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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 […]

Three Beautiful National Parks in Washington State to Visit in 2021

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One of the best parts about visiting Washington is that we have not one, but multiple national parks to visit. If you’re wondering how many national parks are in Washington state, the answer is three! They’re all unique in their own way, so you get to explore a variety of landscapes if you have the […]

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 […]

The Best Things to Do in Seattle in the Fall in 2021

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Ask most locals what their favorite time of year is, and they’ll likely say fall. Seattle in the fall is a beautiful time to be in the area for many reasons. The weather is still somewhat warm, and there are plenty of sunny days left. While I love the summer days we have, fall in […]