Author Archives: Marissa Pedersen

How to Easily Get From the Seattle Airport to Downtown Seattle

seattle airport to downtown seattle

When you first get to a new airport, the most important factor you’ll want to know is how to get out of it and explore the city. In fact, one of the top questions I get from readers is how to get from the Seattle Airport to downtown Seattle, and I’m here to answer that […]

9 Best Islands Near Seattle That You’ll Want to Visit in 2023

Islands Near Seattle

Whether you’re looking to get a feel for island life or simply need to get away from the city bustle, why not add visiting a gorgeous island to your Washington bucket list? We have so many islands in Washington that it’s hard to pick from, which is why I created this article on the best […]

10 Fun Things to Do in Monroe, Washington (2023)

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As an avid hiker, I find myself passing through Monroe quite often. It is a great starting point for all the fantastic trails that branch off State Route 2. But let me tell you, Monroe is more than just a stopover. It is a little-known gem with plenty of places to stop, so I’m here […]

11 Exciting Things to Do in Ocean Shores, Washington (2023)

what to do in ocean shores

When I need a break from the city, Ocean Shores is my go-to seaside hangout in the Pacific Northwest. Tucked between the beautiful Pacific Ocean and lush forests, it’s got that small-town feel that I love in many cities around Washington. You can choose to rent a house and relax, or you can explore all […]

4 Days in Seattle: Your Ultimate Guide to the Emerald City (From a Local)

4 day Seattle itinerary waterfront sunset

Welcome to Seattle, the city I’ve been calling home for most of my life. Nestled between Puget Sound and forested hills, Seattle’s got a special kind of charm, and I can’t wait to share it with you. After countless times strolling around downtown and beyond, I’ve created this itinerary for 4 days in Seattle, loaded […]