Category Archives: Washington

22 Cheap and Free Things to Do in Tacoma

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When people visit the Seattle area, many of them head straight to downtown Seattle to check out the attractions. While it’s fun to explore the Space Needle and other popular tourist draws, Tacoma is a city that’s underrated in my opinion. Only about 30 miles south of Seattle, there are plenty of cheap and free […]

The Best Things to Do on Orcas Island for a Weekend

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While Seattle is known as the Emerald City, Orcas Island is known as the Emerald Isle. There are many San Juan Islands to choose from, but this one is truly a gem. From camping to boutique hotels, there are plenty of different things to do on Orcas Island. This island is one of the best […]

How to Spend a Weekend in Bellevue

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When visiting Seattle, many people just stay in downtown Seattle because that’s all they know. There’s another side you should visit on the “Eastside” as locals call it. Just 15 minutes east of Seattle across Lake Washington is the city of Bellevue, which has become its own sprawling city. Make sure to allow some time […]

15 Hike and Brewery Combinations Around Seattle

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Seattle is an all-around amazing city, but it does two things particularly well – hikes and breweries. We have some of the most beautiful hikes around the state that end with stunning views of the mountains, lakes, and waterfalls around the Pacific Northwest. Washington also has some of the best breweries ever (I’m just slightly […]