A Guide to Washington’s Kitsap Peninsula

If you’re visiting the state of Washington, chances are you’re going to spend some time in Seattle, the state’s largest city. You’ve probably considered checking out the Olympic Peninsula, too, where you can hike deep into the forests and explore the rugged west coast beaches. Those are two very cool places to visit, but there’s… Continue reading A Guide to Washington’s Kitsap Peninsula

Exploring the Evergreen State: 12 Places to Visit in Western Washington

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The great state of Washington is definitely my favorite of the 50 United States (thus far). Not only is it absolutely beautiful, but it holds a pretty special place in my heart. There are plenty of reasons to explore the Evergreen State, and lots of scenic places to visit in western Washington. The Pacific Northwest… Continue reading Exploring the Evergreen State: 12 Places to Visit in Western Washington

River’s Edge Resort: A Cabin in Winthrop, Washington

I wanted to visit North Cascades National Park during my roadtrip through Washington. After staying a night in Spokane, I decided my best bet for accommodations near the park was the little town of Winthrop. Earlier in my trip, I was camping out in Wyoming. While there, I met a woman who mentioned she grew… Continue reading River’s Edge Resort: A Cabin in Winthrop, Washington

Seattle Travel Guide: What to Do in Seattle

(Updated October 2018) This is part 2 of a 2 part Seattle Travel Guide. Find out what to do in Seattle during your visit, from the top Seattle attractions to the less well know things to do in Seattle. … Seattle Travel Guide My first visit to Seattle was in the summer of 2014, when… Continue reading Seattle Travel Guide: What to Do in Seattle

Seattle Travel Guide: Where to Eat in Seattle (and drink!)

(Updated October 2018) This is part 1 of a 2 part Seattle Travel Guide. Get recommendations on where to eat in Seattle, where to find the best coffee in Seattle, and the best bars in Seattle. … Seattle Travel Guide My first visit to Seattle was in the summer of 2014, when I was living… Continue reading Seattle Travel Guide: Where to Eat in Seattle (and drink!)

Multnomah Falls // Columbia River Gorge, Oregon

After leaving Portland, we took a drive along the Columbia River Highway. Waterfalls were on the top of our “must see” list for the trip, and the Columbia River Gorge Scenic Area is full of them–about 77 on the Oregon side of the river! We were driving to Boise that day, so we didn’t have… Continue reading Multnomah Falls // Columbia River Gorge, Oregon

Searching for Orcas in the San Juan Islands, Washington

(Originally posted in August 2014) I wanted to be a marine biologist when I was in elementary school. I don’t know what it was about marine mammals that seemed so interesting to me, but I wanted to know more about them. My “dream career” path changed within a few years, and I definitely did not… Continue reading Searching for Orcas in the San Juan Islands, Washington