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Tag: Eastern Washington

The 15 Best Washington Beaches

Washington Beaches are nearly as diverse as the diverse landscapes of the state overall. Many people (correctly!) associate Washington with rainy gray weather, but those can make for great beach days, Washington style! If you’re looking for a strip of sand to stretch out your beach towel and read,...

10 Amazing Weekend Getaways from Seattle

One wonderful thing about living in the Seattle area or visiting Seattle is that there are so many incredible weekend getaways from Seattle that aren’t too far away. Within just a few hours, you can be in a completely different landscape, climate or even country! I’m defining amazing weekend...

Trip Report: Spring Sun! Biking, wine tasting and camping

Recently I mentioned that Eastern Washington is a great place to visit in the spring and we took a bit of our own advice recently for a break from the dreary gray spring days in the Puget Sound area for a weekend of camping, biking and wine tasting near...

Methow Valley Affordable cross country skiing

Cross country or nordic skiing is a great way to get out in the snow and avoid the expense, traffic and waiting in line of downhill skiing while moving a lot faster than snowshoeing (usually). The Methow Valley in north central Washington is a wonderful nordic skiing destination with...

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...