Scarecrow Corridor for Halloween
Fall is a time for pumpkins, colorful leaves, farmers markets overflowing with colorful squash and fall flowers, corn mazes and scary things. Coupeville, located on Whidbey Island includes a great farmers market, beautiful fall scenery and a month long Halloween celebration.
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Things to Do This Summer in Washington State: Mason County and the Hood Canal
From Belfair to Shelton, Hoodsport to Seabeck and all along the Hood Canal...summer is FUN in Mason County. Travel to the area is easy and scenic. Whether you take a ferry from Seattle to Bremerton or Edmonds to Kingsport or travel over the Tacoma Narrows bridge, your destination is small town... Read More
Summer on the Islands
As much as I LOVE Seattle, it is great to travel to the "other" Washington state. You know, the part with endless evergreens, beautiful coastlines, plentiful parks and trails for walking and hiking...a place where good food, fun and activity abound. Ok, that sounds a lot like Seattle to me...bu... Read More
Summer is Here: Time to Head to the Long Beach Peninsula
Summer makes me think of water, sand, relaxation and food. Summer also makes me think of the Long Beach Peninsuala. Whether you are a family of 5 or a couple out for a great getaway, this lively beach community has something for everyone. Below is a quick list of upcoming events.
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Things to do in Langley WA this Summer
There are a number of great reasons to visit Langley, Wa on Whidbey Island anytime of year. This sleepy little seaside village is alive with activity...if you know where to look for it. Artists, restaurants, shopping and outdoor activities are all found while strolling through this ch... Read More
Discover the Best of Seattle: One Neighborhood at a Time
First time visitors to Seattle usually have a short list of "must see" sights. These will invariably include the Space Needle, Pike Place Market and the first Starbucks. If they have a little extra time, they may also drop by the EM... Read More
Coupeville: What a Great Place to Getaway
Coupeville, the second oldest town in Washington state is tucked away on Whidbey Island. You can reach this charming, historic waterfront town two ways. One is a quick and scenic ferry ride. The other, a leisurely drive through the Skagit Valley and over Deception Pass. Whichever route you ch... Read More
Vashon Island Getaway: Something for Everyone
Leave the stress of the city behind. Vashon Island, is just a short ferry ride from Seattle but feels miles away. This rural island has a lot to offer in within it's small and varied community. Many retired Seattlites have discovered this little island dubbed "The Heart of the Sound"... Read More
Why Choose a Bed and Breakast? It is all about "Status"!
My job is to inspect bed and breakfast inns. That is what I do...and I don't just enjoy the work. I really enjoy the people. This being said, why am I writing this blog from a very comfortable chair in a luxury hotel in eastern Europe? Why not a BnB?... Read More
What is the Best Romantic Getaway in Washington State?
In February many people are looking for a romantic getaway. Valentine's Day is the perfect time to treat that special someone. The Washington Bed and Breakfast Guild offers a number of romantic getaways in Washington state, including the Carson Ridge Luxury Cabins at right. With inns located f... Read More