Washington Hikes: Cherry Creek Falls

The last time my parents visited I spent some time on the Washington Trails Association website looking up nearby hikes. If you have any interest at all in spending time on the trail anywhere in the state, you HAVE to reference this website during your planning. It’s so well-organized, has so much great information, and …

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How to Spend a Morning on the Kitsap Peninsula

In anticipation of our bike trip to Vancouver Island, British Columbia for my birthday, we really wanted to get the bikes out and make sure everything was in working order. There are so many great motorcycle rides in the Pacific Northwest that we had no trouble pulling out a list of routes that would allow …

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Day Trip to Vancouver: Downtown

For our first Labor Day weekend in the Pacific Northwest we headed to Canada with my in-laws. There was no way I was fighting the Seattle traffic during Bumbershoot so it seemed best to head the opposite direction and across the border for a day in Vancouver. We got up early, grabbed breakfast along the …

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Day Trip to Vancouver: Capilano Suspension Bridge

There is so much to see and do in Vancouver, British Columbia! For our first day trip, we stuck to places north of downtown that are reachable by public transportation or a personal vehicle since we had our car. Even with a whole Saturday at our disposal, we were only able to accomplish a couple of …

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Day Trip to Vancouver: Grouse Mountain

Maybe it's the incredible weather, or maybe it's that we've only been here a couple of weeks, but it still feels to me like we are on vacation. Every time we run in the morning, I can't wait to get to each cross road so I can try to glimpse the Sound and Olympic Mountains. …

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