Author Archives: Marissa

30 Best Things to Do in Seattle With Kids

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For parents with kids, it may be a little difficult to think of something to do with your child on a leisurely day. Fortunately, Seattle is a great city with lots of places to go and lots of things to do. Here is a list of 30 of the best things you can do the […]

The Best Places for Surfing in Washington

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When people think of learning to surf, they often assume they’ll have to travel to California or Hawaii. While those places are great surf destinations, many overlook the great surfing opportunities in our own backyard. In fact, in many ways, surfing in Washington is easier than those stereotypical destinations because, while the state still has […]

Seattle’s Famous Foods – Everything You Need to Try

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The Michelin guide may not visit the Pacific Northwest, but make no mistake, Seattle is a big food city. It has easy access to water, sits within a huge agricultural state, and has seen incredible population growth among people of all cultural backgrounds. Over time, there have become certain famous foods in Seattle thanks to […]

How to Plan the Perfect Sonoma Weekend Getaway

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Sonoma Valley is a beautiful area in California known for its variety of wineries, but there are also plenty of other things to do in Sonoma. For example, did you know you can go wine tasting in Sonoma and see the Pacific Ocean within the same afternoon? I’ve explored Napa Valley before when attending Bottlerock […]

The Best Whidbey Island Wineries and Breweries to Visit

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There’s nothing better than being on a beautiful island, lounging on a chair with a tasty beverage in hand. Located north of Seattle, Whidbey Island is the perfect place to head to for the weekend to get a drink. Many people love going here for the weekend or even a day out to visit the Whidbey Island wineries. […]