Category Archives: Washington

41 Fun Facts About Seattle You May Not Know (But Need To!)

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Seattle is known for its stunning scenery, thriving arts community, and, of course, coffee. Yet our city is more than that; we also have a wealth of interesting stories and little-known facts that help it stand out from other popular tourist destinations. While I’ve lived in Seattle for over three decades, I still learn new […]

13 Gorgeous Stops on a Seattle to Portland Drive to Pull Over For

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Being a Seattle local, I can’t tell you how many times I’ve done the Seattle to Portland drive when heading down to Oregon. While I used to dread it (especially when I would have to leave after work on a Friday afternoon – the worst time to leave), I slowly started to explore some stops […]

15 Exciting Things to Do in Leavenworth on the Weekend (2024)

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When you want to get away from Seattle for the weekend, booking a trip to Leavenworth is a perfect choice. Since it’s only two hours away from the city, many people only make a day trip to Leavenworth. However, there are plenty of things to do in Leavenworth, so you need a weekend in Leavenworth […]

18 Exciting Things to Do in Seattle in the Summer (2024)

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As a longtime local of Seattle who thrives on all the Seattle summer activities, I am frequently asked, “When is the best time to visit Seattle?” While there’s something to do in all the seasons, you absolutely can’t beat Seattle in the summer. Everyone’s generally in a great mood because it’s warm, the sun’s out […]

17 Amazing Things to Do on Bainbridge Island on a Day Trip

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While many tourists and locals alike visit the Seattle waterfront and see Bainbridge Island from across the water, they may not know what the island holds. Taking a day trip to Bainbridge Island is a fun way to get out of the city and feel like you’re on a mini-vacation. From museums to boutique shops, […]