Author Archives: Marissa

The Ultimate Pacific Northwest Road Trip Itinerary (2022)

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One of the best parts of living in the Pacific Northwest is jumping in the car and driving to explore a new area anytime you want. Going on a Pacific Northwest road trip is one of the most scenic trips you’ll ever do, so you’ll want to put it on your bucket list! I have […]

21 Incredible Weekend Trips From Seattle to Explore (2022)

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Seattle is an amazing city to explore, but sometimes even a local like myself wants to get out of the city. The great part about the area’s location is how accessible numerous weekend trips from Seattle are. Whether you want to go a few hours away to the beach or head north to Canada, you’ll […]

How to Plan the Perfect Day Trip to Mount Rainier

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You likely either think of the Space Needle or Mount Rainier when you think of Seattle. Towering over the state at 14,411 feet, this mountain is one of my favorite sites to see on a sunny day in Seattle. Even though you can see it from far away, it’s about 90 miles southeast of the […]

15 Best Hikes in Mount Rainier National Park You Need to Do

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One of the best things about Washington is how many hiking trails there are all over the state. While I love hiking in the Cascade Mountains, some of my favorite hikes are in the national parks we have in the state. Some of the most scenic ones are at Mount Rainier, which is why I […]