Category Archives: United States

How to Plan the Ultimate 3 Day Weekend in Portland, Oregon

3 Days In Portland Downtown

While I enjoy spending time in Washington state, it’s always a treat to be able to go down to Oregon to spend a weekend in Portland. It’s a fun city to get out in, and I love exploring new breweries and food carts while I’m there. I’ve been there for bachelorette parties, conferences, and just […]

12 Golden Larch Hikes in Washington State You’ll Want to Do

larches in washington

While I love hiking in Washington any time of the year, no time is more exciting than the fall season. This period brings the beautiful larches, but they’re only around in certain areas of the state and usually for a few weeks only. That’s why you’ll want to plan your larch hikes in Washington in […]

15 Best Gifts & Souvenirs From Seattle to Check Out

pike place market

If you’re in town visiting Seattle, you’re probably focusing on everything to check off your itinerary to make sure you see it all. No matter how long you’re here, you’ll want to check out some of the souvenirs from Seattle to take home before you leave. While you can get a Seattle t-shirt anywhere, there […]

Where to Stay in Olympic National Park for a Weekend Trip

Olympic NP

One of the most beautiful places to visit in Washington is Olympic National Park, which is why over two million people plan a trip there each year. With over 1,442 mi² to explore, it’s easiest to see it all if you can spend several days in the park. However, you’ll want to know where to […]

How to Plan an Amazing Big Sur Road Trip

big sur day trip

With a dramatic coastline and stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, a Big Sur road trip is one of the most beautiful drives you can take in the country. Some of the most breathtaking parts of the California coastline are found on this part of Highway 1. Many people consider Big Sur one of the […]