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Tag: agritourism

Weekend in Port Angeles on the Olympic Peninsula

A weekend in Port Angeles is a change of pace and scenery from Seattle and approachable at an hour and a half drive plus a ferry ride. Port Angeles is the biggest gateway community for Olympic National Park and a hub of economic activity on the Olympic Peninsula. This...

Pumpkin Patch: Fun local tradition for all ages

October is an amazing time of year for Washington agriculture! All around the state there is abundant local food, from apples to hops to grapes to the last stone fruits to corn, carrots, and of course PUMPKINS! If you’re thinking that the pumpkin patch is just for preschoolers, no...

The Story of Washington Asparagus

Manuel Imperial drives us in his truck along the side of a dusty field. It looks empty, just brown rows as far as I can see. He stops the truck. There are two people barely visible under coats, hats and scarves against the sun, dust and cold wind, containers...

North Cascades National Park Itinerary: Day Trip or Weekend

This post was originally published in September 2018 and updated in September 2020. North Cascades National Park is a beautiful and rugged park in northern Washington State with less crowds than most. In fact, it is consistently one of the least visited national parks! Don’t miss out on this...

Skagit Valley Whidbey Island Day trip from Seattle

Seattle has the best day trip opportunities! With so many different types of weather and landscapes including mountains, deserts and islands, it’s hard to go wrong on a day trip. Get out of town to one of Washington’s scenic agricultural areas while driving by some gorgeous farms, water, beaches...

Cowiche Canyon winery hike

What’s not to love about a short, sunny hike to a winery? The Cowiche Canyon winery hike is a wonderful year round escape for Seattleites (especially in the spring and fall). This is one of my favorite hikes in Washington. It’s in the town of Yakima, about 3 hours...
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