Exploring Ottawa, Canada

During my winter roadtrip from New York City to Bellville, Ohio, I took the long way home and visited several cities that have long been on my list. After a wonderful time exploring Montreal, I headed west for Kingston and decided to stop in Ottawa along the way. I didn’t know anything about Ottawa except that …

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Labor Day Drive Through the Mountains

We spent an incredible Labor Day weekend exploring the North Cascades Pass, Winthrop and Twisp. Our last morning we woke up early, grabbed some coffee and breakfast to go from a little stand across the street from our hotel, and set off for our drive back through the Northern Cascades and home to our beloved cat. …

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Things to Do in Twisp, Washington

The second morning of our Labor Day weekend getaway in the North Cascades we woke up decently early, walked around Winthrop and then drove over to Twisp for breakfast. I originally came across Twisp when I was looking for nearby quilt shops participating in the Row by Row patterns my mom was collecting. Unfortunately the …

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Wild West in Winthrop, Washington

We headed to Winthrop and the North Cascades National Park for Labor Day weekend, exploring as much as we could of the surrounding area during our long weekend getaway. Winthrop was our base once we got to the eastern side of the mountains, and while we didn’t spend a ton of time there, we did …

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Driving Through the North Cascades Pass

After our awesome motorcycle trip around the Olympic Peninsula for my birthday, I wanted to get back on the road for another long weekend trip on the bikes. Brian spent some time making sure they were still in good order, and I researched and booked a Labor Day weekend getaway to Winthrop via the North Cascades …

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Gone West, Young Man Part III: Washington

Washington We were in Washington before we knew it. It wasn't a very far drive from Portland to Seattle, the weather had improved so there were some signs of sun, and we were trying not to think about how quickly our trip was coming to an end. On our way into Seattle, we stopped off to visit …

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