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Tag: public transit

Talus Loop hike: something different on Mt Si

I’ve written before about reasons NOT to hike the Mt Si trail, but recently I set out to explore a few of the other trails from that same trailhead, now that the trailhead direct bus service serves it. The Talus loop hike is a terrific alternative to Mt Si,...

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...

Car Free Cougar Mountain Hike

The trailhead direct bus expanded this year to some new trailheads with even better service which I am so excited about! Last year, I wrote about the new service (it was more limited last year) and I’m enjoying checking out the hike options from the new trailheads that are...

Vashon Island Hiking (car free!)

Vashon Island is a wonderful, close to home (still in King County!) destination for a weekend (lots of vacation rentals) or a day trip any time of year! Vashon Island Hiking is a great car free option if you want to find a hike near Seattle you don’t have...

How to Ride the Trailhead Direct Bus to Issaquah Trails

You want to go for a hike, but you don’t have a car. You drove in traffic all week and can hardly bear the idea of getting in the car again on the weekend. Guess what? You no longer need a car to hike from Seattle! In 2018 King...

Car-Free Adventure: Explore Seattle’s South End and Rainier Valley

If you hang around Jennie and I, it will not take you long to figure out that we are big fans of Seattle’s south end. That’s no surprise, given that today we live in the Othello neighborhood, and before that we lived in Hillman City. This week we thought...