Disposable Diaries // Washington & Wyoming

In 2012, I bought two disposable cameras. I wanted to take them with me on my travels as a fun way to document my trips. Instead, they sat in my closet, unused, for almost 3 years. I brought them with me when I moved to Washington, but only took a few photos. Then I brought… Continue reading Disposable Diaries // Washington & Wyoming

2 Week Jackson Hole to Seattle Road Trip Itinerary

This 2 week Jackson Hole to Seattle Road Trip itinerary is PACKED with amazing places, amazing scenery, and amazing things to do. It’s mostly focused on natural areas and becoming one with nature–you won’t see many cities on this trip. But you will see some of the most beautiful places in the Northwest United States!… Continue reading 2 Week Jackson Hole to Seattle Road Trip Itinerary

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!)

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

Fort Worden State Park // Port Townsend, Washington

It was the Fourth of July. It was a scorching hot afternoon in terms of western Washington weather–somewhere in the low 80’s. Our boss let us leave work a few hours early, which is almost unheard of in farm world. My co-workers and I decided to take advantage of our freedom, so we hopped in… Continue reading Fort Worden State Park // Port Townsend, Washington