Monday, November 19, 2018

Category Archives: Weekend Wanderings

Fall weekend getaway: San Juan Island
Grab your friends and family and head out to picturesque Friday Harbor for Fall hikes, beer festivals, and more Photo courtesy of Visitsanjuans.com There’s nothing quite like Fall in the PNW – beautiful bright foliage, crisp morning air, and everything pumpkin spice (yes, all drinks and treats beyond Starbuck’s PSL are delish!). It’s my favorite time of year to get outside in Seattle, but it’s also a wonderful time to get out of the city, go offline, and spend some time out in nature. (more…)
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Seattleite Guide to Summer in Victoria, BC
Victoria is one of our favorite summertime destinations. It’s only a three hour ferry ride from Seattle, but the European architectural influence and the relaxed atmosphere makes it feels a world away. Here are the top spots we’d recommend for a weekend trip to Victoria.  (more…)
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Culture Dose: Support Our National Parks
Celebrating our sacred land with picturesque selfies + beautiful wall art. At a time when the future of our country’s national parks feels threatened, we’ve discovered two wonderful ways to honor their beauty and support those trying to save them. (more…)
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Feast Portland Announces Festival Lineup, Tickets On Sale Friday June 8th
Bon Appétit Presents Feast Portland returns for its seventh year, Thursday, September 13 – Sunday, September 16, 2018. The Pacific Northwest’s premier food and drink festival and leading national culinary event continues to bring together legendary and emerging culinary talent at more than 40 inventive dining experiences.  (more…)
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Weekend Wanderings: Lummi Island & A Meal at Willows Inn
Lummi Island is part of the San Juan Islands two hours north of Seattle. The entire island is only 9.25 square miles with a population of 822. It’s quiet, pretty, and easy to get to, which makes it the perfect destination for a weekend getaway. Plus, The Willows Inn has one of the best meals in the state.  (more…)
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Weekend Wanderings: San Luis Obispo County, California
Slow Down in SLO CAL.  San Luis Obispo County, California (SLO CAL) is quietly making itself a vacation destination. Whether you’re looking for outdoor adventures, a booming spirits scene, or a quiet day at the spa, SLO CAL has something for the whole family. (more…)
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Weekend Wanderings: Calgary + the Canadian Rockies
There are certain red-hot destinations where everyone seems to flock these days. Intriguing Iceland is one; beautiful Banff is undoubtedly another. Whether it’s due to our current political climate, an exchange rate greatly favoring American travelers who head north or simply the pressing need to hang out among some of the nicest people on Earth, Canada seems the place to plan your next trip. (more…)
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Weekend Wanderings: Vashon Island
Getting on island time is truly a breeze when hopping over to Vashon for the day, weekend or a lengthier stay. Simply board the ferry in West Seattle (by car or bicycle), blink your eyes, and find yourself on a rural isle that’s roughly the size of Manhattan and marked by an artsy, carefree and hippie-tinged personality of its very own. If you only have 24 hours or so to explore Vashon, here are a couple gems you won’t want to miss.  (more…)
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