Category Archives: Pacific Northwest

The Best Dog-Friendly Vacations in the Pacific Northwest to Book

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One of the reasons I started my blog was to research what there is to do in the Pacific Northwest. I’ve lived in Seattle for over 20 years, but there are still many places I’ve never been to. However, one of the struggles I have when traveling is figuring out what to do with my […]

30 Unique Things To Do in the Pacific Northwest in 2024

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The Pacific Northwest is one of the best scenic places in the country, so it’s no surprise that numerous people plan a road trip to the Pacific Northwest year after year. Whether you’re exploring Idaho, Oregon, Washington, or British Columbia, there are so many things to do in the Pacific Northwest. I’ve lived in Seattle […]

10 Best Things to Do in Astoria for a Weekend

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Astoria is an adorable town in Oregon that sits on the mouth of the Columbia River. Washington state is right across the river, so visiting the town makes me feel like I was close to home. I’ve stopped here several times over the years because there are so many things to do in Astoria. The […]

How to Plan a Weekend in Gig Harbor

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There are some amazing places around Seattle to head out for a weekend vacation. Whether you want to drive down to the coast of Long Beach or north to Anacortes, there’s no shortage of places to go. However, spending a weekend in Gig Harbor is one of the best places to go for a quick and […]

22 Stunning Washington Summer Hikes to Explore

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The state of Washington has some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world, let alone the US. There are numerous hiking trails with varying difficulties, natural paths, lakes, and gorgeous views. No matter where in Washington you choose to explore the outdoors, you’re always going to experience something beautiful. Hiking is one of the […]