Category Archives: United States

The Best Dog-Friendly Vacations in the Pacific Northwest to Book

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One of the reasons I started my blog was to research what there is to do in the Pacific Northwest. I’ve lived in Seattle for over 20 years, but there are still many places I’ve never been to. However, one of the struggles I have when traveling is figuring out what to do with my […]

One Day in Yellowstone National Park: Best Things to Do & See

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Yellowstone National Park is probably the most iconic park in the country. With wildlife roaming everywhere and magnificent geysers, this is a park you’ll need to go to at least once in your life. Whether you have a week to spend in the area or only one day in Yellowstone, you can still see plenty. […]

15 Best Spring Hikes in Washington You Need to Do

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While many brave Washingtonians hike year-round, there’s nothing most of us get more excited about than spring hikes in Washington. That means warmer weather (although not always drier!) and, in many places, beautiful wildflowers in Washington that greet you as you hike into the hills. I love setting out on winter hikes in Washington, but […]

2 Days in Death Valley: The Ultimate Death Valley Itinerary

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Out of all the national parks in the country, Death Valley is one of the most intriguing to people. They see the beautiful sand dunes but also think, “Isn’t this one of the hottest places in the world?” While that is true, it’s also one of the most underrated national parks, in my opinion, which […]

How to Plan the Perfect Olympic Peninsula Road Trip

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With gorgeous rainforests, alpine highlands, and beautiful lakeshores, the Olympic Peninsula provides the perfect opportunity for a spectacular weekend vacation from Seattle. It’s famous for hiking, camping, and of course, going on a legendary Olympic Peninsula road trip. I’ve visited the Olympic Peninsula about a dozen times over the years, and I always find myself […]