Author Archives: Marissa

How to Plan the Perfect Olympic Peninsula Road Trip

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With gorgeous rainforests, alpine highlands, and beautiful lakeshores, the Olympic Peninsula provides the perfect opportunity for a spectacular weekend vacation from Seattle. It’s famous for hiking, camping, and of course, going on a legendary Olympic Peninsula road trip. I’ve visited the Olympic Peninsula about a dozen times over the years, and I always find myself […]

17 Fun Things to Do in Lake Chelan in 2022

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Lake Chelan is one of the most popular places to visit in Washington when the weather gets warm, and the area even gets more tourism than any other county in the state. This area is a great place to go on a Seattle weekend trip to wine taste, go hiking, and soak up the sun […]

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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Known as “The Mountain” to many locals, Mount Rainier has become the unofficial state logo. Towering over the state at 14,411 feet, this stunning mountain is one of my favorite sites to see on a sunny day in Seattle. Even though you can see it from most places in Seattle, it’s about 90 miles southeast […]