Category Archives: Washington

How to Plan the Perfect Olympic Peninsula Road Trip (2024)

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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 […]

5 Best Whale Watching Tours in Seattle You’ll Want to Book

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One of the many reasons I love living in Seattle is the chance to see whales at certain times of the year. Although it does make me laugh when my out-of-town guests think we’ll see whales anytime we’re on the water, it is true that you have a higher chance of seeing them during the […]

10 Scenic Road Trips from Seattle for the Ultimate Adventure

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One of my absolute favorite things to do throughout the year is to go on road trips from Seattle and explore new areas. Who doesn’t love the thrill of hitting the open road and discovering all sorts of hidden gems along the way? I know it’s not always affordable to go on vacation, or you […]

How to Plan the Ultimate Seattle to San Diego Road Trip (2024)

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The west coast of the United States is one of the most scenic places in the country. From the mountains of Washington to the sandy beaches of California, there’s so much to put on a west coast road trip itinerary. That’s why you’ll love taking a Seattle to San Diego road trip at least once […]

20 Incredible Weekend Trips From Portland to Book (2024)

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As someone who has lived in Seattle for years, I have a special affinity for Portland. It’s a quick and easy drive from Seattle, making it the perfect weekend escape, which is why I’ve been there dozens of times over the years. Portland has a vibrant arts and culture scene, as well as some incredible […]