Category Archives: Washington

17 Reasons to Visit Seattle in the Summer

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Many people ask me what the best time to visit Seattle is and without any hesitation, I always say to come to Seattle in the summer. It’s sunny most days, in the 80s, and overall a gorgeous time of year to come. You can take full advantage of the outdoors, from the ocean to the lakes […]

10 Best Hikes in Olympic National Park You Need to Explore

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One of the most beautiful places in Washington is Olympic National Park, but up until the past few years, I had only visited it a few times. I always thought about making plans to go but would make an excuse that was too far away. That was until I started hiking there and discovered some […]

10 Best Hikes in North Cascades National Park to Explore

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While Washington is full of places to hike, there are few places that are as stunning as the North Cascades. You’ll find towering mountains and gorgeous lakes everywhere you look, so many locals plans at least a few trips out here during the year. To save you time with planning, I’ve created a list of […]

20 Epic Day Trips from Seattle You Need to Take in 2021

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The Space Needle, Pike Place Market, and the Museum of Pop Culture are some of the most popular tourist destinations in Seattle. However, you can visit many other beautiful places outside of Seattle. Taking a day trip from Seattle lets you see just a small part of what else the state has to offer. I’ve lived […]

One Day in Seattle – What to See and What to Skip

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When people only have one day in Seattle, they often message me asking what are the “must-sees” during their trip. While I highly recommend spending more than a day in Seattle, I understand that people may be here on a layover, waiting for a cruise, or in the middle of a road trip to the […]