7 Must-Know Tips For Planning Your Trip to the 2017 Leavenworth Christmas Lighting Festival

If a trip into the winter wonderland known as the…

Cloudview Farms in Ephrata Washington

Cloudview Farms – Our Favorite New Spot in Ephrata, WA

Fall is one of my favorite times to travel with…

Saddle Rock

Hiking Saddle Rock in Wenatchee

For sweeping panoramic views of Wenatchee, plan to hike Saddle…