Smith Rock State Park is one of the most unique and beautiful places in Oregon. We love love love the Oregon Coast and frequently visit the Columbia Gorge Waterfall Area, …
The Pacific Northwest of North America is an incredible place to explore, whether it be for hiking, a luxurious resort or great beer. Between the National Parks and the beaches, the rain forest and the Columbia Gorge, what’s not to love?
Bavarian Leavenworth is a great Pacific Northwest getaway. Here are 15 fun Bavarian things to do in Leavenworth that will take you back to alpine Europe without ever leaving Washington State.
We get a lot of questions about the best things to do in Leavenworth, Washington, as it’s kind of a mystery to people who haven’t grown up here. Leavenworth is …
Leavenworth’s Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort is the perfect getaway from Seattle. Review and details for staying at the Sleeping Lady, including things to do and best nearby sights.
The Leavenworth Reindeer Farm is one of the best things to do when visiting Washington’s Bavarian village. See what to expect and things to do and then plan a visit to this unique Pacific Northwest farm.
With so many things to do at Lake Chelan, it’s no wonder this part of Washington Wine Country is so popular with locals. Wine tasting, hiking, boating and more, plan a fun vacation to Washington’s year-round playground.
A sleigh ride is the perfect addition to a trip to Leavenworth, Washington. See what to expect and how to plan for getting out on the snow with kids during the Pacific Northwest winter.
Icicle Brewing in Leavenworth is one of the best breweries to visit in the Pacific Northwest. With interesting and consistently good beers, it’s a must visit when you’re in Leavenworth, Washington
The best things to do in Victoria BC with kids includes everything from really cool (and strange) museums to scavenger hunts around the city. Boat rides, Chinatown and Butchart Gardens await in Victoria BC.
Having visited Vancouver Island and more specifically Victoria many times we definitely have some good advice for planning a trip to Victoria BC. With four different options for getting there, …
National Parks are a great place to enjoy fall colors. From the mountains of Glacier National Park to the hills of the rolling hills of the Blue Ridge Parkway, these are the best National Parks to find autumn leaves and fall fun.
Best kayaking in the San Juan Islands of Washington. Kayak tours and best places to launch in the San Juans, including kayaking with orcas and bioluminescence near Seattle.
As the snow stops falling up in the mountains we start to get excited about hiking. There are so many easy, kid friendly hikes in Washington, so actually picking where …
Hiking at Mount Rainier National Park is a great summer activity. These are the best hikes with kids or for a reasonable challenge. From Paradise to Sunrise, Ohanapecosh to Lake Mowich, great hiking trails for any skill level.
Hiking at Hurricane Ridge is one of the best day trips to the Olympic Peninsula. We’ve rated the trails rated from easiest to most difficult and included tips for visiting Hurricane Ridge any time of year.
There are more than 100 lighthouses in the USA. These picks are beautiful, easy to visit and make for picturesque road trip adventures, from the Florida Keys to the Oregon Coast.
We are fortunate to live in Seattle, Washington. It’s close to the ocean, mountains, countryside and several other metropolitan areas. One of our favorite cities to visit locally is Victoria BC. …
There are tons of hotels in Victoria BC, but after 15 years of visiting we’ve picked out favorites, from family friendly hotels to luxury stays in Victoria.
Kayaking in the Pacific Northwest, and more specifically Washington State, is a fun and sustainable summer activity. Yeah, you could plan paddling in the Puget Sound area in the fall …
Perfect West Coast National Parks road trip plan, from Joshua Tree to Olympic National Park. Stops in the Sierras, Central Oregon, and the best of Washington State’s mountains.
Lake Cushman on the Olympic Peninsula is basically the Tahoe of the noth: warm water, beautiful setting, and so much family fun! Everything you need to know from best things to do at Lake Cushman to camping and vacation rentals near the lake.
Cross country skiing in Leavenworth is a great way to explore the snowy backcountry in winter. Find out where to ski, where to rent skiing gear and what to expect on the ski trails of Leavenworth, Washington.
An Olympic Peninsula Road Trip is a great weekend getaway or local vacation near Seattle. See the best stops around Highway 101, waterfalls and hikes in Olympic National Park, beautiful small towns and the rugged Washington Coast. Perfect Pacific Northwest vacation itinerary.
We love our road trips, you know that, and living in the Pacific Northwest, we’re at the gateway to some of the best road trips in the United States. Oregon …
Adventures in Oregon are everywhere. These are the best, must see places, things to do, places to drive in Oregon and more.
10 Road Trip plan for the best of Oregon, from the rugged Oregon Coast to the mountain waterfalls and the colorful high desert. Oregon’s best sights in 10 days of epic road trip.
Everything you need to know to visit Oregon Caves National Monument, including cave tours, hiking trails and details of the Oregon Caves Chateau. Cave Junction, OR is worth the drive for this fascinating road trip stop!
Oregon’s Painted Hills are a unique natural wonder. See how to get there, when to visit, where to stay, and hiking trails at John Day Fossil Beds National Monument. Most incredible National Park in Oregon.
There is nothing like an Oregon Coast road trip. With beautiful sights, unique things to do and epic views, the drive along the Oregon Coast highway from Portland to Brookings …
In this podcast episode we share our Korean spa experience, and apparently it was rather different for each of us. Have you ever been to a Korean spa or had …