Category Archives: Pacific Northwest

21 Fun Rainy Day Activities in Seattle You’ll Want to Do

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Every time I talk to someone about living in Seattle, they always ask the same question – “doesn’t it rain all the time there?” Sure, it rains more than it might in other parts of the country, but it’s not all the time. There are plenty of fun rainy day activities in Seattle to distract […]

14 Festive Reasons to Visit Leavenworth in the Winter

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Holiday lights everywhere in a snow-covered Bavarian village seems like something you can only enjoy when you visit Germany, but one of Seattle’s best-known secrets is we have our own Bavarian village in the mountains. Only two hours east of Seattle, visiting Leavenworth in winter is one of the best ways to spend a weekend. […]

19 Fun Things to Do in Seattle in Winter in 2022

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While it may be a tad rainier and colder, winter in Seattle is a fun time to explore the city. There are many fun things to do in Seattle in winter both indoors and outdoors, so you’ll find plenty to do during this season. As a long-time local, I’ve experienced dozens of winters and keep […]

20 Epic Day Trips from Seattle You Need to Take in 2022

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The Space Needle, Pike Place Market, and the Museum of Pop Culture are some of the most popular tourist destinations in Seattle. However, you can visit many other beautiful places outside of Seattle. Taking a day trip from Seattle lets you see just a small part of what else the state has to offer. I’ve lived […]

The Best Way to Spend One Day in Olympic National Park

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Seattle gets all the glory when people plan their vacation, but one of the most stunning places in Washington is Olympic National Park. You’ll find hikes, hot springs, and even a rainforest. When you want to take a long Seattle day trip, spending one day in Olympic National Park is a perfect choice. I’ve traveled […]