Category Archives: Pacific Northwest

13 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 2021

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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 […]

7 Best Oktoberfests in Washington State

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Oktoberfest is the world’s largest beer festival. It originated in Germany but has spread to all parts of the world where it is celebrated with joy. If you are wondering where to celebrate Oktoberfest in Washington State, here are some events to look forward to. 7 Oktoberfests in Washington to Check Out While there are […]

21 Incredible Weekend Trips From Seattle to Explore

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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 […]

20 Epic Day Trips from Seattle You Need to Take in 2021

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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 […]