Places to Eat and Drink in Vancouver, Washington

We recently enjoyed visiting the super walkable city of Vancouver, Washington, and exploring the waterfront, parks, and Fort Vancouver. We also loved checking out a variety of local eateries and breweries. I didn't realize how much I've missed having these foodie experiences during COVID - I'm so happy we can start safely returning to some …

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Things to Do in Vancouver, Washington

The weather was gorgeous but hot for our Memorial Day weekend bike trip to explore a new city - Vancouver, Washington. It seemed odd we had never been to Vancouver given how many times we've been near it traveling to Portland. However, when I shared our plans with colleagues at work, it turned out many …

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Montezuma Castle National Monument

A relatively last-minute add to our Arizona itinerary was Montezuma Castle National Monument. Brian and I had each added it to our itinerary in our respective research, and when we found ourselves with some free time during our stay in West Sedona, we decided to make a quick trip to see it. It turns out …

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Hiking in Sedona: Sugarloaf Summits

We arrived in West Sedona in the middle of the afternoon after a beautiful morning in Grand Canyon National Park hiking the South Kaibab Trail and cruising Desert View Drive. I have wanted to explore Sedona for a long time, but this was not the time to do it. We drove through downtown on our …

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