Discover Washington: Visit the San Juan Islands via Orca Island
When visiting Washington state, including the San Juan Islands on your itinerary is a must. For me, spending a few days on Orcas Island is the highlight of my trip.
Orcas has just a town just big enough to have everything you need, yet once you arrive on the island, you feel quite remove... Read More
Discover Washington: Ferry Rides, Island Hopping and Lavender
There are plenty of reasons to vacation in Washington state. For many it is Seattle. For me...it is the WHOLE state with it's mountains, cities, farmland and islands. Visiting the San Juan islands is one of my favorite things to do. Why? They are easily accessible from Seattle, they are each uni... Read More
Discover Washington: Historic Small Towns, Tulips, and Culinary Delights
Heading north of Seattle, past Marysville on I-5, you quickly leave the city traffic and urban feel and drop into an idyllic landscape. This area is know for bountiful farmland, world class birding, great food and local art.
Traveling up the I-5 corridor toward Canada, take Exit 121 and... Read More
Discover Washington: What to See North of Seattle
Many travelers choose Seattle as their Pacific Northwest destination. The city offers a wide variety of experiences from the iconic Space Needle to the quirky gum wall at Pike Place Market. (Yes, this is a very weird must see!) Visitors can dine on the freshest of seafood, savor world class Wa... Read More
The Red Chair Crosses the Olympic Peninsula
The Red Chair was last sighted in Coupeville, catching the Washington State ferry for Port Townsend. Red was welcomed by several new "friends" at Ravenscroft Inn, a beautiful Charleston single home located "Uptown". Ravenscroft Inn offers commanding views of the harbor, yet it is a short walk t... Read More
The Red Chair Travels: Island Time in Washington State
From Coupeville to Port Townsend, the Red Chair takes a vacation within a vacation and relaxes...the island way in Washington state.
The Red Chair Visits Historic Coupeville, WA
Just a short drive or ferry ride from Seattle, Coupeville could be one of the cutest little towns in Wash... Read More
Things to Do in Seattle: Following The Red Chair Adventures
Finally The Red Chair has made it's way to Seattle, visiting several local BnBs and touring the city with our experienced innkeepers. If anyone knows the best spots in Seattle, it would be a local...and our innkeepers are local.
The Red Chair at Three Tree Point
First, Red stopped... Read More
The Red Chair Visits Olympia and Beyond
The Red Chair travels from coast to coast, staying at bed and breakfasts and living like a local. Recently, "Red", as he is affectionately known, visited the capital of Washington, Olympia, and then traveled to the Nisqually Wildlife Refuge.
Thanks to the Swantown Inn for hosting Red a... Read More
The Red Chair Travels to the Beach
Everyone loves to head to the beach for some summer fun, and The Red Chair is no exception. This spunky little chair is criss-crossing the US visiting beautiful locations and meeting lots of new people. The Red Chair visits unique inns and bed and breakfasts, experiencing life like a local. Th... Read More
The Red Chair Visits Washington
I always loved helping with that one school project where a class would send a bear or some other cute toy around the world. From Paris to Broadway, the White House to the annual meeting of Berkshire Hathaway, these little figures traveled to the most interesting and unexpected places. They al... Read More