Category Archives: United States

The Best Things to Do on Orcas Island for a Weekend

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While Seattle is known as the Emerald City, Orcas Island is known as the Emerald Isle. There are many San Juan Islands to choose from, but this one is truly a gem. From camping to boutique hotels, there are plenty of different things to do on Orcas Island. This island is one of the best […]

A Guide to Redding, California’s Outdoor Paradise

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The city of Redding, California and the surrounding Shasta Cascade area is an outdoor lover’s dream. There are gorgeous lakes, numerous mountains to go hiking on, and delicious food to have afterward. Here’s a guide to Redding, California’s outdoor paradise. How to Get There There are several ways to get to Redding. I flew from […]

How to Spend a Weekend in Bellevue

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When visiting Seattle, many people just stay in downtown Seattle because that’s all they know. There’s another side you should visit on the “Eastside” as locals call it. Just 15 minutes east of Seattle across Lake Washington is the city of Bellevue, which has become its own sprawling city. Make sure to allow some time […]

A Guide to Visiting Yakima

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If you’re looking for a quick weekend trip where you can leave after work on Friday and get back by Sunday night, Yakima is the perfect place to go. It’s only a short two-hour drive southeast from Seattle and you can get in plenty of activities during your time there. Here’s a guide to visiting […]