Author Archives: Marissa Pedersen

15 Best Fall Hikes in Washington for Stunning Color (2024)

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Summer in Washington is by far my favorite season in the state, but something about that first chilly September morning excites me. That’s because I know that it’s time to explore all the best fall hikes in Washington, and while pumpkin-spiced everything is great, the real treat is hitting the trails during this time. Like […]

17 Best Things to Do in Seattle in the Fall (2024)

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I love nothing more than summers in Seattle, as it’s some of the most gorgeous weather we get all year. However, I get so excited when we have that first crisp morning in September, and I know that it’s officially Seattle in the fall. This season is definitely underrated, as we still have so many […]

7 Best Oktoberfests in Washington State to Attend in 2024

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Oktoberfest is the world’s largest beer festival, and it originated in Germany but has spread to all parts of the world. It’s a great way to welcome fall, as it’s generally still decent weather for Oktoberfests in Washington, so you can be outside while you sample beer, listen to music, and more. While we may […]

How to Celebrate Halloween in Seattle: Best Events in 2024

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When October hits in the Emerald City, things start to get a little spooky. Seattle isn’t just about rain and coffee—when Halloween rolls around, we take it very seriously. Think haunted houses straight out of your wildest nightmares, Halloween-themed tours, and pumpkins everywhere. Halloween in Seattle is one of the best times to be in […]

13 Best Larch Hikes in Washington State You’ll Want to Do (2024)

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While I love hiking in Washington any time of the year, no time is more exciting than the fall season. This period brings the beautiful larches, but they’re only around in certain areas of the state and usually for a few weeks. That’s why you’ll want to plan your larch hikes in Washington in advance […]