Category Archives: United States

How To Visit Mount Rainier in Winter: Everything to Know (2024)

mt rainier in the winter

Summer is by far the most popular time to visit Mount Rainier, thanks to the beautiful weather and stunning wildflowers everywhere. In fact, August is so busy that I usually recommend that people only visit very early in the morning or on weekdays. If you don’t want to deal with crowds, consider visiting Mount Rainier […]

21 Amazing Winter Hikes in Washington to Explore All Season (2024)

washington winter hikes

Washington State has some of the best hikes in the country, so it’s easy to see why so many people who live here consider hiking one of their favorite pastimes. While summer hikes are beautiful, there are also plenty of winter hikes in Washington that you can do throughout Seattle in the winter. I know […]

13 Fun Things to Do in Fairbanks in Winter (2024)

dog mushing fairbanks in winter

Many people plan to visit Alaska in the summer months, but what if I told you that visiting Alaska in the winter may be one of the best times? Yes, it’s freezing, but there are so many activities to participate in if you love being outdoors. In fact, there are a number of things to […]

17 Cozy Things to Do in Winter in Portland, Oregon (2024)

Winter In Portland Fireworks

Every time I tell someone I’m heading to Portland in the winter, I get a raised eyebrow or two, but honestly, after going there so many times over the years, winter has become one of my favorite seasons to visit. Maybe it’s because I’m from Seattle, and the weather’s pretty much the same—cool, a little […]