Things to Do in Olympia Washington
There are a number of things to do in Olympia Washingon as well as great sights close to the city. Below is a short list of things to in and around Olympia WA.
1. Visit the state Capitol. Free guided tours offered daily between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm. The legislative building was completed in 1928 and is the 5th largest masonry... Read More
13 Spots to Visit in Washington State for Our National Parks 100th Birthday
August 25th marks the 100 year birthday of the National Park system. Visit a National Park in Washington state for free August 25-28.
Find your favorite park and celebrate the National Park Birthday this August. Entrance to National Parks is free August 25-August 28, 2016. This includes national parks, reserves, trails, recreatio... Read More
Historic La Conner Wa North of Seattle
To reach La Conner WA,head north of Seattle, on I-5. You quickly leave the city traffic and urban feel and drop into an idyllic landscape. This area is known for bountiful farmland, world class birding, great food and local art. Traveling up the I-5 corridor, take Exit 121 and turn left for La Conner via Conway.
Conway WA on the way to La... Read More
Bremerton Ferry to the Blackberry Festival
The Bremerton Ferry departs from the scenic Seattle waterfront to Bremerton, WA. The ferry accommodates cars and walk on passengers alike and has a convenient daily schedule. The Bremerton Seattle ferry docks at the boardwalk in downtown Bremerton at the local transit center. From here you can grab a bus to a number of spots across the... Read More
Friday Harbor Washington Things To Do
Friday Harbor Washington offers a number of things to do. Whether you bring your car or walk on the Friday Harbor ferry, your San Juan Island adventure begins in the town of Friday Harbor. Walk on passengers will , find restaurants, shops, the transit bus as well as some great bed and breakfasts all surrounding the ferry landing. San Jua... Read More
San Juan Island Ferry or Fly
Visiting the San Juan islands is one of my favorite things to do. Why? They are easily accessible from Seattle. They are each unique and they offer a real variety of activities. When visiting the San Juans you can hop across four islands by San Juan Island ferry: Orcas, Lopez, Shaw and the largest San Juan.
The archipelago is cal... Read More
Whidbey Island Getting There and Getting Around
Whidbey Island is another one of my favorite getaways from Seattle. It offers a snapshot of the best Washington state has to offer: hikes along the water, breathtaking views at Deception Pass, rolling farmland, historic towns, abundant wildlife and great food. Did I mention the whales? Yes, you can do whale watching there too!
You can cho... Read More
Whidbey Island Washington Things To Do
Whidbey Island Washington is another one of my favorite getaways from Seattle. It offers a snapshot of the best Washington state has to offer: hikes along the water, breathtaking views at Deception Pass, rolling farmland, historic towns, abundant wildlife and great food. Did I mention the whales? Yes, you can do whale watching there too!... Read More
Orcas Island Things to Do
Orcas Island is long on outdoor activities, great food and interesting shopping. They are a bit short on nightlife, but that you can get in Seattle.
Orcas Island is about enjoying nature, the arts, great food and interesting people. Below is a short list of things to see and do on the island.
Visit Mount Constitution: Located in Mo... Read More
Orcas Island, Getting Around
Orcas Island is best explored by car. This little island is jam packed with outdoor activities and beautiful views.
If you don't bring your own car onto Orcas Island, Orcas Island Shuttle rents cars and larger vans by the day and will deliver them to you with 24 hour advance notice.
If you leave your car in the lot at Anac... Read More