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8 Surprisingly Awesome Hikes in Bellevue

There are a number of fantastic hikes in Bellevue! This may come as a surprise to those who associate Bellevue with affluent suburbs, freeways, Microsoft and shopping malls. If that’s you, give Bellevue another look and don’t miss out on the wonderful hikes in Bellevue that are really easy...

Best Things to do in Vancouver Canada

Just north of us across the Canadian border is one of the best cities in the whole world! I’ve previously talked about the best things to do in Seattle and now it’s time to give our neighbor a turn in the spotlight. Vancouver makes a wonderful day trip or...

Outdoor Activities in Seattle

This article will talk about Outdoor Activities IN Seattle. Not near Seattle, not day trips from Seattle, actual outdoor activities right in the middle of the city! Seattle is uniquely positioned to provide lots of outdoor activities without leaving the city, with our inland waterways, beaches and forests open...

Best 10 things to do in Seattle

Are you visiting Seattle soon? Moved here recently? If so, welcome! Perhaps you’re a local trying to think of fun places to go with visiting family and friends that will be fun for you too! Or looking for a place to send them while you’re at work? As a...

How to Hike More Often: 7 Strategies

It’s that time of year when we’re all anticipating summer, longer days, more sun and more time outdoors! If you’re wanting to get out hiking more this summer, here are some tips that have worked for me for how to hike more often as I’ve increased the amount of...

Coal Creek Falls Cougar Mountain Hike near Seattle (car free option)

Coal Creek Falls in Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park is an ideal winter hike near Seattle and one of the best hikes in Bellevue. You can also get there by bus when the trailhead direct bus is operating (generally April through October). Coal Creek Falls makes a lovely 3...

South Seattle Urban Hike: Kubota Gardens/Lakeridge

Seattle is blessed with an abundance of beautiful urban hikes, some of which I’ve talked about before here, here and here. There’s no need to leave the city to find natural beauty, miles of trails and to get some deep breaths in nature. This post will cover an often...
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