Category Archives: Pacific Northwest

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 […]

20 Amazing Pacific Northwest Family Vacation Ideas (2022)

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The Pacific Northwest is one of the most beautiful places to both live and vacation in. While I’m slightly biased being from Seattle, there’s no denying the variety that this area has, and it’s great for families. That’s why this post focuses on the best Pacific Northwest family vacation ideas to inspire you for your […]

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 […]

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 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 […]