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Planning a Summer Vacation in Washington State

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Updated:01/17/18Washington Where? When planning for a summer vacation, Washington, D.C. probably pops up in the initial conversation before the state of Washington. Which is a shame. As great a vacation destination as the D.C. is, the state of Washington can be even better. From the looming magnificence of Mt. Rainier appearing in the distance from […]

Tour The Cascade Loop

Cascade Loop Tour - Washingtons Ultimate Road Trip

Updated:08/16/18 Washington’s Ultimate Road Trip – The Cascade Loop For many years growing up in Washington our family planned a yearly trip along parts of the Cascade Loop. It became an integral part of our lives as we explored the theme towns, campgrounds, parks, and lakes that are so prevalent along the loop. You are invited […]

Video Tour of Seattle Neighborhoods

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Updated:01/18/18Video Tour of Seattle Neighborhoods This video tour of Seattle Neighborhoods is showcases the neighborhoods around Seattle. The video is from The Video Concierge (www.TheVideoConcierge.com) and was first published in 2009.  Below is a list of many of the topics – with updates as appropriate for 2016. Queen Anne Hill (The Hill) Queen Anne Avenue […]

Leavenworth Recreation Destination

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Updated:02/25/17 Leavenworth Washington – Washington’s Recreation Destination When I first heard of Leavenworth in Washington State, I was an active outdoors-man exploring the world.  I came across a comment and a page describing Leavenworth while looking for new rock-climbing grounds. It was certainly entertaining. Leavenworth was described as a unique town by the author who’s […]

Table Mountain With Mt Baker & Mt Shuksan

View from Table Mountain

Updated:02/25/17Hiking Table Mountain with Views of Mount Baker and Mount Shuksan A drive up the Mount Baker Highway is filled with incredible views all year.  In the summer time after the snow has melted visitors flock to Artist Point, the end of the highway and beginning of many scenic walks and hikes. For many visitors […]

Seattle Washington

Seattle Webcams and Weather

Updated:08/9/18Seattle Washington Visit Seattle Washington to explore the largest city in Washington State.  Known for it’s technology, coffee, and airplane manufacturing, Seattle is also a vibrant urban center. You will find excellent accommodations for your stay, savory dining and delectable desserts, as well as shopping, entertainment, and activities to fill your days. See Seattle webcams […]

Downtown Seattle

Experience Downtown Seattle Washington

Updated:08/16/18Plan to Visit Downtown Seattle While In Washington State Downtown Seattle Washington is the regions largest shopping district, with boutique shops and large retailers such as Nordstrom co-existing in the midst of the City’s bustle. Enjoy the Pike Place Market and Tours, Space Needle and Seattle Center, the Monorail, Museum of Pop Culture, the Mariners’ […]

Whatcom County

North Cascades Mount Shuksan

Updated:01/18/18Enjoy the History, Scenery, and Adventure of Whatcom County! Whatcom County covers a large area of Washington that spans from the Canadian Border in the north to Skagit County in the south, and from the Salish Sea on it’s western side up into the Cascade Mountains to the east. Places to Learn about the history […]

10 Things You Must See and Do in Seattle

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Updated:08/3/18So Much To Do In Seattle There is a lot to do in Seattle so we’ve narrowed down the list here of the top 10+ things you must see and do in Seattle while you visit! Watch in New York Times Video Find websites, phone numbers, and locations for the places you see in the […]

Washington State Coastline Area Info

Washington State Coastline Driftwood

Updated:10/7/16Washington State Coastline Along the Washington State coastline adventure abounds on both land and sea, be it birding or whale watching, kite flying or winter storm watching, horseback riding or clam digging. Abundant oysters and fish are the freshest anywhere, whether you catch them yourself or just order them in a restaurant. And remember to […]

Battle of the Washington Volcanoes Tour

Eruption of Mt. St. Helens Washington Volcanoes

Updated:08/28/18Amazing Sights Touring Washington Volcanoes In ancient Pacific Northwest Native American lore, Klickitat (Mt. Adams, 12,276 feet) battled with Wiyeast (Mt. Hood, 11.245 feet) for the hand of the beautiful maiden Loo wit (Mt. St. Helens, 8,366 feet). Klickitat and Wiyeast would battle by shooting great walls of flame miles into the sky. Finally, the […]

The Olympics and San Juan Islands Tour

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Updated:10/7/16Day one Olympics and San Juan Islands Arrive SeaTac check in at the Holiday Inn & Suites Federal Way Optional Seattle walking tour Tillicum Village for dinner Back to Holiday Inn & Suites for overnight Day two Breakfast at the hotel Depart for Grays Harbor, approx 2 hour drive. Grays County for historic tour of […]

Washington Wine Country

rolling hills of vineyards in Washington State Wine Country

Updated:01/18/18The Amazing Washington Wine Country Washington is divided into multiple climate zones, and you will fine wineries and wine tours in almost every part of the state. Eastern Washington is where approximately 98 percent of Washington wine grapes are grown. The US Government has designated five major viticulture appellations defining specific geographic regions of the […]

A Paradise Called the Palouse

Hills in the Palouse Washington State

Updated:01/18/18Come See The Palouse Paradise For Yourself Ride a raft down, and a jet boat up, the Snake River through Hells Canyon, the deepest gorge in North America. Nearby, take in spectacular Palouse Falls, where the Palouse River tumbles 198 feet over layers of basalt lava deposited here during the last Ice Age. Keep your […]

Leavenworth Washington

Summer in downtown Leavenworth Washington State

Updated:11/20/18The Bavarian Village of Leavenworth Washington Once a logging town, Leavenworth Washington was transformed into a Bavarian Village in the 1960’s, as authentic and delightful as many in the Alps. The town has become one of the main tour attractions in the State with quality Festivals, Shows, Sightseeing, and Activities throughout the year. Not only […]

Cruises and Whale Watching

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Updated:01/18/18Plan on Cruises and Whale Watching in Washington Wonderful hours of cruising while whale watching in Washington, plus spectacular shore and water vistas, are interspersed with landings and sightseeing visits along the way from Seattle through the San Juan Islands and on to Victoria, BC. Combine the relaxation of boating (as only a private yacht […]