Category Archives: Washington

33 Free and Cheap Things to Do in Seattle on a Budget

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Seattle is a beautiful city, but it isn’t necessarily cheap. However, there are many ways to visit Seattle on a budget and still enjoy the best of the city. There are a variety of free and cheap things to do in Seattle whether you live here or are visiting. As a long-time Seattle resident, I […]

How to Visit Scenic Hot Springs in Washington

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There are a handful of hot springs in Washington, but most of them are a bit of a hike to get to. That’s why hiking Scenic Hot Springs in the Cascade Mountains is a goal many hikers around here have. You can hike this year-round, but you’ll want to prepare for it in advance. These […]

16 Amazing Things to Do on San Juan Island for a Weekend

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San Juan Island is a popular stopping place for those who go whale-watching for the day, but there are many more things to do on San Juan Island than just strolling Friday Harbor for a few hours. The island is 55 square miles, so it’s the perfect place to bring your car to have a […]

18 Kid-Friendly Breweries in Seattle for the Whole Family

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Seattle is a city full of incredible craft breweries and tasting rooms – with some great family-friendly bars included. My husband and I have always loved visiting breweries on the weekend before kids. Needless to say, we were disappointed to think our brewery days were over with the birth of our son. However, I was […]

How to Spend a Cozy Weekend in Long Beach, Washington

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One of my favorite places to visit on the West Coast is Long Beach, Washington. You probably have heard of California’s Long Beach, but our state has the better one in my opinion. This area has always been a popular place to visit during the summer for families. Located in the very southwest corner of Washington, […]