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Category: Washington

Scenic fall drives from Seattle

There are many scenic fall drives from Seattle which makes it hard to choose! In our family we have a tradition in fall of a weekend road trip for camping, buying apples, photography and some outdoor adventure (usually biking or hiking). We traditionally call it “mocktoberfest”. Basically, it’s road...

Coffeeneuring Seattle: love to cycle and drink coffee?

Do you love to drink coffee and ride bikes? Join us in the coffeeneuring challenge! Coffeeneuring is a nationwide fun and non competitive way to explore your community by bike while enjoying delicious hot drinks! Ride your bike 7 times to 7 coffee shops in 7 weeks in October...

Fall Backpacking at Lake Stuart

Fall Backpacking is my favorite…beautiful colors, amazing dark skies, less crowds and no bugs! As long you have the gear to stay warm and pay attention to the weather forecast it’s the best backpacking there is. Fall backpacking at Lake Stuart was the plan for this year, which is just on...

Trip Report: Kendall Katwalk

I chose to embrace fall this weekend and our friend Adam and I hiked to Kendall Katwalk. It was a beautiful and cool day in the mountains. Some hikes are about what you expect them to be, some feel harder than they should be and some feel easier than...

Sol Duc Hot Springs in Olympic National Park

Sol Duc Hot Springs is a bit of a journey if you live in Seattle. It involves a ferry ride from downtown Seattle, then a drive past Port Angeles and Lake Crescent and then 13 miles up a dead end road along the Sol Duc river. It is so,...