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Tag: Yakima

12 Best Day Trips from Seattle

One of the many wonderful things about living in Seattle or visiting Seattle is that there are so many things to do outside the city! Seattle is surrounded by a vast diversity of landscapes within a few hours, including islands, forests, mountains, orchards, farmland and desert canyons. In this...

Super Easy Peach Cobbler Recipe

We are at the height of peach season!! Peaches are one of our many amazing crops in Washington state and come along in late summer and into early fall. In our family we love to just eat them, but they don’t stay long at the peak of ripeness and...

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...

Mt Rainier Yakima Loop Drive

It was my birthday a couple weeks ago and Jay and some friends planned a super fun overnight camping trip on the Mt Rainier Yakima loop drive! One of the great things about the pacific northwest is that you can string together a couple of day trips for a...

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...

Sunny Spring Visit to Eastern Washington Wine Country

Spring is a fantastic time of year to visit Eastern Washington, where starting around now it tends to be sunnier and warmer than the Puget Sound area (however it is colder at night, so take note if you’re camping!). Outskirts of Walla Walla on a sunny March day If...