Tag Archives: Washington

14 Festive Reasons to Visit Leavenworth in the Winter

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Holiday lights everywhere in a snow-covered Bavarian village seems like something you can only enjoy when you visit Germany, but one of Seattle’s best-known secrets is we have our own Bavarian village in the mountains. Only two hours east of Seattle, visiting Leavenworth in winter is one of the best ways to spend a weekend. […]

19 Fun Things to Do in Seattle in Winter in 2022

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While it may be a tad rainier and colder, winter in Seattle is a fun time to explore the city. There are many fun things to do in Seattle in winter both indoors and outdoors, so you’ll find plenty to do during this season. As a long-time local, I’ve experienced dozens of winters and keep […]

20 Epic Day Trips from Seattle You Need to Take in 2022

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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 […]

The 13 Best Fall Hikes in Washington for Stunning Color

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We all love summer around here, but I’m always excited when that first cool September day hits and reminds me that fall is on the way. In addition to all the pumpkin-related things that start popping up, it’s also time for better hiking weather. That’s why I made a list of the best fall hikes […]

Hiking Naches Peak Loop Trail: Everything You Need to Know

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One of the most beautiful hikes at Mount Rainier National Park is Naches Peak Loop. At just over three miles roundtrip, this is an easy hike suitable for most people. I saw people on social media doing this year after year, so I finally decided to commit to hiking Naches Peak Loop trail this year. […]